Mezuzah

The Mezuzah

Mezuzah is of biblical origin, being mentioned twice Deuteronomy, and therefore carries great weight for any Jewish family. The Hebrew word mezuzah means “doorpost”. The mezuzah itself consists of a small scroll of parchment (k’laf ) contained in a

La Blouse Roumaine

La Blouse Roumaine and Henri Matisse

The Romanian IA or La Blouse Roumaine as it came to be known has a long lasting love story with French painter Henri Matisse. This is their story …

A'topia

A’TOPIA

A’TOPIA is Ciprian Istrate’s first solo show at Galateca Gallery exhibition space. In case you are in Bucharest, take the time and go see A’TOPIA exhibition which is open between July 13 – September 3, 2017.

Vintage Romanian IA

Vintage Romanian IA Exhibition at ParkLake  

June 24 of each year is the day when The International Day of IA is celebrated all over the globe. This story is about Iulia Gorneanu’s exquisite vintage Romanian IA collection. 

healthcare innovation

My Latest Top 5 Favorite Healthcare Innovations

Few interesting stories on healthcare industry developments … from the pain 23andMe’s at-home research study of pain to vocal biomarkers, color-changing tattoos that monitor your health or smart-glasses for visually the impaired   

Spendwallet

Contactless Safe Payments with Spendwallet

Presented as the thinnest electronic wallet that consolidates all your cards, Spendwallet also claims to be the world’s most secure wallet. With a self-developed Magnetic Flux Emulation (MFE) technology, Spendwallet allows you to tap to pay on regular card swiping terminal as well as NFC terminal.

WIAD2017 arrives in Iasi!

World IA Day is back in Romania, only this time it happens in Iasi!  So, if you are passionate about information architecture and content strategy, you should book this date — February 18, 2017. Hurry up and register now!

Wallor

Wallor – the Romanian theft-proof smart wallet

Romanian entrepreneur Viorel Crețu raised USD 22,000 on crowdfunding platform Kickstarter for Wallor, the new smart wallet comes with a special RFID blocking layer surrounding your wallet, protecting your cards from high-tech thieves and their mobile scanners. 

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.

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