Got a great idea? George Popescu’s LunaCap Ventures wants to hear about it

New York. The Big Apple, the world’s melting pot where great minds come together, and nowadays an increasingly important center of fintech innovation. On October 1 this year, George Popescu, a renowned academic who was one of the very first entrepreneurs to take the retail FX technology business into the global mainstream with the establishment […]

Got a great idea?

New York. The Big Apple, the world’s melting pot where great minds come together, and nowadays an increasingly important center of fintech innovation.

On October 1 this year, George Popescu, a renowned academic who was one of the very first entrepreneurs to take the retail FX technology business into the global mainstream with the establishment in 2007 of brokerage solutions provider and inter-broker dealer Boston Technologies, is continuing to encourage the thought leaders to come forward.

Mr. Popescu’s venture capital firm LunaCap Ventures is holding a startup pitch event alongside four other companies, namely Scout Ventures, KEC Ventures, Turtle Bay Capital and District Co-Work at 1204 Broadway , New York, hosted at District Co-Working space.

To register please click here.

Startup pitchThe event’s format will involve allowing companies to pitch their idea, and provide a 5-10 minute Q&A session with the panelists and the audience. During the pitch, startup entrepreneurs are encouraged to raise any obstacles or barriers that they experienced, in order that these can potentially be resolved by experienced potential backers or delegates.

Mr. Popescu explained to FinanceFeeds that the event “is an occasion to attract attention on startups and maybe even gain an investment for those looking to further their innovation. It is open to the public so all interested parties can feel free to come and watch, network and potentially learn from the pitches.”

Indeed, Mr. Popescu’s experience in this direction is extensive. Following his sale and exit from Boston Technologies in 2014, he returned to academia as Startup Mentor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), one of the world’s finest educational establishments from which he holds a Master of Science degree in Material Science, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science, as well as a previous Master Degree in Science, among several other formal qualifications from various educational establishments worldwide.

Being a Partner at LunaCap Ventures, and CEO of Backed, which is an online marketplace aiming at lending capital to responsible young borrowers, Mr. Popescu is well positioned to ensure that his own entrepreneurial spirit is conveyed to tomorrow’s leaders who will contribute to the modernity of industry.

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