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European Innovation Council

Dimitar Vasilev

Entrepreneur and investor

Dimitar Vasiliev


Dimitar is a Bulgarian entrepreneur and investor with over 15 years of experience in technology and innovation. He is the founder of Innowave Summit, one of the most significant high-tech conferences in Southeast Europe, that has a vision to unite the digital leaders of Europe and boost the innovation ecosystems.

Dimitar is co-founder and Board Member representing Bulgaria at Startup Europe Networks.

He has extensive experience in building global brands, supporting the development of young people in business, and creating sustainable and evolving entrepreneurial ecosystems and urban hubs for digital innovation.

Dimitar is Chairman of the Board at Bulgarian Business Forums, Member of the Digital Leaders Network at the World Economic Forum, Full member representing Bulgaria at the European Startup Network. He is one of the driving forces behind the European Startup Cities network.

In 2022, he was named one of the 100 most influential people in the IT sector in Bulgaria.