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Founders Meeting – Horizon 2020 & 5G Technology

For all tech founders out there: join us for a conversation about technological advancement in 5G Technology, the opportunities that arise for new product development, and Orange’s experience of working in Horizon 2020 research projects alongside startups. APPLY here to join other founders for this invite-only online event on October 5, starting at 19:00!


About the event

Learn more about Orange’s 5G commercial rollout in Romania, the opportunities open for startups like the 5G Online Challenge, as well as Orange’s involvement in Horizon 2020 research projects that also include startup partners. 


Cristian Pațachia is Development & Innovation Manager at Orange Romania. Manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the telecom industry, with expertise in a broad range of technologies, product development, and innovation management. At the moment he is the Development and Innovation team manager in the Engineering department, coordinating multiple research projects in various fields such as 5G & networks of the future, cybersecurity, smart cities, APIs exposure and monetizing, cloud technologies & IoT/M2M.

Marius Iordache is 5G Technical Manager at Orange Romania. With over 13 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, Marius is currently leading the technical implementation of Orange’s 5G network in Romania. He is CCIE certified and has vast experience in planning, designing, and creating architectures for complex fix and mobile networks, in multi-vendor environments. He contributes to multiple technical research projects in the Horizon 2020, 5G-PPP framework.



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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Founders meeting – Financial audit

TechHub Bucharest and EY are inviting tech startup founders for a discussion about how to improve the financial department of the business. Apply here to join other founders for this invite-only event on July 23, starting at 18:45!


About the event

Being a startup founder means that you have to wear many hats and take care of all aspects of the business, some of which might not be that fun, but are vital for the success of your company. We know it’s tough at times to be a founder, so that’s why we want to give a helping hand to all startups from our community. 

We have invited Gelu Gherghescu, Partner, FAAS Leader Central and Southeast Europe at EY and Calin Stan, Legal Manager at EY, to share with us what startups can and should do in order to have a tight management of the financial and accountancy aspects of the business. 

In order to make the discussions as valuable as possible, we will be able to invite only founders that are currently running a tech startup.


What’s in it for you?

  1. See what solutions a startup you can employ to do your financial audit
  2. Get up to date with best practices for your accountancy and what instruments you can use to make sure your account is doing a great job
  3. Know how to interact with the Romanian financial authorities on a day-to-day basis and during checks



  • 18:45 – 19:00 – Gathering up
  • 19:00 – 20:30 – Founders Meeting
  • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking



Apply here by July 22 to be part of the Founders meeting. If selected to take part, you will receive an invitation by email to the event.

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Founders Meeting – Trademarks & Marketing

Not sure if you should trademark your startup or how the process works? Are you struggling with your marketing efforts? Apply here to join other founders and community managers for this invite-only event on November 12, starting 18:30!


About the event

Startup founders are welcomed to sign-up for this gathering, where Ionela Cuciureanu will tackle when should you considering trademarking your product and how the process works in Romania and also abroad. Moreover, Alin Vlad will bring up to speed with the latest best practices in marketing a tech product and will be ready to help you with any challenges you’ve encountered while promoting your startup.


Ionela Cuciureanu is a Senior Associate at EY. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Roman Law at Babes Bolyai University of Cluj Napoca and is an Assistant Professor with the Nicolae Titulescu University. Ionela has a focus on data protection and intellectual property, is also acquainted with the corporate and commercial areas. Ionela is involved in data protection projects, providing assistance to clients on GDPR compliance matters. Her experience also includes trademark, designs and copyright prosecution, IP due diligence procedures and assignments, but also representing clients in court and in front of the patent offices, in trademark, design and patent litigations.

Alin Vlad is the CMO of CyberGhost. His extensive background in Customer Support gave him leverage in understanding the customer needs and desires. Being one of the first members in a startup and leading the online department, he learned firsthand the struggles of building a focused team and coordinating it to move in the right direction. Furthermore, acquiring new users, getting them activated, making sure they are retained, optimizing monetization & flow for a sustainable business model has become his daily challenges.



  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Gathering up
  • 19:00 – 19:45 – How to apply for trademarks with Ionela Cuciureanu
  • 19:45 – 20:30 – Marketing tips & tricks with Alin Vlad
  • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking



Apply here by November 8 to be part of the Founders Meeting. If selected to take part, you will receive an invitation by email to the workshop.

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