Davorin Štetner

Davorin Štetner

Envoy of the President of the Republic of Croatia, the president of Croatian Business Angels Network (CRANE) and member of the Economic Council of the President of the Republic of Croatia


Davorin Štetner is an investor, entrepreneur and an adventurer. He is CEO at his KREATOR GROUP which consists of several companies, brands and projects. Currently he is President of the Croatian Business Angels Network and serves as advisor of The Croatian President Mrs. Kolinda Grabar – Kitarović in her Economic Council.

Born on 10 November 1981. in Zagreb. Graduated from the upper secondary school in Jastrebarsko and in 2001. he enrolled at the Vern’ University of Applied Sciences in Zagreb. At the age of 20 he launched the web design project Kreator Studio in Zagreb. Stetner enters the media business in 2005 launching regional magazine. In 2007, Stetner takes over the regional free to air TV station TV PLUS where he works as General Manager until 2011. when he sold the shares. In 2009 he starts a chain of bars – “TV BAR”. During the mid-2011 he merged all his business entities and projects under the common name KREATOR Group.

In April 2011. signed a contract with Bernie Ecclestone and his Formula 1™ granting him exclusive Formula 1™ rights. At 29 years old, he thus became world’s youngest F1 rights holder. He then founded KREATOR TV – specialized sports channel. Later that year he acquired exclusive media rights for Volvo Ocean Race™, MotoGP™ and other premium sport’s rights. In 2012 he started Kreator Racing project. Habulin in the Formula Renault 2.0 Italia became vice champion and best rookie in overall classification which is one of top three results in Croatian automotive history. In 2014. he acquired ZIMO digital company.

In 2011 he became Board Member in Croatian Auto & Karting Federation (HAKS) – a member of the FIA. He is President at Croatian Business Angels Network (CRANE). From 2015. he is adviser of Croatian President Mrs. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović in her Economic Council. He was member of the Croatian Audiovisual Council (highest authority for financing film industry in Croatia) from 2008 until end of 2011.

Stetner is an adventurer who has traveled through many obscure countries of the world. So far he has visited more than 70 countries. He obtained a Private Pilot License (PPL) in 2006. and he is a skipper.