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The Formula for Sustainable Business Growth with Diana Aladzhova from CFO Insights

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Our guest today is Diana Aladzhova, an experienced investment manager and partner at the first Bulgarian mezzanine fund Silverline Capital.

Shе is also the founder of the cloud-based provider of CFO services CFO Insights.

Diana has a background in banking and the private sector, with a focus on investment structuring, due diligence, financial analysis, and company valuation.

She holds a Master’s degree in Finance and Private Equity from the London School of Economics and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

In this episode we follow her journey from finance, to private equity and entrepreneurship.

In her conversation with Irina, Diana Aladzhova talks about:

  • How her experience as an investor helped her found her own company focused on supporting startups and scaleups with financial expertise;
  • The importance of strategic financial management vs. “growth-at-all-costs” strategy;
  • How to build the right foundation for sustainable growth as a company;
  • Achieving balance between life and work is about building efficient work habits and self-awareness;



*This episode of The Recursive Podcast is released in partnership with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. As part of their mandate to support small and medium-sized businesses, The EBRD’s SME Finance and Development Team provides knowledge, network, and skills to help emerging businesses innovate, thrive, and succeed.

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