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#RevRally Bucharest 3.0

If you’d like to gain a better understanding of how to shape the social media & content strategy for a high-growth startup or you just want to join Revolut as they celebrate 50.000 users in Romania, then #RevRally 3.0 is just for you. Seats are limited and they sell out fast, so hurry up and get your free ticket now!
About the event
 
Back in May, Revolut was setting up operations on the Romanian market. Today they are celebrating an important milestone in their local growth: 50,000 users in Romania trust Revolut with their money. They couldn’t have grown so fast without the support and active involvement of their community, so they invite you to celebrate this achievement together. During #RevRally 3.0 they will present their evolution so far and what comes next, they will discuss their strategic plans for Romania going forward, as well as discuss about the new product functionalities that will be released soon.
The special guest of the evening is Robert Brăileanu, Global Content Manager, who will discuss about Revolut’s content & social media strategy in a fireside chat moderated by Oana Coșman, Senior Editor Start-up.ro.
Event agenda
  • 18:30 – 19:00 Participants arrival
  • 19:00 – 19:15 “Revolut in Romania & worldwide. What’s next?” by Irina Scarlat, Country Manager
  • 19:15 – 19:45 “Revolut’s social media & content strategy”. Fireside chat with Rob Braileanu, Global Content Manager, moderated by Oana Coșman, Senior Editor Start-up.ro
  • 19:45 – 20:00 Q&A
  • 20:00 – 21:00 Networking over beers
RSVP now to save one of the limited seats available!

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!

Bucharest, community, fintech, meet-up, meetup, networking, open event, Public Event, 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 8th at TechHub.

 

About the session

You will be meeting with Cristiana Ciuca, Innovation Project Manager at SG EBS, 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
    • Governance, Risk Management and Compliance (GRC)
    • AR / VR technology
    • Predictive Data Analytics on ML and pattern recognition technology for Capacity Management
  • 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 is an external startup accelerator program that has been launched for the first by SG EBS last year. The program lasts for 10 weeks and during this period, colleagues from business work closely with startups to tackle and test new technologies. Startups will receive a fixed remuneration to develop an MVP according to the use cases requirements announced on the Catalyst Platform. 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.

 

SG EBS 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 (IT – development, finance/ accounting, procurement, human resources). As part of our day to day job, is our mission to scan the local startup’s ecosystem and try either to learn from them if we can or to help them grow by giving the advice or even become their customers.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Wednesday, August 8th, 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 timeframe
  • Write down a list of questions you’d like to get answered

 

accelerator, Office Hours, sgebs, startups, techhub bucharest

Elevator Lab Challenge – Demo Night

The finalists of the Elevator Lab Challenge will be showcasing their fintech solutions for a chance to win the 7000 € cash prizes. RSVP here to save your front row place on June 28, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

During the evening we will have 6 fintech startups take the stage to present their product in order to get early feedback from a panel of industry experts and an informed and interested audience while competing for the Elevator Lab Challenge prizes.

The winning team will receive a 5000 € cash prize, a WILD CARD for the last selection round of the RBI Group’s acceleration program Elevator Lab and a trip to Vienna for a pitch training before the last selection round. The jury will also select the local hero team that will be awarded a 2000 € cash prize.

While the jury deliberates the winning teams, you will learn more about Early Game Ventures (EGV), a new Romanian venture fund that focuses on investing in early-stage startups represented by Radu Stoicoviciu in a fireside chat moderated by Oana Cosman, Online Editor @start-up.ro.

Here are the finalists:

1.          Argentum

2.         Confidas

3.         FINQware

4.         GrowU

5.         Instant Factoring

6.         SleekBill

7.         Stockberry

8.         ThinkOUT

 

Agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Participants arrival
  • 19:00 – 19:20 Presenting Elevator Lab by Florin Boldescu
  • 19:20 – 20:20 Pitches. The Romanian fintech startups are showcasing their product: 5 min pitch + 3 min Q&A
  • 20:20 – 20:40 Introducing Early Game Ventures (EGV), by Radu Stoicoviciu, Partner at EGV (Fireside chat moderated by Oana Cosman)
  • 20:40 – 20:45 Announcing the winners
  • 20:45 – 21:30 Networking

 

Meet the jury

 

About Elevator Lab

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raiffeisen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking.

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program, first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

 

About Early Game Ventures

Early Game Ventures (EGV) is an early-stage venture capital firm harnessing the technical talent in Central Eastern Europe – EGV recruits regionally (in Central and Eastern Europe) and invest locally (in Romania). Our philosophy is quite straightforward: we invest at the earliest stages in companies whose founders have vested interests, are coachable and address big markets. If the opportunity is real, we prefer to be the first institutional investor in such startups.

EGV is also running a concierge accelerator, taking in only 5 or 6 startups per year for a very intensive and tailor-made 3 months program.

Demo Night, Elevator Lab, fintech, pitch, Raiffeisen, startups, techhub bucharest

Startup Matchmaking – Co-founder edition

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 save your front row place on June 20, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

On June 20, more than 10 very 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.

