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Founder Institute Mentors

Eastern Europe Fall Virtual 2021

Founder Institute Mentors join weekly feedback sessions, host office hours, and in general provide you feedback every step of the way. In addition, through our Equity Collective, Mentors are invested in the success of your company both during and after the program.

See the list of current and past mentors for the Eastern Europe program below.

Mentors

Adeo

Adeo Ressi

FI Mentor
Adrian

Adrian Stoica

Founder, Soft Galaxy
Adriana

Adriana Iordan

VP Product Management, Microanalytics
Alex

Alex Mincu

CEO, Safer Work
Alex

Alex Cernatescu

CEO & Co-Founder, Infinit Solutions Agency
Alex M.

Alex M. Dascalu

Lead Director, Dascalu Greenfield Management Consult
Alexander

Alexander Naydenov

Enterprise Sales Director, GraphCMS
Alexander

Alexander Sumin

co-founder, Chief Marketing Officer, ClaimCompass
Alina

Alina Balan

Partner, designthinkingsociety.com
Ana

Ana Iorga

CEO, Buyer Brain
Anastasia

Anastasia Angelova

CSO & Co-Founder, Noble Hire
Andon

Andon Simeonov

VP @ SoftServe | Bulgaria Country Manager, SoftServe
Andrei

Andrei Pitis

CEO, Simple Capital
Andrei

Andrei Ostacie

Founder, Business Development Manager, OKAPI
Andrew

Andrew Crawford

FI Mentor
Aneida

Aneida Bajraktari Bicja

Co-Founder & Partner, Balkan Capital
Angel

Angel Angelov

CEO, GarGarage
Anil

Anil Pillai Dr.

Founder and CEO, Buyer Brain
Anita

Anita Jovic

Founder, AI Serbia
Anna

Anna Radulovski

Partner , Tech Family Ventures
Antonio

Antonio Eram

Founder & CEO , NETOPIA Payments
Assim

Assim Ishaque

Co-Director, Founder Institute Midlands, Director, The Entrepreneurs Trust
Bilyana

