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Series A Academy vol. Bucharest

LAUNCHub is coming in Bucharest with its series of different topics related to the fundraising process. RSVP here, and let’s meet on Friday, February 21st, starting at 5 PM.

About the Event

Series A Academy started internally as a bi-weekly series intended to prepare LAUNCHub Ventures portfolio companies for a Series better A fundraising.

This idea has been growing for a while now, and they still have some knowledge and insights to share with the community on raising Series A funding round.

There is no better way than to learn directly from the founders who have raised the A round and to have the opportunity to talk to the investors who have done this for many years. Therefore, for the Series A Academy vol Bucharest the superheroes guests are:

  • Sergiu Negut, co-founder of FintechOS (Series A funded startup)
  • Dan Lupu, partner at Earlybird VC (Series A Investor)

The discussion will be moderated by Mircea Vadan, from Activize.Tech and Rumen Iliev, partner at LAUNCHub Ventures, will be there to fill in the Seed investor perspective where needed.

Event Agenda

17:00 – Registration

17:30 – Activize – Ecosystem Overview – Mircea Vadan

17:45 – Friendly panel discussion on raising a Series A (Sergiu Negut, Dan Lupu, Rumen Iliev)

18:30 – More time for Q&A from the audience

18:50 – Closing and networking.

Bucharest, community, founders, Investment, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, panel, Public Event, Q&A, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Team structure and Evolutionary architecture

Join Software Crafters for a meetup about the Inverse Conway Maneuver, a demo focused on REST API and service layered architecture. RSVP here to save your front row spot on February 5, starting at 18:45!

 

About the event

“Any organization that designs a system (defined more broadly here than just information systems) will inevitably produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organization’s communication structure” –  Conway’s law (Melvin Conway,1968).

Eric S Raymond paraphrased the initial paper in The New Hacker’s Dictionary: “If you have four groups working on a compiler, you’ll get a 4-pass compiler.”

This observation has been confirmed by many subsequent observations and studies.

If you think about your own experiences chances are you’ve seen the effects of Conway’s law in the systems you worked with.

Conway’s Law counterpoint, known as the Inverse Conway Maneuver, involves re-engineering the structure of an organization based on a desired software design.

In this presentation there will be some examples of Inverse Conway Maneuver used in real life dealing with legacy code, splitting a monolith and increasing the ownership in software development teams.

In the second part of the event, it will a demo focused on REST API and service layered architecture.

The presentation covers
– Design decisions for scalability and constraints
– separation of different layers in an architecture

 

Event agenda

  • 18:45-19:00 Welcome and short intro
  • 19:00-19:45 “Inverse Conway Maneuver in Real Life” with Laurentiu Matei
  • 19:45-20:15 “Service mesh design pattern and microservices” with Cezar Socoteanu
  • 20:15-21:00 Drinks & Snacks

community, Inverse Conway Maneuver, meetup, networking, Rest Api, Software Crafters Bucharest, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

3 years of Security Espresso

A special day requires a special event! It’s again that beautiful time of the year when we wish ‘Happy Anniversary!’ to our special friends from Security Espresso, and it’s time to gather around the nmap xmas scan and tell stories about successful pentests and battle-tested bulletproof code that we’ve written! RSVP here and save your front row on Thursday, December 12, starting 19:00!

About the event

As this is an anniversary edition, they’re bringing special topics to the table!

  • 19:00 → 19:45 Alexandru Caciulescu: ‘%00\0″$IFS><!
  • 19:45 → 20:00 Break
  • 20:00 → 20:45 Vlad Creteanu: Coffee 101
  • 20:45 → ∞ Networking!

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance at 3 years of Security Espresso! 

Bucharest, community, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, security, security espresso, tech events, techhub bucharest

2019: A fintech year in review!

It’s that time of the year when we look back at our personal and professional accomplishments, and the nice guys from FintechCamp decided to do the same for the fintech & financial services industry. RSVP here to save your front row spot on Wednesday, December 11, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

Join Fintech Camp to review the year alongside some of the most active players in the local fintech community:
– Augustin Dobre (COO of Twispay);
– Adrian Cighi (CEO and co-founder of Pago);
– Mihai Paraschiv (CMO of Symphopay)
The speakers will suggest several events they think were most important in the fintech space over the past year, and tackle them with the speakers & audience.

