Dimitri conducted his first equity research at the age of 14, since then he has evaluated more than €1 billion of real estate assets and has raised ~€220,000 for his first startup. These experiences have endowed him with not only top skills, but also a holistic point of view. After seeing the financial system from the inside, he left ECB to become an entrepreneur and work on a variety of fascinating projects and remain constantly challenged.
Came up with an innovative business concept in the hospitality industry that could boost up to six times the profits of an existing lodge; this directly led to my selection as a fellow at Athens Entrepreneurship Hubs.
Developed from scratch the business model.
Managed to raise €220,000 for its implementation.
Focus areas: Business Plan Development, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Fundraising Presentation Development, Market Research, Budgeting, Competition Analysis
2012 - 2012
Smeralda Consulting et Associati
Participated in the regional strategic planning of European grant programs for culture, tourism, real estate, and education.
Built the financial model (projections and capital structure) for a project in the alternative energy sector; which consequently was funded with a €800,000 loan.
Conducted research for a Bulgarian-Italian joint venture in social entrepreneurship.
Selected for the program "Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs," based on an innovative business concept (software).
Focus areas: Market Research, Business Plan Development, Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Financial Modeling, Fundraising, Customer Research
2012 - 2012
SPDI Private Equity
Conducted research for real estate, political, and economic developments in South-East Europe.
Built a report with suggestions regarding new markets and opportunities.
Received an offer for a full-time position.
Focus areas: Market Research, Comparable Company Analysis, New Market Entry
Junior Economic Analyst
2011 - 2011
Analyzed data for the banking and fiscal sector in South-East Europe.
Published an analysis of Romania’s banking sector in the “New Europe: Economics and Strategy” edition.
Used databases such as Bloomberg and Ecowin Reuters.
Gathered statistics from the World Bank, IMF, Eurostat, OECD, and local institutions.
Focus areas: Economic Research, Economic Forecasting, Data Analysis, Databases
2010 - 2010
Focus Financial Services
Notified and consulted debtors of overdue liabilities.
Developed a personalized strategy and targets with them.
Exceeded the €60,000/month collection target (part-time).