PARTNERS

CNIPMMR

National Council of Private Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises in Romania
CNIPMMR ensures the unitary representation of the interests of over 50.000 SMEs and the employers' movement of SMEs at national level, through the 8 regional federations and 105 associate members, and at international level by joining the strongest organizations for SMEs (SME United, WASME, European Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship). CNIPMMR focuses on providing specific information to the economic and business environment, on transferring knowledge and on providing specific services for SMEs, in order to increase their potential and competitiveness.

eMAG

At eMAG, Romanian technology is built and innovation is delivered - whether it's Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning - to facilitate the best online shopping experience for the benefit of customers and partners. Dedicated mobile application, Machine Translation System, Warehouse opened in 2018 or Virtual shopping assistant are just a few examples of projects specifically designed to enhance the experience of customers and marketplace partners through innovation and technology. The projects are developed by colleagues from IT hubs located in Bucharest, Craiova, Iași and Warsaw.

Ernst & Young

EY is dedicated to helping organizations solve their toughest challenges and realize their greatest ambitions - from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Through the four service lines — Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax — EY help their clients capitalize on transformative opportunities. EY also help them fulfill regulatory requirements, keep investors informed and meet the needs of all of their stakeholders.

How to Web

For the past 11 years HTW has been running the leading European tech & startup event in the CEE, providing access for 3,000+ innovators and founders to global leaders, relevant know-how and business opportunities from the tech & digital world, in a one week of events in Bucharest. 200+ startups have the chance to showcase their ideas on stage, get feedback from top class mentors, validate their products and access the resources to help them grow. Throughout the year HTW programs scout early stage startups in 12+ major Romanian tech hubs, offering 150+ founders pitch time, support and access to a wider network of resources. Started as a conference in 2010, How to Web (HTW) developed into a community of 50,000+ operators and founders from startups and tech companies, innovation executives, investors and startup like-minded people.

π IT Employers Organization 

IT Alliance
IT Alliance aims to support the effort of strategic orientation towards the development of innovation, to generate Romanian intellectual property based on innovative and advanced technologies (IoT, blockchain, AI), maximum added value, and to ensure that one single and strong voice will be heard not only in encouraging, financing and promoting the ecosystem of SMEs and local start-ups but also in setting them as a priority at a governmental level, laying the foundations of the future Romanian digital society. Mission. The Board's mission is to help the emergence and growth of future national and European digital champions among small and medium-sized companies in the IT&C sector in Romania:

ASE

Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest
The Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest is a university of advanced research and education, which organizes university studies and scientific research in the fields of economic, administrative and socio-human sciences. ASE is considered the most important economic higher education institution in the country and one of the most well-known economic universities in South-Eastern Europe.

Iceberg Consulting SRL

Iceberg Consulting SRL is a consulting company in innovation and technology transfer, established in 2005. Today, the company brings together a team of 30 consultants, researchers and experts, as well as over 50 employees located in Brasov, Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Oradea, Iași and Paris.

KPMG

KPMG operates as a global network of independent member firms offering audit, tax and advisory services; working closely with clients, helping them to mitigate risks and grasp opportunities. Member firms' clients include business corporations, governments and public sector agencies and not-for-profit organizations. They look to KPMG for a consistent standard of service based on high order professional capabilities, industry insight and local knowledge.

BCR

Romanian Commercial Bank / Banca Comercială Română 
BCR, member of Erste Group, is one of the most important financial groups of Romania, and includes universal bank operations (retail, corporate & investment banking, treasury and capital markets), as well as specialized companies in the leasing market, private pensions and housing banks.

UPB

Politehnica University of Bucharest
UPB is one of the largest technical universities in Romania. Through its fifteen faculties, the university offers 88 undergraduate programs, 162 master's programs and doctoral studies in 14 doctoral schools. The university is increasingly urged to support not only the cultivation of strong technical skills, but also to encourage young people to take part in creative careers, self-determined in technical start-ups, supporting Romanian society by using technology to grow economic development and social development.

Tech Lounge Association

Tech Lounge is a non-profit organization, founded by graduates of the Politehnica University of Bucharest, with the aim of promoting and supporting innovation and technical entrepreneurial culture among young people, as well as sustainable digitalization process, bringing together partners from universities, SMEs, large companies, start-ups and experienced mentors. The main program of Tech Lounge is Innovation Labs - an acceleration program for pre-seed technical start-ups at national level, which offers young people the experience of a technical start-up.

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