Niko Slavnič is a passionate entrepreneur with extensive experience in Central and Eastern Europe, possessing the knowledge and creative skills required for business development. His first job was in the family company when he was only 16, and he has been an active entrepreneur ever since, developing different projects and organisations. He graduated from Harvard Business School, University of Amsterdam, CEEMAN’s International Management Teachers Academy and the University of Ljubljana. He shares his knowledge and experience as a lecturer (SSCA - École Supérieure des Sciences Commerciales d’Angers, IEDC - Bled School of Management) and guest speaker at panel presentations and workshops. He has successfully employed his unique blend of business practice and theoretical knowledge in consulting more than 60 dynamic companies in the SEE region as well as the Slovenian parliament. Since 1999 he has mentored thousands of startups in launching their business.