In a nutshell: Romanian-foundеd GapMinder announces that its €80M target venture capital fund, GapMinder Fund […]
Our next guest comes from London but has a special interest in Central and Eastern Europe. Bakhrom Ibragimov is a partner at Molten Ventures, which invests in Europe’s tech leaders from Series A to the growth stage.
Bakhrom joined Molten in 2022 from EBRD Venture Capital. There he founded and managed commitments of €500m over three VC funds.
Previously Bakhrom was leading investments with Virgin Green Fund and TLcom Capital. He was also an Internet Finance Director at Virgin Media and a tech investment banker with Cowen & Co and Credit Suisse.
Bakhrom holds degrees from LSE, Cambridge University, and Tashkent State Technical University.
In his conversation with Irina, Bakhrom highlights the potential of Central and Eastern Europe, emphasizing the abundance of engineering talent and the advantage of entrepreneurs having a global perspective from the start due to the small economies in the region.
In the episode, he also talks about:
- Bridging the funding gap between seed and growth equity stages in the region;
- How to build a repeatable and scalable sales process, focusing on the value the product brings to customers;
- Strategies for scaling in an economic downturn;
Catch up with the previous episode with Romania’s most influential tech investor Radu Georgescu.