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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


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

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

Technology changes Healthcare: Beginnings

FreshBlood Bucharest invites you to meet 3 young healthcare startups from Romania: Medicai, LiveCare and Solaris. RSVP here to save your spot on December 12, starting at 19:00!


About the event

In the era of personalized medicine, gadgets and A.I., the importance of technology is rapidly increasing. The road from an idea to implementation of a project is usually harsh and challenging. That’s why we should learn not only from our mistakes but from other’s experience.
The meetup will be structured in two parts. In the first session, we invite the speakers to share their experience regarding the projects they are working on. The second part will be organised as a panel of discussion, with questions from us and the participants, and answers from the speakers.


  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:15 – Cosmin Dugan – Solaris
  • 19:15 – 19:30 – Elena Ovreiu – LiveCare
  • 19:30 – 19:45 – Mircea Popa – Medicai
  • 19:45 – 20:30 – Open Panel
  • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking

fresh blood, medicine, panel, Public Event, Q&A, startups, tech, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Fundraising at Early Stage – Seedrs

Join this Techcelerator workshop organized in partnership with Seeders, to learn first hand from experienced investors how to raise money for your startup. RSVP here to save your spot on December 7, starting at 15:30!


About the event

Techcelerator invites Seedrs to the Romanian Entrepreneurial ecosystem to present a workshop specially designed by Seedrs to get us on board with all their accumulated knowledge on raising money. We will be brought closer to the special ingredients when it comes to smart ways of raising funds. 


  • 15:30 – 16:00 Registration
  • 16:00 – 18:00 SEEDERS Outsourced Workshop
  • 18:00 – 19:00 Networking

Investment, Public Event, startups, techcelerator, workshop

Startup Matchmaking – Find your co-founder

Are you interested to join the startup world, but don’t know where to start? Don’t know how to find the startups that are looking for a co-founder? RSVP here to meet the early-stage projects that will be pitching on November 15, starting 6:30 PM!


About the event

On November, 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.

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


Early-stage startups

If you have a very early-stage tech project and are seeking for a co-founder follow the link to submit your application!

  1. Circles is a community-powered SaaS platform used by companies to bring products to market faster, with the help of flash teams of independent professionals. Teams within the creative and technical fields have access to on-demand paid tasks matched to their skills and interests.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Full-stack developer
  2. cv30 is an online career experience for millennials. It is like being there, or perhaps a bit better. A sneak peek and better career experience from your screen. Discover companies & teams, work environment, values and culture; get advice; ask questions; find your spirit job. They connect talented professionals with teams & companies & jobs.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Full-stack developer
  3. Education for future” is an alternative educational center build to respond to the lack of interconnection between school and real-life needs. Through its activities the center wants to build a new education framework based on the trio Savoir – Savoir etre – Savoir faire on which the French education model is based, in order to offer to the students the possibility to develop the skills that are necessary on the labor market in 2030 or in any time when technology has an increasing impact on human life. What the center wants to create is an educational online platform addressed both to education beneficiaries and education providers, where interested people could found useful tools.
    1. Co-founder(s) needed: Full-stack developer and Financial professional
  4. ICAR is a platform for inventors and researchers to bring their solutions to societies real problems.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Front-end developer, Business developer, Financial professional and Lawyer
  5. OlirO is a spin-off from the Sibus platform, which has been operating in Romania since May 2014. OlirO helps the client find quality providers within a wide range of services, provides market perspective for the client and creates pricing transparency.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Business developer and Marketer
  6. MyAntiques Market wants to make a global book publishing platform to be found by collectors through an innovative browser that will include a database of all the leading authors in history, grouped on literary currents, the country of origin, the time they have lived, and specialization for each writer (poet, philosopher, historian, etc.). Here is the prototype. They know the market they are addressing, having all the contacts they need, after a search of more than 4 years.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: UX/UI designer, Marketer and Business developer
  7. Mr. Adam is a gamified learning app that is currently helping parents improve their parenting skills. The beta version of the app is out on both stores and they have plans to expand the app to other self-development markets. The content of the app is created by Professor Thomas Hills and they are currently part of the Future Makers incubator.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Backend developer (Python) and Marketer
  8. Recreativo helps children to grow through experiences and educational activities provided by local suppliers. Recreativo is a two-sided marketplace where parents can search and book activities for their kids while suppliers can add and manage the inventory of activities.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Front-end developer, Back-end developer and Marketer
  9. SupplyBlockchain is a B2B SaaS supply chain management platform that enables blockchain pairing of data assets by adding transparent, decentralized and immutable proof of time and location to physical products.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Full-stack developer and Mobile developer
  10. The FutureKit is a project which has as an aim to provide young people with useful and crucial soft & hard skills through experiential and transformative methods of gradual learning. The reason behind is to combat the phenomenon of brain drain and to bridge the gap between the future labor market requirements and youngsters from Romania at first, in order to connect the Generation Y & Z with the future of skills, jobs and personal branding / development. It is their mission to prepare and match them with the tools and information that help transform their vision into action.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Full-stack developer, Mobile developer, UX/UI designer and Business developer
  11. The Taxi Courier Application is a powerful solution that tries to solved courier transportation for e-commerce merchants by aggregating multiple courier partners across Bucharest city providing a one-stop solution. We ended up building an on-demand delivery solution that delivers in the within 30-45 minutes guaranteed.
    • Co-founder(s) needed: Business Developer


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



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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.

EY, founders, founders meeting, marketing, startups, techhub bucharest, trademarks

Startup stories with no happy end

The second evening about startup failure & lessons is here! Meet the founders that had to close their startup and find out what mistakes you should avoid in your entrepreneurial journey. RSVP now to save your front row place on November 8th, starting 6:30 PM!


