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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!

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

Celebration Day

Join the Codette Celebration Day, the conference full of exciting talks about tech and startups. RSVP here to save your front row spot on March 9, starting at 10:00!

 

About the event

Codette Celebration Day is a one day conference that promotes people with a passion for technology and entrepreneurship who are excited to share their experience. Presentations include technical topics, personal and professional growth.

About the speakers

* Mihaela Gaman, Lead @ Codette
Mihaela is a Software Engineer and Technical Lead @ Codette. She’s the author of the Py@Codette workshops series, 2N Club and the Beautiful Engineering inspirational series. She has taught various age groups, from primary school to college. She believes that sharing knowledge is the basis of creating future experts. Mihaela was featured in Forbes Romania 30 under 30 in 2018. She graduated from the Automatics and Computer Science faculty from the Politehnica University of Bucharest and also has a master degree in Artificial Intelligence. On a personal note, she oscillates between short periods of introspection and calm and marathons chasing a better version of herself.
* Malgorzata Ratajska-Grandin, CEO at Geek Girls Carrots
Małgosia Ratajska-Grandin is a President of Geek Girls Carrots, which has the main mission to attract women to tech. Carrots Foundation operates since 2011 and so far has done educational projects in 33 cities in Europe, Asia and North America. Małgosia co-founded a mobile health startup Yagram Health. In 2017 she was rewarded with the “Innovator under 35” title by MIT Technology Review for the mobile app dedicated to mums-to-be. In 2018 she participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program, U.S. Department of State’s premier professional exchange program targeted at current and emerging leaders. She received her M.A. in Political Sciences from Warsaw University, she studied at Sciences Po Paris and received a French Government fellowship for her second Master at Université Panthéon-Sorbonne. Małgosia is a mother of two wonderful girls Zofia and Julia.
* Andra Zaharia, Freelance Content Marketer
Andra Zaharia is a content marketing specialist and creator of the How do you know? podcast focused on helping listeners improve the way they make important decisions for their lives and careers.
* Alexandra Huideș, Network Reliability Engineer @Adobe
Alexandra is a passionate network engineer. Understanding what a cloud provider-grade infrastructure means, she joined Adobe with the goal of actively contributing to the growth and scale of the network services, focusing on both Private and Public Clouds.
* Radu Apostoae, Director of Software Engineering @ GoPro
Radu is a software engineer with more than 13 years of experience in the IT industry. He started his career as a C/C++ engineer for a financial software product and was in the meantime project manager, manager, part-time entrepreneur in web hosting, e-commerce, gaming and online travel booking. Since last year Radu has been leading the GoPro office in Bucharest.
* Olga Matoula, Software Engineer @ Bloomberg
Olga Matoula was born in Thessaloniki, Greece and studied Electrical & Computer Engineering at Democritus University of Thrace. During her Master’s in 3D Graphics, she became a co-founder of ‘Code it Like a Girl’, an award-winning social enterprise that taught basic coding skills to more than 250 women and girls in Greece. After undertaking internship and graduate roles at Microsoft in Greece and the UK respectively, she has found a home in London, where she works as a Software Engineer on the Collaboration team at Bloomberg.
* Alina Puscasu, Application Development Associate @ Accenture
Alina is an Application Development Associate at Accenture.
Tech Entrepreneurship panel:
* Alexandra Anghel, Co-founder @ Codette, Co-founder and CTO @ Morphl
Alexandra is co-founder at Codette, co-founder and CTO at MorphL, a platform that uses Machine Learning and BigData to predict users behaviours in digital products and services, and co-founder at Appticles, a platform for creating Progressive Web Apps. She has a technical background and before starting Appticles, she owned an outsourcing company. She likes to get involved in various activities encouraging women to choose a career in Computer Science. She’s an alumni of two business accelerators – Startupbootcamp in Copenhagen and Prosper Women Entrepreneurs in the U.S.
* Andreia Patroiu, Co-founder @ TalentBrowse
Andreia is co-founder at TalentBrowse.com, the fastest IT recruiting platform. As her third entrepreneurial endeavor, Andreia has created a solution for two of the most stringent problems in IT recruiting: the lack of suitable candidates and the long recruiting process. She’s passionate about technology and loves reading about data analytics and human behaviors trends.
* Adriana Dumitrof, Community Manager @ TechHub
Adriana draws her inspiration from people who believe in their ideas and engineer them into reality. Starting as a participant in some startup related programs, she loved this environment so much that she never left. Startup related events and programs, resident management, logistics, she’s done them all, currently being the Community Manager at TechHub Bucharest. In her spare time, she doesn’t miss any concert in town, she loves reading, running and she’s a declared coffee lover.

