Category: Business Transformation

Talentbuddy

Romanian Learn-to-Code Platform Talentbuddy Aquired by Udemy

It’s official! Talentbuddy, the Romanian interactive learn-to-code platform start-up has been acquired by Udemy, the world’s leading online learning marketplace.

Biodiesel locomotive

The First Biodiesel Locomotive in Romania

It took over a year for a team of engineers at Reloc-Electroputere VFU Craiova to build the first the first locomotive in Romanian running exclusively on pure biodiesel (B100) or vegetable oil. 

R/GA

R/GA Thoughts on the Future of Technology

One of the most Top 10 innovative companies in the world, R/GA is known for the way it reinvented itself when the business context required it. Here’s how some of the brightest minds in R/GA today are thinking of the future of technology.  

genetics

Opening Genetics’ Pandora Box

It is estimated that the global sales of genetic tests will reach $60 billion per year by 2020, so we definitely entering the era of personal genetics as a big business. This may sound great for companies like Ancestry and 23andMe, yet it also opens up an important ethical debate… 

Medals for Romanians

July’s 22 Science Medals for Romania

In case anyone doubted, Romania does have talent! And it’s not all about great developers or musicians; it is also about high-school students from various regions of the country winning 22 medals at physics, mathematics, biology, chemistry and informatics… and July it’s not over yet!  

MavenHut

RockYou Acquires Romanian Solitaire Games

MavenHut, a gaming company founded in Romania has recently sold for an undisclosed price two solitaire apps to RockYou, expanding the latter’s reach into social games. 

Panasonic exoskeleton

Panasonic Exoskeleton to Be Launched in September 2015

Weighing only 6 kg, Panasonic’s  new wearable robot is designed to help warehouse and construction workers lift heavy objects up to 15 kg.  

123Contact Form

1 million Euro for 123Contact Form

With €1.000.000 investment, Catalyst Romania has recently became a minority shareholder of the Romanian company 123Contact Form, a top class online form and survey builder startup.

healthcare startup

$3.07B Investments in Healthcare Start-ups

The disruption and innovations brought to healthcare industry by Digital health start-ups are shaping the entire medical ecosystem as never before. Let’s have a look at these pioneers!

Patient-Generated Data

Positive ROI from Patient-Generated Data

Some key insights from healthcare industry that caught while reading Accenture Healthcare Technology Vision 2015 survey. Extremely encouraging data!