What is GapMinder Investment Fund?

Our story

GapMinder is a Venture Capital Fund, targeting IT Software and Services start-ups in Romania and Central Eastern Europe.
We sit at the heart of the fastest growing European country with a distinctive technological ecosystem being the third global market for quality and speed of Internet connectivity. In a dynamic and growing start-up ecosystem, we are committed to support passionate and thoughtful founders to become global entrepreneurs and to rewrite the place of Romania in the global tech arena.

Invest & Support

Founded by Entrepreneurs for Entrepreneurs, GapMinder plans to invest and support the most disruptive and bold innovations pushing limits and creating positive impact for the community and the overall society.
Our background and experience together with our common values and vision for the fund are the core of our competitive advantage. Our team is eager to create value in the region and for the region. We focus on Pre-Seed, Seed and Series A stages.

Investment Strategy


Main focus
We target Early stage companies with initial traction driven by outstanding teams and entrepreneurs. We focus on scale potential looking for disruptive projects with regional, European and global ambitions: we look for sustainable differentiators that offer long term competitive advantage, incl. unique technologies


Our scope

Our scope encompasses IT Verticals: SaaS / Machine Learning / Deep Learning / Artificial Intelligence / Advanced Analytics / Predictive Marketing / Cyber Security / Digital Transformation / Healthcare IT & MedTech / FinTec.


Strong Coachable Management
Competent, A-profile but coachable management, with full commitment to the ventures, and with motivation and ambition needed for success


Value creation

The focus is on long term value creation. Investment horizon and deal structure are flexible and organized in the most suitable way according to each situation.