European Business Innovation Centers Network
EBN is an international community of smart and specialised organisations, that connect and coach innovators, entrepreneurs and SME’s, to start, grow and transform our economies. The network has around 150 quality-certified EU|BICs (business and innovation centres) and 70 other organisations that support the development and growth of innovative entrepreneurs, start-ups and SMEs. EBN is also a community of professionals whose day-to-day work helps these businesses to grow in the most effective, efficient and sustainable way. Javier Echarri has significant experience in running international associations with 11 years as CEO of the Invest Europe (formerly EVCA, European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association). Additionally, he is an expert in early-stage and growth finance, an experienced board member of several private companies and non-profit organisations, and has a background in economics and business.