Event agenda

  • 6.30 PM: Registration
  • 7.00 PM: Welcome note by Fintech Camp
  • 7.10 PM: The fintech year in review
  • 8.30 PM: Wrap-up & Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to 2019: A fintech year in review!

Bucharest, community, fintech, fintech camp, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Crypto-trading

Join this Blockchain Romania meetup, to see what’s the role of trading in the crypto ecosystem. RSVP here to save your front row spot on December 4, starting at 18:30!

About the event

Trading is a perennial hot topic in crypto. Even since the first Bitcoin trade (10000 BTC for 2 pizza) people have been trying to figure out the market mechanisms that are behind any particular coin price. For this edition of our meetup, we’ll try to figure out
– what are the particularities or similarities between crypto markets and other “traditional” currencies and/or commodities?
– are there instruments (such as Technical Analysis) that can give insights into why prices are behaving in a particular way?
– is there anything that affects price except supply and demand?
– are the current price setting environments (i.e. exchanges) transparent enough in order to make the available tools efficient or are there nefarious activities that affect the said prices?

About the speakers

Armi Goldman – trader, behavioral and intelligence business consultant

Sergiu Draganus – founder of several cryptos (and non-crypto related businesses): CryptoCoin.PRO, GeoRanker, Swiss Crypto Exchange ( SRO/VQF regulated Swiss-based cryptocurrency exchange) and co-organizer of Romania Blockchain Summit

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 20:00 Panel discussions
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Crypto-trading

Blockchain, Bucharest, community, fintech, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, panel, Public Event, tech events, techhub bucharest

November BucharestJS Meetup

BucharestJS is back with a discussion about the latest trends in building Web Apps that scale, and some functional Javascript idioms. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 27, starting at 18:30!

About the speakers

Daniel Popescu – Computer Scientist, full-stack developer @Adobe for almost 9 years now. He has started working as an ActionScript developer and over the past 9 years, he went through a lot of technologies and frameworks both on the frontend (web and mobile) and backend. Currently, in his day-to-day job, he works with JavaScript, TypeScript, Angular, React, Redux, GraphQL, NodeJS, Java, Objective-C, and Swift. He likes being involved in the full product flow starting with writing the code, testing it, moving the product through the CI/CD pipeline, deployment, and monitoring. Huge fan of unit tests, end to end tests and automation in general.

James Miles – Engineering Lead @Virtual Gaming Worlds from Australia (yep, where the kangaroos live!). He enjoys being a computer programmer because he gets to work in a team, using both logic and creative brains simultaneously to solve problems and build things. For 15 years he worked on enterprise systems in C# and now he works in a team that builds casino games in JavaScript, Node & Java.

Matt James – Chief Technology officer @Virtual Gaming Worlds from Australia. His passion from an early age has been working with people and software. So his current CTO role combines both passions every day! One of his areas of interest is how Functional Programming has influenced and shaped modern imperative programming such as in the front-end community recently.

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Meet & Greet
  • 19:00 Latest trends in building Web Apps that scale by Daniel Popescu, full-stack developer @Adobe
  • 19:45 Coding In Interviews by James Miles – Engineering Lead @Virtual Gaming Worlds
    Abstract: have you ever had to write code in an interview? Did you crack under the pressure? Is it even a good idea to make people code in such a high-pressure environment? In this session, I’ll aim to address these questions and provide a basic methodology to help guarantee success in your next coding interview!
  • 20:15 Functional Javascript Idioms by Matt James – CTO @Virtual Gaming Worlds
    Abstract: Javascript began as a functional language called Mocha, but was released in Beta under the name LiveScript in Netscape in 1995. Java and Object-Oriented Programming were the big things at the time so they knew it needed to have the word “Java” in it, despite not having been based at all off the Java language. Coming from its functional roots, functions are first-class citizens in Javascript, and other features like “map” and anonymous functions have given rise to a growing community of Javascript developers who are adopting functional idioms in their code. Redux and React really drove this home by having functional concepts at the core of these frameworks. This talk will be on how you can apply functional concepts to your code and design – and get some real benefits out of doing so!
  • 20:45 – 21:15 Networking over 🍕& 🍺

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to November BucharestJS Meetup

Bucharest, bucharestjs, community, JavaScript, meet-up, meetup, open event, Public Event, tech events, techhub bucharest

Ixia Connect

Ixia Connect, a new series of tech meetups, is here, and the aim is to discuss all things related to computer networks, testing tools, and cybersecurity. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 19, starting at 18:30!

