Investors from all over the World meet entrepreneurs in Royal Palace
Published: 2013 / 04 / 19
Prominent investors from Silicon Valley and Europe came to The Royal Palace to meet Serbian IT entrepreneurs and to find out more about the projects of their companies.
This evening The Royal Palace was again the place where the most interesting regional IT projects were presented to more than 30 investors and investment experts –board members of European Business Angels Network, investors from Silicon Valley and all around Europe and members of the Serbian Business Angels Network. The guests were welcomed by Mrs. Alison Andrews, daughter of The Royal Couple, Mr. Andrija Bednarik, general manager and Mr. Aleksandar Cabrilo, president of Serbian Business Angels Network.
One of Crown Prince Alexander Foundation for Education goals is to strengthen entrepreneurial opportunities in Serbia. The Royal Family is already recognized as a big supporter of entrepreneurship and investing in Serbia and recently has organized projects that connect these two initiatives.
“The startup ecosystem is moving forward rapidly. In the past month, we hosted Startup Weekend which allowed people to pitch ideas and create them into a business. Then Mini Seedcamp, which is early stage companies seeking seed money and now we have the Business Angels who are young companies to the next level of funding. Through my foundation, we will continue to foster the different stages of entrepreneurship all the way to venture funding. It is time for Serbia to show the world our incredible abilities, companies and business environment” - says HRH Crown Prince Alexander II
The Investment Evening was initiated by the Fundraise IT conference organized by Serbian Business Angels Network. The conference offers its participants live discussion panels among successful entrepreneurs and investors, where they will be able to hear some interesting personal stories, information about various investing models, success stories, experiences and valuable tips on how to fundraise for projects.