Regional Director SE Europe at Takeaway.com
About 2 years ago, Vladimir Davchev was an entrepreneur who created and managed Bulgaria’s leader in home delivery BGmenu and its Hellohungry extension in Romania with the Oliviera brand, before selling it to the Dutch platform Takeaway.com for €10.5m. He is now employed to run the business in Southeast Europe and according to him, when you make an exit (exit from an investment through a sale), there are two ways to go – one is to start something new, and the second – to stay in management.
“𝙁𝙤𝙧 𝙪𝙨, 𝙨𝙩𝙖𝙮𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙖𝙨 𝙞𝙢𝙥𝙤𝙧𝙩𝙖𝙣𝙩 𝙣𝙤𝙩 𝙤𝙣𝙡𝙮 𝙗𝙚𝙘𝙖𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙤𝙛 𝙤𝙪𝙧 𝙤𝙬𝙣 𝙚𝙜𝙤, 𝙗𝙪𝙩 𝙗𝙚𝙘𝙖𝙪𝙨𝙚 𝙬𝙚 𝙬𝙖𝙣𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙩𝙚𝙖𝙢 𝙬𝙝𝙞𝙘𝙝 𝙝𝙖𝙙 𝙗𝙚𝙚𝙣 𝙬𝙤𝙧𝙠𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙤𝙪𝙜𝙝 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙥𝙚𝙩𝙞𝙩𝙞𝙤𝙣 𝙞𝙣 𝘽𝙪𝙡𝙜𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙖 𝙖𝙣𝙙 𝙍𝙤𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙞𝙖 𝙛𝙤𝙧 𝙢𝙖𝙣𝙮 𝙮𝙚𝙖𝙧𝙨 𝙩𝙤 𝙛𝙚𝙚𝙡 𝙜𝙤𝙤𝙙. ”
Davchev is the pioneer of the food delivery service in Bulgaria. In all 15 years since he moved the model from Boston, where he studied finance, he has maintained the culture of a startup organization – “work with enthusiasm and everyone does everything.”