Alexis Bonte (34) is the co-founder and CEO of eRepublik Labs. eRepublik (one of the top 25 European start ups according to TechCrunch) is transforming the way strategy games are created, distributed and played by leveraging the power of communities and the Web.
eRepublik.com its first massive online social strategy game, is set in a mirror version of the real world and launched in November 2007. eRepublik.com was a prize winner in the LeWeb3 start-up competition in 2007 as well as the TechCrunch FOWA competition in 2008 and was recognized by AlwayOn has one of the top 100 Private companies in the world in 2009. eRepublik was also a Webby Awards nominee in 2009 and 2010.
Prior to eRepublik, Alexis was with lastminute.com for 6 years right up to its 1b$ trade sale to Sabre in 2005.
Alexis is also the non-executive chairman of the video and music centred online community trilulilu.ro, the n’1 Romanian website. Alexis holds a BA Honours Degree in International Business & Languages from the European Business School (London), he is a sailing national champion (Portugal) and is fluent in 5 languages.
A great team and in particular an entrepreneur I like and want to see grow.
General management, people management, strategy, culture change, online and offline marketing, PR, business development, entrepreneurship, international development, online media market, commercial sales, e-tourism, online games, social games, pharmaceutical industry, Southern and Eastern Europe, South America.
Trilulilu.ro (1,3 million), eRepublik.com (250.000), Livra.com (20.000), intellego.fr (15.000), Fitnesskit.com (80.000), 123flori.ro (10.000)
I am investing:
My own money
Sectors I'm interested in investing:
Gaming, Mobile, e-Commerce & events, Social networks & groups