Multi-disciplinary, mixed –gender team of Key Project Experts with complementary skills and experiences has been assigned to undertake this assignment. One success factor in securing sustainability is to recruit and train local managers in good governance from day one and give them responsibility.

 

 STEINAR 2Steinar Hoel Korsmo, Project Director

Steinar Hoel Korsmo is founder and CEO of Seed Forum International Foundation – the leading worldwide international organization for uniting in single area investors, companies and investment expertise with more than 40 local offices around the world.

Steinar is expert on establishing structure for financing of companies (funds, financial market places, networks of private investors, etc.) and preparation of the investor readiness competence. He is one of the leading and most sought professional mentors for companies and investors in the world, and has personally conducted more than 250 investor conferences in more than 40 countries. Steinar is a founder venture crowdfunding for Seed Forum and also one of the founders of global network accelerator iHUB.

Steinar believes that securing the financial resources for the start-up and innovative companies is of crucial importance for the business success.

Steinar is Norwegian. He is passioned about traveling, entrepreneurship and networking. Steinar graduated at University of Oslo and Norwegian School of Management. He is married and has two children.

E-mail: steinar@seedforum.org ; Mobile: +47 920 11 415; Skype: steinarhk

 

Dimitri-Podoliev-1Dimitri Podoliev, Managing Partner at iHUB

Dimitri is an investment professional with a passion for entrepreneurship, early-stage startup companies and everything related to IT. His expertise lies in investment management, venture capital and support of the startup company development. Dimitri dedicates a considerable amount of time to social entrepreneurship and impact investment activities which support the growth of innovative SMEs and startup entrepreneurship across Ukraine.

Dimitri is Ukrainian national. He has an engineering degree from Cambridge University.

E-mail: dimitri.podoliev@seedforum.org.ua; Mobile: +380 952 717 228; Skype: dimitri_p_2010

 

 

 

 

large_Ilja_GhlontiIlia Ghlonti, Executive Director, Seed Forum Moldova Foundation

Ilia has a few years experience of working in both, non-governmental organisations and public sector. While being a student, he was a founder and a director of one of Georgia’s biggest non-governmental organisations. He has a huge experience of working with youth, creating new non-governmental organisations and raising publicity for them. Ilia has participated in public administration in Georgia and Ukraine. His work generally included taking part in establishing government institute in countries of new democracy.
Ilia strongly believes that in a country like Georgia it’s more than necessary to support and encourage innovative business, because it is the only way for national development.
He is lawyer by profession, but has attended many business training courses and has also has got various types of business education by participating in European exchange programs

Mobile: +995 599024270+995 599024270; Email: ilia@seedforum.org; Skype: glonti3

 

 

Mila 2Mila Marinkovic, Senior Advisor

Mila has more than 13 years of international experience on various large multi-sector EU and Norwegian funded projects related to the entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer. Her primarily expertise relates to the establishment and development of the Business Innovation Support Organisations, such as business incubators, accelerators, business support centers, innovation centers and clusters. She also has an expertise in reviewing institutional framework, structures and organisational change of government institutions, business and innovation service providers.

Mila believes that the economic impact and multiplier effects by business and innovation support organisations are manifold, especially on employment, competiveness and development of product, process and service innovations in tenant enterprises.

Mila holds M.Sc. in International Economics, Ex.MA. in International Relations and Management and B.Sc in Economics. She is a Dutch and Serbian national. She lives in partnership and has three children.

Email: mila@seedforum.org;  Mobile: +381 63 166 3176; Skype: mila.entrance