Since 2012, she has been developing fundraising infrastructure and attracting investment for emerging projects. With Maria’s lead, Boomstarter has grown to become Eastern Europe’s largest crowdfunding engine for technological and business projects. Maria helped launch over 700 successful startups with a total value over 4 million US dollars. For the past three years, Maria has been also doing fundraising for charity foundations and civil society initiatives. Maria is a certified fundraising professional and a leading global crowdfunding expert.