Multi-disciplinary, mixed –gender team of Key Project Experts with complementary skills and experiences has been assigned to undertake this assignment.


STEINAR 2Steinar Hoel Korsmo, Project Director

Steinar Hoel Korsmo is founder and CEO of Seed Forum International Foundation – the leading worldwide international organization for uniting in single area investors, companies and investment expertise with more than 40 local offices around the world.

Steinar is expert on establishing structure for financing of companies (funds, financial market places, networks of private investors, etc.) and preparation of the investor readiness competence. He is one of the leading and most sought professional mentors for companies and investors in the world, and has personally conducted more than 250 investor conferences in more than 40 countries. Steinar is a founder venture crowdfunding for Seed Forum and also one of the founders of global network accelerator iHUB.

Steinar believes that securing the financial resources for the start-up and innovative companies is of crucial importance for the business success.

Steinar is Norwegian. He is passionate about traveling, entrepreneurship and networking. Steinar graduated at University of Oslo and Norwegian School of Management. He is married and has two children.

E-mail: ; Mobile: +47 920 11 415; Skype: steinarhk


Dimitri-Podoliev-1Dimitri Podoliev, Managing Partner at iHUB

Dimitri is an investment professional with a passion for entrepreneurship, early-stage startup companies and everything related to IT. His expertise lies in investment management, venture capital and support of the startup company development. Dimitri dedicates a considerable amount of time to social entrepreneurship and impact investment activities which support the growth of innovative SMEs and startup entrepreneurship across Ukraine.

Dimitri is Ukrainian national. He has an engineering degree from Cambridge University.

E-mail:; Mobile: +380 952 717 228; Skype: dimitri_p_2010





Ana ChiritaAna Chirita, Executive Director, Seed Forum Moldova Institution 

Ana is the Executive Director of Seed Forum Moldova Institution and the Moldovan Association of ICT Companies. As an advocate and evangelist for her community, she plays an important role in developing Moldova’s ICT and entrepreneurship industry.

For the last 6 years Ana has been running a series of initiatives aiming to advance the competitiveness of the ICT sector and promote the ICT as a core enabler for national economic development. Under her leadership the Association became an important voice of the industry and a viable platform of dialogue and collaboration between the private sector, Government and development partners.

Ana manages to attract all the interested stakeholders and needed resources in order to address important for industry challenges. The projects she is managing – Moldova ICT Summit, IT Career Promotion Campaign, improving the legal and fiscal framework for ICT companies and many others – are meant to produce impact and strengthen the trust in Moldovan ICT industry.

Ana is a visionary leader, incredibly dedicated and passionate about her work. She inspires people with her enthusiasm, will and manner of solving difficult situations. Ana is Moldovan national.

E-mail:; +373 79002866+373 79002866; Skype: a_chirita




Traian Chivigra, Manager of iHUB Chisinau

Entrepreneur, art lover and community builder. Currently serves as manager of iHUB Chisinau, CEO of and Manager at #UnArtOras.






Mila 2Mila Marinkovic, Senior Advisor

Mila has more than 15 years of international experience on various large multi-sector EU and Norwegian funded projects related to the entrepreneurship, innovation and technology transfer. Her primarily expertise relates to the establishment and development of the Business Innovation Support Organisations, such as business incubators, accelerators, business support centers, innovation centers and clusters. She also has an expertise in reviewing institutional framework, structures and organisational change of government institutions, business and innovation service providers.

Mila believes that the economic impact and multiplier effects by business and innovation support organisations are manifold, especially on employment, competitiveness and development of product, process and service innovations in tenant enterprises.

Mila holds M.Sc. in International Economics, Ex.MA. in International Relations and Management and B.Sc in Economics. She is a Dutch and Serbian national. She lives in partnership and has three children.

Email:;  Mobile: +381 63 166 3176; Skype: mila.entrance