Georgi Manolov

Technology and Innovation

Georgi Manolov was born in Plovdiv in 1991. He studied in the Plovdiv Language School. He continued his education in the American University in Bulgaria, where he majored in Economics and European Studies. He spent his junior year in Washington University in St. Louis, as he was chosen among 20 Bulgarian students, who received a one year full scholarship to study in an elite US university. After graduating in 2014 Georgi started working as an intern in the tech startup KOWN. 6 months later he grew into a co-founder of the company and created the the first active investor club in Sofia KOWN whose members invest in tech startups from Bulgaria and East Europe.

Georgi has a experience investing in startups and fundraising for his own tech company. In 2016 Georgi founded the Sofia 2.0 foundation alongside a 7-step Master Plan to create an environment breeding billion dollar tech companies in Bulgaria.