Anna-Marie Wascher is the founder and CEO of Flat World Partners, a global investment firm launched in 2015. Flat World builds customized investment portfolios focused on sustainability and impact investments that deliver a competitive market return. She has worked as a member of investment teams for several family offices and investment firms in the US and Europe with over ten years’ experience evaluating investment opportunities in venture and hedge funds. She is a venture partner to Aera, a venture fund investing in high growth early stage ventures defined by both purpose and profit, and an advisor for NYU Summer Launchpad for graduating student entrepreneurs and an advisor to TechStars Food to Fork Incubator.
Anna-Marie started her career with Accenture as a financial consultant in their London investment banking practice as well as supported Accenture’s socially responsible business arm. In 2009 Anna-Marie left Accenture to co-found Malaika For Life, a non-profit based in Tanzania focused on women’s development and malaria. Previously she also served as a Director at Cantor Fitzgerald. She has an MBA in corporate finance from Boston College, graduating with honors and an BA in finance with honors from University of Miami.
She recently co-founded YvesBlue, a data analytics and reporting platform providing better transparency and analysis of ESG and impact of your portfolio.