Co-founder and COO @ Blink
Andrei is a co-founder and COO of Blink, a fintech startup based in Palo Alto, with offices in Bucharest and London. Blink’s mission is to revolutionize the way we pay for and consume online content. The company is building a digital wallet to enable seamless payments for news, video, photos and other types of content, in a frictionless experience. Currently, Blink is focused on helping the news industry, offering solutions for paying by the article and one click subscriptions. The company was incorporated in 2018 and it has been growing ever since, expanding its team with highly experienced software engineers.
Prior to Blink, Andrei co-founded another start-up, CS Academy – a competitive programming platform that organized algorithmic competitions for students all around the world. Andrei’s responsibilities included coordinating the scientific committee and building educational software tools.
Andrei is a Forbes Romania 30 under 30 winner and he is also an International Olympiad in Informatics silver medalist.
One of Andrei’s favourite pastimes is to beat Ion Petcu J at office board games.