Public Talk: Global Economies, Start-ups, Innovations



All students interested in global economic trends, latest innovations, start-up worldwide ecosystems, access to funds are welcome to attend public talk with Anula Jayasuriya and Ida Beerhalter. Bios of experts are provided below.

Anula Jayasuriya, Founder of EXXclaim Capital, Investor.

Anula has been investing in life sciences and health care since 2001, first with TVM and Skyline Ventures and subsequently with funds she co-founded or founded. She combines successful investment expertise and industry operating experience together with scientific and medical knowledge. Most recently Anula formed EXXclaim Capital to capture the compelling yet under invested business opportunity in women’s health.
In 2007, Anula co-founded a private equity fund, Evolvence India Life Science (EILSF I), to provide growth capital for companies in health care delivery, medical devices and generic pharmaceuticals in India. A second fund, ILSF II, was raised in 2014 and is actively investing in the Indian health care sector.
Anula received her AB, summa cum laude, MD, PhD, and MBA, all from Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. She also has a M. Phil degree in pharmacology from the University of Cambridge, England.

Ida Beerhalter, co-head of IOME, Investor.

Ida Beerhalter co-heads IOME, a private investment partnership of women principals from the Gulf region with its head office in Riyadh, KSA.�� Additionally, Mrs. Beerhalter also serves as Member of the Board, Trustee, Advisor, and Expert to various for-profit and not-for-profit organizations around the globe (amongst others Astia USA, Auma Obama Foundation Sauti Kuu Kenya / Germany, Omnia Strategy UK, First Light Trust UK, Slavefreetrade Switzerland, Arab African Economic Development Initiative (AAEDI), Nigeria & Dubai, Women Political Leaders Global Forum (WPL), Switzerland, Bellwald Partner GmbH Switzerland, Impact Investment Partners LLP UK, Yunus Social Business GmbH Germany, Social Business Earth Switzerland, TBLI Group The Netherlands, Charité Foundation Summit Germany) specialized in a wide range of issues including, social business, entrepreneurship, impact investment, economic development, mental health, eliminating slavery, gender inclusiveness, women & minority empowerment, investments in emerging and growth markets, and wealth management, financial literary, family governance and succession planning. As Investor she also manages also her own investment portfolio and is a Member of Astia Angels. Mrs. Beerhalter was awarded with the TIAW World of Difference Award in 2015.

Time: 05 March, 14:00
Venue: Azerbaijan State University of Economy, Istiqlaliyyat str. 6, Building 1
Registration is required: +994557163663
Event is free of charge.
Language of the event: English.