Aaliya Manji

Entrepreneur in Residence


Aaliya has held various roles at a range of edtech startups, including Chief of Staff at Aula Education, product roles at Mana and Skiller Whale, and most recently, Head of People at Coleap.

She has first hand experience of what it takes to scale education companies from day 1, and how to build great pedagogy directly into products.


Aaliya supports the Education vertical, helping with company sourcing, diligence and post-investment support. Due to her extensive operational expertise, she supports extensively across the wider portfolio

Get to know me

I geek out on…

3D Printing & Youtube

My happy place…

is out at sea

Favourite book…

Brave New World

Favourite cuisine…


Fact about me that surprises people…

I used to be a barista but can’t stand coffee

Guilty pleasure…

watching musicals