Romanian Startups is interested in establishing partnerships with tech events or conferences (or other entities), mainly throughout Europe and the United States/Canada.
The partnership will be a media partnership which means Romanian Startups can provide online media coverage about tech events or conferences on its own blog (News/Articles), can advertise on its Facebook page (over 27,000 followers) and Facebook group (over 13.000 members), send newsletters to startups/founders (over 310 startups and 600 founders) and can even get coverage in the Romanian media.
Those tech events or conferences can, in exchange, provide Romanian Startups with coverage which can consist in the logo and a short description on their websites, advertising in newsletters and, in general, letting people know about Romanian Startups.
How to Web (Bucharest, Romania – Nov 20-21)
How to Web is the most important conference on web business and technology in South-Eastern Europe, bringing hands-on talks on product, business and tech innovation. It takes place once a year in Bucharest, Romania in November each year.
Business Days is a series of Romanian events geared towards entrepreneurs and managers (tech included).
Techsylvania (Cluj-Napoca, Romania – May 31-June 2)
Techsylvania is a 2-day event held in Cluj-Napoca, in the heart of Transylvania (a region from Romania). It’s geared towards wearables and innovation.
Webstock and Webstock Awards (Bucharest, Romania – September 27)
Webstock is the Romanian premier social media conference where the online community is gathering to interactively discuss the trends in social media, blogging, mobile.
Pioneers Festival (Vienna, Austria – October 30-31)
Pioneers Festival gathers the tech scene – startups, founders, hackers, bloggers, VCs and innovators, in fact the troublemakers – from all over to inspire and be inspired.
EIT Digital (Brussels, Belgium)
EIT Digital is a leading European digital innovation and entrepreneurial education organization driving Europe’s digital transformation. EIT Digital delivers breakthrough digital innovations to the market and breeds entrepreneurial talent for economic growth and improved quality of life in Europe. It does this by mobilizing a pan-European ecosystem of over 130 top European corporations, SMEs, start-ups, universities and research institutes.
Mobile World Congress (Barcelona, Spain – March 2-5)
Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest annual gathering of mobile and related industry C-Level executives. If anything is happening in mobile, it can be found at MWC.
CEE Lift Off! (Budapest, Hungary – April 29)
The best performing team will be entitled to an investment offer from Power Angels worth 150.000 EUR, and will have the opportunity to participate in OXO Labs’ acceleration program for six month, taking place in the most innovative co-working office of Budapest (Hungary), LOFFICE. Additionally, the winners shall receive legal support from Hungary’s leading legal office, the legal team of Oppenheim. Brain Bar Budapest, the region’s largest knowledge festival will be hosting the event this year in order to bring together the most promising startups of the CEE region.
Startup AddVenture (Kiev, Ukraine – December 4-5)
An ideal place to get insights and be inspired. An exceptional opportunity for pitching and networking.
Bringing together an eclectic group of entrepreneurs, technologists, investors, business leaders, and media – all highly interested in the European Startup Ecosystem.
IDCEE (Kiev, Ukraine – October 10-11)
This conference is an unparalleled gathering in the heart of CEE intended for Internet entrepreneurs, VCs and angel investors, CEOs and CTOs of IT companies, IT professionals, bloggers and digital media who gather under one roof for two thrilling days to turn the Internet and technology world head over heels.
SmartWeb Conference (Bucharest, Romania – September 24)
SmartWeb is a conference organized for web designers & developers, interaction specialists, UX designers, and web entrepreneurs.
Start Me Up (Predeal, Romania – July 21-27)
The entrepreneurship school where participants learn to turn ideas into successful startups.
Blueseed (international entrepreneurs in international waters)
Blueseed is creating the world’s most amazing startup community for entrepreneurs, on a cruise ship 12 nautical miles from the coast of San Francisco, in international waters. The location allows startup entrepreneurs from anywhere in the world to launch or grow their companies near Silicon Valley, without the need for a U.S. work visa.
LAUNCHub (Sofia, Bulgaria) is a seed fund supporting the most promising entrepreneurs and digital startups in South and Eastern Europe (investments vary up to 200.000 Euros). The fund also runs a mentor-led programme helping young entrepreneurs grow their business faster.
Investment focus falls on companies that have already gained traction and have developed their concept, team and are close to prototype within the digital space, among it consumer internet, e-commerce, mobile, digital media, cloud infrastructure, enterprise software.
Dignitas Foundation (Bucharest, Romania) is on a mission to create institutions and support those social and individual projects, in Romania and abroad, which relate to their stated purpose of changing the dynamics of the Romanian society, by harmonizing the positive energies and creating opportunities to capitalize on resources in every field. The foundation has events dedicated to entrepreneurship (tech included) also.
ResearchForIndustry is a platform aiming to increase the visibility of technology development activities in Romania, for researchers, businesses and investors. Moreover, the Resources section contains a knowledgebase of good practices and models of success for the Technology Transfer Offices of academic institutions.
ResearchForIndustry will help bridge the gap between academia and the business sector, enhancing collaborations and entrepreneurship in Romania.
Yacht Hack is an event bringing together the creme de la creme of the worlds young entrepreneurs for a week-long hackathon at Sea in southern Croatia.