Tag: Early Game Ventures

Office Hours w/ Dan Calugareanu, Partner la Early Game Ventures

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup or advice on how to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Dan Calugareanu, Managing Partner at Early Game Ventures, taking place on Wednesday, October 14, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

About the guest

Dan is Managing Partner at Early Game Ventures. Humble, curious, open-minded, enthusiastic. Ask for hard work and respect. Always happy to work in a team, as a team. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, E-commerce, Business Development, and Entrepreneurship.

 

 

About the office hours

Dan is an experienced investor and he will be able to help you with:

  • Valuable feedback for your startup
  • What you need to do in order to be investable by Early Game Ventures
  • How to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead

 

Applications are opened by October 13 at 14:00.

After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the guest and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the Zoom call.

 

We recommend these 3 steps to make the most out of this meeting:

  1. Check out all the details about Dan and Early Game Ventures
  2. Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in maximum 5 minutes
  3. Prepare to talk about why you are looking for an investment right now and why you are a suitable candidate for an investment! 

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How should founders adapt w/ Cristian Munteanu, Managing Partner of Early Game Ventures

For all tech founders out there: join us for a discussion on what is happening in the investment ecosystem. RSVP and let’s meet online on Monday, April 6 starting at 17:00!

 

About the event

Cristian is the Founder and Managing Partner of Early Game Ventures, a tech entrepreneur with a marketing and creative background, a Certified Professional Scrum Master I, a PhocusWright scholar, a skydiver, wingsuit flyer, BASE jumper, Porsche fan, anime lover, Starcraft player.

In the first 30 minutes, we will discuss about the investor reaction to the new business landscape, where is the ecosystem heading in the following months and what are the plans at Early Game Ventures. 

We will then move to the Q&A session, for which please write your questions in the registration form.

Register to the event and you will get the Google Meet link to the call.

This discussion will be moderated by Liviu Cadariu, the Events Manager at TechHub Bucharest. 

 

Agenda 

  • 17:00 – 17:30 Fireside chat on the investment ecosystem
  • 17:30 – 18:00 Q&A session

 

Some basic rules to follow during the call

✍️ Post your questions in the chat and the moderator will pass them on to the guest

🔇 Use the mute button at your site to prevent transmitting background noise

 👉 Do not multi-task (do other work) during the meeting

🤫 Find a quiet space to participate

📣 Speak up to get attention if you (really) have something to say

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Can you be the founder of the next big fintech startup?

This event is for all professionals in the financial sector with an interest in technology, aspiring entrepreneurs that are looking for opportunities in fintech and founders of fintech startups. RSVP here to confirm your seat for April 17, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

The purpose of this meetup is to help you:

  1. Discover how to come up with great ideas that can change the financial world
  2. See the opportunities that will help you validate your fintech idea and turn it into a startup
  3. Network with like-minded people from the fintech community

 

Event agenda  

  • 18:30 – 19:00 –  Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:40 –  How to come up with fintech startup ideas investors are looking for today Cristian Munteanu Managing Partner at Early Game Ventures

The financial industry is ripe for disruption but not every startup founder comes with a background in banking, payments or trading. However, don’t let this fact be discouraging! Your experience from other industries can bring a fresh perspective to the table.

This year Early Game Ventures led a 650k Euro investment round in Romanian fintech startup SymphoPay, the middleware platform that adds marketing capabilities and analytics to all existing POS devices turning them into actual computers.

  • 19:40 – 20:00 – How can Elevator Lab Bootcamp help you validate and develop you fintech startup ideaVlad Stanilescu Chief Digital Officer at Raiffeisen Bank

Elevator Lab Bootcamp is an educational program aimed at helping aspiring entrepreneurs understand what it takes to build a fintech startup and how they can turn their fintech startup idea into an MVP. Vlad will address any questions regarding the program.

  • 20:00 – 21:00 – Drinks and networking

 

About our speakers

Cristian Munteanu is the Founder and Managing Partner of Early Game Ventures. He is a tech entrepreneur with a marketing and creative background, a Certified Professional Scrum Master I, a PhocusWright scholar, a skydiver, wingsuit flyer, BASE jumper, Porsche fan, anime lover, Starcraft player.

Vlad Stanilescu is Chief Digital Officer (CDO) at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. Vlad is part of digital transformation initiatives in banking and leader in Product Management, IT and Telecom Engineering/Operations and Customer Experience areas. At all times he is looking to generate meaningful improvements and to challenge the status quo.

