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Our goal is to make the site valuable for fellow entrepreneurs who are fighting their way to success on a daily basis by supplying them with valuable data, connections, knowledge and community.
Partnership of the ANSYS Startup Program
We are proud to be an official partner of the ANSYS® Startup Program. Our project would not be able to develop without ANSYS support and trust. ANSYS Inc. has been identified as one of the world’s most innovative companies by globally recognized media outlets such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazine. ANSYS provides eligible startups around the world with access to cutting-edge engineering simulation software at a fraction of the commercial price. Startups can find out if they are eligible and learn more about the ANSYS® startup program here.
About the Team:
We started working on the project in 2014, and it has been a fun ride, as we are a bootstrapped startup just like most of the startups in the world.
Eli David is a our nomadic CEO. He is a Certified Public Accountant, Economist, and an MBA graduate with work experience in such firms as KPMG and BDO. Eli is a digital nomad constantly changing locations in the last 5 years (More on the nomadic lifestyle can be read in Eli’s Blog)
Roderick Warren is our co-founder from Zurich, Switzerland. Roderick has worked for various technology companies such as Oracle and Sun Micro-systems. Before entering into the Tech industry, Roderick was a Specialist in Fire Protection and Emergency Management working on assignments in conflict places such as Iraq and Kosovo.
Or Hillel is StartupBlink’s Partnerships manager with over a decade of experience in high-level digital marketing. He is a startup enthusiast and co-founder of several projects around the world.
Jiah Kim is the principal attorney for Jiah Kim & Associates and a legal advisor for StartupBlink.
She has worked in New York law firms before starting her own and working with her favorite clients, international startups. She continues to travel learning about different laws, eating lots of great food, and meeting awesome people.
Sapir Shpigel is also a consultant for the StartupBlink Coworking Community Program. She’s an Israel-based entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of MERKSPACE. MERKSPACE was a dream of Shpigel when she was the head of her own startup, Fiterz. It’s a fresh, community-based workspace that actually provides value to its residents, while maintaining a great atmosphere.
Gerardo is a software engineer turned entrepreneur. He has lived as an expat in various corners of the world since 2005, and created both the International Schools Database and Expatistan.com to help make life easier for future expats.
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Active Community Leaders:
StartupBlink is running a global City leaders program. Here are a few of our most active exclusive city leaders around the world:
Catherine Chan is our leader in Hong Kong. She is passionate about in helping startup entrepreneurs achieve their business goals, networking and sharing ideas to facilitate resource sharing, brainstorming business ideas. Cathrine worked in Freight forwarding logistics industry and also had some experience in IT industry.
Bruce is the VP of Sales and Marketing for a Hardware Startup called Onion. Founded at Techstars/Boston, Onion has a charter to be the invention platform for the Internet of Things (IoT). Onion makes development kits based on a tiny wireless Linux computer module and has recently launched a consumer electronics product on Kickstarter. Previous to this, Bruce has held sales management and business development positions in the Boston area for various small and large semiconductor chip companies.
Marina Sciarrino is our leader in Milan, Italy. She is passionate about learning and innovation and co-founder of the startup Brandorbi, the platform for phygital influence marketing.