Ilja Laurs

Chairman of the venture capital fund Nextury Ventures


Ilja Laurs is a Founder and CEO of GetJar, Chairman of the Nextury Ventures, a Venture Capital Fund that invests in early stage startups and new fast growth and high potential value ideas.

European Manager of the Year 2011 by European Business Press Association, 25 European Tech Leaders by Wall Street Journal, Top 40 most influential people in mobile communications by Informa Telecoms and Media, are only a few of his numerous industry achievements. As a recognized thought leader, Ilja speaks on all major telecommunication conferences and is regularly quoted in Wall Street Journal, Forbes, CNN, CNBC, BBC, Bloomberg and many other news sources.