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The Visa Innovation Program is a fintech pilot-centered collaboration platform spanning across Southeast Europe. The Program is designed to help you scale, supercharge your value proposition and engage with some of the leading financial institutions in Bulgaria, Greece and Turkey.

Regional Partners

Eleven is one of the leading early-stage VC’s in Southeast Europe, investing in startups since 2012. With 150 collective investments over 7 years, Eleven’s team has been instrumental in catalyzing the regional startup ecosystem.

Eleven is currently supporting companies with a second fund, which is entirely private and focusing on 4 verticals – Fintech, Healthtech, Future of Food and Future of Work.

Crowdpolicy provides civictech and fintech enterprise information systems and open innovation services since 2012 in Greece and Cyprus.

Over the years, Crowdpolicy has implemented various open innovation initiatives like innovation labs, crowdhackathons and accelerator programs in smart cities, fintech and insurtech with over 500 teams and 6000 participants, creating a large startup community.

Hackquarters is the leading startup accelerator and corporate innovation partner, based in London and Istanbul, combining superb global reach with deep local knowledge. Founded in 2015,

Hackquarters is connecting the most promising startups with the leading innovative companies. Hackquarters has engaged with over 10,000 startups from 100+ countries; of which 800 are currently part of various programs.

Regional Operational Teams

Asya Naz Konukseven

Asya Naz Konukseven

Program Manager
Hackquarters
Belizar Marinov

Belizar Marinov

Investment Associate
Eleven
Daniel Tomov

Daniel Tomov

Managing Partner
Eleven
George Karamanolis

George Karamanolis

Co-Founder & CTO / CIO
Crowdpolicy
Gergana Stoitchkova

Gergana Stoitchkova

Program Manager
Eleven
Gökhan Şeheri

Gökhan Şeheri

Analyst
Hackquarters
Harry Tanev

Harry Tanev

Design Coach
Eleven
Hilal Yılmaz

Hilal Yılmaz

Digital Marketing Specialist
Hackquarters
Jordan Petrov

Jordan Petrov

Design Coach
Eleven
Kaan Akın

Kaan Akın

CEO
Hackquarters

Apply now!

Apply here If you wish to enter the Program that is locally operated by Eleven Ventures in Bulgaria and Crowdpolicy in Greece. 

Bulgaria & Greece:

Apply here If you wish to enter the Program that is locally operated by Hackquarters in Turkey.

Turkey:

We welcome fintechs from all over Southeast Europe.