Agenda

  • 10.00 – 11.00 Registration
  • 11.00 – 11.30 Opening Keynote @ Mihaela Găman, Lead Codette & 2NClub
  • 11.30 – 12.15 Emerging Technologies need diversity @ Małgosia Ratajska-Grandin, CEO, Geek Girls Carrots
  • 12.15 – 13.00 How to overcome imposter syndrome and make better use of your resources @ Andra Zaharia, Freelance Content Marketer
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch & networking
  • 14.00 – 14.30 Web-scale networking in the enterprise hybrid cloud @ Alexandra Huideș, Network Reliability Engineer, Adobe
  • 14.30 – 15.00 How do you build a GoPro? @ Radu Apostoae, Director of Software Engineering, GoPro
  • 15.00 – 15.30 10 surprises from one year in Software Engineering (that they don’t tell you in university) @ Olga Matoula, Software Engineer, Bloomberg
  • 15.30 – 16.00 Break
  • 16.00 – 16.30 Why soft skills are so important in an IT career @ Alina Puscasu, Application Development Associate, Accenture
  • 16.30 – 17.30 Panel Entrepreneurship:
    • Andreia Patroiu, Co-founder, TalentBrowse
    • Adriana Dumitrof, Community Manager, TechHub Bucharest
    • Moderator: Alexandra Anghel, Co-founder & CTO MorphL, Co-founder Codette
  • 17:30 – 17:45 Closing remarks
  • 17.45 – 19.00 Networking

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March Joint meetup with AngularJS Bucharest & Incremental Community

Come to learn what FAST IT is all about and how you can build REST API’s using Express. RSVP here to save your seat on March 6, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Discover WHAT is FAST IT, how can you implement it inside your team and how is Societe Generale leveraging the benefits of FAST IT in building its latest web applications.

The night will continue Express a powerful tool for building REST API’s but when complexity adds up you may want something fast to code and easy to understand (even by you after 6 months). Sure, with express you get your hands dirty and deal with the raw HTTP request, but if you want your coding experience to be fast and easy you should try NestJs. If you are into Typescript with NodeJs and you want to create an API with no headache or dirty hands come see what NestJs can do.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 18:45 Registration
  • 18:45 – 19:30 Fast IT: A FAST way of building Web Apps – by Iulian Vasile
  • 19:30 – 20:00 Let’s bring the fun back! Use your existing JS skills to build a REST API with nestjs – by Andrei Haiducu
  • 20:00 20:45 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to March Joint meetup with AngularJS Bucharest & Incremental Community.

 

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!

angularjs, AngularJS Bucharest, community, Express, FAST IT, Incremental Community, open event, Rest Api, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

GDG Garage – Build your product

Join the first GDG Garage session to start building Google related products with other members of the community. RSVP here to save your spot on March 5, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

GDG Garage Series of Meetups is about working on side projects that you always wanted to do or finding real projects that provide a good opportunity for learning. Starting March 5th the GDG community will meet once every three weeks in a hands-on atmosphere with the goal to launch new apps on the market (hopefully by June/July TBD).

This first meetup is about defining projects and teams, gather some early feedback. As things progress we will focus more on design, development, testing, marketing, post-release strategies. Each meetup will have an area dedicated for quick informal presentations or desktop sharing and an area for the teams to work.

The projects should be mostly related to Android (Mobile) or Google Assistant (chatbots, conversational interfaces) to make the most out of the community’s experience.

This is your chance to:
– get help to build the project you’ve been thinking of
– exchange practical knowledge with experienced developers
– be part of an active network of product builders

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 20:30 GDG Garage session
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to GDG Garage – Build your product.

 

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!

android, community, GDG Bucharest, GDG Garage, google, Google Assitant, open event, tech events, techhub bucharest

February BucharestJS Meetup

Join us to learn how you can use TypeScript in a React application and to talk about PWAs. RSVP here to save your front row spot on February 27, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

For this meetup, you will learn how to write your React application using TypeScript. We will be looking at the benefits of using TypeScript, how it fits with React, what difficulties we may encounter and how we can overcome them.

