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Max GurvitsVC Partner at Teres Capital | TwitterLinkedIn
Max is a VC partner at Teres Capital, a new venture fund for high-growth companies in Southeastern Europe, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. An entrepreneur and VC, he previously co-founded an online legal service company in the Netherlands, followed by a brief stint as an investment banker. Max was on the founding team of Eleven Startup Accelerator in Sofia, the largest acceleration program and seed fund in the Balkans region, before joining Teres.
Bogdan IordacheCEO, co-founder How To Web | TwitterLinkedIn
Always searching for more than enough, Bogdan is definitely the engine and sometimes the bad cop of the team. Since he ended his studies, later than usual for an entrepreneur, he started a few online & educational projects (Conectoo, StagiiPeBune), part of them still being active and successful on the Romanian market. He is also founder and CEO of How to Web. He finds great pleasure in helping entrepreneurs find their way and improving their businesses, but also in cooking and watching football.
Philipp KandalCo-founder / CTO @ Skobbler | TwitterLinkedIn
Philipp Kandal is co-founder and CTO of skobbler, one of Europe’s leading mobile and app development companies focusing on location based services. Skobbler is one of the few profitable consumer app providers and has won the Navteq LBS challenge 2009 as the most innovative European LBS start-up and currently has over 2 million users. The company's headquarter is in Berlin but has the majority of the team in Cluj, with more than 60 people. As skobbler is a venture capital backed company, Philipp gained extensive experience in pitching and negotiating with venture capitalists in Europe and the US. Finally, he successfully closed an investment round. Philipp is in charge of the Romanian development team, the German product management and is also a board member at skobbler. Currently, he is most occupied with the expansion of the mobile development teams, further product launches and pushing the international expansion in the US market.
Dumitru RadoiuFounder and Financier at Startup Lab, Co-Founder and President of the Board at Sysgenic | LinkedIn
Dumitru Radoiu is Associate Professor at Petru Maior University (PMU), Romania and the chairman of the Mathematics and Informatics Department. Professor Radoiu's research and teaching interests are in the area of scientific data visualization and semantic web.
He is the chairman of the Mathematics and Informatics Department and the director of the Advanced Computing Systems Center at Petru Maior University.
He believes in the future, in setting free peoples' creativity. The person who says it cannot be done should not interrupt the person doing it. Business incubation is not about putting people into buildings but about putting "buildings" into people. Bring together the right people in one place, set free their creativity and you'll be amazed what they come up with.
Florin MuresanFounder & CEO at Squirrly | TwitterLinkedIn
Founder and CEO of Squirrly Limited UK. We’re building software that makes your WordPress get Excellent SEO on Your next article. All white-hat and up to date. Advisor to a few teams. Organizes entrepreneurial meetings in Cluj and helps the startup scene. Co-Founder of Entrepreneurs Cluj (antreprenoricluj.info), a mastermind club for entrepreneurs. Had a Blogging Platform startup, with over 16,000 bloggers and 60,000 articles written on it. We went from 5,000 to 10,000 in under 4 months. Had people calling me up or emailing me that they love the company and what we do for them. I was stunned. But, in the end, the company failed. Then I raised a nice investment for my current company, Squirrly Limited UK, from two amazing angel investors in Germany. With Squirrly we managed to take it from $0 monthly revenue to Break-Even in just 7 months.
Bogdan HereaCEO PITECH+PLUS | TwitterLinkedIn
Bogdan strongly believes that each project is a puzzle where everybody can fit in with his best. That is why he encourages his team to think in terms of value and innovation.
He finished his studies in 1998 in France, at INSA Lyon and he has an engineering degree.
He has been practicing engineering until 2005, when he decided to become an entrepreneur and founded his own IT company, PITECH+PLUS.
He is also co-founder of Umanlife and Twakoo, two start-ups where he put a lot of know-how and energy.
If you ask Bogdan what was the key of success for his company, he will tell you that behind the hard work and attention for all the stakeholders, he always showed gratitude and care for his employees.
In 2014 Bogdan can talk about his activity as a President of the The French Business Club at Cluj, and he can also share what brought him the award for the French Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012.