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Chris Wolfel

Head of Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation

Christopher J. Wolfel is Head of Entrepreneurship and Venture Creation at the Roux Institute, where he is charged with catalyzing and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem throughout Maine. Wolfel has been involved with early-stage startups, incubators, and accelerators for over a decade and is an active startup advisor and mentor. Prior to his role at the Roux Institute, Wolfel co-founded two software companies, Mavrck, a venture backed influencer marketing software platform and Helpful, a community enablement software. He has a bachelor’s in Business Administration from Northeastern University and lives in Falmouth with his wife and young son.