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Office Hours w/ Microsoft for Startups

If you are a B2B tech startup, you can benefit from the Microsoft for Startups program: from technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel. To find out more, apply now for a 1-to-1 office session with Sergiu Pop Partner Specialist Azure at Microsoft taking place on Wednesday, December 9, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

 

About the guest

As Partner Specialist Azure at Microsoft, Sergiu is working with key startups ecosystem players in Romania and helps startups as they build and scale their companies. Sergiu drives digital transformation projects in Corporate & Enterprise space by promoting Microsoft strategic solutions together with our Top Partners & startups ecosystem and Microsoft sales team. 

He has more than 11 years of experience in managing teams, projects and processes in challenging environments and more than 15 years of experience in marketing. Before joining Microsoft, Sergiu was Marketing and Communication Manager at Xerox Romania, working closely with the Romanian channel partners to digitally transform their business. He has been developing and implementing marketing strategies and tailor made campaigns across the entire distribution cycle (vendor, distributor, reseller, end-user), delivered over 100 trainings and workshops, 50 events designed.

 

About the Office Hours

Sergiu will be able to help access one or more of the program benefits:

  • Customized Go-To-Market plan → tailored to your business
  • Commercial Marketplace Portal → helps you reach customers and monetize your products and services
  • Co-Sell program → A worldwide enterprise sales force paid to connect your solutions to their accounts
  • Technical enablement → free Azure cloud & technical consultancy

 

Applications are opened by December 8 at 14:00.

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 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the call.

 

About Microsoft for Startups

Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether you’re looking to build your first application, land your first customer or scale to a million users, Microsoft is here to help. From technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we’re invested in your success: https://startups.microsoft.com/en-us/benefits/ 

 

We prioritize enterprise technology, or B2B, startups who can best serve our customer base and will benefit most from the program. New member applicants are evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Offering an innovative technical solution that supports customers in their digital transformation
  • Less than seven years in existence
  • Less than $25M in total annual revenue
  • Seed, Series A, B, or C stage (or validated equivalent)

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StepFWD 2020 – Demo Day

StepFWD, the pre-accelerator made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs is inviting you to the 2020 online Demo Day! The participating startups will be showcasing their achievements and will share the next steps in their entrepreneurial journey. Registrations are opened! 

 

About the Demo Day

Mentors, investors, community partners, corporates, press attendees are invited together with the larger community to the StepFWD 2020 Demo Day. 

We will be celebrating diversity in the startup ecosystem and we will connect to see how we can push the growth of the ecosystem together.

The 2020 cohort has been through an intense set of activities: workshops, hands-on sessions, roundtables, speed mentoring sessions, office hours, 1-on-1s, all-hands meetings, and virtual coffees (coffee is best served among friends).  

And now they are ready to present their progress and share their future plans with you!

 

3 Reasons to participate at the Demo Day

  • Celebrate the startups’ progress
  • Connect with the founders and offer them your help
  • Network with the participants

 

 Demo Day Agenda 

  • 17:00 – 17:30 – Networking → Your chance to meet some of the participants until we kickstart the Demo Day
  • 17:30 – 18:00 – Welcome StepFWD team & partners → You’ll find out what happened during the online pre-accelerator
  • 18:00 – 18:40 – First 5 startups pitch 
  • 18:40 – 18:50 – Break & Networking
  • 18:50 – 19:30 – Last 5 startups pitch
  • 19:30 – 19:35 – Closing remarks
  • 19:35 – 19:50 –  Networking → Have your drinks ready to meet the founders 

 

StepFWD 2020 Demo Day is happening on the Hopin platform and it will be LIVE on the StepFWD & TechHub Bucharest Facebook pages.

 

About StepFWD

StepFWD is an 8-week pre-accelerator program, aimed at fueling growth for tech startups with diverse teams. StepFWD is powered by TechHub Bucharest in partnership with Google for Startups and Orange Romania. 

