FIL ROUGE CAPITAL IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS
Fil Rouge Capital is a Venture Capital investment fund whose primary goal is to invest in
young entrepreneurs, start-up and scale-up companies, as well as establishing a local
entrepreneurial eco-system in Croatia.
The fund is fully operational as of 9th of July 2019, having been fully registered and having
received funding commitments of over €42,000,000 in record time, demonstrating a strong
interest in this important part of the Croatian economy.
Fil Rouge Capital will invest in the best and most innovative start-ups in Croatia in a variety of
sectors including software, fin-tech, marketplace, manufacturing, hardware, IoT and
Over the next four and a half years until the end of 2023, Fil Rouge Capital has set the goal of
investing in up to 250 companies operating in the Republic of Croatia through its three
– The Startup School: for the earliest stage of a start-up Fil Rouge Capital is looking for
ambitious entrepreneurs who have great business ideas who will receive €10,000 and Fil
Rouge Capital support and mentorship to turn those ideas into a viable product.
– The Accelerator Program: for those start-ups that have a product and want to grow Fil Rouge
Capital offers support, mentorship and up to €50,000.
– Venture Capital: for later-stage start-ups looking to scale their business Fil Rouge Capital
provides support, capital up to €1.5m, and even follow-on capital.
Fil Rouge Capital Representative and Head of Scouting
Stevica Kuharski said:
“Start-ups need to be given an opportunity, and opportunities are precisely what
Fil Rouge Capital brings to Croatia. Start-up founders, whose projects are in very
early, early and growth stages now have a place to go to for mentoring and
financial support. We are open for business and all you have to do is apply
through our website.”