 

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

 

Event agenda

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

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Startup Matchmaking – Co-founder edition.

 

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, networking, startup, startup matchmaking, startups, team, techhub bucharest

The right startup choices: finding your co-founder, building the product & getting investment

Come and learn from experienced entrepreneurs how to build a startup that is right for you. RSVP here to save your spot on June 19, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

We have invited 3 entrepreneurs to share with us how they have found their co-founder, how they’ve build their team and what it takes to build a successful product and bring an investment into the company. All of our guests have participated in a startup accelerator, so this is good opportunity to learn the advantages of taking part in an accelerator and how to reach one.

You will also learn more about Elevator Lab, the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), organised by Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI).

 

Agenda

 

About the speakers

Ciprian Borodescu is the Co-founder & CEO at Appticles.com – a multi-channel mobile publishing platform that helps digital publishers of all sizes (professional bloggers, newspapers or magazines) to better reach and engage their mobile users.

Adrian Fako is the CEO at Accelerole, a mobile first learning management system that helps your team become better and be more engaged with your content.

Camil Moldoveanu is the CEO & Co-founder at Reflex, the company that enables the physiotherapy patients to finish recovery at home, increasing the clinic’s profit and revenue by using a wearable solution that can sense and track the exercises.

Cristian Munteanu is a tech entrepreneur turned VC. He is a Managing Partner at Interplay Venture Capital, an early-stage VC fund backed by the EIF.

Florin Boldescu is the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Raiffeisen Bank. He is the digital driver in Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He has an extensive experience in banking & telecom industries and he’s been with Raiffeisen Bank for the past 10 years.

 

About Elevator Lab Challenge

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raifeissen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking. The winners of the local challenge will receive 7,000 EUR cash prizes, a trip to Vienna for pitch training and a wild card to the last selection round of the Elevator Lab accelerator program.

 

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program,  first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

accelerator, co-founder, Elevator Lab, panel, Q&A, Raiffeisen, startups, techhub bucharest

Elevator Lab Local Challenge – Open Hours

Are you a later-stage startup looking to access the largest fintech accelerator in CEE? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Florin Boldescu and Catalin Chirieac from Raiffeisen Bank, to discover how you can enter the race for the EUR 7k cash prize and a wild card to the accelerator.

 

About the session

The Open Hours are a great opportunity to present your startup, get relevant feedback from an industry professional and discover if you are the right fit for the Elevator Lab Local Challenge.

 

Elevator Lab Challenge is a local fintech selection program organized by Raiffeisen Bank Romania in partnership with TechHub Bucharest. The program is open to international, later-stage startups, with existing fintech solutions and products in the fields of advanced analytics, regtech, corporate banking, investing & trading tech, new branch experience or open banking. The winners of the local challenge will receive 7,000 EUR cash prizes, a trip to Vienna for pitch training and a wild card to the last selection round of the Elevator Lab accelerator program.

 

Florin Boldescu, is the Chief Digital Transformation Officer at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. He has an extensive experience in banking & telecom industries and he’s been with Raiffeisen Bank for the past 10 years. Working on digital transformation projects throughout the Raiffeisen Bank International Group, he has a 360 view over the CEE markets in terms of business & innovation. Florin is an innovation seeker & he always enjoys a good chat on the latest trends & news from the always changing and effervescent environment of startups.

Catalin Chirieac is the Head of Digital Banking for private individuals at Raiffeisen Bank Romania. 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.

 

About the Elevator Lab Accelerator

Elevator Lab is Raiffeisen Bank International’s (RBI) group-wide accelerator program, first launched in June 2017. With a potential access to 14 different markets, Elevator Lab is already the largest corporate fintech accelerator in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE). This year, RBI Group puts a special focus on the fintech ecosystem in CEE.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Thursday, June 14, between 10:00 and 13:30. There are 6 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 program, 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 Elevator Local Lab Challenge
  • 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

accelerator, Elevator Lab, fintech, Open Hours, Raiffeisen, startups, techhub bucharest

How To Build & Scale An 8 Figure Brand That Will Make You Proud by Sam Olawale

Do you have an idea that you would like to transform into a business but you just don’t know where to start or how to make it BIG? RSVP here to save your front row place on May 18, starting 6:45 PM, and come find out!

 

About the event

The Product Camp Bucharest May Edition will be held during Bucharest Technology Week and will host community speaker Sam Olawale. During his talk, you will learn how to validate your idea, crowdfunding and product launching strategies, and advanced social media advertising scaling, email marketing, and long term branding strategies.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:45 – 19:00 Welcome Product Campers
  • 19:00 – 20:00 How To Build & Scale An 8 Figure Brand That Will Make You Proud by Sam Olawale
  • 20:00 20:10 Break
  • 20:10 – 21:00 Open Space

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to How To Build & Scale An 8 Figure Brand That Will Make You Proud by Sam Olawale.

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!

