Episode 23

Max Gurvits And The World Of Startup Investments


December 16th, 2020

39 mins 3 secs

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About this Episode

Max is an entrepreneur turned investor, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. After co-founding and exiting an online legal services company in The Netherlands, Max was on the founding team of Eleven Startup Accelerator in Bulgaria, after which he turned to angel and private investments by co-founding an angel investment syndicate, called Teres Angels and he also pioneered several leading ecosystem initiatives like EIR Tribe, TRACTIONCamp, and SummitSummit. Currently he is a managing partner at Vitosha Venture Partners. He mentors with Seedcamp, LAUNCHub, Happy Farm, and other accelerators, and is passionate about expanding the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem in the CEE.

Max started his career at the European Commission and worked in the publishing sector before launching his first venture. Raised in Russia, USA, Latin America, and Netherlands, and currently residing in Bulgaria, Max is fluent in six languages, loves to blog about start-ups, and is frequently found in art and creative circles.

Max holds a Masters degree in International and European law from the University of Groningen (Netherlands) and also attended Universita di Bologna (Italy) and University of Wisconsin-Madison (United States).

Get ready for a conversation full of insights:

  • What Max Gurvits Does
  • The Importance of Accelerators
  • How Max Got Into The World of Investments
  • Why Max Relocated to Bulgaria
  • How Max's Business Operates
  • What Matured The Eastern European Scene
  • Eastern European Startups Relocating To Grow
  • What Makes Investors Put Their Faith in A Startup
  • Innovation And Changes During Covid

Enjoy my talk with Max :)