Ilja is an investment analyst at Flashpoint Ventures, based in Riga, Latvia and is covering the Baltic region, Finland, Poland & Israel. He is responsible for market research, investment targets sourcing and analysis. Ilja is also engaged in the launch of Flashpoint's new Venture Debt product. Prior to joining Flashpoint in November 2018, Ilja worked at Deutsche Bank in London, and was responsible for managing strategic relationships with the Bank's technology vendors since 2015. He began his career working at KPMG in Financial Audit. Ilja holds a bachelor's degree in Banking & International Finance from Cass Business School, London and has passed 3 levels of CFA.