Rares Lupascu (born 1980) is a Romanian entrepreneur and software engineer. He is the founder and CTO of several technology companies including Wryst, ideomaker, and Wowzaaa.
Early life and Education
Lupascu was born in 1980 in Brasov, Romania. He studied computer science at Transilvania University of Brasov, graduating in 2004.
After graduating, Lupascu started his career at Vodafone in 2004 as a customer service representative. He then worked as a scriptwriter and data processor at Ipsos Interactive Services from 2005 to 2009. During this time, he was promoted to manager due to his performance.
In 2009, Lupascu left Ipsos to pursue freelance software development. He worked on static and dynamic website projects for a variety of clients over the next decade. His technical skills include front-end development, backend development, mobile app development, AWS, and Google APIs.
In 2016, Lupascu founded the web development agency Wowzaaa. The company creates custom software solutions for clients using modern technologies like blockchain, AWS, and React Native. In 2018, Lupascu co-founded ideomaker, another software company focused on developing innovative tools and platforms.
In 2020, Lupascu served as CTO of Wryst, a startup aimed at revolutionizing hand hygiene. He helped build their product and raise seed funding.
Lupascu is considered an expert in full-stack development and continues to work on new venture projects related to software engineering and technology.