American financier and founder of the Bulgarian Entrepreneurship Center, Larry Biehl, took part in the international innovations forum, Innowave, in the city of Cluj-Napoca, Romania (May 19-20, 2022).
In his address to the participants, he spoke about the social impact of investment and new financing instruments in the social sector. Mr. Biehl emphasized how important it is to turn wealth and success into value, and have a positive impact on society.
The forum was attended by European Commissioner Mariya Gabriel and the mayor of Cluj-Napoca – Emil Boc. Bulgaria’s president, Rumen Radev, gave a video-address in which he highlighted the importance Innowave, as it unites two cities – Cluj-Napoca and Varna.
Larry Biehl also participated in a discussion about investments and innovations. Additionally, he was part of the jury of the Startup World Cup competition. His itinerary will continue in Sofia, including meetings with ministers of innovation, education and culture. He is also to visit Varna, where he will take part in the Power of Bulgaria forum alongside the most successful Bulgarian entrepreneurs.