Marjana is an experienced investment and business development strategist with a demonstrated history of working in the Venture Capital, Banking Industry and Consultancy Multinationals. She is an European Commission expert in field of Entrepreneurial Discovery Process and developing Smart Specialization strategy for Governments negotiating to enter the EU. Her specialisation is Finance, Investment, Business Planning-Strategy, Internationalization and Innovation-Technology Management. Over the course of 25 years working with 500+ early stage start-ups and growth scale-ups, she has a strong corporate and technology network within Europe and globally. She is linked within Science Technology Parks, Incubators, Accelerators, Areas of Innovation, Research Institutions and Universities on one side and EU, EBRD, EIB, EIF, etc. on the other.
Today, Marjana is an international expert & team leader on various projects connected with corporate finance, strategy and growth of companies, co-creator of innovation ecosystem with government, academia, SME and intermediary actors, has strong global network, and she was reworded as a Woman in Entrepreneurship from different Governments globally.