Vicent Petrescu


Vicent is the CEO of, a Texas crowdfunding portal, but he has experienced all aspects of startups. He’s been part of startups that failed, been a CFO with a fast-growing startup, and involved in turnaround with a business in steep decline.

He is a CPA, CDMA, and PMI Agile Certified Practitioner, who also has a Masters in Civil Engineering, an MBA and Masters in Strategic Management. He likes to mention that he is also a dropout: He quit (2012) a PhD program in Management from Aston University - United Kingdom, however he did not quit soon enough so they gave him a Postgraduate Certificate in Business Research and Consultancy.