Become a Startup Scout

Join the leap of innovation as a VC Startup Scout. Capitalize on unique opportunities to delve into Monaco's burgeoning tech scene and form essential connections with the future leaders of the industry.


Monaco's Start-up and VC Ecosystem

As Europe's second smallest country, Monaco may be small in size, but their start-up and venture capital (VC) ecosystem is mighty. With access to world-class mentorship, financing, and resources, Monaco has become a powerhouse of innovation and a major hub for technology, life sciences, and finance.

Monaco has a wide variety of VC firms who are actively investing in early-stage companies, such as Marenica Partners, E-Founders Funds, and Partech. These funds are dedicated to investing in local start-ups, as well as international companies that are seeking to expand into the region. These funds are also focused on creating long-term partnerships with companies, providing them with access to the resources and expertise needed to reach the global market.

Monaco is also home to several successful start-ups. A key example is Pomegranate, a digital health platform for chronic disease management. Founded in 2018, Pomegranate has quickly become one of the most popular and successful start-ups in the region, with over 2 million users and counting. Pomegranate is a great example of the success that can be achieved in Monaco when the right resources and guidance are provided.

The Monaco Government is also actively supporting the start-up ecosystem in the region through their MonacoTech initiative. MonacoTech is a public-private venture that accelerates startups and provides them with funds, mentorship, and other resources. MonacoTech is helping to create an environment where start-ups can thrive and take advantage of all that the region has to offer.

Notable People of Monaco's Ecosystem

Monaco is also home to some of the most successful entrepreneurs and investors in the world. For example, Prince Albert II of Monaco has been active in the venture capital scene for many years, both as an investor and advisor. He has been instrumental in the development of many successful start-ups, and his leadership has helped to drive the growth of Monaco's ecosystem.

Another notable figure in Monaco's start-up scene is Pierre-Henry Soria, the co-founder and CEO of Pomegranate. Under Soria's leadership, Pomegranate has become one of the most successful start-ups in the region, and an example of the success that can be achieved when the right resources and guidance are provided.

The start-up and venture capital scene in Monaco is growing rapidly, and the country is quickly becoming one of the most important hubs for innovation, technology, and finance. With the help of the Monaco Government's MonacoTech initiative, the region is providing a supportive environment for start-ups to thrive and grow. With access to world-class mentorship, financing, and resources, Monaco is positioned to become an even more influential player in the global start-up ecosystem.

As a Scout, You Can...


Kickstart Your Venture Capital Career

Showing your skills in picking successful startups and advising founders is the surest way to build your reputation and secure a venture capital role.

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Help Your Ecosystem Thrive

Your community, region, or group thrives when its founders are given the chance to succeed before going back and reinvesting in their comunities.

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Earn a Share in Startups Without Investing in Them

Earn a share in startups you scout without the funds to invest directly just like a VC partner.

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Monetise Your Content & Community

As a podcaster, community manager, or event organiser you have a front-row seat to interesting startups which you can monetise by helping them fundraise.

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Create a Fairer Society

By identifying under-represented founders you're level the playing field for anyone to success based on merit independent from their social or ethnic background.

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Help Friends Get Funded

Help your friends who are neck-deep in their startups get the funding they need to succeed.

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Grow Your Personal Brand

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