Cristian Dascălu – Gapminder VC Fund Partner actively investing & accelerating startups in Eastern Europe, open innovation expert & advisor in digital transformation
As an entrepreneur, Cristian co/founded a series of businesses and major projects aimed at the development of the tech startups and digital innovation area such as: GapMinder VC, ClujHUB, Techcelerator, Digital Transformers, TechFest, TEDxCluj, Creative Industries Cluster, NASA Space Apps Challenge Romania and others. Starting in 2012, as a founder of ClujHUB – second co-working space in Romania, Cristian is a key contributor to the startup community. At European level, he is co-founder of the Internet Innovation Hubs Network, with the HQ in Brussels. With a Master in Economics (specialization Management & Marketing) and strong capabilities in sales, management and business development, Cristian is a creative thinker, strategist and passionate developer of communities in the innovation and digitalization areas.