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Office Hours w/ Microsoft for Startups

If you are a B2B tech startup, you can benefit from the Microsoft for Startups program: from technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel. To find out more, apply now for a 1-to-1 office session with Sergiu Pop Startup – Program Manager at Microsoft taking place on Wednesday, November 11, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

About the guest

As Startup Program Manager at Microsoft, Sergiu is working with key startups ecosystem players in Romania and helps startups as they build and scale their companies. Sergiu has more than 11 years of experience in managing teams, projects and processes in challenging environments and more than 15 years of experience in marketing. Before joining Microsoft, Sergiu was Marketing and Communication Manager at Xerox Romania, working closely with the Romanian channel partners to digitally transform their business. He has been developing and implementing marketing strategies and tailor made campaigns across the entire distribution cycle (vendor, distributor, reseller, end-user), delivered over 100 trainings andworkshops, 50 events designed.

 

About the Office Hours

Sergiu will be able to help access one or more of the program benefits:

  • Customized Go-To-Market plan → tailored to your business
  • Commercial Marketplace Portal → helps you reach customers and monetize your products and services
  • Co-Sell program → A worldwide enterprise sales force paid to connect your solutions to their accounts
  • Technical enablement → free Azure cloud & technical consultancy

 

Applications are opened by November 10 at 14:00.

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 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the call.

 

About Microsoft for Startups

Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether you’re looking to build your first application, land your first customer or scale to a million users, Microsoft is here to help. From technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we’re invested in your success: https://startups.microsoft.com/en-us/benefits/ 

We prioritize enterprise technology, or B2B, startups who can best serve our customer base and will benefit most from the program. New member applicants are evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Offering an innovative technical solution that supports customers in their digital transformation
  • Less than seven years in existence
  • Less than $25M in total annual revenue
  • Seed, Series A, B, or C stage (or validated equivalent)

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Office Hours w/ Rumen Iliev, Partner at LAUNCHub Ventures

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Rumen Iliev, Partner at LAUNCHub Ventures, taking place on Wednesday, November 4, between 11:00 – 13:30.

 

About the guest

Rumen is focused on developing the Romanian market for LAUNCHub Ventures as an addition to the fund’s scouting activities in Bulgaria and rest of SEE. Before joining LAUNCHub Ventures, he had his own business consultancy practice helping companies and their management to solve issues and achieve various business goals. During his professional career Rumen has held various positions in management consulting, utilities, insurance and financial services.

 

 

About the office hours

Rumen is an experienced investor and he will be able to help you with:

  • Valuable feedback for your startup
  • What you need to do in order to be investable by LAUNCHub Ventures

 

Applications are opened by November 3 at 14:00.

After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the guest and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the Zoom call.

 

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

  1. Check out all the details about Rumen and LAUNCHub Ventures
  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 investment! 

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Office Hours w/ Orange Fab

If you a tech startup interested in the Orange Fab program or are interested in starting a collaboration with Orange, apply now for a 1-to-1 office session with Monica Obogeanu, Startup Programs Manager at Orange Romania, and Bogdan Ștefănescu, Product Manager at Orange Romania, taking place on Wednesday, October 28, between 10:00 – 12:30. 

About the guest

With more than 10 years’ experience in the tech startups ecosystem, Monica facilitates Orange’s relationship with innovative startups through the Orange Fab corporate accelerator. A Computer Science graduate with a passion for building products, she worked in startups in roles like software tester of product manager and has led multiple startup support programs.

 

Marketing graduate with a passion for technology, Bogdan has over 9 years of experience in telecom and is specialized in sales, project, and product management. Since 2019 he is a Product Manager in the B2C Marketing – New Business team, where he manages and develops platforms for value-added services, cloud, mobile security, and complimentary services, as well as facilitates the interaction with the Orange Fab startups.

About the Office Hours

Monica and Bogdan will be able to help you with:

  • More information about the Orange Fab program
  • Figure out if you can find a potential collaboration with Orange

Applications are opened by October 27 at 14:00.

After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the program. You will receive a final confirmation of your reservation 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the call.

