Cristian Dascalu

Cristian Dascalu

GapMinder VC Partner, Entrepreneur passionate about Digital Transformation
Financial • Marketing
Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • Accounting
  • Advertising
  • Finance
  • Hardware
  • Marketing
  • Backend
  • Business
  • CSS
  • Data Science
  • Database Admin
  • DevOps
  • Digital Strategy
  • Engineering
  • Front-end Development
  • Growth Hacking
  • Investment Advisory
  • Investments
  • Investor Relations
  • Investors
  • Mobile Development
  • New Business Development
  • Open Innovation
  • Operations
  • Product
  • Sales Management
  • Sales/Bus Dev
  • Social Media
  • Start-ups
  • System Administration
  • Team Leadership
  • UI/UX Design
  • Venture Capital
  • Web Development
GapMinder Venture Partners

Partner @GapMinder Venture Partners • Co-Founder

Dec '17 - Present (1 year 1 month)

Gapminder VC

Partner @Gapminder VC

We fund disruptive technologies, daring ideas and strong leaders

Dec '17 - Present (1 year 1 month)

SprintPoint Innovation Studio

Founding Partner @SprintPoint Innovation Studio • Co-Founder

Market Access & Sales for Tech Products

Mar '14 - Present (4 years 10 months)

StartUp Transilvania Center

CEO @StartUp Transilvania Center • Co-Founder

Innovation Center, Digital Incubation & Acceleration

Apr '13 - Oct '17 (4 years 6 months)

ClujHUB CoWorking & Digital Center

Founding Partner @ClujHUB CoWorking & Digital Center • Co-Founder

Digital Centric HUB for Tekkies & Freelancers, Startups & Creatives

Nov '12 - Oct '17 (4 years 11 months)


CEO @ParkUP • Co-Founder

ParkUp is your Smart City system for gated parking discovery&administration

Jan '15 - Dec '16 (1 year 11 months)

Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” din Cluj-Napoca

Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” din Cluj-Napoca

Master in Economy in Faculty of Economics - Strategies and policies in marketing and management 2007 - 2008

Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” din Cluj-Napoca

Universitatea „Babeș-Bolyai” din Cluj-Napoca

Economist in Faculty of Economics - The economy of services, tourism & commerce 2003 - 2007


Vlad Ciurca Specification Engineer at Telenav recommended ParkUP where Cristian is Co-Founder

Great team. Worth looking into!

Fabio Carati Advisor at Cryptolab recommended ClujHUB CoWorking & Digital Center where Cristian is Co-Founder

Cristian is a creative communicator and a Leader in the startup community in Cluj Napoca. His entrepreneurial approach and spirit involves and creates motivation for young entrepreneurs and startups. His work is central to help the Cluj ecosystem to become an Innovation Hub in Europe.

Sabrina Herlo Community Catalyst at Impact Hub Network recommended ClujHUB CoWorking & Digital Center where Cristian is Co-Founder

ClujHUB is a pioneer in the local innovation market.
A hub in its truest sense: a place where people come to seek inspiration, innovation catalysts and avantgarde business directions.

Ioan-Alexandru Drăgan Advisor at StartUp Transilvania Center recommended ClujHUB CoWorking & Digital Center where Cristian is Co-Founder

Cristian is an enthusiastic community builder. His entrepreneurial skills positively impact our city and accelerates building of specialised communities. His organising and leading skills shaped out some of the most effervescent events in the region.