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Marko Dimitrijević

Founder & Chairman

Volta Global

Miami, FL, USA

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Marko Dimitrijević’s Biography

Marko Dimitrijević is an entrepreneur, investor, nature photographer and Founder of Volta Global. He is a visionary leader who has invested in over 150 countries, including 120 emerging or frontier markets.

Volta Global focuses on investments in venture capital, private equity, real estate and public markets. Marko founded the firm after almost four decades of experience in entrepreneurial investing and steers the group with a vision to be open-minded, forward-thinking and flexible.

His expertise in emerging and frontier markets led Marko to co-author ‘Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets’, in which he shares his ideas and strategies for investing in lesser-known emerging markets. He has also written for AlleyWatch, Thrive Global and Hedge Fund Law Report, been featured in leading financial and business publications, such as Barron’s and Institutional Investor, among others, and received many awards throughout his career for his work in the financial sector.

Marko is also a dedicated philanthropist who serves on the Board of the Executive Committee of Make-A-Wish Southern Florida. He is also the founder of the Miami Science Museum Underwater Festival, an event that helped fund many academic scholarships. He previously served on the executive committees of the Frost Science Museum and the Pasteur Foundation.

In addition to being an award-winning nature photographer, Marko is a dedicated conservationist and founder of Art Benefits Earth. By promoting the work of nature artists, Art Benefits Earth works to encourage the conservation of the planet’s ecosystems and natural resources.

Marko graduated from the University of Lausanne and earned an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business. In support of his alma mater, he is a patron of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Emerging Markets Innovation Fund and previously served on the boards of Stanford Graduate School of Business and the Stanford Business School Trust.

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Marko’s Background

Volta Global
Founder & Chairman
2015 - Present
Miami, FL, USA
Volta Global is an investment management firm with interests in venture capital, private equity, real estate, and public markets.

Marko’s Gallery

Other Business Interests

Marko Dimitrijevic Photography
Nature Photographer
Marko has spent over 30 years of his life capturing the wonders of nature. He is an acclaimed wildlife photographer and his work is published in numerous magazines, including Alert Diver, American Photo, Photopro, Islands, Seacam, and Showboats Intern.

Previous Board Positions

Stanford Graduate School of Business
Advisory Board & School Trust
Stanford, CA, USA
The Stanford Graduate School of Business is one of the best business schools in the world. The advisory board provides the Dean with strategic advice on a range of issues related to the running of the institution. The GBS’s trust manages around 20% of the school’s funding in an independent investment fund that is managed by alumni.
Miami Science Museum | Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science
Executive Committee
Miami, FL, USA
Phillip and Patricia Frost Museum of Science is a science museum based in Miami that offers a range of engaging weather and technology exhibits as well as planetarium and wildlife centers.
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Philanthropy

Make-A-Wish Southern Florida
Member of the Board & Executive Committee
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Make-A-Wish Southern Florida is part of the world’s leading wish-granting charity that makes it their mission to fulfill the wishes of children suffering from life-threatening illnesses.
The Buoniconti Fund
Board Member
Miami, FL, USA
The Buoniconti Fund is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise funds and awareness to help The Miami Project achieve its primary focus: the discovery, translational, and clinical investigations targeting spinal cord and brain injuries.

Media

IdeaMensch
Interview
Jul 2017
Missoula, MT, USA
In an interview with entrepreneurship website IdeaMensch, Marko reveals his secrets for business and shares advise for aspiring entrepreneurs.

Accreditation

CFA Institute
Chartered Financial Analyst
Charlottesville, VA, USA
The Chartered Financial Analyst accreditation is offered by the CFA Institute to finance industry professionals. The program has the highest level of legal and regulatory recognition globally.

Publications

Frontier Investor: How to Prosper in the Next Emerging Markets
Co-Author
Oct 2016
New York, NY, USA
As Co-Author of ‘Frontier Investor’, Marko and Timothy Mistele discuss undiscovered emerging markets, the frontier markets. These make up 71 of 75 of the world’s fastest growing economies and 19% of the world’s GDP. As technology and information have become more widely accessible, frontier markets are rising faster and becoming an essential part of a globally diversified portfolio.
Marko Dimitrijević Blog
Author
Miami, FL, USA
Marko writes on a range of topics, including entrepreneurship, investments, and emerging and frontier markets.
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Awards & Endorsements

World Photography Organisation
Sony World Photography Awards
2020
London, UK
Marko's grizzly bear series captured in the Yukon was one of the 9 out of thousands shortlisted in the Sony World Photography Awards competition in 2020.

Charitable Interests

Art Benefits Earth
Founder
An avid wildlife photographer, Marko founded Art Benefits Earth, an organization dedicated to showcasing his work and the work of other nature artists, who make it their mission to encourage conservation and educate about our planet’s ecosystems and natural resources.

Marko’s Education

Stanford University
MBA Finance | Arjay Miller Scholar
1983 - 1985
Faculté des HEC (HEC Lausanne)
Bachelor of Science | Economic, Finance & Management Science
1978 - 1981