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Carla Puel


  • MSc Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management, Imperial College Business School
  • Bachelor of Commerce, Concordia University


  • Natixis, Paris
  • Konka Ventures, London

Carla PUEL

Senior Associate

Carla is a Senior Associate at LeadBlock Partners, she focuses on sourcing, screening and due diligence of B2B blockchain and Digital Assets startups across sectors.

She started her career at Konka Ventures, a Chinese corporate venture capital fund specialised in early-stage tech start-ups, where she helped set up the UK office and identify investment opportunities in European startups. This is where she first came across blockchain technology, five years ago. Carla joined LeadBlock Partners in 2020 transitioning from Investment Banking at Natixis, where as part of the Origination team she pitched M&A opportunities to the bank’s corporate clients.

Carla holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Concordia University in Montréal, Canada and a MSc in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Management from Imperial College Business School in London, UK.