Aleš Pustovrh has been successfully managing multi-million euro venture capital for several years. He is systematically working with startup companies and large corporations trying to achieve accelerated growth. As such, he has been one of the founders of ABC venture accelerator and a partner at Fil Rouge Capital. Both in his academic and other activities, he remains closely connected to the regions of Southeast- , East- and Central Europe, using the diverse environments and experiences as inputs for his research. With such focus, he collaborated with several institutions from these regions, including University of Trieste, Italy where he had worked for 18 months.