Eleven Ventures is the first Bulgarian venture capital fund to make a step towards bringing together startups and corporations. In 2018 and 2019 two collaborative projects were started – with the tech payment company Visa and with the pharma company Sopharma Trading. SoInventure and Visa Innovation program provide collaborative platforms with networking, expert mentoring, know-how and client exposure aiming at commercial pilots. Startups that want to shape the future of fintech and digital healthcare participate.
We decided to follow those first corporate acceleration attempts and beyond and explore in depth way corporations and startups interact. Materials about structural, talent, procurement, culture aspects, of this relationship, and of course, real stories, is what this special edition is all about.