Roxana is the Program Facilitator and her key to success is people.

I am a passionate tech education entrepreneur, expert in communication. As a founder of Simplon Romania I coordinated programs like Digital Kids, Innovation Labs Cluj. Engaged in tech education and disruptive innovation, I got on 2016 List of 100 Changemakers in Central and Eastern Europe and Forbes 30 under 30 entrepreneurs in Romania. I know how many people want to start their career into entrepreneurship and need support and mentorship to overcome the difficulties. Spherik gives startups the opportunities to grow and the resources to succeed and I am here to make sure you get the maximum benefit from it.

 

Dan  is the In House Venture Capitalist and his key to success is finance. 

My background is finance and private equity / VC investments. As part of the Fribourg Capital team, I have facilitated pre-seed, seed stage, round A’s and follow-on investments in tech companies such as elefant.ro, SEO Monitor, Planable and others. At Spherik I introduce founders to the world of investments with all its intricacies (e.g. scouting for suitable investors, pitching, company structuring, negotiations, transactional documents, etc.). My implication also includes fund raising support to the teams. I also represent the investor’s side, specifically Fribourg Capital, that has allocated funds for investments in teams from Spherik Accelerator.

 

Diana is the Business Development Manager and her key to success is network. 

I’m an organizational development and network specialist with an extensive experience  in strategic projects across sectors: business, public, international development. From business development to public policy innovations, from social impact initiatives to profit driven ventures, I was at the forefront of designing and implementing strategies and processes aiming for long term & sustainable results. Creating long lasting partnerships between unlikely allies stands at the core of my work. Innovation happens at the juncture of industries and requires specific resources. My role at Spherik is to enable value creation partnerships for accelerated startups, access to funds and markets via strategic collaborations with national and international partners.

 

Nina Moldovan is the Program Coordinator and her key to success is expertise.

I have an extensive experience in business development & investment  management and a thorough  understanding of the challenges and opportunities faced by the startups. In the past 16 years I led the development of several business in areas such as tourism, real estate, and HoReCa. At Spherik my role involves a close collaboration with our founders, firm believers in the innovative capacity of tech startups. Together we ensure the right mix of resources to achieve our main goal, that is supporting tech founders to refine their idea & product, generate revenues and scale their business.

 

Gabriel is Marketing Associate and his key to success is growth-hacking.

I am a marketer with focus on growth and passionate about products that solve real needs. With more than 9 years of hands-on experience in Digital Marketing Strategy and Business Performance Optimisation, I advised, consulted and helped grow companies in the UK, Italy, Germany, US & Romania.  Since 2016, I am the CEO @Tapptitude and run GROWTH MARKETING Academy as a private school for training growth and product marketers. At Spherik I am helping smart entrepreneurs create value and use marketing to grow their businesses.

 

Alex is the Tech Associate and his key to success is blending visionary technology into innovative customer-centric products.

I’m a Software Development Manager specialized in leading teams to build highly technical products that offer delightful services to customers. For the last 8 years, I’ve been working at Amazon where I founded and managed Client-Side Metrics and Robot Detection which both had significant company-wide results allowing me to grow the organization to 17 software development engineers, managers and scientists with expertise in browser internals, large-scale fault-tolerant distributed systems, Big Data and Machine Learning. Together with team members, we invented “Managing page-level usage data” and have 6 other patent-pending applications at USPTO.  At Spherik I empower technical talent with a customer-centric product development approach to facilitate innovation in building lovable visionary products that scale globally.