Anna Dvornikova is a Managing Partner, TEC Ventures – seed-stage fund in Silicon Valley ( focused on global entrepreneurs. She is a Founder, SVOD – Silicon Valley Open Doors ( – the leading boutique technology investment conference that brings in an eclectic mix of 1,500+ most creative, forward-thinking, and insightful crowd in the entrepreneurial and investment world to the heart of Silicon Valley! Startups that first pitched at SVOD have raised over $750M dollars. SVOD speakers are prominent Silicon Valley angels, VCs, leading technology, business media, and successful US entrepreneurs.