Silicon Gardens Fund
Something that was brewing for a while was finally announced yesterday - the Slovene startup ecosystem finally got a long awaited early stage fund.
Boštjan, Andraž, Jugoslav, Peter worked tirelessly for over a year and have overcome a ton of bureaucratic overhead to make this happen.
I’m particularly excited by the fact that the investors in the fund are a mix of local entrepreneurs with experience in building fast growing technology companies and seasoned investors like Fred, Jerry and Brad that have seen incredibly successful companies from start to IPO. Both have experienced the ups and downs of building a successful business.
The fund is obviously targeting first time entrepreneurs that have high potential and the ambition to tackle big problems on an international scale. The learning curve is steep and having the possibility to build a network fast and getting advice from seasoned entrepreneurs can often be a deciding factor of success. Knowing pretty much all the parties involved in the fund I’m confident that everyone is going to work extremely hard to make entrepreneurs and their teams successful, not only in their professional life, but also on a personal level.
The region has witnessed some incredible success in the past few years in getting teams on the radar of international customers and investors. There is more to come, that’s for sure.
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