Bilyana Dimitrova

Managing Partner, Dimitrova and Staykova Law office
Bogdan

Bogdan Iordache

Founder, How to Web, TechHub Bucharest, TechAngels
Boris

Boris Kolev

Founder and CEO, DigiMark Ltd.
Boris

Boris Hristov

Founder and CEO, 356labs
Bozhidar

Bozhidar Georgiev

Founder and CEO, Work & Share Coworking
Charlotte

Charlotte Aschim

CEO and Co-Founder, TotalCtrl
Claudia

Claudia Falkinger

Co-Founder, Women in Mobility
Cristian

Cristian Munteanu

Partner, Early Game Ventures
Cristian

Cristian Negrutiu

Partner, Sparking Capital
Cristian

Cristian Onetiu

Entrepreneur, Life Care Corp
Dan

Dan Calugareanu

Partner, Early Game Ventures
Danail

Danail Koev

Co-Founder & CEO, VEDA
Daniel

Daniel Lorer

Advisory Board Member, Quadrodynamics
Daniel

Daniel Rogoz

Founder, Kinderpedia
Dilyan

Dilyan Dimitrov

Partner, Eleven Ventures
Dimitar

Dimitar Vouldjeff

Co-founder and CEO, Enhancv
Dimitar

Dimitar Savov

Founder & Head of Marketing, Startup Masters
Dimitar

Dimitar Giulev

CEO, Antipodes
Dimitris

Dimitris Polychronopoulos

Oslo Chapter Director, FI Mentor
Dora

Dora Petrova

Founder, FemGems
Dragos

Dragos Preda

Co-Founder & CEO, PrimeRenting
Elena

Elena Nikolova

Community Manager, CEO Angels Club, Co-Founder, ESCREO
Elena

Elena Mlotok

General Manager, Head of EU Newsstand, Amazon
Eli

Eli Zhabevska

Senior Associate, South Central Ventures
Elina

Elina Halatcheva

Managing Director, BirghtCap Ventures
Elitza

Elitza Stoilova

Founder & CEO, Umni.co
Emil

Emil Shekerdzhiiski

FI Mentor
Erik

Erik Barna

CEO and Founder, LIFE IS HARD SA
Evelina

Evelina Necula

Co-Founder, kinderpedia.co
Florin

Florin Grosu

Co -founder, Traderion
Florin

Florin Cioaca

Founder, Traderion
Gabriel

Gabriel Paunescu

CEO, Naologic
Gabriel Alin

Gabriel Alin Zainescu

Founder & CEO, Zainescu Consulting
Galia

Galia Jordanova

CEO, Gaida.ai
George

George Brashnarov

General Manager, Nemetschek OOD Bulgaria
George

George Sidjimkov

General Partner , Sofia Angels Ventures
Georgi

Georgi Milenchev

CEO, Fonio
Georgi

Georgi Malchev

Managing Partner, XploraBG
Georgi

Georgi Ivanov

Founder & CEO, Noble Hire
Georgi

Georgi Kadrev

Co-Founder & CEO, Imagga
Hristo

Hristo Hristov

CEO, Netinfo
Hristo

Hristo Chernev

Founder and CEO, TaxiMe
Hristo

Hristo Neychev

Founder & CEO, Tryad Games
Hristo

Hristo Tenchev

Co-Founder, Softuni
Inga

Inga Driksne

Operations Lead & Advisor, Early stage SaaS startups
Ioan

Ioan Cocan

Managing Partner, Tremend
Iskren

Iskren Mitev

Co-Founder & Wizard of Light-bulb moments, Co-Founder, ESCREO
Ivan

Ivan Bjelajac

CEO, MVP Workshop
Ivan

Ivan Rasic

CEO, LegalTrek
Ivan

Ivan Dzheferov

Community Manager & GM for Bulgaria, Vereign AG
Ivan

Ivan Ivanka

President & CEO, Ivanka Group
Ivaylo

Ivaylo Ivanov

CEO & Co-Founder, SoftConsultGroup
Ivaylo

Ivaylo Slavov

CEO, Bulpros
Ivaylo

Ivaylo Hristov

Founder, DEV.BG
Ivaylo

Ivaylo Simov

Founder, Eleven Ventures
Ivelin

Ivelin Ivanov

founder, ambianic.ai
Ivo

Ivo Vasilev

Founder and CEO, Reloyalty
Ivo

Ivo Radulovski

Partner, Tech Family Ventures
Janet

Janet Todorova

Head of Expansion, Founder Institute
Jivko

Jivko Ivanov

Managing Partner, Simbula Ltd.
Krasimir

Krasimir Nikolov

CEO & Co-founder, Quark VR
Laurentiu

Laurentiu Balasa

Founder, Founder at BookVitals
Leona

Leona Aslanova

Founder and CEO, Innovation Starter Box
Liviu

Liviu Dragan

Founder, DRUID
Lubomila

Lubomila Jordanova

CEO, PlanA.Earth
Lucia

Lucia Cerchlan

Co-Founder, Lumus Investment
Lyubomir

Lyubomir Yanchev

Founder and CEO, MClimate
Malin Iulian

Malin Iulian Stefanescu

President, TechAngels
Mara

Mara Rada

CEO & Chief Naming Strategist, Citronade Naming Agency
Marius

Marius Ursache

CEO & Co-founder, MetaBeta
Marius

Marius Deak

CEO, AVANDOR & Green Pixel
Marius

Marius Dosinescu

CEO, FlorideLux.ro
Mark

Mark Rogers

CEO, Futurist Labs
