Ilia Kenigshtein is a Managing Partner at
Hybrid Capital — an emerging VC invests in early-stage ventures in Eastern Europe and Israel. The company focuses on identifying and partnering with the very best and most promising entrepreneurs and innovators with a view to building disruptive, world-changing companies. Hybrid Capital is an early mover, utilizing the recent surge of new ventures in the Eastern Europe region and addressing a significant gap in early-stage funding.
Ilia is also a Project Founder & CEO at Creative Quarter — a huge innovation hub for professionals with an international perspective to meet, collaborate and learn from each other; especially in the areas of technology, creative, and media verticals.
As Adviser to the Lviv City Mayor
for Innovation and Investment Issues, Ilia Kenigshtein is driving Lviv Smart City — a powerful initiative of enhancing quality and performance of urban services, by integrating leading technologies from global innovation companies.
Ilia Kenigshtein is a public figure and one of the opinion leaders among Ukrainian IT-community, working extensively with Ukrainian Government and a number of professional civil organizations, whose goal is to re-create structure of innovative business in the country. Ilia’s ultimate goal is to create a country which creates opportunities; where people from other nations want to come because of the standard of life and the opportunities available.