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Office Hours with Investors

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Malin Stefanescu, President at TechAngels.

 

About the guest

Malin is the Founder and CEO at EEU Software and a Business Angel Investor, leading the oldest and largest association of business angels in Romania, TechAngels. He is actively looking to put early-stage technology startups in contact with investors looking for investment opportunities.

 

The Schedule

Our guest will be around on Thursday, September 19, between 14:00 and 18:00. 

There are 5 slots available (40 minutes each) that you can apply to until September 17. After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the investor and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation by September 18.

 

We recommend these 3 steps to make the most out of this meeting:

  1. Check out all the details about Malin and TechAngels
  2. Have your elevator pitch ready so you can tell your company’s story in maximum 5 minutes
  3. Prepare to talk about why you are looking for an investment right now and why you are a suitable candidate for an angel investment! 

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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 September 17, 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

You will also get the chance to talk with the Program Managers of StepFWD to see if your newly formed team is eligible to take part in the pre-accelerator which is set to start next month. 

 

Event agenda

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

 

About StepFWD

Organised in partnership with Google for Startups with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Romania, StepFWD aims to fuel growth for early-stage tech startups with diverse teams. The founders will take part in hands-on workshops and mentoring sessions, they will connect with the local startup ecosystem and will learn how to quick-start their business model validation process and go-to-market strategy. 

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Ignite Tech Startup School

A new community is born next Wednesday and we’re so lucky to witness this. The first meetup of the Tech Startup School is an introduction to the complex world of Tech Startups and a chance to connect with like-minded people, learn from each other and have fun together. RSVP here to save your front row spot on September 11, starting at 18:30!

This is an event for entrepreneurs, freelancers and people who are curious to find out more about our topic.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 Welcome & introduction
  • 19:00 – 19:30 Connect – Each person has 1-2 minutes to introduce themselves (name, expertise and needs/expectations from this community)
  • 19:30 – 20:30 Problem Discovery – Brainstorming on what the problems are in growing the tech startup ecosystem
  • 20:30 – 21:00 Networking

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Tech Startup School meetup #01.

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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 

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Demo Nights, Bucharest edition

Come along and connect with fellow entrepreneurs, investors or innovators, check out on what ambitious founders are working and meet the amazing startup community! RSVP here to save your front row spot on August 29, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

Apply to pitch your project by Monday, August 25th, by the end of the day.

Ambitious founders are invited to apply and:
– get feedback from a panel of industry experts and investors,
– connect with all the major Romanian corporate startup programs.

All the pitching teams get free tickets to the How to Web Conference 2019!

The awarded teams (‘Best Pitch’ & ‘Best Startup’) get free expo-booth at the How to Web Conference 2019 & fast-tracked to the last evaluation phase of the Startup Spotlight competition.

Guest and jury members to be announced soon.

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:10 – Welcome Note
  • 19:10 – 20:00 – Pitch sessions – early-stage tech startups pitch on stage (5 min. pitch + 5 min. Q&A per startup)
  • 20:00 – 20:20 – Fireside Chat session with Xenia Muntean (Planable), moderated by Cristian Dascalu
  • 20:20 – 20:30 – Awards. The jury picks and announces the ‘Best Pitch’ & ‘Best Startup’ awards
  • 20:30 – 21:30 – Networking & farewell

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Demo Nights, Bucharest edition.

community, Demo Night, early-stage, fireside chat, networking, open event, pitch, Startup Spotlight, startups, TechHub, 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 

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Founders meeting – Financial audit

TechHub Bucharest and EY are inviting tech startup founders for a discussion about how to improve the financial department of the business. Apply here to join other founders for this invite-only event on July 23, starting at 18:45!

 

About the event

Being a startup founder means that you have to wear many hats and take care of all aspects of the business, some of which might not be that fun, but are vital for the success of your company. We know it’s tough at times to be a founder, so that’s why we want to give a helping hand to all startups from our community. 

We have invited Gelu Gherghescu, Partner, FAAS Leader Central and Southeast Europe at EY and Calin Stan, Legal Manager at EY, to share with us what startups can and should do in order to have a tight management of the financial and accountancy aspects of the business. 

In order to make the discussions as valuable as possible, we will be able to invite only founders that are currently running a tech startup.

 

What’s in it for you?

  1. See what solutions a startup you can employ to do your financial audit
  2. Get up to date with best practices for your accountancy and what instruments you can use to make sure your account is doing a great job
  3. Know how to interact with the Romanian financial authorities on a day-to-day basis and during checks

 

Agenda

  • 18:45 – 19:00 – Gathering up
  • 19:00 – 20:30 – Founders Meeting
  • 20:30 – 21:00 – Networking

 

Registration

Apply here by July 22 to be part of the Founders meeting. If selected to take part, you will receive an invitation by email to the event.

