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Regional Fintech Opportunities

Are there any opportunities for fintech startups in our region? RSVP here to save your spot and see how the life of a fintech entrepreneur is on September 11 starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Join us to see what ups and downs need fintech entrepreneurs from 3 countries to overcome, and what is their motivation to go further.

During the evening we will have 3 fintech startups present how they help people get easy access to money and make a smart investment, how farmers can get a finance for their fertilizers, seeds, chemicals, etc. and pay after harvest, or how they can help SMEs see how their financial situation looks like and plan their future actions and investments. 

The panel will be moderated by Oana Cosman, Online Editor @start-up.ro.

 

About the speakers and their startups

Pavel Novac is the CTO of Fagura, a P2P Lending Marketplace and General Manager at SensMedia, an IT outsourcing company. He studied Computer Science at Technical University of Moldova. After 5 years of experience in online media, 4 years ago he founded SensMedia, a team of qualified engineers that build web and mobile applications for media, advertising and fintech industries and also starting 2 internal statups: Zazzymail.com and DataMinerio. In the beginning of 2018, his team started to build the IT platform of Fagura, a P2P lending marketplace that connecting people looking for loans at a lower interest rate than the financial market and investors interested in a more consistent returns than bank deposits.

Mehmet Memecan, the CEO of Tarfin, is on a mission to help Turkey’s substantial agricultural population access affordable financing for all of their farms’ needs. He is the founder of Tarfin, the country’s first tech-based financing platform for the agricultural sector. After he graduated Georgetown University, Mehmet was busy overseeing the global trade of fertilizers at one of the world’s top trading companies.

Cristi Bârlădeanu is a Co-Founder and CEO of ThinkOut,  the online platform that delivers financial analysis and forecasting for SMEs in just a few minutes, based on the transaction history from their bank accounts.

 

Agenda

 

RSVP here and to save your front row place!

Bucharest, community, fintech, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, Raiffeisen, startup, startups, TechHub, techhub bucharest

#RevRally Bucharest 3.0

If you’d like to gain a better understanding of how to shape the social media & content strategy for a high-growth startup or you just want to join Revolut as they celebrate 50.000 users in Romania, then #RevRally 3.0 is just for you. Seats are limited and they sell out fast, so hurry up and get your free ticket now!
About the event
 
Back in May, Revolut was setting up operations on the Romanian market. Today they are celebrating an important milestone in their local growth: 50,000 users in Romania trust Revolut with their money. They couldn’t have grown so fast without the support and active involvement of their community, so they invite you to celebrate this achievement together. During #RevRally 3.0 they will present their evolution so far and what comes next, they will discuss their strategic plans for Romania going forward, as well as discuss about the new product functionalities that will be released soon.
The special guest of the evening is Robert Brăileanu, Global Content Manager, who will discuss about Revolut’s content & social media strategy in a fireside chat moderated by Oana Coșman, Senior Editor Start-up.ro.
Event agenda
  • 18:30 – 19:00 Participants arrival
  • 19:00 – 19:15 “Revolut in Romania & worldwide. What’s next?” by Irina Scarlat, Country Manager
  • 19:15 – 19:45 “Revolut’s social media & content strategy”. Fireside chat with Rob Braileanu, Global Content Manager, moderated by Oana Coșman, Senior Editor Start-up.ro
  • 19:45 – 20:00 Q&A
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Networking over beers
RSVP now to save one of the limited seats available!

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!

Bucharest, community, fintech, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Elevator Lab Challenge – Demo Night

The finalists of the Elevator Lab Challenge will be showcasing their fintech solutions for a chance to win the 7000 € cash prizes. RSVP here to save your front row place on June 28, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

During the evening we will have 6 fintech startups take the stage to present their product in order to get early feedback from a panel of industry experts and an informed and interested audience while competing for the Elevator Lab Challenge prizes.

The winning team will receive a 5000 € cash prize, a WILD CARD for the last selection round of the RBI Group’s acceleration program Elevator Lab and a trip to Vienna for a pitch training before the last selection round. The jury will also select the local hero team that will be awarded a 2000 € cash prize.

