CEO Connectology, European Commission Projects
Ana Barjasic has been working with a number of entities within the international startup, high-tech and investment ecosystem such as European Commission and Global Entrepreneurship Network. Since 2013, Ana was coordinating Business Angel Week, an initiative created by the European Business Angel Network. In its five editions and under her supervision, BAW became the world’s largest initiative on promoting angel and early stage investment, with over 1200 events in 60 countries in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Ana created Connectology, an international boutique agency which supports entrepreneurship and investment projects and also invests into early stage companies. Ana is frequently invited to speak on topics of investment readiness, startups and innovation, and has participated as a speaker or a panelist to various events in more than 20 countries worldwide, such as USA, Canada, UAE, South Africa, Belgium, Portugal etc. Recent interests include startup risk mitigation in combination with behavioural science.