Tag: Investment

Office Hours with Investors

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Cristian Munteanu and Dan Calugareanu, Partners at Early Game Ventures.

About the guest

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.

Dan Calugareanu is a 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.

The Schedule

Our guests will be around on Tuesday, October 29, between 10 AM and 2 PM. 

There are 5 slots available (40 minutes each) that you can apply to. After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the investor and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation by email.

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

  1. Check out all the details about Cristian & 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 angel investment! 

1-on-1 Private Sessions, Bucharest, founders, Founders Only, Investment, networking, Office Hours, Open Hours, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Office Hours with Investors

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Malin Stefanescu, President at TechAngels.

 

About the guest

Malin is the Founder and CEO at EEU Software and a Business Angel Investor, leading the oldest and largest association of business angels in Romania, TechAngels. He is actively looking to put early-stage technology startups in contact with investors looking for investment opportunities.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Thursday, September 19, between 14:00 and 18:00. 

There are 5 slots available (40 minutes each) that you can apply to until September 17. After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the investor and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation by September 18.

 

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

  1. Check out all the details about Malin and TechAngels
  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 angel investment! 

community, early-stage, Investment, Office Hours, startups, TechAngels, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Office Hours with Catalyst – SG EBS External Accelerator Program #2

SG EBS is looking for innovative startups to join the external accelerator program! Apply now for a 1-to-1 discussion to find out if your company is a good fit on August 29th at TechHub Bucharest.

 

About the session

 

You will be meeting with the innovation team who acts as an enabler & driver of innovation within the organization, to discuss more about your fit in the Catalyst program. What are we looking for:

  • You have proven knowledge in the area of expertise in 
    • Candidate smart experience – Customized platform to increase the quality of exchange between EBS and the professional community in order to attract more candidates for the company. As the main features, it should include learning opportunities, career recommendations, referral of candidates, all trough gamification.
    • Knowledge hub – Lessons learned information system with complex query options such as semantical, predictive, natural language and network graph view.
    • Smart document processing – Intelligent solution to reduce the time for scanning, recognition, classification of documents and storage of employees digital files
    • Early resignation prediction – A solution for identifying and predicting employee disengagement that could lead to resignations by leveraging sentimental analysis and artificial intelligence
  • You have at least one small product developed within your start-up
  • Your start-up can sustain a full product development (including infrastructure and support model) to be purchased by SG EBS in case of successful MVP within Catalyst Program
  • Your startup is registered as a company in Romania

 

About Catalyst

 

CATALYST start-up accelerator program embodies collaboration and innovation. This platform connects SG EBS (Societe Generale European Business Services) to Romanian start-ups, to harmonize the expertise.

 

How does your start-up benefit from the program?

 

CATALYST is a comprehensive 10-week program wherein the selected start-ups get to work on our theme-based Business challenges with guidance, coaching and mentoring from SG EBS’s experienced subject matter experts on Business areas.

 

With the enriched interaction, remuneration, it’s a good opportunity to test, iterate and scale your product or solution with a real scenario.

 

Based on the demo day outcome at the end of the 10 weeks, potential engagement with Societe Generale for the full solution implementation and long term collaboration could emerge. The MVP belongs to the start-up and if successful, is considered for full application development to be purchased by SG EBS from the start-up.

 

Societe Generale European Business Services was founded in 2011 to be the shared service center for Societe Generale Group and delivers high added value services in various fields of activity for worldwide entities of the Group (finance/ accounting, procurement, human resources and IT). The mission of the innovation team is to act as an enabler & driver of innovation within organization​. Innovation  complements Continuous Improvement and focuses on implementing new technologies and new ways of working ​​in order to enable transformation strategy and solve complex, non-standard business challenges to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

The Schedule

 

Our guests will be around on Thursday, August 29th, between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM. There are 4 slots available (30 minutes each) that you can book online here. After the registration, a selection will be made based on best compatibility with the accelerator 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 Catalyst
  • 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 

1-on-1 Private Sessions, Bucharest, community, founders, Investment, meet-up, meetup, networking, Office Hours, Open Hours, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Office Hours with Catalyst – SG EBS External Accelerator Program

SG EBS is looking for innovative startups to join the external accelerator program! Apply now for a 1-to-1 discussion to find out if your company is a good fit on August 29th at TechHub Bucharest.

