Blaž Zupan co-founded Optiprint as his fifth entrepreneurial project in 2009, which leases colour printers to minimize costs of colour printing for customers. Six years later, he made a successful exit from Optiprint, which at the time had 20 employees, a million euros of revenue and more than 250.000 euros in net profit.
Zupan works as a lecturer of entrepreneurship at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana and is a consultant in the field of design thinking and lean business. He has mentored and advised more than 500 business teams under initiatives such as Start:up Slovenia, BTC Camp, YES Start, SPIRIT – Mladim se dogaja, etc. His deep experience is in product development by design thinking and lean business, market analysis, marketing, distribution and sales.
As a business angel, Zupan also invests in startups.