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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

Comunitatea Studenților Antreprenori – Meetup #5

Calling all student & young entrepreneurs to the 5th meetup of the Growth Club community. RSVP here to save your front row spot on July 11, starting at 18:00!

 

About the event

GrowthClub is a community of potential students who have developed or are planning to develop a business. The goal of GrowthClub is to discover and connect students with growth potential to provide them with both top-class education and resources for their businesses.

Come to a mentoring session about and for you and the community members, where you will connect with passionate business students, as well as experts and entrepreneurs.

The theme of the event is: LEAN STARTUP METHODOLOGY, HOW WE VALID A BUSINESS IDEA AND WE WORK IN A “AGILE” MODEL WHERE WE TEST, ANALYZE AND IMPROVE.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:00:18:30 Welcoming
  • 8:30-18:40 Opening of the meetup
  • 18:40- 19:15 Special quests
  • 19:15-19:50 Matei Pavel
  • 19:50-20:00 Break
  • 20:00-21:00 Networking 

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Comunitatea Studenților Antreprenori – Meetup #5.

community, entrepreneurship, Growth Club, networking, open event, startup, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Google HashCode 2019 – Codette Hub

Sign-up with your team to take part in the global HashCode programming competition. RSVP here to save your place on February 28, starting 7:00 PM!

About the event

HashCode is a team programming competition organized by Google for students and industry professionals across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The teams are composed of 2-4 people.
Codette is one of the hubs hosting the Online Qualification Round. Top scoring teams from this round will be invited to Google Ireland to join the Final Round of the competition. Event for Codette Hub is here[2].

Event agenda

19:00 – 19:30 Welcome
19:30 – 23:30 Coding time

Registration

RSVP here (you must be over 18 years old) to confirm your attendance to Google HashCode 2018 – Codette Hub.

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!

challenge, codette, coding, community, competition, google, startup, team, 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

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

Hacking Health

Are you ready to take part in the second edition of the Hacking Health event? Then book your place here for the largest e-health hackathon in the region, that’s taking place on 2-4 November!

About the event

Smart Everything Everywhere and Johnson & Johnson România are organizing Hacking Health 2.0, the most important e-health hackathon in Central and Eastern Europe.

If you’re a young professional working in the health industry, a student studying IT&C, an entrepreneur, a software developer or architect, or an expert from the medical services arena, then don’t forget to register HERE before October 28th!  http://health-hackathon.ro

Agenda

Friday, November 2nd
  • 18:00 – 21:00 Preparatory meeting: forming the teams and introducing the projects
Saturday, November 3rd
  • 09:00 – 09:30 Welcoming & breakfast
  • 09:30 – 10:00 Opening remarks
  • 10:00 – 10:30 Introducing the jury members and mentors
  • 10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
  • 11.00 – 13:00 Let the hack begin! In parallel, team and project selection by those individuals who do not yet have a team
  • 13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 – 18:00 Hacking!
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Mentoring Session
  • 18:30 – 20:00 Hacking!
  • 20:00-21:00 Dinner + Networking
  • 21:00-8:00 Hacking!
Sunday, November 4th
  • 08:00- 09:00 Coffee & breakfast
  • 09:00 – 09:30 Status update
  • 09:30 – 14:30 Hacking!
  • 14:30 – 15:15 Lunch
  • 15:15 Stop Hacking!
  • 15:15 – 17:00 MVP presentations
  • 17:00 – 18:00 Jury deliberations and break
  • 18:00 – 18:30 Awards ceremony for the top 3 teams; Award ceremony for the “Best Team Effort” and “Best Hacker”
  • 18:30 – 19:30 Coffee, dinner and networking

e-health, Hackathon, Investment, mentors, pitch, SEE, startup, techhub bucharest

The Ins & Outs of working in a startup

Curious to find out what is like to work for some of the most promising startups in Bucharest? RSVP now to see what real startup employees have to say about what their day-to-day job looks like.

 

About the event

We will have 3 amazing people tell you what is like to be part of the tech startup scene and to build products which are used by a global audience. They will share both from the amazing moments and everyday challenges that they experienced during their startup career, and why is it worthwhile to be part of this challenging environment.

At the end of the day, you can figure out for yourself if making the leap to a career change is the right thing to for you.

 

Liviu Matei is a PHP Developer at Green Horse Games, a game studio focused on creating social and gamified worlds for football fans. He started playing around with PHP and MySQL some years ago, in his free time, and quickly decided this is the coolest thing and he should do it full time. Previously, he worked as a marine engineer, mechanical design engineer, and shipyard repair manager but there’s nothing as rewarding (and challenging) as shaping a concept and turning it into fun experiences that are enjoyed by people all over the world. So, nowadays he spends his time making and breaking things, and loving it.

Ioana Nistorescu is a Project Manager at Minutizer. She has been working on developing new projects in the startups’ environment for more than 4 years. For the last 2 years, her work in the fintech industry brought on new challenges but also exciting opportunities that technology created. She has previous experience in corporate environment, summing up to over 8 years within multinational and multicultural teams/organizations.

Madalina Neagu is working on Business Intelligence and Data Analysis at Talent Browse, the IT recruitment platform where you can find IT candidates available for interviews, all vetted by recruitment agencies. Madalina started her career in corporations and then she switched to startups where she has been working for the last 7 years. She just felt that this creative, agile, fast and challenging environment is the best place where she can have a bigger impact and where she can grow to better use her skills and passion.

 

Agenda

panel, Q&A, startup, startups, techhub bucharest

Open Banking Open Hours – Fintech Month

Want to get expert advice on the PSD2 directive for your startup? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Raiffeisen Bank professionals.

 

About the session

As part of the Fintech Month initiative organised by Raiffeisen Bank and TechHub Bucharest, entrepreneurs that are developing fintech startup using the benefits brought by the PSD2 directive can apply for expert advice on how to proper implement an open banking solution.

 

Madalina Stegarescu is a banking professional with more than 10 years of experience in Raiffeisen Bank. Starting 2018, she’s a Product Owner inside the Raiffeisen Bank Open Banking project, covering both regulatory implementation of the Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and new innovative services for customers. She’s also experienced in saving & transactions products development, risk analysis and customer support, now working on creating a new digital experience for customers.

 

Catalin Chirieac is the Head of Digital Banking Services for Private Individuals. 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.

 

The Schedule

Our guests will be around on Wednesday, September 26, between 10:00 and 12:30. There are 5 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 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 Raiffeisen Bank
  • 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

fintech month, Open Hours, psd2, Raiffeisen, startup, techhub bucharest

EY Startup Advantage – M&A workshop for startups

Is your startup ready to impress investors and successfully go through an M&A process? Apply here to join other founders and community managers for this invite-only event on September 12, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

A team of EY specialists (finance, tax and legal) will share with our members the mechanics and key aspects of a successful M&A process, starting with due diligence and ending with the closing of the transaction. We wish to keep the event informal and practical. The takeaway for you should be a better understanding of an M&A process, a practical overview of its phases (due diligence, signing, CPs, closing) and a list of do’s and don’ts based on our experience with investment in tech companies.

 

The EY specialists that will be with us are:

 

Agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Gathering up
  • 19:00 – 20:00 – M&A Workshop
  • 20:00 – 21:00 – Networking

 

Registration

Apply here by September 10 to be part of the EY Startup Advantage – M&A workshop for startups. If selected to take part, you will receive an invitation by email to the workshop.

EY, Founders Only, M&A, startup, techhub bucharest, workshop

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