Masha Drokova is the founder and general partner of Day One Ventures. Since its inception, Drokova's early-stage venture capital firm has invested in companies in 18 countries, including 17 women-founded startups, and has secured $20 million in capital. While angel investing, Drokova tested an original model she had conceived: leading communications and PR for her portfolio companies. This lead to a unique business venture and Day One Venture's mission and structure. She has brought in significant press and investment to her porfolio companies by following a fool-proof, four-step strategy.