 

About the session

You will be meeting with the innovation team who acts as an enabler & driver of innovation within the organization, to discuss more about your fit in the Catalyst program. What are we looking for:

  • You have proven knowledge in the area of expertise in 
    • Candidate smart experience – Customized platform to increase the quality of exchange between EBS and the professional community in order to attract more candidates for the company. As the main features, it should include learning opportunities, career recommendations, referral of candidates, all trough gamification.
    • Knowledge hub – Lessons learned information system with complex query options such as semantical, predictive, natural language and network graph view.
    • Smart document processing – Intelligent solution to reduce the time for scanning, recognition, classification of documents and storage of employees digital files
    • Early resignation prediction – A solution for identifying and predicting employee disengagement that could lead to resignations by leveraging sentimental analysis and artificial intelligence
  • You have at least one small product developed within your start-up
  • Your start-up can sustain a full product development (including infrastructure and support model) to be purchased by SG EBS in case of successful MVP within Catalyst Program
  • Your startup is registered as a company in Romania

 

About Catalyst

 

CATALYST start-up accelerator program embodies collaboration and innovation. This platform connects SG EBS (Societe Generale European Business Services) to Romanian start-ups, to harmonize the expertise.

 

How does your start-up benefit from the program?

 

CATALYST is a comprehensive 10-week program wherein the selected start-ups get to work on our theme-based Business challenges with guidance, coaching and mentoring from SG EBS’s experienced subject matter experts on Business areas.

 

With the enriched interaction, remuneration, it’s a good opportunity to test, iterate and scale your product or solution with a real scenario.

 

Based on the demo day outcome at the end of the 10 weeks, potential engagement with Societe Generale for the full solution implementation and long term collaboration could emerge. The MVP belongs to the start-up and if successful, is considered for full application development to be purchased by SG EBS from the start-up.

 

Societe Generale European Business Services was founded in 2011 to be the shared service center for Societe Generale Group and delivers high added value services in various fields of activity for worldwide entities of the Group (finance/ accounting, procurement, human resources and IT). The mission of the innovation team is to act as an enabler & driver of innovation within organization​. Innovation  complements Continuous Improvement and focuses on implementing new technologies and new ways of working ​​in order to enable transformation strategy and solve complex, non-standard business challenges to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

The Schedule

Our guests will be around on Thursday, August 29th, between 10:00 AM and 12:00 PM. There are 4 slots available (30 minutes each) that you can book online here. After the registration, a selection will be made based on best compatibility with the accelerator 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 Catalyst
  • 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 

1-on-1 Private Sessions, Bucharest, catalyst, fintech, founders, Investment, networking, Office Hours, Open Hours, Public Event, sgebs, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Info Day on Innovative Enterprise Week Bucharest 2019: EIC SME Instrument & EIC Pilot

Join us for an event organized by UEFISCDI in cooperation with the European Commission. We will be discussing EIC SME Instrument & EIC Pilot” to advance the opportunities provided by the funding instruments of the European Innovation Council (EIC), under the future research and innovation funding programme, Horizon Europe.

 

About the event

The debates will focus on:

  • EIC SME Instrument
  • EIC Pilot

The speakers will be representatives from the European Commission and experienced investors, active in the innovative entrepreneurship field.

 

Event agenda

  • 17:30 – 18:00 Welcome and Registration
  • 18:00 – 19:00 Debate on EIC SME Instrument & EIC Pilot
    • Ramona Samson – Deputy Head of Unit, Investments and SMEs, Directorate-General
      for Research and Innovation, European Commission
    • Viorel Peca – Head of Unit Future Emerging Technologies – DG CONNECT,
      European Commission
    • Cosmin Ochisor –Partner, GapMinder Venture Partners
    • Moderator: Mihai Sfintescu, Jury member, European Innovation Council
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Q&A / Networking session

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Info Day on Innovative Enterprise Week Bucharest 2019: EIC SME Instrument & EIC Pilot.

community, European Union, Investment, open event, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Startup Metrics Workshop

Join this workshop if you want to learn what investors are looking for when investing in a startup. Sign-up here to save your spot on March 14, starting 14:30!

