Alexis Bonte is the co-founder and CEO of eRepublik Labs.
eRepublik Labs (one of the top 25 European start ups according to TechCrunch) is crafting game worlds for true gamers.
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. In December 2013, eRepublik.com reached 5 million registered player.
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 entertainement website and of Zonga.fm a music streaming app whose main partner is Vodafone. He is also a recognized speaker & panelist (CEBIT, La Red Innova, Games Gone Wild, Gamelab, Interactive Entertainment Summit, FICOD, GDC Europe etc.) and guest lecturer on Internet start ups and online games at several Universities.
Alexis holds a BA Honours Degree in International Business & Languages from the European Business School (London), he is a sailing national champion (Portugal) was selected as a Young Global Leader (YGL) in 2012 by the World Economic Forum (Davos) and is fluent in 5 languages.
"The Europas" - The TechCrunch Europe Awards 2009 – honored the best tech companies and startups across the web and mobile scene from across the continent of Europe. Over 400 entrants were voted on by the industry, expert advisors and the public.
Start-Up 100 is an attempt to create the most authoritative and trustworthy ranking of promising technology start-ups in Europe. eRepublik was been nominated in the "Gaming, Virtual worlds" category among other 12 candidates.