Meet Our Moscow Labs Team: Marina Urazaeva

Every WeWork Labs location comes equipped with a feature no other space can replicate: the Labs Manager, your onsite super-connector whose job is to help you fulfill your destiny. Our Labs managers are just as diverse as the Labs and members they lead—a global team with various backgrounds, cultures, interests, and more. In this post, we’re learning a bit about Marina Urazaeva.

Name: Marina Urazaeva

Title: Labs Manager

Lab: Ulitsa Bol'shaya Yakimanka 26—Moscow, Russia

If you had to describe yourself in three words, what would they be?

Proactive, creative, and responsible.

What did you do before you joined WeWork Labs?

I was a startup mentor. Before that, I was a Program Manager at Microsoft and International BusDev Lead for Robot Vera.

What do you like best about working with early-stage startups?

Watching how ideas turn into MVP's and then scalable products.

What do you do when you're not helping startups succeed?

Studying the market, trends and new cases. And sometimes I spend my free time sleeping.

What’s your superpower?

I can inspire people and teams.

What are some good places to grab a bite to eat near your Lab?

Black Double B Cafe in Muzeon has perfect pizza and a great citrus coffee.

What are your favorite things to do near your Lab?

Open Cinema in Park Muzeon and visiting art galleries which are just a few steps away from the Lab.

What's your most important piece of advice for startups?

Be bold.