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Ivan Kristoff, the Founder of the International Vertical Access Network I.V.A.N.) Startup accelerator has graduated the Technical College for Mechanical Engineering in Sofia with the Diploma as a welder.

It only helped him to implement his skills in the Engineering services of the Bulgarian Army, but the knowledge and process of study how to draw and forge different materials shaped his way of thinking and cutting the edge of excessive mater.

Startup accelerator

I.V.A.N. is a Startup accelerator with a broad portfolio of sustainable investments. Established in 2020, I.V.A.N. invests in disruptive volunteer rescue models, with a particular focus on the ongoing (r)evolution of the volunteer rescue sector. We prefer to invest in early stage ventures where our expertise and experience can leverage our financial investments to help realize the full growth potential of new initiatives for vertical and aerial rescue. We invest in the following areas:

TRAINING

Our focus is on specialized training

MENTORSHIP

Our network of experts is extensive

ACADEMY

We are building the Future Academy

PARTNERSHIP

With world leading companies

the Startup process

awareness

On a special day, with a special event

application

We aim at vertical and aerial rescue

program

We develop it with every new test

demo day

On a special day, with a special event

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WITH FOCUS ON INNOVATION

The STUDIO for VISUAL and AUDIO COMMUNICATIONS (I.V.A.N.) is our new domain for visualizing innovative projects for the vertical and aerial world of rescue.

Specialized training on our new construction project

 Real-life training scenarios will prepare  firefighters for high-risk rescues

Sofia Fire and Emergency Services will be given a chance to run some “real-world” scenarios at our construction site. Ivan Kristoff offered up his Mountain SkyView project, a condominium under construction, for the training. 

international EXPERIENCE

From setting up New World Records for descending and ascending from a flying helicopter to the Top of the Urban World 
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Ivan Kristoff

Founder | Investor
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Eftim Kralev

Investor
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Klavdia

Sales Manager
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Pavel Kralev

Project Manager
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