5 September 2016

Optimizer Invest will invest €1.5 million to find the next big start-up success

Optimizer Invest today launched a Dragon’s Den like hunt, where they will search for the next big startup success to join their portfolio and invest €1.5 Million.

The official start of the competition is September 5th 2016 and is a natural step in Optimizer Invests ongoing progress to diversify into more sectors than igaming, where the company already is strong.

‘’We do believe that a startup hunt is the right format to attract great innovations and driven entrepreneurs that love to compete. We expect a good mix of strong entries from different sectors and countries from all over Europe, says Carla Maree Vella, CEO of Optimizer Invest.

The competition is quite simple. Any start-up with a functioning product or service is able to apply online through Optimizer Invests site accelerate.optimizerinvest.com and fill out some details along with a video presentation of the business idea.

The winner will be awarded an investment which will be up to 1.5 million euro, free office space and accommodation for a period of six months.

”I am fully convinced that there is lots of really good and creative business ideas which need financing in order to take the next step. That´s a problem we want to solve”, says CEO, Carla Maree Vella.

Henrik Persson Ekdahl, Partner and Co-Founder, have high hopes for entrepreneurs from Sweden, which is his own country of origin.

‘’We have good experiences from previous investments in Swedish companies where we had the privilege to join them on the exciting trip from start-up to a bigger and more developed business. We hope to experience yet another trip with the winner of our competition’’, says Henrik Persson Ekdahl.