Mayor of London’s


Backing the capital’s innovators

Supported by
Mayor of London

Christina Russ
Founder & Managing Director РEmpire Angels
Director – Samsung NEXT Ventures

Christina is the co-founder and Managing Director of Empire Angels, a New York & London based angel network and fund of young professionals investing in early stage startups, with a focus on supporting young entrepreneurs.

Christina is also a Director with Samsung NEXT Ventures, focused on early stage investments in software and services, with a particular interest in IoT, mobility and mobile enterprise SaaS. She is also a Contributor for the Wall Street Journal on startups and small business, a mentor for Startup Sesame and Venture for America, and a group leader for the Parity Partners Program, helping young women develop the skills and network they need to accelerate their investment and technology careers. Christina is a sought-after speaker and panelist at events in the U.S., Europe and Asia, a TEDx speaker and was recognized by the New York Business Journal as a 2016 Woman of Influence.


Marketing Support