Marvin

Marvin Liao

Partner & Board Member, GAMEGROOVE Capital
Max

Max Gurvits

Managing Partner, Vitosha Venture Partners
Maya

Maya Zlatanova

Co-Founder & CEO, FindMeCure
Mercedes

Mercedes Bankston

Founder, Jump Start Venture Capital
Mihai

Mihai Sfintescu

Managing Director, Abilito Capital
Mihai

Mihai Rotaru

FOUNDER, CLEVER TAXI
Mihai

Mihai Darzan

Founder, RINGHEL
Mike

Mike Suprovici

Head of Acceleration, VC Lab
Mike

Mike Hapoianu

CEO, Mindspace Romania and Poland
Milen

Milen Ivanov

Managing Partner, Sofia Angels Ventures, Co-Founder, CEO Angels Club
Mirela

Mirela Yordanova

Portfolio Manager, Launchub Ventures
Miroslav

Miroslav Miroslavov

Co-Founder and CEO, OfficeRnD
Miroslav

Miroslav Nedyalkov

Co-founder & CTO, OfficeR&D
Miroslav

Miroslav Nedyalkov

Software Architect & Co-founder, OfficeRnD
Monica

Monica Georgieff

CMO, School Space
Myrto

Myrto Papathanou

Partner, Metavallon VC
Natanail

Natanail Stefanov

FI Mentor
Nathan

Nathan Evans

Co-Founder, fulfin (isarlend GmbH)
Nick

Nick Todorov

Founder & CEO, LimeChain
Nikolai

Nikolai Nedelchev

CEO, Publicis Groupe Bulgaria
Nikolay

Nikolay Yarmov

Founder and CEO, CEED
Nina

Nina Nikolikj

SwissEP Program Officer, Swisscontact
Ovi

Ovi Negrean

Chief Executive Bee, SocialBee.io
Patritsiya

Patritsiya Kostadinova

FI Mentor
Pavel

Pavel Kaminsky

Founder & CEO, 7Security Ltd
Pavlina

Pavlina Dzhartova

COO, HyperAspect
Petar

Petar Zaharinov

CTO, DiFOLD
Peter

Peter Lozanov

Co-founder and CEO, BattlePass Studio
Petko

Petko Karamotchev

FI Mentor
Radoslav

Radoslav Stankov

Head of engineering, Product Hunt
Radoslav

Radoslav Nikolov

Managing Director, SAP Labs Bulgaria
Radostina

Radostina Tsenova

Lead Manager of Tech Tour Investors Club, Tech Tour
Radoy

Radoy Stoyanov

FSI Leader, DIGITALL
Radu

Radu Ionicioiu

National Quantum Coordinator, Romanian Quantum Network
Radu

Radu Ticiu

Co-Founder, Growceanu Angel Investment
Razvan

Razvan Dinu

Founder, RoboSelf
Ricardo

Ricardo Monagas

CTO, TotalCtrl
Rina

Rina Onur

General Partner, 500 Istanbul
Ruben

Ruben Seoane

CEO, Damocles Analytics
Rumen

Rumen Iliev

Partner, LAUNCHub
Ryan

Ryan Riegg

Director, Aion Associates
Salim

Salim Virani

Founder, Source Institute
Sam

Sam Olawale

Founder, DGL
Sasha

Sasha Bezuhanova

Founder and Chairperson, MoveBG
Sergiu

Sergiu Gîdei

Founder, Boanță, Gîdei și Asociații
Stanislav

Stanislav Sirakov

Partner, LAUNCHub
Stefan

Stefan Vladimirov

Creative Director, monolig.
Stefano

Stefano Glauser

Founder, Startup Jam
Svetla

Svetla Simidchieva

Founder and CEO, Placement Feed
Svetlin

Svetlin Nakov

Co-founder, Software University Ltd.
Svetoslav

Svetoslav Dimov

CEO, DEV.BG
Svetozar

Svetozar Georgiev

Co-Founder, Telerik, Telerik Academy, Campus X
Tatyana

Tatyana Mitkova

Co-Founder and CEO, ClaimCompass
Teodor

Teodor Rachev

founder & CEO, Hobo
Teodor

Teodor Panayotov

CEO, CourseDot
Teodora

Teodora Donkin

Founder & Attorney-at-Law, "Donkin & Partners"​ Law Firm
Thibaut

Thibaut Taittinger

Founder & CEO, Puzl CowOrKing
Till

Till Kaestner

COO, Found & Hunter GmbH
Todor

Todor Kolev

Founder and CEO, Farstar
Valentin

Valentin Mihov

CTO, Santiment
Vasile

Vasile Tamas

CEO, Beez
Vassil

Vassil Popovski

CEO & Co-founder, Connecto.ai (Acquired by Leanplum)
Victor

Victor Schiller

President, R Cubed Group
Viktor

Viktor Bilyanski

Chief Technology Officer, ScaleFocus
Viktor

Viktor Petrov

Co-Founder & COO, Crypto APIs
Vladimir

Vladimir Rusev

Regional Manager Eastern Europe, Turkey and Israel, Leanplum
Volen

Volen Vulkov

Co-Founder, Enhancv
Xenia

Xenia Muntean

Founder, Planable
Yasen

Yasen Rusev

Co- Founder & CEO, Escreo
Yavor

Yavor Gochev

Investment Manager, Innovation Capital
Zoya

Zoya Todorova

Partner, Dimitrov, Petrov & Co. Law Firm

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