Mavrck’s Christopher Wolfel Named to BetaBoston’s “25 Under 25″

Mavrck Co-Founder and CRO is among BetaBoston’s 25 Most Innovative People Under 25 of 2015

chrisfaceBetaBoston, the Boston Globe’s destination for the latest innovation and tech news in the Boston area, today announced Mavrck co-founder and CRO, Christopher Wolfel, among its 2015 ‘25 Most Innovative People Under 25’ honorees.

Wolfel is noted as one of the few 25-year-old co-founders and CROs in the city. In the past year, Wolfel has helped lead Mavrck through Techstars and Masschallenge and finished a round of series A funding, raising $2.5 million.

“It’s an honor to be selected with these 24 incredible individuals,” said Wolfel. “I’m thankful to all of the Mavrck team and everyone who has helped me get to this point that I have reached in my career. I look forward to continuing to innovate and contribute as much as possible to the Boston community as I push forward.”

This year’s winners also include fellow startup leaders and Northeastern alums Julian Jung, founder and CEO of Tablelist, Laura Marelic, founder and CEO of Scout, and Benjamin Anderson, co-founder and CEO of Amino Apps. Honorees were recognized as a “young person who’s full of potential, someone brimming with ideas and ambitions who you know you’re going to be keeping track of for years to come.” The full list is available here.

Wolfel is also a board member of Northeastern’s IDEA, the university’s venture accelerator, and a strategic advisor for Youth Cities, a program that provides education, mentorship, a wide network of contacts, funding, and real-life application opportunities in the areas of entrepreneurship and community-building.

BetaBoston’s 25 Under 25 list is a user-submitted contest that occurs annually. All entries are screened by the BetaBoston editorial team for appropriateness of content as part of the preliminary judging process and measured according to these five factors:

  • Achievement: What has this individual already accomplished? What sets them apart in a city full of talent?
  • Potential: Does this individual show promise to continue breaking new ground in their field?
  • Impact: Will this individual have a large impact not just in their area, but on the world?
  • Leadership: Has this individual demonstrated that they can not only just achieve, but bring out the best in those around them?
  • Innovation: Will this person’s work inspire those around them to live, work, play, and think about our city?

About Mavrck 
Mavrck’s social influence marketing platform powers premier consumer brands to drive more sales on social media. The company’s proprietary influencer activation engine is trusted by major brands including Sears and Unilever to identify and activate their most influential customers across social networks at scale. For more information, please visit or email

Author Liz Gottbrecht

Director of Marketing at Mavrck, otherwise found dancing.

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We all know word-of-mouth is the most effective form of marketing, but word-of-mouth automation at scale has always been a challenge. At Mavrck, we harness the power of human-to-human marketing at scale by tapping into your most valuable asset: existing customers with influence.

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