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3 early-stage VC funds will answer your questions

Come to discuss with representatives from 3 Venture Capital funds that are active in the Central an Eastern Europe. RSVP here to save your seat on March 12, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Early Game Ventures is hosting a panel of VCs active in Central and Eastern Europe.

Partners in three early-stage VCs will talk about their investment thesis, what they are looking to invest into, how much and in exchange for what. The representatives of Early Game Ventures, 500 Istanbul and Buran Venture Capital will then answer questions from the audience.

Networking, pizza, and craft beer will close the evening. All founders at heart are welcome.

About the VC funds

Early Game Ventures is an early-stage VC fund investing in startups that jumpstart new industries in the emerging markets of Europe.

500 Istanbul is a seed fund under the broader 500 Startups network that invests in early-stage technology companies from Southeast Europe and Turkey, and aims to back entrepreneurs with a global vision, be the first institutional money in and help them scale internationally by using 500 Startups’s expertise and network.

Buran VC  is a Series A focussed fund that invests into companies with founders from Eastern Europe and Israel.

About the speakers

Cristian Munteanu is the Founder and Managing Partner of Early Game Ventures, a tech entrepreneur with a marketing and creative background, a Certified Professional Scrum Master I, a PhocusWright scholar, a skydiver, wingsuit flyer, BASE jumper, Porsche fan, anime lover, Starcraft player.

Enis Hulli is a Partner at 500 Startups Istanbul, educated as an engineer he has a firm grasp of the technological aspect of the startup world and the ambition and knowledge to see the global potential in the regional startup scene. He aims to cultivate and grow the startup ecosystem, help talented entrepreneurs of the broader region in building explosive businesses that will integrate with Silicon Valley.

Marton Medveczky is an Investment Associate within Buran responsible for CEE countries within Buran. Marton has a background in M&A with KPMG, worked in as Sales Head for Hungary in Docplanner and also came up with the idea of Central European Startup Awards – now a leading CEE startup event.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:10 Welcome speech by Cristian Munteanu, Managing Partner — Early Game Ventures
  • 19:10 – 20:10 Panel discussions
  • 20:10 – 20:40 Q&A
  • 20:40 – 21:30 Networking, pizza, craft beer

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to 3 early-stage VC funds will answer your questions.

 

TechSociety

This event is hosted through TechSociety, an initiative that aims to grow the local tech community stronger by providing free event space, as well as logistical and communication support, to all people that organize free tech-related events.

Thinking about organizing a meetup or an event for the tech community out there? Join TechSociety, and we’ll help you out! All you have to do is submit the registration form available on our website, and we’ll get back to you to set all the details straight!

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How to come up with a great idea for a startup

Join this workshop if you are looking for a startup idea or are currently an early-stage startup founder. Sign-up here to save your spot on February 19, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

TechHub Bucharest and Early Game Ventures are organizing a “How to” workshop for all those that are involved in a startup or just planning to launch one.

More often than not, founders waste a lot of resources, time, money, energy, and emotions on ideas too small, half-baked or simply born dead. Want to avoid that? Come find out how to think of a new startup idea that can make a difference for yourself and for the world.

The workshop will cover concepts like venture returns, value proposition, clarity, perspective and will introduce 5 ways to organize your thoughts to find the next big thing.

This is going to be an interactive session, so make sure to bring your questions and be ready to be challenged throughout the workshop.

 

About the speaker

Early Game Ventures is an early-stage VC fund also running an acceleration program. Cristian Munteanu is the Founder and Managing Partner of Early Game Ventures, a tech entrepreneur with a marketing and creative background, a Certified Professional Scrum Master I, a PhocusWright scholar, a skydiver, wingsuit flyer, BASE jumper, Porsche fan, anime lover, Starcraft player.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 20:00 “How to” workshop with Cristi Munteanu
  • 20:00 20:30 Q&A session
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking

 

Registration

Sign-up here to confirm your attendance to How to think of a great idea for a startup.

 

TechSociety

This event is hosted through TechSociety, an initiative that aims to grow the local tech community stronger by providing free event space, as well as logistical and communication support, to all people that organize free tech-related events.

Thinking about organizing a meetup or an event for the tech community out there? Join TechSociety, and we’ll help you out! All you have to do is submit the registration form available on our website, and we’ll get back to you to set all the details straight!

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