Irena is a co-founder and Partner with Highland Capital Europe focusing on expansion stage investments in internet and mobile enabled businesses. Irena joined Highland Capital Partners as a Principal in 2007 and opened the Geneva office alongside Fergal. She remains involved in investments in Privalia, Spartoo.com and wooga. Before joining Highland, Irena spent two years at Flybridge Capital Partners in Boston where she invested in and worked closely with several early-stage technology start ups. At Flybridge, Irena was involved in such investments as Brontes Technologies (acquired by 3M), BzzAgent (acquired by Tesco), Cartera Commerce and VidSys.