2022 Is The Year Emerging Markets VC Comes Of Age. Here’s Why:

Jonathan Tower
9 min readJan 24, 2022
Recently listed #12 on Heritage Foundation’s list of Most Free Economies, Georgia has modernized its economy, raised its profile with recent startup exits, and is fast emerging as a dominant tech hub for Eurasia.

In Catapult’s last monthly update to investors, we offered recent market data evidencing three important venture trends:

(1) a dramatic acceleration in the amount of capital being deployed into smaller ecosystems outside the ‘big three’ US tech hubs of Silicon Valley, NYC and Boston;

(2) a ten-year low in the percentage of all U.S…

Jonathan Tower

Jonathan (@jonathan_tower) is Founder and Managing Partner at Catapult, a global early stage venture firm with assets in multiple geographies.