Bucharest, business, community, meet-up, meetup, networking, product camp, product manager, Public Event, startups, TechHub, techhub bucharest

Demo Night by How to Web & TechHub / Blockchain and Fintech

How to Web and TechHub Bucharest are inviting ambitious entrepreneurs with Blockchain and/or Fintech (including Fintech-related) startups to showcase their ideas and products at the next Demo Night. Want to join? RSVP here now to save your front row place on April 17, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

This is a great chance for the teams to get feedback from a panel of industry experts and connect with an informed and interested audience. The special guest of the evening will be Andrius Biceika, Head of Country Managers at Revolut, interviewed by Andrada Fiscutean.

So grab your free ticket to be in the audience on Tuesday, April 17th, to check out what other ambitious founders are working on, meet the amazing Bucharest community and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors or innovation professionals.

Register for the event >> http://bit.ly/htw-th-demo-night-blckchn-fintch-17apr

Apply to PITCH >> http://bit.ly/apply-htw-th-demo-night-blckchn-fintch-17apr

 

Meet the JURY

 

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. Andrada Fiscutean, ZDNet, in conversation with Andrius Biceika, Head of Country Managers, Revolut
  • 20:20 – 20:30 Winners. The judges will pick and announce the ‘Best pitch’ & ‘Best startup’ awards
  • 20:30 – 21:30 Networking. We’ll wrap up everything with drinks, kindly offered by our partners at Orange Fab Romania, the newest corporate acceleration program that you can also learn more about on the night.

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Demo Night by How to Web & TechHub / Blockchain and Fintech.

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!

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

Demo Night by How To Web & TechHub

How to Web and TechHub Bucharest are inviting ambitious entrepreneurs to showcase their ideas and products at our first Demo Night session of 2018! RSVP here to save your front row place on February 28, starting 6:30 PM!

 

About the event

As tech advances at an incredible pace, what will 2018 bring next?

It’s a great chance for the teams to get early feedback from a panel of industry experts and an informed and interested audience, and also meet Dan Mihaescu, founding partner at Gapminder Ventures, the newest VC in town!

So grab your free ticket to be in the audience on Wednesday, 28 February, to check out what are other ambitious founders are working on, meet the amazing Bucharest community or even discuss investing. Make sure you’re the first to hear about the next big idea!

 

AGENDA

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:05 – Welcoming note
  • 19:05 – 20:00 – Pitches. Early-stage tech startups showcasing their products on stage: 5 min pitch + 5 min Q&A
  • 20:00 – 20:20 – Fireside chat with Dan Mihaescu, Founding Partner, GapMinder
  • 20:20 – 20:30 – Winners. The judges will pick ‘the best pitch’ & ‘the best startup’
  • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking

Meet the JURY

Apply to PITCH

If you’re a founder working hard on your early-stage business, don’t waste another moment and apply here by 22 February, for a chance to present on stage. Good luck! 

 

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!

competition, Demo Night, pitch, Public Event, startups

TrashHack – a Hackathon powered by Let’s Do It, Romania!

There are people passionate about technology and there are people who love taking care of the environment. We bring them together at the same table to build amazing solutions for a cleaner world. The Let’s Do It! Hackathon is the chance to prove you can clean the world with code. Join the hackathon!

About the event

The TrashHack hackathon in Bucharest is a cooperation project between Let’s Do It! World, Let’s Do It, Romania!, and QUALITANCE, as technology partner.

This year, QUALITANCE developed for World Cleanup Day 2018 a platform to help volunteers place on map location of piles they found in nature. The organizers aim to have a trash map for World Cleanup Day which will take place on September 15th, 2018 and will gather 350.000.000 people from 150 countries (5% percent of the population). The solution built so far consists of a mobile application for Android and iOS, a web application to be used by organizers and a backend API. The Backend API uses microservice written in Node, Express, Swagger and Seneca. The web app uses React, and the mobile app uses React Native. The repository is at https://github.com/letsdoitworld/World-Cleanup-Day

Event agenda

  • 09:00 – Registration & Breakfast
  • 10:00 – Opening
  • 11:00 – Ideas Presentation & Team Formation
  • 12:00 – Hacking Starts
  • 14:00 – Lunch & Work
  • 15:00 – Hacking Continues
  • 20:00 – Demos
  • 21:00 – Ending Ceremony

Registration

RSPV here to confirm your attendance to TrashHack.

Organizers

Let’s Do It! World is non-political movement that aims to make the trash visible and clean it up during social activities. For that, they are actively aligning partners and communities worldwide to execute World Cleanup Day on September 15, 2018.

Let’s Do It, Romania! represents the biggest local movement, counting over 1.400.000 volunteers in more than 7 years of existence. The organization’s goal is to have a clean country, with no trash.

QUALITANCE is a global technology and innovation firm that works with some of the largest companies in the world to develop revolutionary products and services that leverage next generation technologies – internet of things, machine learning, virtual reality, augmented reality. In 2017, QUALITANCE was awarded by the Romanian Software Industry Association as the “Best Romanian Tech Company”. QUALITANCE supports the hackathon as technology partner.

Hackathon, IT, let's do it romania, meetups, startups, tech events, TechHub, techhub bucharest

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