Strategy Roundtable for Entrepreneurs: Web 3.0 & Social Dancing, Romania Emerging

ReadWriteStart

Florin Cornianu from Timisoara, Romania, pitched 123ContactForm , a company that competes in the same space as YCombinator's WuFoo that exited earlier this year for a $35M price, and was acquired by SurveyMonkey. Of course, the significantly lower cost-structure in Romania helps a lot.

12 Questions: Meet Emanuel H?rd?u? (Transylvania, Romania)

crowdSPRING Blog

Emanuel lives and works in Cluj-Napoca (Transylvania), Romania. I’m 34, I am a graphic and motion designer, I live in Cluj-Napoca (Transylvania), Romania, with my fiancee, Luciana, which I love very much and I hope we’ll get married soon. 12 Questions: Meet Dana (Romania).

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Mission accomplished: Startup Visa Canada is here

Version One Ventures

In 2010, Cristian and Mircea arrived in Vancouver from Romania to start a new company. News canada Immigration Jason Kenney Romania Startup Visa summify tech entrepreneurs venture capitalMircea Pa?oi

How This Romanian Refugee Got a Foot in Nordstrom's Door

Inc Startups

Inspired by a meeting with Toms' founder, Samuel Bistrain created Roma Boots to relieve suffering in his native Romania

19 Killer Growth Hacks from 9 Top Romanian Startups

Inc Startups

Read what growth hacking tactics these 9 startup founders from Romania found helpful in growing their company

12 Questions: Meet Mircea Constantinescu (Romania)

crowdSPRING Blog

Mircea lives and works in Bucharest, Romania. Hello everyone, my name is Mircea Constantinescu but you all might know me as “mircha69″ here on cS, I was born and raised in Bucharest in a small country known as Romania.

Fresh from the SPRING: SUJITHFAB

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project for testicular cancer awareness. Let us start the slow clap for SUJITHFAB.

Fresh from the SPRING: thegonz

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project. Let us start the slow clap for thegonz. Check out more great work on thegonz ’s profile page.

Fresh from the SPRING: Feniks

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project for an upcoming Helen Hunt movie. Let us start the slow clap for Feniks.

Visiting the Balkan Ghosts

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

After the NATO air war against Serbia in 1999, in which Romania and Bulgaria showed themselves to be loyal allies of the West, providing military bases and rights to fly over their territory, hopes ran high in those countries that generous aid would be forthcoming.

Our Space Project

Start Up Blog

You may remember that I met a guy on line called Raul – the Rocketeer from Romania which I posted about. The really cool thing, is that Raul Oaida has become an overnight celebrity in Romania and was featured in the evening news as well as on the front page of their national newspaper below. Well we did our project up. Which was not just fun, but a world first.

Our Space Project

Start Up Blog

You may remember that I met a guy on line called Raul – the Rocketeer from Romania which I posted about. The really cool thing, is that Raul Oaida has become an overnight celebrity in Romania and was featured in the evening news as well as on the front page of their national newspaper below. Well we did our project up. Which was not just fun, but a world first.

SC Petrom SA v. Glencore U.K. Ltd. & 3 Ors, High Court of Justice, Queen’s Bench Division, 08-417

Chaganomics

court for fraudulently shipping oil of a lower-than-purported quality to Romania in the 1990s. (Bloomberg) -- Glencore Plc was ordered to pay just over $40 million to OMV Petrom SA by a U.K. Marc Rich & Co., later to become Glencore International AG, sold about 32 shipments to Romanian state firms from 1993 to 1996 made up of cheaper crude blends than agreed, and falsified documents, Julian Flaux, the judge in the London court, said in his ruling on Friday. It profited by about $40.1

The Silk Road Patron

Start Up Blog

In fact, what we are doing has been on line for some time for those who wanted to seek it out – the secret , has been out a while on this Ignite talk I did at a global digital event as linked below: A Stranger From Romania. This is where the Silk Road Patron comes in: We are at the point where we need to transfer the Super Awesome thing and the Super Awesome kid from Romania to Australia for the launch.

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students. New Speakers Our program keeps getting better and better. We're debuting many brand new case studies, and I could not be more excited.

Why Immigration and The Fourth of July are so Entwined

Both Sides of the Table

His family was from the Ukraine and Romania. My grandfather fled Romania where Jews were being killed by pogroms. The Fourth of July. The day we celebrate American independence. It’s more about our celebrating what we love about our country than it is about winning a war.

Bring Me Your Accents. Immigration Fuels Innovation

Both Sides of the Table

He followed in the footsteps of his father who left Jewish oppression in Romania to create a new existence. I have lived (England, France, Italy, Spain, Japan & the US) and worked (Ireland, Germany, India) around the world. I adore accents.

Super Awesome Micro Project – Ingite Style

Start Up Blog

You may remember about a year ago I embarked upon a project with a kid from Romania I met on the internet. So I thought I’d share an ignite talk I did on this Stranger From Romania.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur Mexico: Mexico City San Pedro Garza Garcia, Nuevo Leon Netherlands: Maastricht Utrecht New Zealand: Auckland Christchurch Norway: Bergen Oslo Peru: Lima Philippines: Davao City Poland: Gdansk Gliwice Poznan Warsaw Portugal: Braga Lisbon Romania: Bucharest Sibiu Timisoara Russia: Moscow Omsk Samara St.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

BoS Registrations reach halfway. Here is where people are coming from.

