5 Questions with Ana Maria Andronic and Cristina Bucur (DLA Piper): Get legal advice for your startup early in the game

We sat down with Ana Maria Andronic, Head of IP Practice and Technology and Cristina Bucur, Counsel Corporate M&A representing DLA Piper Romania, Legal Infrastructure Partner of How to Web 2018, to talk about impact of early legal counsel for startups. Q1:  Why doing it so early? At DLA Piper we have seen few start-up founders… Read more »

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5 Questions with Lucian Todea (Elrond): Blockchain can make the shift to a more human-centric computing

Elrond Network is joining How t Web 2018 as Blockchain Partner. They are hosting a very cool Roundtable on the 1st day of our conference – if you’re interested in Blockchain, you definitely should not miss it.Elrond is also supporting our Best Blockchain Startup prize for Startup Spotlight competition, which offers the equivalent of 10.000 €… Read more »

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5 Questions with Marius Ursache (Metabeta) – Redefining Entrepreneurship

If you want to learn more about entrepreneurship, Marius Ursache is the first person you should ask. His vast experience in this field comes from being a co-founder of four companies. Starting with Grapefruit and finishing up with Metabeta, Marius Ursache is nowhere near settling down to a regular job. Being an entrepreneur is a passion for him, and that is… Read more »

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5 Questions with Andrius Biceika (Revolut): Mobile-First – Paving the new Road in Financial Services

Revolut is planning on taking on the world with their mobile-only approach to financial services. Their Head of Business Development, Andrius Biceika, believes that mobile-first services and products are the next big thing. Andrius is also the co-founder of Salesclub.it, an exclusive community for professionals and C-level executives. Since Andrius made us the honor of being one of… Read more »

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5 Questions with Julian Lukaszewicz (Business Design Lead at Fjord): Learning our way into Business Design

Julian Lukaszewicz is the Business Design Lead at Fjord. He has vast work experience in the Business Design field which he gained by traveling and living in seven countries from four different continents. Apart from using the power of design to help businesses grow and products sell at Fjord, Julian is also going to be one of the speakers… Read more »

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5 Questions with Dan Toma (author of ‘The Corporate Startup’): The key elements of building an innovation framework

Innovation is essential for companies to stay relevant. Although many agree with this statement, there’s still the question ‘how can big companies become innovation engines?’, a question that until recently had no clear answer. ‘The Corporate Startup’ is a playbook that provides just that – a proven methodology for building a culture of innovation. We… Read more »

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5 Questions with Radu Georgescu (Gecad Ventures): Romania is a good product building environment

Whether you’re a startup founder or an investor, I’m sure that you’ve heard the name Radu Georgescu dropped in a conversation at least once. And that’s because Radu is one of the OG Romanian entrepreneurs, having started his career back in 1992 when Romanian startups were but a myth. Some of Radu Georgescu’s successful exits… Read more »

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5 Questions with David Bizer (Talent Fountain): Early-stage startups require individuals who can wear many hats

Hiring the very first employees to join your startup is a nerve-wracking experience for any startup founder, especially since many think that the dream team is what makes the difference between a successful startup and a startup that will eventually fail. That is why the team of an early-stage startup is that much more important…. Read more »

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5 Questions with Enis Hulli (500 Istanbul): Romania stands for SaaS

In late 2015, 500 Startups announced the launch of an affiliated fund in Turkey, called 500 Istanbul. 500 Startups already included a network of acceleration programs, series A programs and seed funds, yet this was its first development in Eastern Europe. After 2.5 years since its launched, we’re catching up with Enis Hulli, 500 Startups Venture… Read more »

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5 Questions with Raul Popa (TypingDNA): Adding a security blanket to the Internet

TypingDNA, a Romanian born startup and TechStars NY alumni, is one of the most exciting players in the typing biometrics space, with one of the most accurate and easy to use technologies available today. The two-factor authentication (2FA) market rose to an estimated value of 10 billion dollars in just five short years and is projected to… Read more »

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5 Questions With Dan Mihaescu (GapMinder Venture Partners): “We fill in a critical investment gap”

In early January 2018, GapMinder Venture Partners announced it was open for business, targeting to invest EUR 26m in early stage technology companies in Central Eastern Europe, with an emphasis on Romania’s developing tech scene. The fund is led by Dan Mihaescu as Founding Partner, a well-known investor in a number of high tech start-ups with a deep knowledge of… Read more »

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