Ahmad Rajabli 27B, Uber Plaza, Baku, Azerbaijan

Founder’s Message

Path to Global Startup Community

Jasur Hasanov
Founder, Chairman

With over 5 years of experience in managing startups and running innovation programs, I've founded Sil. with ambition to build first unicorn startup born out of Azerbaijan through lifting 50 tech startups annually by 2025." - Jasur H.

Jasur Hasanov is an Impact Entrepreneur, Marketer, trained Startup Coach & Innovation Consultant. He is one of the 50 Innovation Leaders from over 40 countries of Europe who participate in the Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative Fellowship (YTILI Fellowship) of the U.S. Department of State & German Marshall Fund in the Netherlands and United States from April to October 2019!

Jasur is behind the initiatives like Sil.VC entrepreneurship center and NewSpace Accelerator that provides technological, industrial and business mentoring and offers seed funding for early stage startups in cleantech, food and agriculture, space and creative industries. Sil.VC has been playing a key role to catalyze Azerbaijani tech ecosystem and provide the local entrepreneurs access to the global opportunities.

He holds an MBA from Putra Business School, BA in Computer Science and also, he is an alumnus of Swedish Institute on “Systems Entrepreneurship”. He previously lectured Principles of Entrepreneurship subject in Baku Engineering University.

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