Category: Startups

iCEEfest 2018

 iCEE.fest 2018

iCEE.fest is one of the largest and the most significant digital and tech related initiatives in the CEE and SE Europe. 2018 edition happens next week, June 14-15, in Bucharest, Romania.

MVP Academy

2017 MVP Academy – Applications Now Open

The MVP Academy acceleration program, developed by TechHub Bucharest, recently announced that applications are open for the 4th edition of the accelerator dedicated to tech businesses. Startups can apply by Sunday, February 9, 2017.

FitBit

FitBit Acquires Vector Watch

In March 2015, I was writing on my blog about the pre-order launch campaign launch of Vector — the smartwatch with Romanian DNA which promised customers 30-days battery life. One year, just few days after CES, FitBit announced Vector’s aquisition.

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. 

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!

SafeDrive - Romanian Startup

Vote for SafeDrive

Romanian SafeDrive startup aims to reduce car accidents by rewarding drivers for keeping their phones out of reach while driving. Encourage SafeDrive with your vote on ProductHunt to cross the 500 benchmark. 

 

Vector — Smartwatch with Romanian DNA

This story it’s not exactly what you might think! Yes, it has something to do with Vector Watch, but it’s neither a “hands on story” or a con analysis predicting Vector’s future… It’s just a story about local entrepreneurs and the Romanian tech talent.

Jonathan Shieber Meeting

Meeting Jonathan Shieber

March 6 is no longer just my best friend’s birthday, but also the day I have met Jonathan Shieber and got to know his view of the Romanian startup environment. This short article is about few of the ideas that stayed with me after our talk. 

Romanian Startups

Romanian Startups Meet Jonathan Shieber

Jonathan Shieber, Senior Editor TechCrunch & Crunchbase, will visit Romania in March for 3 workshops dedicated to startups, entrepreneurs and communication specialists. The first one will take place in Cluj and the other two in Bucharest at RatLab.