Skopje-25.08.2011: Today the cabinet of the President of Republic of Macedonia has officially confirmed that Dr. Ivanov will be the patron of Balkan Venture Forum 2012.
BKVF is an Investment Forum targeted at showcasing the Balkan’s best entrepreneurs to an audience of top-tier international venture capital and corporate investors. Approx. 30 top innovative companies from the Balkans will be selected to the Forum, and at least 30 to 40 international investors and advisors. The BKVF will also be promoted as European Venture Contest Semi-Final and the top 25% companies from the BKVF will be selected for the European Venture Summit 2012. The main strategic partner and co-organizer is Europe Unlimited, the leading venture event organizer and VC network in Europe.
The Balkan Venture Forum aims at replicating the success of the Nordic Venture Forum in Scandinavia, and the Benelux Venture Forum in the Benelux, etc… all deployed by Europe Unlimited, which are already going on the 10th edition, acknowledging the success and impact that these events have had in fostering innovation and venture capital investments in these regions of Europe.