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Aia Sarycheva is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. Sarycheva is an investment professional with expertise in venture capital markets and early stage technology investing, focusing on the intersection of innovation, finance, policy, and economic development.

Sarycheva is an investor at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, where she invests in U.S.-based companies located in undercapitalized regions. Sarycheva backs high-growth technologies that are bringing innovation to legacy industries.

Sarycheva has focused on analyzing emerging technology trends, assessing entrepreneurship’s capacity to catalyze place-based economic development, and understanding the impact of technology companies on society. Sarycheva is interested in the role of investment and economic systems in shaping incentives and impacting inequality.

Prior to joining Revolution, Sarycheva was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in New York City. In this role, Sarycheva focused on executing project finance transactions for private sector and government clients.

Sarycheva is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. Sarycheva received her B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University.

Aia Sarycheva is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program. Sarycheva is an investment professional with expertise in venture capital markets and early stage technology investing, focusing on the intersection of innovation, finance, policy, and economic development.

Sarycheva is an investor at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund, where she invests in U.S.-based companies located in undercapitalized regions. Sarycheva backs high-growth technologies that are bringing innovation to legacy industries.

Sarycheva has focused on analyzing emerging technology trends, assessing entrepreneurship’s capacity to catalyze place-based economic development, and understanding the impact of technology companies on society. Sarycheva is interested in the role of investment and economic systems in shaping incentives and impacting inequality.

Prior to joining Revolution, Sarycheva was an Analyst in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs in New York City. In this role, Sarycheva focused on executing project finance transactions for private sector and government clients.

Sarycheva is an MBA candidate at Harvard Business School. Sarycheva received her B.A. in Ethics, Politics, and Economics from Yale University.

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