Ilja Laurs

Lithuania - London - Silicon Valley

Serial entrepreneur & venture investor with a track record of building nine-figure companies from scratch and multiple exits. Currently chairs Nextury Ventures and invests in multiple high-tech areas such as 3D printing, fin tech, sharing economy, mobile and smart sports.

“European Manager of the Year” by European Business Press Association, “25 European Tech Leaders” by Wall Street Journal, “Top 40 People in Mobile” by Informa Telecoms and Media, "20 Brightest Business Minds" by Baltic Business Forum, “10 Start-ups That Will Change Your Life” by TIME magazine and “Technology Pioneer” by World Economic Forum in Davos are only a few of his numerous industry achievements. As a recognized thought leader, Ilja speaks on all major ICT conferences and is regularly quoted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg and many other media outlets.

Ilja’s book “Business in a New Way” has broken multiple records in Lithuania and is all time #1 non-fiction bestseller in the country.

Nextury Ventures is a VC and incubator based in Lithuania, London and Silicon Valley. We invest in Lithuanian companies and help them grow globally.

"Business in a New Way" ("Verslas Naujai") is #1 non fiction bestseller in Lithuania. The book focuses on the most important principles of building a company in the modern world.

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