Adrian Pica

Adrian Pica

Founder & CEO at

Startupbootcamp FoodTech Rome Mentor

I am an expert in lean startup, MVP creation, validation and customer discovery. I do workshops on these area in various accelerators and universities. Also, I do pitch training at several accelerators and startup competitions. I can also advise on communication/PR and social media strategy. 

Adrian is the founder of, a news/media outlet that covers tech and startups in the CEE region. He also founded Oblico (, a location based networking app for events and conferences, a project that came out of a Startup Weekend, was part of the TechPeaks accelerator and received a grant from Telecom Italia.

He’s a mentor at Spherik accelerator, Sprint Point accelerator and Innovation labs, speaker at various conferences such as InfoShare, Wolves Summit, Rockit, Maastricht Entrepreneurship Week and Web2Day and doing early stage startups workshops at various events and universities such as: Trento University, Bolzano University, Maastricht University, Timisoara West University and Cluj University.

Currently he’s also working on changing the way people interact with their cars as Product Manager at Telenav INC. He is a former restaurant owner, lean startup fan and experienced in pitch training and public speaking, organizer and global facilitator at Startup Weekend, and ambassador at Central European Startup Awards.