Cristina Fonseca is a Portuguese tech entrepreneur, Angel investor and Engineer, better known as one of the founders of Talkdesk, a cloud-based help desk software that became Portugal's third "unicorn" after raising US$100M in series B funding at a valuation of over US$1 billion in October 2018.[1][2][3]

Cristina Fonseca
Fonseca in 2013
Born (1987-11-14) November 14, 1987 (age 36)
Cercal, Ourém, Portugal
OccupationVenture Partner of Indico Capital Partners

She is an alumnus of the Instituto Superior Técnico[4] of Lisbon where she studied telecommunications and networks engineering.[5] Fonseca later did the Global Solutions Program at Singularity University[6] and specialised in Artificial Intelligence.

In 2016 Fonseca was featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list under the enterprise technology category[7] and in 2017 she became an Agenda Contributor to the World Economic Forum.[8][9]

In 2018, Fonseca became a venture partner at Indico Capital Partners, the first Portuguese private venture capital fund investing in Portugal and Spain early-stage, tech-focused startups.[10][11]

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