For this first meetup, you’re invited to discuss changes in the security landscape and how technology has transformed the way we think about privacy. Curious to learn more? Grab your ticket now, and let’s connect! 🎫

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration 🛎️
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Revisiting “Smashing the stack”: A GDB story – by Cristian Bidea (Software Engineer)

A look at what changed in the security landscape from when the seminal paper was published, through the lens of a timeless tool: The GNU Debugger!

  • 19:30 – 20:00 Consensual Surveillance: GPS/GSM monitoring watch – by Mircea Hasegan (Software Engineer)

Regardless of the species, parents need to take care of their young ones, make sure they are not exposed to high-risk situations, and can always cry for help. It is the basic need for safety. Traditionally this was achieved by imposing restrictions on the playground area, having an adult or bigger brother around, and being in the reach in case of danger. New devices have come along, offering attractive features for keeping children safe: cellular phones with parental control features, tracking devices, and wristwatches with GPS tracking and phone functionality.

  • 20:00 – 21:00 Q&A, networking, pizza & beer 🍕 🍺

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance at the first Ixia Connect Meetup

community, cyber-security, cybersecurity, ixia connect, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, security, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Anniversary edition – 7 years of TdT Bucuresti!!!

Tabara de Testare Bucuresti is celebrating 7 years since their first meetup! RSVP here and let’s celebrate together on Thursday, November 14, starting at 6:30 PM!

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Participants’ arrival
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Do an overview of what we did this year + cake – by TdT Organizers
  • 19:30 – 20:30 Organize a debate around a testing subject

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Anniversary edition – 7 years of TdT Bucuresti!!!

Bucharest, community, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, Tabara de Testare, techhub bucharest

Introduction to Design Thinking

The time for the 3rd Tech Startup School meetup has come, and this time is about Design Thinking. RSVP here to save your front row spot on November 13, starting at 18:30!

About the event

Design thinking is an iterative process which seeks to understand users, challenge assumptions, redefine problems and identify alternative solutions, which were unseen beforehand. It is a solution-based approach to problem-solving while being both a framework and a set of tools.

So, for the 3rd Tech Startup School meetup, our friends prepared a crash course in Design Thinking. In max. 2 hours, you will learn the process and reshape a product or experience with a focus on humans and their needs, through prototyping and testing.

Your guide will be Tudor Juravlea, who is the Design Thinking Society co-founder and an experienced facilitator of design thinking processes for more than 5 years. Tudor applied both User Experience Design and Service Design on real projects in telecom, banking, and energy. He also has NGO and startup experience.

Tudor loves tech and creators but knows that while the software isn’t built to last long term, solutions are. Tech can only be disruptive when users are at its center. So the biggest disease for any business is to forget about its clients. Tudor believes that’s also the biggest risk for humanity: to forget what makes us human in the first place – childlike curiosity, creativity, and collaboration.

Dragos Nicolaescu, along with his co-hosts Alice Teodorescu & Andrei Tudose, welcome you on November 13th, to a new evening of learning, fun, and networking.

Don’t forget to book your place in advance!

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Welcome & registration
  • 19:00-20:30 – Introduction to Design Thinking (Tudor Juravlea)
  • 20:30-21:30 –Networking

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to  Introduction to Design Thinking.

Bucharest, community, design thinking, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, startup, startups, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

November meetup: analytics for mobile gaming

If you ever wondered how the processing and analytics architecture for +80000 mobile games looks like – we have an answer for you! RSVP here and join the Big Data Community on November 7, when Ioana Hreninciuc, CEO of GameAnalytics, will present how they built such an architecture with a handful of engineers. The architecture includes Druid Imply, Kinesis, EMR Spark, and also Big Query.

Event agenda

  • 6:30 PM – gathering
  • 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM Analytics for 1 billion players per month, Ioana Hreninciuc @ GameAnalytics

“How we built an entirely new backend to do ad-hoc analytics for +80,000 mobile game studios, aanalyzing+1 billion players per month, with super high-cost efficiency and just a handful of developers.”
Ioana Hreninciuc, the CEO of GameAnalytics, will go into details about the company’s backend systems, cloud infrastructure, and approach to data processing, to showcase how even small engineering teams can build high performance, large scale systems.

  • 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM Pizza and drinks

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to November meetup: analytics for mobile gaming.

big data, Bucharest Big Data, community, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, techhub bucharest

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