 

About the event

Deep dive into different metrics investors look into depending on different verticals, industries and business models. Enis Hulli will go over SaaS, b2c mobile apps, e-commerce and hardware business metrics, and share his experience on promising figures that makes investors want to invest!

 

About the speaker

Enis is a Partner at 500 Startups actively looking for companies to invest in Eastern Europe and Turkey. 500 Istanbul is an early-stage VC fund within the San Francisco based 500 Startups network, with over 1,500+ investments in 60 countries and venture partners in 25+ countries. 500 Istanbul aims to help the talented entrepreneurs of the broader region and the diaspora in building explosive businesses.

 

Event agenda

  • 14:00 – 14:30 Registration
  • 14:30 – 16:30 Startup Metrics Workshop with Enis Hulli
  • 16:30 – 17:00 Networking

 

Registration

Sign-up here to confirm your attendance to Startup Metrics Workshop.

 

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!

500 startups, community, founders, Investment, investor, open event, startups, techhub bucharest, workshop

Office Hours with Enis Hulli, Venture Partner at 500 Startups

Are you looking for early-stage funding or taking part in a seed program? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Enis Hulli, Partner at 500 Startups.

 

About the session

Enis is a Partner at 500 Startups actively looking for companies to invest in Eastern Europe and Turkey. If you are an early stage startup that has a working prototype/MVP and early-stage users, then these sessions are a great occasion to discuss investment opportunities or how you can take part in a seed program.

500 Istanbul is an early-stage VC fund within the San Francisco based 500 Startups network, with over 1,500+ investments in 60 countries and venture partners in 25+ countries. 500 Istanbul aims to help the talented entrepreneurs of the broader region and the diaspora in building explosive businesses.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Wednesday, March 13, between 9:00 and 17:00, and Thursday, March 14, between 9:00 and 14:00. There are 20 slots available that you can book online here. After the registration, a selection will be made based on best compatibility with the firm 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 500 Startups
  • Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in the shortest possible timeframe
  • Come up with a few scenarios of how you might partner with 500 Startups to further develop your product
  • Write down a list of questions you’d like to get answered

Apply now by filling out the form available here for your meeting with Enis Hulli, Partner at 500 Startups!

 

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!

1-on-1 Private Sessions, 500 startups, accelerator, founders, funding, Investment, networking, Office Hours, Open Hours, startups, techhub bucharest

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!

500 startups, Buran VC, community, Early Game Ventures, Investment, investor, networking, open event, panel, Q&A, startups, techhub bucharest, VC

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!

community, Early Game Ventures, founders, Investment, open event, startup, techhub bucharest, value proposition, workshop

Cafeneaua de Inovare – 9th edition – AAL Investment Focus

Interested in digital health? Join Cafeneaua de Inovare and find out what do investors look for when deciding to invest in this field. RSVP here to save your front row spot on December 14, starting 12:00!

 

About the event

Find out more about the investment decisions and their impact assessment in digital health and get to know some active companies in this sector from Romania and abroad.

Event agenda

  • 12:00 — 13:00 Registration and Networking Lunch
  • 13:00 — 13:10 Welcome Note
  • 13:10 — 13:20 Welcome by Marco Carulli, AAL Association
  • 13:20 — 13:25 Introductions by Technopolis
  • 13:25 — 14:45 Pitches from Companies
  • 14:45 — 15:15 Impact Assessments
  • 15:15 — 15:30 Coffee & tea break
  • 15:30 — 16:30 High Performance Computing use in Digital Health
  • 16:30 — 17:00 Closing remarks & Networking

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Cafeneaua de Inovare – 9th edition – AAL Investment Focus.

ehealth, Investment, networking, pitch, Public Event, startup, startups

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