While the jury deliberates the winning teams, you will learn more about Early Game Ventures (EGV), a new Romanian venture fund that focuses on investing in early-stage startups represented by Radu Stoicoviciu in a fireside chat moderated by Oana Cosman, Online Editor @start-up.ro.

Here are the finalists:

1.          Argentum

2.         Confidas

3.         FINQware

4.         GrowU

5.         Instant Factoring

6.         SleekBill

7.         Stockberry

8.         ThinkOUT

 

Agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Participants arrival
  • 19:00 – 19:20 Presenting Elevator Lab by Florin Boldescu
  • 19:20 – 20:20 Pitches. The Romanian fintech startups are showcasing their product: 5 min pitch + 3 min Q&A
  • 20:20 – 20:40 Introducing Early Game Ventures (EGV), by Radu Stoicoviciu, Partner at EGV (Fireside chat moderated by Oana Cosman)
  • 20:40 – 20:45 Announcing the winners
  • 20:45 – 21:30 Networking

 

Meet the jury

 

About Elevator Lab

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raiffeisen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking.

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program, first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

 

About Early Game Ventures

Early Game Ventures (EGV) is an early-stage venture capital firm harnessing the technical talent in Central Eastern Europe – EGV recruits regionally (in Central and Eastern Europe) and invest locally (in Romania). Our philosophy is quite straightforward: we invest at the earliest stages in companies whose founders have vested interests, are coachable and address big markets. If the opportunity is real, we prefer to be the first institutional investor in such startups.

EGV is also running a concierge accelerator, taking in only 5 or 6 startups per year for a very intensive and tailor-made 3 months program.

Demo Night, Elevator Lab, fintech, pitch, Raiffeisen, startups, techhub bucharest

Fintech Camp Meetup: Insurtech

Curious to find out which products or services are disrupting the insurance industry? Make sure to RSVP here to save your front row place on Monday, June 18, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

Liviu Huluta, Affinity Practice Manager & Vice President of Marsh & Mclennan Companies Romania, is a senior insurance expert with extensive experience in building brands in the insurance and larger financial industry. Currently, he handles the local department of Marsh focused on new insurance products and declinations of traditional insurance policies.

Liviu will provide a in-depth overview of the current state of innovation in insurance, and where the next wave of disruptive products may come from.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:10 Welcome note by Fintech Camp
  • 19:10 – 19:40 “Insurtech caught on radar” – Liviu Huluta
  • 19:40 20:10 TBA
  • 20:10 – 21:00 Wrap-up & Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Fintech Camp Meetup: Insurtech.

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!

Bucharest, community, fintech, insurtech, meet-up, meetup, networking, Public Event, tech, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Elevator Lab Local Challenge – Open Hours

Are you a later-stage startup looking to access the largest fintech accelerator in CEE? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Florin Boldescu and Catalin Chirieac from Raiffeisen Bank, to discover how you can enter the race for the EUR 7k cash prize and a wild card to the accelerator.

 

About the session

The Open Hours are a great opportunity to present your startup, get relevant feedback from an industry professional and discover if you are the right fit for the Elevator Lab Local Challenge.

 

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raiffeisen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking. The winners of the local challenge will receive 7,000 EUR cash prizes, a trip to Vienna for pitch training and a wild card to the last selection round of the Elevator Lab accelerator program.

 

Florin Boldescu, is the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He has an extensive experience in banking & telecom industries and he’s been with Raiffeisen Bank for the past 10 years. Working on digital transformation projects throughout the Raiffeisen Bank International Group, he has a 360 view over the CEE markets in terms of business & innovation. Florin is an innovation seeker & he always enjoys a good chat on the latest trends & news from the always changing and effervescent environment of startups.

Catalin Chirieac is the Head of Digital Banking for private individuals at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He is specialized in online banking services, identifying and promoting digital initiatives, within and outside of the organization, in order to enhance customers’ digital experience and the commercial value proposition. He’s one those guys keeping up with technology trends and regulatory changes.

 

About the Elevator Lab Accelerator

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program, first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Thursday, June 14, between 10:00 and 13:30. There are 6 slots available (30 minutes each) that you can book online here. After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the program, and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation.