We will also recap what PWAs are and why is there a need for them. Afterward, we’ll showcase the main characteristics of a PWA in a Proof of Concept built with LitHTML.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Welcome
  • 19:00 – 19:15 Intro notes
  • 19:15 – 19:45 TypeScript in React by Cristian Ratoi, Senior Front-End Developer at EveryMatrix
  • 19:45  20:30 PWA (with litHTML) by Răzvan Roșu, Frontend Develope
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to February BucharetJS Meetup.

 

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!

bucharestjs, community, networking, open event, PWA, react, tech events, techhub bucharest, TypeScript

Startup Matchmaking – Find your co-founder

Are you interested to join the startup world, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you already have an early-stage startup and you want to bring in a co-founder to the project? Then register here and come to the Startup Matchmaking @TechHub Bucharest, on February 26, to meet your co-founder.

 

About the event

Several early-stage tech projects are taking the stage to present what they are working on and to look for a co-founder to join their team. If you’re looking to employ your skills in the thrilling startup environment, but you don’t have an idea just yet, register here to meet like-minded people whose entrepreneurial journey you can join.

 

What will happen during the event?

  1. Startups will have 1 minute to present their project and what kind of co-founder they are looking for
  2. Participants will get 1 minute to present themselves, their previous experience and what kind of startup they want to join
  3. The magic happens at the networking session

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:05 Event intro
  • 19:05 – 19:20 Co-founders’ Presentations
  • 19:20 – 20:00 Participants Open Mic
  • 20:00 – 21:30 Networking!

 

Community Partners

http://fintech.camp

 

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!

co-founder, early-stage, open event, open mic, pitch, startup matchmaking, startups, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Blockchain – a solution for improved Cybersecurity

Join the Government Blockchain Association to discuss cybersecurity solutions that could be proposed to public institutions. RSVP here to save your front row spot on February 22, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Government Blockchain Association (GBA) is made up of government employees, contractors and interested parties in using and promoting government understanding and use of blockchain technology. This meetup will continue the process for identifying a few potential blockchain projects that could be proposed to government and administration institutions.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:10 GBA (Government Blockchain Association)
  • 19:10 – 19:30 GBA Bucharest Chapter ADHOC Working Group activity Report
  • 19:30 21:00 Blockchain – a solution for improved Cybersecurity
  • 21:00 – 21:30 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Blockchain – a solution for improved Cybersecurity.

 

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!

Blockchain, community, cyber-security, GBA, open event, tech events, techhub bucharest

Security Espresso 0x18

Join us to talk about how to handle company logs and how you can use fuzzing for discovering vulnerabilities.  RSVP here to save your front row spot on February 26, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Nowadays security is one of the biggest concerns for companies across the globe. Companies have a huge amount of logs to process but they can’t really do it without very expensive commercial solutions. Fortunately, there are free alternatives that can make your life easy and don’t require a compromise on functionality and scalability.

Ever tried to fuzz a library using American Fuzzy Lop? We will hear a story of how can you use fuzzing for discovering vulnerabilities and how some things lie hidden for years.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:45 Cătălin Moisei – Correlate logs like a boss or how to create your own SIEM
  • 19:45 – 20:00 Break
  • 20:00 20:45 Radu-Emanuel Chișcariu – From idle CPUs to CVEs: How to use AFL for library fuzzing
  • 20:45 – 21:30 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Security Espresso 0x18.

 

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, fuzzing, logs, open event, security espresso, tech events, techhub bucharest

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

Bucharest FP #40 — Recursion Schemes in Haskell

Join Bucharest FP to talk about recursion schemes and Haskell. RSVP here to save your front row spot on February 18, starting 18:30!

 

About the event

Let’s explore “Functional Programming with Bananas, Lenses, Envelopes and Barbed Wire” (or how basic knowledge of abstract algebra can help you develop patterns for recursion) together. The talk will assume knowledge of Haskell syntax, type definitions, some familiarity with type eliminators (e.g. maybe, either, folds).

Traian Florin Șerbănuță is an associate professor of computer science at the University of Bucharest. Traian completed his Ph.D. at UIUC, working with Grigore Rosu on the first prototype of K, which serves as a basis for the semantics-based execution and semantics-based program verification tools developed by RV, Inc. Additionally, Traian designed a maximal causal model for sequential consistency which serves as a basis for runtime verification of concurrent programs in tools such as RV-Predict. Traian currently works at RV as the K and Haskell Backend Development Lead.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 20:30 Talk by Traian Florin Șerbănuță
  • 20:30 – 21:00 Networking

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Bucharest FP #40 — Recursion Schemes in Haskell.

 

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!

BucharestFP, community, functional programming, haskell, open event, tech events, techhub bucharest

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