Kosta Petrov is an international entrepreneur with 15+ years of global experience in startups & business development and strategic communications.
Currently he is Managing Director at North Macedonia’s Fund for Innovation and Technology Development, a government organization managing a EUR 86 million investment portfolio & responsible for positioning North Macedonia as the region’s startup and innovation hub. During his term as a Director, Kosta has introduced various initiatives for the transformation of the Macedonian startup ecosystem including: the country’s first ever “National Startup Council”, the Fund’s first ever “Corporate Innovation Program”, and a brand new investment portfolio with focus on Aggrotech, supply chain for startups and impact businesses. During his term, the Fund also finalized the launch of the government’s first ever EUR 27 million Investment Fund.
Kosta is the Founder of P World (www.thepworld.com) a leading events & comms agency, (with offices in North Macedonia & Canada) operating in 40 markets across Europe, Asia, Middle East, Africa and North America.
Kosta is also a bestselling author in North Macedonia and editor of the “Little Black Book of PR”.