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Demo Nights, Bucuresti edition

Want to know how the next generation of Bucharest startups looks like? If so, join us for next week’s Bucharest Demo Night event organised by How to Web and TechHub and meet the founders & operators building tomorrow’s tech & digital products! RSVP here to save your front row spot on June 13, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

We are inviting ambitious founders to apply and:

– get feedback from a panel of industry experts and investors
– connect with all the major Romanian corporate startup programs
– all teams pitching get free tickets to the How to Web Conference 2019
– the winners get a free booth at the How to Web Conference 2019
– also, the winners get fast-tracked to the last evaluation phase of the Startup Spotlight competition

30% of the startups that pitched in 2018 at Demo Nights events got funded by the end of the year. 4 accelerators accepted startups in their growth programs and more than 8Mn€ were directly invested in the companies. So don’t miss your chance and submit your project here http://bit.ly/dn-13jun-stp by Monday, 10th of June 2019.

The night will bring amazing networking opportunities and knowledge sharing. Our special guest of the evening will be Vlad Puescu, Content Platform Director eMAG.

Make sure you are the first to hear about the next big idea!

 

Event agenda

  • 18:30 – 19:00 – Registration
  • 19:00 – 19:10 – Welcoming Note
  • 19:10 – 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 – Vlad Puescu, Content Platform Director eMAG in conversation with Liviu Cadariu, Community Builder TechHub
  • 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 and pizza

 

Registration

RSVP here to confirm your attendance to Demo Nights, Bucuresti 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!

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Elevator Lab Bootcamp Friendly Demo Night

Join us to see the final pitches of the fintech startups that are part of the Elevator Lab Bootcamp. RSVP here to save your front row spot on June 12, starting at 18:30!

 

About the event

Elevator Lab Bootcamp 2019 ends with the fintech startups showcasing their products on stage in front of a panel of industry professionals, startup founders and investors.

During the Bootcamp, founding teams in their first stage of development have received a quick intro into the startup world from experienced mentors who are actual startup founders. They learned how to validate their startup idea, what it takes to implement the customer and business development process, what are the startup legal mechanics, and how to tailor and deliver their startup pitch.

We will also have a discussion with about what are the opportunities & challenges on building a fintech startup in Romania with Cristi Barladeanu, CEO & founder ThinkOut and Daniel Nicolescu, Managing Partner & Co-Founder at SymphoPay.

 

Startups

Startups

  1. Advicely Disrupting credit brokerage
  2. Financial Aggregator Helping startups and entrepreneurs manage their money
  3. FinPlay Best Gamified Financial Education
  4. Libero Interviews, understands the customer behaviour and previous history in order to evaluate banks’ risks
  5. Grafeli Agile Collections Software
  6. Matrix F. Your digital financial controller
  7. Perce Automate your personal finance
  8. RegFiX Helps banks fulfill financial regulations
  9. Vestinda Wealth management marketplace platform

 

Event agenda

18:30 – 18:50 Registration

18:50 – 19:00 Welcoming note

19:00 – 20:20 Pitches. All the Elevator Lab startups will showcase their products on stage (5 minutes presentation + 1 minutes Q&A)

20:20 20:50 Fireside chat with Cristi Barladeanu CEO & founder ThinkOut and Daniel Nicolescu, Managing Partner & Co-Founder at SymphoPay

20:50 – 21:00 Announcing the winners of the Elevator Lab Bootcamp that will join the Digital Entrepreneurship Summer Program 2019

21:00 – 21:30 Networking

 

The Jury

Vlad Stanilescu, Chief Digital Officer, Raiffeisen Bank Romania

Eliza Gheorghe, Head of PI Segments, Raiffeisen Bank Romania

Mihai Lazar, Manager Capital Markets, Raiffeisen Bank Romania

Alin Neacsu, Corporate Banking Director, Raiffeisen Bank Romania

Istvan Kovacs, Fintech Partnerships Manager, Raiffeisen Bank International

Daniel Dragomir, Co-Founder, TechHub Bucharest

Liviu Cadariu, Event Manager, TechHub Bucharest

 

About Elevator Lab

Elevator Lab Bootcamp is an educational program aimed at helping aspiring entrepreneurs understand what it takes to build a fintech startup and how they can turn their fintech startup idea into an MVP (minimum viable product). The Bootcamp is part of the largest corporate fintech partnership program in Central and Eastern Europe, Elevator Lab, created by Raiffeisen Bank International.

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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 May 30, 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.

 

This edition of the Startup Matchmaking event is part of the Elevator Lab Bootcamp, an educational program aimed at helping aspiring entrepreneurs understand what it takes to build a fintech startup and how they can turn their fintech startup idea into an MVP. We will have the founders that are part of the program come to pitch their startup projects in the search for their co-founders.

 

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 Pitch
  • 19:20 – 20:00 Participants Open Mic
  • 20:00 – 21:30 Networking!

 

Community Partners

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