Cornel Chiriac, MBA ’12
Founding Partner, 2050 Capital
Cornel is the founding partner of 2050 Capital, syndicate lead and early stage venture investor. Cornel focuses on deep tech enterprise software and biotech. 2050 invested in 30+ ventures, with 70% of the startups raising up-rounds of Series A – E. Cornel serves on several boards and advisory committees.
Complementary to 2050 Cap, Cornel heads the Chicago Booth Angels London chapter, was instrumental to scaling the investment group globally, and is involved with various University of Chicago venture initiatives.
In his earlier career Cornel built and scaled two entrepreneurship ventures in the USA to multi-million exits, was a strategy and deal consultant with L.E.K. in London, and a corporate VC with the World Gold Council. Cornel remains involved with Fieldstone Capital as a director and head of energy technology ventures. Prior to settling in London, Cornel lived and worked in the USA for over a decade and in China and Southeast Asia for four years.
Cornel earned a MBA from Chicago Booth.