Founding Partner
GapMinder Venture Partners

Investor and adviser in early-stage technology companies. Recently invested in some of the newest high-growth tech startups from CEE - FintechOS, TypingDNA, DruidAI, Cartloop.

A passion for innovation, growth, and change in the ecosystem

Dan Mihăescu is a highly experienced senior executive with an excellent track record as CEO in IT&C, with multiple M&A missions, various Non-Exec Board and Advisory roles. He is the founder and Managing Director of GapMinder, a Venture Capital Fund, targeting IT Software and Services start-ups in Romania and Central Eastern Europe.

As a venture capitalist, Dan’s mission is to breach the gap between the two worlds: the innovation and creativity of the Romanian startups that are building the next 20 years of technology and the world of financing and knowledge that can help such companies to evolve.

During his career, Dan has been part of the executive board of Microsoft Romania, after running the DX Team responsible for Start-ups and ISVs. He acted as CEO of GTS in Romania, Bulgaria & Moldova for 12 years and 1 year as M&A and Business Development Director of UPC / LGI. Since then, Dan has migrated from the corporate world to Adviser, Board Director and/or Investor roles, in a number of tech start-ups.

Dan is a well-known investor in a number of High Tech Start-ups, with extensive experience in Deal origination, M&A transactions, business turnaround, and venture acceleration.

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