- WHAT ARE YOU PASSIONATE ABOUT?
Intellectual Property; Common Sense
- WHAT ETHICAL PRINCIPLES DO YOU VALUE THE MOST?
Integrity and Honesty
- WHAT IS THE BEST TIME OF THE DAY FOR YOU?
- WHAT WAS YOUR FAVOURITE ACTIVITY WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG?
Basketball and Reading
- WHAT INFLUENCED YOU THE MOST WHEN YOU WERE YOUNG?
My father Vladimir and playing competitive sports
- WHAT DID YOU WANT TO BE GROWING UP?
- WHAT WAS THE ONE DECISION THE TRANSFORMED YOUR LIFE?
Taking a bold step and move to Canada (no friends, no family, no money…)
- HOW HAVE YOU TRANSFORMED AS RESULT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC?
Travelling during the pandemic, I had the opportunity to experience how different cultures come together / apart in such life threatening situation. I have a lot more appreciation for cultures based on societal needs rather than the individual’s.
- WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE IMPACT ENTREPRENEUR? WHY?
Richard Buckminster Fuller, because of his sustainability concepts.
- IF YOU COULD TAKE ONE ACTION TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE TO OUR COLLECTIVE FUTURE WHAT WOULD THAT BE?
Trigger the change for more sustainable future.
- WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE MORAL ETHICIST?
- WHAT ARE YOUR 3 FAVORITE BOOKS?
Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities - Vaclav Smil
Naked and the Dead - Norman Mailer
Catch 22 – Joseph Heller
- WHAT IS YOUR SUPERPOWER?
- NAME 3 GOALS IN 2021?
Publish a book
Found new startup
Help couple of early startups to reach $1M in revenues
- NAME 3 GOALS BY 2025?
Be an active part of a company becoming a Unicorn
Grow my investment portfolio
Helping others to achieve their goals (so I can achieve mine ☺)
- THE TWO TOP REASONS YOU BELIEVE IN THE HOUSE OF X?
Ability to make an impact and the opportunity to be part of the team that accelerates it.
R3i principles (1. Founders First. Always; 2. Professionals Only. Leading or Operating; 3. No Egos. Life Is Short; 4. No Feeding the Vultures; 5. No Wo/Man Left Behind. Inclusive Always.)
- WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED ABOUT WITH THE LAUNCH OF THE HOUSE OF MEDTECH AND HOUSE OF DEEPTECH IN 2021?
Meeting the entrepreneurs, other VC’s and investors solving the world’s most pressing issues, access to talent, strong supply chains and access to other smart capital for scale. The exposure to the latest trends in everything – learning a lot of new things.
- WHAT IS ON YOUR BUCKET LIST FOR 2021?
Be able to travel again (so many more places to experience)