Join our next fireside chat with George Bachiashvili
From being captain of a multi-billion-dollar investment fund for development of Georgia to creating an international Venture Capital fund based in California, George Bachiashvili has thought long and hard about how to deploy capital to create business growth, jobs, and wealth.
He led the Georgian Coinvestment fund and currently sits on their advisory board. Additionally he has created a Venture Capital fund Mission Gate which sits in San Francisco but invests globally in early fintech and blockchain startups.
But he’s also gotten his hands dirty in real work growing companies on his own, not just investing. A serial entrepreneur he knows about growing companies as operator and investor.
He’s someone who isn’t afraid to tackle big challenges, including efforts to build the Georgian Stock Exchange into a functional capital market for the country.
Come meet this dynamic leader at our “fireside chat” and learn from his tremendous experience and hear his vision for the future!
19 May - 7:30 pm
Register for free: https://bit.ly/3fQueSj
Event Language English
Founder and CEO
George Bachiashvili is a serial entrepreneur, venture capitalist and early crypto investor who has founded and backed numerous startups in tech, fin-tech, blockchain, and hemp industries. In 2014 he established Mission Gate – a venture capital firm investing globally in angel and A/B stage projects.
Previously, he has founded the Georgian Co-Investment Fund which he managed for six years. GCF is the largest PE fund based in Georgia, focusing primarily on investing in Energy, Hospitality, Agriculture and Manufacturing sectors. At GCF, he currently holds the position of the Head of the Advisory Committee.
Since 2014 George also serves as the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Georgian Stock Exchange, where he is actively involved in the corporate turnaround process.
In 2014 he was named 3rd in the Forbes global “30 Under 30: Finance” list. George is also a member of the Investment Committee at GITA’s - Georgia Start-up Grants program, where he identifies and selects promising startups and entrepreneurs to provide assistance and grants of various sizes. Together with INSEAD, George published a case study: “Private Equity in Frontier Markets: Creating a Fund in Georgia” where he shares his experiences of establishing and managing a PE fund.
Before getting into startups, George accumulated a broad range of experience in management and finance while serving at various positions at Booz & Co, Abu Dhabi Group and Bank of Georgia. George holds a BBA Degree in Finance from Caucasus University and an MBA from INSEAD.
Tbilisi Chapter Director