 

To make sure you get the most out of this meeting, we recommend you:

  • Check out all the details about the Elevator Local Lab Challenge
  • Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in the shortest possible time frame
  • Write down a list of questions you’d like to get answered

accelerator, Elevator Lab, fintech, Open Hours, Raiffeisen, startups, techhub bucharest

#RevRally Bucharest 2.0

Join us for #RevRally 2.0 to meet Chad West, CMO at Revolut. RSVP here to save your spot for June 14, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

Revolut loves Bucharest and Bucharest loves Revolut. That’s why they would love to meet you in person! Join us to find out the latest updates and meet Chad West, Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and the mastermind behind their global voice.

 

During #RevRally 2.0 you will:

  • Meet Chad West, Revolut’s Chief Marketing Officer, and catch up with the local team which started work in May to be closer to you;
  • Be the first one to hear about the upcoming new features from Revolut;
  • Get the chance to ask any questions you might have, raise any concerns, share your stories & ideas with our team;
  • Meet like-minded people & network, network, network – drinks are on us

cmo, fintech, revolut

Elevator Lab Local Challenge – Open Hours

Are you a later-stage startup looking to access the largest fintech accelerator in CEE? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Florin Boldescu and Catalin Chirieac from Raiffeisen Bank, to discover how you can enter the race for the EUR 7k cash prize and a wild card to the accelerator.

 

About the session

The Open Hours are a great opportunity to present your startup, get relevant feedback from an industry professional and discover if you are the right fit for the Elevator Lab Local Challenge.

 

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raiffeisen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking. The winners of the local challenge will receive 7,000 EUR cash prizes, a trip to Vienna for pitch training and a wild card to the last selection round of the Elevator Lab accelerator program.

Florin Boldescu is the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He has an extensive experience in banking & telecom industries and he’s been with Raiffeisen Bank for the past 10 years. Working on digital transformation projects throughout the Raiffeisen Bank International Group, he has a 360 view over the CEE markets in terms of business & innovation. Florin is an innovation seeker & he always enjoys a good chat about the latest trends & news from the always changing and effervescent environment of startups.

Catalin Chirieac is the Head of Digital Banking for private individuals at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He is specialized in online banking services, identifying and promoting digital initiatives, within and outside of the organization, in order to enhance customers’ digital experience and the commercial value proposition. He’s one those guys keeping up with technology trends and regulatory changes.

 

About the Elevator Lab Accelerator

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program, first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Thursday, May 24th, between 10:30 and 13:30. There are 6 slots available (30 minutes each) that you can book online here. After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the program, and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation.

 

To make sure you get the most out of this meeting, we recommend you:

  • Check out all the details about the Elevator Local Lab Challenge
  • Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in the shortest possible timeframe
  • Write down a list of questions you’d like to get answered

accelerator, Elevator Lab, fintech, Raiffeisen, techhub bucharest

1-on-1 Fintech Talks: James Sanders

Got a Fintech startup or thinking about building one. Then, you should not miss 1-on-1 Fintech Talks. RSVP here to save your front row place on Friday, April 20, starting 10:30 PM!

 

About the event

On April 20, Fintech Camp Bucharest welcomes James Sanders, Program Manager & Startup Coach at F10 Incubator & Accelerator, a leading catalyst for Swiss fintech innovation. Book one of the five available spots now for a chance to engage privately with James and learn about the opportunities that Switzerland and fintech, in general, can bring about.

Learn more about James: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jsanders123/

Learn more about F10: http://www.f10.ch/

 

Event agenda

James will be available on Friday, April 20, between 10:30 AM and 1:00 PM. This means that there are five slots available (30 minutes each) that you can book online here: https://bit.ly/2H9uBZJ. After registration, you will receive a final confirmation of your attendance on April 19 noontime.

 

To make sure you get the most out of this meeting, we recommend you to:

* Write down a list of questions you’d like to get answered;

* Read a little about our guest and find out which aspects of his expertise are valuable to you;

* Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your story in the shortest possible timeframe;

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to 1-on-1 Fintech Talks: James Sanders.

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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