Stefano Bargagni is the Cynny founder. He’s an Italian Citizen with Romanian passport. In 1993 he’s created CHL, most likely the first ecommerce in the world, 1 year before Amazon.
He was born in Florence in 1958, is began his own hardware projects in the field of sound and radio frequency during the advent of private radio FM stations in the 70´s. In 1979 he starts programming in assembler completely absorbed by the new, young IT world. Over the next 15 years, moving often in Germany and Taiwan, leads several industrial projects based on hardware and software technologies such as the design and production of the computer Frael Bruc 100. In 1994 was the founder and president of CHL, the first e-commerce platform in Europe, going in IPO only after 6 years, on June 2000. In those years he ran also 2 start ups in the USA Pride Inc. and Activei Inc. importing and assembling in SV custom made hardware products from Taiwan. In software field, one single licence of his proprietary e-commerce platform was sold for 6M$ to the Spanish group Altadis y Cortefiel (4200B$ group).
Managing a high growth in revenues and organization, in 2000, Stefano during CHL’s initial public offering, led road shows and many investment and media meetings all around Europe.