Max is an entrepreneur turned investor, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He mentors with Seedcamp, LAUNCHub, Happy Farm, and other accelerators, and is passionate about expanding the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem in the CEE.
Louis Havriliuc is the founder and owner of Simbound, a digital marketing learning platform. While on the lookout for ethically designed technology, he has pioneered a simulation method for digital marketers to hone their skills. His work is inspiring, and his experience helped him learn the ins and outs of our startup ecosystem.
Amber offers a reference solution for creative work in an interactive environment. It was founded in Romania back in 2013, when it only boasted 4 employees, and it has since grown to employ hundreds of people all across the world, and to work with renown companies like Disney, Rovio, Raw Fury, Paradox Interactive, and NBC Universal.
Fitness tracking wristband startup, Whoop, has just raised $100 million in a Series E funding led by IVP, a California-based investment firm. The $100 millions bring Whoop to a valuation of $1.2 billion making it Boston’s ‘newest’ unicorn, that means a startup that is worth more than $1 billion.
Romanian startup, Questo, was selected in the Startupbootcamp Scale Osaka business accelerator in Japan to further develop its infrastructure and technology in the japanese market. They will have the opportunity to integrate their technology into the smart city setup and develop the technology while also getting funds for further development.