About OrangeFab

Orange Fab Romania is a corporate startup accelerator, conceived to support entrepreneurs in developing innovative products and help them distribute both locally and globally

This startup program is looking for startups in Romania with mature innovative products that improve people’s lives and set the trend on how people will live in the future. The startups receive mentoring and access to the latest communication technology to further develop their projects, support in testing the products in real-life scenarios, and access to the Orange distribution network to further expand their business.

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Office Hours w/ Microsoft for Startups

If you are a B2B tech startup with at least a female founder, you can benefit from the Microsoft for Startups program: from technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel. To find out more, apply now for a 1-to-1 office session with Sergiu Pop Startup – Program Manager at Microsoft taking place on Wednesday, October 21, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

 

 About the guest

As Startup Program Manager at Microsoft, Sergiu is working with key startups ecosystem players in Romania and helps startups as they build and scale their companies. Sergiu has more than 11 years of experience in managing teams, projects and processes in challenging environments and more than 15 years of experience in marketing. Before joining Microsoft, Sergiu was Marketing and Communication Manager at Xerox Romania, working closely with the Romanian channel partners to digitally transform their business. He has been developing and implementing marketing strategies and tailor made campaigns across the entire distribution cycle (vendor, distributor, reseller, end-user), delivered over 100 trainings and workshops, 50 events designed.

 

About the Office Hours

Sergiu will be able to help access one or more of the program benefits:

  • Customized Go-To-Market plan → tailored to your business
  • Commercial Marketplace Portal → helps you reach customers and monetize your products and services
  • Co-Sell program → A worldwide enterprise sales force paid to connect your solutions to their accounts
  • Technical enablement → free Azure cloud & technical consultancy

 

Applications are opened by October 20 at 14:00.

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 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the call.

 

About Microsoft for Startups

Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether you’re looking to build your first application, land your first customer or scale to a million users, Microsoft is here to help. From technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we’re invested in your success: https://startups.microsoft.com/en-us/benefits/ 

We prioritize enterprise technology, or B2B, startups who can best serve our customer base and will benefit most from the program. New member applicants are evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Offering an innovative technical solution that supports customers in their digital transformation
  • Less than seven years in existence
  • Less than $25M in total annual revenue
  • Seed, Series A, B, or C stage (or validated equivalent)

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Office Hours w/ Dan Calugareanu, Partner la Early Game Ventures

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup or advice on how to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Dan Calugareanu, Managing Partner at Early Game Ventures, taking place on Wednesday, October 14, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

About the guest

Dan is Managing Partner at Early Game Ventures. Humble, curious, open-minded, enthusiastic. Ask for hard work and respect. Always happy to work in a team, as a team. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, E-commerce, Business Development, and Entrepreneurship.

 

 

About the office hours

Dan is an experienced investor and he will be able to help you with:

  • Valuable feedback for your startup
  • What you need to do in order to be investable by Early Game Ventures
  • How to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead

 

Applications are opened by October 13 at 14:00.

After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the guest and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the Zoom call.

 

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

  1. Check out all the details about Dan and Early Game Ventures
  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 investment! 

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Founders Meeting – Horizon 2020 & 5G Technology

For all tech founders out there: join us for a conversation about technological advancement in 5G Technology, the opportunities that arise for new product development, and Orange’s experience of working in Horizon 2020 research projects alongside startups. APPLY here to join other founders for this invite-only online event on October 5, starting at 19:00!

 

About the event

Learn more about Orange’s 5G commercial rollout in Romania, the opportunities open for startups like the 5G Online Challenge, as well as Orange’s involvement in Horizon 2020 research projects that also include startup partners. 

 

Cristian Pațachia is Development & Innovation Manager at Orange Romania. Manager with more than 20 years’ experience in the telecom industry, with expertise in a broad range of technologies, product development, and innovation management. At the moment he is the Development and Innovation team manager in the Engineering department, coordinating multiple research projects in various fields such as 5G & networks of the future, cybersecurity, smart cities, APIs exposure and monetizing, cloud technologies & IoT/M2M.

