Reflecting on Our Year: The Growth and Success of 🌟

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As we kick off 2024, I'm excited to share the journey of since our last update in March 2023. It's been an incredible ride filled with growth, learning, and community building.

Our Milestones:

  1. 🌍 Global Reach: Our community now includes over 200 unicorn builders from 20 countries, each bringing unique experiences and insights.
  2. 🤝 New Members: Excited to welcome expertise from Wix ($7.19 market cap), Oxylabs, Indeed, Kilo Health ($213M revenue), Box ($1.1B raised), and Slido (Cisco) join our ranks.
  3. 💸 Impactful Investments: We've invested €2.3M in 20 deals - staying true to our commitment to nurture early-stage CEE startups.
  4. 🌱 Beyond Capital: Our focus extends beyond funding - we're creating a platform of support, learning, and connection for our startups.
  5. 🔮 Future Vision: We're not stopping here! With the 200+ unicorn builder network we are able to spot incredible founder teams early. 2024 is all about refining our ability to pick winners, and further build out our tech products supporting our portfolio.

🤔 Why

  • We make investment decisions fast - often same day of a deep dive call with founders.
  • Our community-driven approach is our superpower, offering more than capital.
  • We are the kind of investors we wanted when we were building our startups.

💡 Your Thoughts? I have an ask - What challenges are you facing in your startup journey? What kind of support do you think can make a real difference? (this would be super helpful as we are building new tools to help early stage founders)


In March 2023, we celebrated a milestone at - hitting the €1M investment mark in just 9 months. Today, I'm thrilled to share the remarkable progress we've made since then. Here's a snapshot of our journey:

  1. Expanding Our Impact: Our community has grown to over 200 unicorn builders from 20 countries, bringing a wealth of diverse experiences and insights.
  2. Welcoming New Members: We're excited to have members from stellar unicorns and scaleups like Wix ($7.19 market cap), Oxylabs, Indeed, Kilo Health ($213M revenue), Box ($1.1B raised), and Slido (Cisco) join our ranks.
  3. Investing in top teams: In less than 2 years, we've invested €2.3M in 20 deals - all thanks to the vast dealflow we have been getting from the members, VC friends, and founders reaching out.
  4. Beyond Funding: We're not just about writing checks. Our focus is on helping founders tap our community of unicorn builders - to get business-critical insights to doing intros for talent acquisition, fundraising and partnerships.
  5. Looking Ahead: As we continue to grow, our vision is to deepen our engagement with the startup community, offering more than just capital. We're gearing up to launch new platforms for learning and collaboration and excited about 2024!


  • Rooted in Experience: Our journey is fueled by firsthand startup building experiences building companies from 0 to hundreds of millions in revenue.
  • Focused on CEE: We believe in the untapped potential of the CEE region and are focussed to unlocking it. Our edge is our 200+ unicorn builders at our side for sourcing, vetting, investing and supporting ambitious teams.
  • Community at the Core: Our strength lies in our community - a dynamic mix of founders, operators, and investors, all driven to uplift the next generation of CEE tech builders.

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