Category: Investment

10 startup predictions for 2019 in Romania

An early-stage investor’s perspective on what will happen on the tech stage in Romania this year Several factors are working together towards creating a favorable context for launching a startup in Romania. Firstly, is the recent abundance of VC and PE money: four funds launched in ‘17 and ‘18 and another one or two are…

Investment thesis: Infrastructure for tech innovation

When it comes to tech innovation, we constantly see a “chicken and egg problem” in emerging markets. In this article, we share our thoughts on what the role of VCs should be in building future tech ecosystems. The root of all evil for tech innovation Vicious cycles are endemic in emerging ecosystems — they are…

Gut feeling

On risks versus uncertainty I’ve been on a panel recently and the moderator asked about how we assess risks when making an investment decision. Some of the other VCs in the panel gave technical explanations, talked about valuations and investment criteria. Of course, they were right. But I also think it’s about gut feeling. Matt…