About the event

TechHub Bucharest wants to dig deeper in the “fail fast -> learn quick” culture, by inviting a few entrepreneurs that had a first-hand experience with building a startup that had to be closed at one point.

We are aware that anyone can discuss (and brag) about success, but it takes something special to talk about failure. Learning from those that have the strength to share the struggles of an unsuccessful startup, and listening to the lessons they learned during the process is of incredible value to anybody that is currently working on or planning to have their own startup.

About the speakers

Sebastian Maraloiu is an experienced marketing professional, a growth hacker and the co-founder of Blushr, a mobile app that aimed to help teens find out if their high school crush had a crush on them in a Tinder-style. Sebastian will share the story of how he:

  • grew Blushr from 0 to 200k downloads with no marketing budget
  • got into the biggest business accelerator in the UK
  • got 50k in funding
  • managed a PR scandal the company was involved in alongside Tinder

Tudor Iliescu is a resilient tech entrepreneur growing startups that empower the individual. Among other things, in 2015 he co-founded EasyRide (App store & more info), Mongolia’s first ride-hailing platform. He spent almost a year on the ground, researching the market, raising investment, setting up the company, recruiting and managing the local team, developing partnerships etc. The experience was valuable in learning how to identify opportunities, start from scratch, find and deal with investors, localise a product and the marketing, manage compliance and legal in a difficult environment a.o. In the end, due to immense pressure from the Taxi Association, the venture was shut down by the Supreme Court for “operating an unlicensed taxi service”.

Alexander Stoica-Marcu is a 21 years old, banger business developer and part of the founding team of ProductLead.me. At  16 years old (2014) he founded together with this brother, Serve Hotel, a virtual concierge software platform for HORECA industry, where they wanted to replace all the personal with a mobile app.  Got investment, hired 2 more programmers, major hotels from sea-side enrolled into the platform, after this they faced difficulties in controlling the team, scaling, traction and getting tourists from an old mentality of calling the concierge of the hotel for every request where instead of that they can use the mobile app/platform. Everything went down, when the brothers got into a fight, split up, stopped the development of the product due to lack of money and Alexander paid the first investment in full 2 years later. Alexander learned to strengthen the team, focus on sales from day 0, launch first an MVP and how to become a modern entrepreneur.

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Welcome
  • 19:00 – 19:05 Event Intro
  • 19:05 – 20:00 Panel with our brave entrepreneurs
  • 20:00  – 20:30 Q&A session
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking



RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Startup stories with no happy end.



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!


entrepreneurship, failure, lessons, panel, startups, techhub bucharest

Demo Night powered by How to Web & TechHub | Autumn Edition

The Demo Night series continues to set the bar high for early-stage startups. If you want to showcase your startup at this event and connect with global experts and experienced founders, make sure you RSVP here and save your front row place on Wednesday, October 24, starting 6:30 PM! The winners of ‘Best Pitch’ and ‘Best Business’ will be fast-tracked in the Startup Spotlight competition of the conference!


About the event

Register for the event – >> http://bit.ly/2QF81cn

Apply to pitch – >> http://bit.ly/2yacfBR

Showcasing your startup at this event will offer you an extra chance to get closer to global experts and experienced founders from the How to Web Conference (https://www.howtoweb.co/startup-spotlight/).

All presenting startups will be offered 2 invitations to attend the How to Web Conference on November 19 – 20, and the winners of ‘Best Pitch’ and ‘Best Business’ will be fast-tracked in the Startup Spotlight competition of the conference.

We encourage you to connect and share ideas with other attendees who are playing the startup & innovation game. So grab your free ticket and check out what other ambitious founders are working on and meet the amazing Bucharest startup community.


Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:05 Welcoming note
  • 19:05 – 20:00 Pitches. Early-stage tech startups will showcase their products on stage: 5 min/ pitch + 5 min Q&A
  • 20:00 20:20 Fireside chat with Bogdan Ripa, Product Manager at UiPath, in conversation with Gabriela Bejan, Founder & Marcom Specialist at Digital Tailors Agency
  • 20:20 – 20:30 Winners. The judges will pick and announce the ‘Best Pitch’ & ‘Best Business’ awards
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking. We’ll wrap up everything with drinks & pizza, kindly offered by partners Orange Fab Romania, KPMG, Bitdefender and Alpha Bank



RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Demo Night powered by How to Web & TechHub | Autumn Edition.

Bucharest, community, Demo Night, How to Web, networking, pitch, Public Event, startups, TechHub, techhub bucharest

1-on-1 Private Sessions with Orange Fab

Orange Fab Romania is continuously looking for innovative startups to join the corporate accelerator. Learn more about the program and find out if your company is a good fit on Wednesday, October 24th, at Orange Fab Open Hours.

Apply now for a 1-on-1 session with Cristi Patachia, Development & Innovation Manager, Orange Romania, Raluca State, Product Manager, New Business, Orange Romania and Monica Obogeanu, Innovation Programs Manager, How to Web


About Orange Fab

Orange Fab is an equity-free corporate accelerator organised by Orange Romania, with the support of How to Web. The program aims to facilitate the creation of commercial partnerships between innovative startups and Orange.

The selected companies will implement a pilot commercial partnership with Orange Romania, with full support from inside and outside Orange. After the successful implementation of the pilot project, Orange will take into consideration extending the partnership at an international scale. Accelerated startups may also be further recommended to Orange Digital Ventures, Orange’s investment arm.


The Schedule

Our guests will be around on Wednesday, October 24th, between 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM. There are 6 slots available (20 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 the Orange Fab program
  • Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in the shortest possible time frame
  • Come up with a few scenarios of how you might partner with Orange 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 our guests from Orange Fab & How to Web!

1-on-1 Private Sessions, Bucharest, Demo Night, Office Hours, Open Hours, startups, 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.



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

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