July 5, 2020

Name: Katarina Pavlov

Company name: DGROOPS

Colour of your eyes: Blue/Green (they change)

How many people are in the team: 11

Discussion on the product/service

Can you describe your product/service to us?
We are the healing solution for Group Travel.

How did you get to an idea to start with this?
I was with our CEO when he has got his Eureka moment.

What are your plans for the future?
Change the Travel industry for the better.

Read more about DGROOPS on our portfolio page ->

Personal conversation

Rather Ginto or Whiskey?

What is the difference between you and Steve Jobs?
Unfortunately, he has no opportunity to create awesome products anymore but I still can make a difference.

What is it like to run a business and what do you like the most?
It is when you are thinking about it all the time. I love Personal growth.

What are your biggest obstacles?
Crises like COVID one, where you have no influence on and nowhere to go as it is the situation worldwide.

Are you more Goulash or Odojak? Caviar or Foie gras?

What is your favorite spot on the planet?

What advice would you give to other people that are interested in starting something new?
Follow your intuition.

What would you advise a founder to do?
Choose the location of your start-up wisely.

What would you advise a founder not to do?
Do not enter into any business relations without signing a contract with conditions of exit.

What is a key factor to success?
Not to give up and keep trying.

How to teach a frog to smile?
Kiss it

FRC program

Can you tell us something about your experience in the FRC accelerator program?
The best organized Demo day (that I have participated in)

What was the most important takeaway from the program?
50k and investor relations.

Would you suggest to other founders to apply?
Of course.

Who was your favorite FRC team member and why?
Julien, because he motivated us (most of all with small magic kicks).