Marius Iordache is 5G Technical Manager at Orange Romania. With over 13 years’ experience in the telecommunications industry, Marius is currently leading the technical implementation of Orange’s 5G network in Romania. He is CCIE certified and has vast experience in planning, designing, and creating architectures for complex fix and mobile networks, in multi-vendor environments. He contributes to multiple technical research projects in the Horizon 2020, 5G-PPP framework.

 

 

Some basic rules to follow during the call

✍️ Post your questions in the chat and the moderator will pass them on to the guest

🔇 Use the mute button at your site to prevent transmitting background noise

👉 Do not multi-task (do other work) during the meeting

🤫 Find a quiet space to participate

📣 Speak up to get attention if you (really) have something to say

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Office Hours w/ Microsoft for Startups

If you are a B2B tech startup, you can benefit from the Microsoft for Startups program: from technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel. To find out more, apply now for a 1-to-1 office session with Sergiu Pop Startup – Program Manager at Microsoft taking place on Wednesday, September 16, between 10:00 – 12:30.

 

 

About the guest

As Startup Program Manager at Microsoft, Sergiu is working with key startups ecosystem players in Romania and helps startups as they build and scale their companies. Sergiu has more than 11 years of experience in managing teams, projects and processes in challenging environments and more than 15 years of experience in marketing. Before joining Microsoft, Sergiu was Marketing and Communication Manager at Xerox Romania, working closely with the Romanian channel partners to digitally transform their business. He has been developing and implementing marketing strategies and tailor made campaigns across the entire distribution cycle (vendor, distributor, reseller, end-user), delivered over 100 trainings andworkshops, 50 events designed.

 

About the Office Hours

Sergiu will be able to help access one or more of the program benefits:

  • Customized Go-To-Market plan → tailored to your business
  • Commercial Marketplace Portal → helps you reach customers and monetize your products and services
  • Co-Sell program → A worldwide enterprise sales force paid to connect your solutions to their accounts
  • Technical enablement → free Azure cloud & technical consultancy

 

Applications are opened by September 15 at 14:00.

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 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the call.

 

About Microsoft for Startups

Microsoft for Startups is a comprehensive global program designed to support startups as they build and scale their companies. Whether you’re looking to build your first application, land your first customer or scale to a million users, Microsoft is here to help. From technical resources and free cloud to selling alongside Microsoft salespeople and partner channel, we’re invested in your success: https://startups.microsoft.com/en-us/benefits/ 

We prioritize enterprise technology, or B2B, startups who can best serve our customer base and will benefit most from the program. New member applicants are evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Offering an innovative technical solution that supports customers in their digital transformation
  • Less than seven years in existence
  • Less than $25M in total annual revenue
  • Seed, Series A, B, or C stage (or validated equivalent)

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Office Hours w/ Rumen Iliev, Partner at LAUNCHub Ventures

Are you looking for early-stage funding for your startup or advice on how to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead? Apply now for a 1-to-1 session with Rumen Iliev, Partner at LAUNCHub Ventures, taking place on Thursday, September 10, between 14:00 – 16:30.

 

About the guest

Rumen is focused on developing the Romanian market for LAUNCHub Ventures as an addition to the fund’s scouting activities in Bulgaria and rest of SEE. Before joining LAUNCHub Ventures, he had his own business consultancy practice helping companies and their management to solve issues and achieve various business goals. During his professional career Rumen has held various positions in management consulting, utilities, insurance and financial services.

 

 

About the office hours

Rumen is an experienced investor and he will be able to help you with:

  • Valuable feedback for your startup
  • What you need to do in order to be investable by LAUNCHub Ventures
  • How to prepare your startup for the financial crisis looming ahead

 

Applications are opened by September 9 at 14:00.

After the registration, a selection will be made based on the best compatibility with the guest and you will receive a final confirmation of your reservation 1 day before the event with the logistical details of how to join the Zoom call.

 

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

  1. Check out all the details about Rumen and LAUNCHub Ventures
  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 investment! 

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