Ivar Siimar is co-founder and partner at Trind Ventures, one of the first Business Angel initiated VC funds to be co-invested with by the EIF, European Investment Fund.
Ivar Siimar is an active member of the Estonian startup and angel investor community and the founding member and President Emeritus of the Estonian Business Angel Network (EstBAN).
He is also member of the Management Board of EBAN and member of the Finnish Business Angel Network (FiBAN).
He is the founder and partner of WNB Project, an investment company with a focus on seed and early stage investments established in 2007. Currently the company has a portfolio of 12 startups – just to mention a few of them, Defendec, PlanetOS, Click and Grow and Jobbatical. Ivar invest majority of his time on board-level mentoring of these companies.
He is also an advisor to accelerators like Startup Wise Guys and BuildIt. He has been a partner and mentor for the Estonian idea competition Brain Hunt (Ajujaht) for the last 6 years.