ESIL Angel: Doreen Camilleri and Paul Waltzing

Bio at a glance

Doreen Camilleri is a Certified Public Accountant and is a fellow member of The Malta Institute of Accountants. She obtained the B.Accty (Hons.) Degree from the University of Malta in 2002, and then joined the Auditing team of PricewaterhouseCoopers. In 2005 Doreen joined Enemalta Corporation as an assistant to the Chief Finance Officer, in charge of the preparation and presentation of Enemalta’s monthly management accounts and annual budgets, and various other financial assignments. She joined the MIMCOL team in February 2009 and has since worked on a wide range of consulting assignments.

Paul Waltzing joined MIMCOL’s management team in 2011 after having gained considerable experience abroad in the fields of business management, consultancy and project management. Paul has spearheaded the efforts of the PPP Unit in the past while being involved in various other ad hoc projects as a consultant. Most recently with several cultural management projects in preparation for Valletta 2018. Paul holds a BA in Philosophy and History from East Carolina University and an MBA from Henley Management College.

Early stage investing in Malta today:

Various initiatives launched at solidifying the startup ecosystem, facilitating investment such as:

  • Creation of regulatory environment for blockchain technologies;
  •  Launch of Government AI strategy;
  • Creation of first formal business angel network (i.e. Malta Business Angel Network);
  • Creation of forum for more opportunities for women in the startup ecosystem (i.e. Women On IT).

My goals in Malta

  • Provide more funding options for entrepreneurs;
  • Cultivate a more risk-tolerant culture;
  • Facilitate regulation for allowing current rewards-based crowdfunding to expand into equity crowdfunding;
  • Create a pan-European co-investment fund.

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