Social Gaming Expert, Entrepreneur & Angel Investor. He handcrafted and self-published titles that reached millions of players throughout the world.
Cristi Badea is a 30yo serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is the founder of several global tech businesses, including MavenHut – a company that creates games which are currently played by more than 50M active users. He created from scratch, with limited resources, a company that reached the top 5 gaming companies in Europe that published titles on Facebook. After a partial exit from MavenHut, he’s now involved as an angel investor in other non-tech ventures (food, fashion, real-estate). He is a limited partner in a $120M fund that invests in over 150 new startups per year. Cristi is an active mentor for startups and he serves as a board member for the largest mentorship program for young people in Romania. He is educated at Haas School of Business (University of California, Berkeley) and a frequent speaker at different tech events across the world. He was featured on several business magazines covers and was awarded Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year (by Ernst & Young) and selected as one of Forbes’ 30 under 30.