Business of Software Blog

Romania: 1. I was idly thinking about seeing if some Business of Software delegates might be interested in getting together before the conference so had a look at where the 180 registered attendees are coming from (exactly halfway now). Seems you are a pretty ecelctic and well dispersed bunch!

Wilmington students pack 50K meals for global hunger relief

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Some 50,000 meals packed by students at Cape Fear Academy will find their way around the globe, to countries such as Madagascar, Indonesia, Romania and North Korea WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP)

Applits: Mobile Software for the People, By the People

Inc Startups

” Together again, the Applits founders engaged a group of far-flung partners: designers in Romania, developers in Paraguay, and a whole team in India, just for starters. This app-making community made it to the championship round of Inc.''s s Coolest College Startups competition.

Fresh from the SPRING: 5IVE_STAR_CREATIVE

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project. Let us start the slow clap for 5IVE_STAR_CREATIVE.

How Crowdsourcing Can Function as Marketing

crowdSPRING Blog

Related posts: 12 Questions: Meet Emanuel Hărdăuț (Transylvania, Romania). When we talk about crowdsourcing, a lot of emphasis is placed on the immediate value associated with the approach. You get a great deal of ideas at a reasonable price, freeing up resources internally to focus on issues where your organization already has talent. But there’s another benefit to crowdsourcing that doesn’t get discussed often enough: the marketing value in promoting your contest. .

Fresh from the SPRING: lamosca04

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project. Let us start the slow clap for lamosca04. Check out more great work on lamosca04’s profile page.

Fresh from the SPRING: LuW

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania). When perusing our galleries here on crowdSPRING, we see some amazing work submitted in the projects. Today, we noticed this gem submitted in this logo project. Let us start the slow clap for LuW. Check out more great work on LuW’s profile page.

Getting funded: Step 0, Prepare

Passionate Intensity

Make sure there is someone on your team who can talk about the product with a competent technical VC or their representative, preferably using a whiteboard rather than slides. ”Our product is developed in Romania and we have no idea how it works” is a show stopper.

From Berlin To Boston: Which City Is Best For Your Startup?

YoungUpstarts

Bucharest, Romania. If cheap office rents really appeal to you, take a look at the cheap rents across Bucharest in Romania. One of the best things about setting up a startup these days is that nothing is out of bounds thanks to the Internet.

How to get beta signups for your startup in 9 steps

thenextweb.com

Romania. login / register. The Next Web Blog. Conference. Got News? tips@thenextweb.com. -->. Social Media. Part of The Next Web family. About Us. Contact. Energy Goes Social On Facebook. Grammy CMO spells out social media savvy. Reprise for iOS makes iTunes look ugly. All Stories.

Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

Occam's Razor

UK, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia. I believe deeply in the value of making data accessible. In service of that belief, there are few things that bring me as much joy as visualizing data (smart segmentation comes close).

9 Things You Wish Job Candidates Knew

Inc Startups

So when I meet with staff to discuss potential candidates I might initially refer to someone as, "the guy with the handcuff-ready stainless steel briefcase," or "the woman who does triathlons," or "the guy who grew up in Romania." Sure, you'll consider their qualifications.

Revolution at the Edge

Ben's Blog

Today, the end of Communism in Eastern Europe seems so obvious, but in my home country of Romania, until the day Nicolae Ceausescu was shot dead, I thought he would rule forever. This reminds me of one of the most unbelievable vestiges of communist Romania: the so-called “Department for the Betterment of the People”. This is a guest post by Christian Gheorghe, founder and CEO of Tidemark. It’s a start, a work of art. To revolutionize make a change nothing’s strange.

Monday is your friend

Start Up Blog

Shipping the Super Awesome thing & person from Romania. I’m typing this on a Sunday evening. I’ve had various times in my life when I used to hate Sunday, not due to its own features and benefits, but because it was the pre-amble to Monday. Mondayitus. The dread for Monday was so deep and worrisome that it ruined the day before it which is was a free day. And what is more ironic is that I even liked Thursday more than I liked Friday, because Friday was too close to Monday.

Twitter Link Roundup #203 – Small Business, Startups, Innovation, Social Media, Design, Marketing and More

crowdSPRING Blog

Transylvania, Romania) – crowdspring.co/18rf4fA. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Re-imagining Enterprise Applications in the Cloud

Ben's Blog

Christian grew up under a totalitarian communist government in Romania during the 1970s and 80s. Proferi is to enterprise software applications as the United States is to Communist Romania. Historically, like Communist Romania, enterprise software has been highly restrictive, inflexible, slow-to-change, slow in general and, quite frankly, oppressive. “Gettin’ money like hell yah. This s@%t so good, it don’t even smell bad”. Lil’ Wayne.

The Next Web introduces 12 local Startup Awards to celebrate entrepreneurship across Europe

The Next Web

The winners will be announced at the various Startup Awards ceremonies in Germany, the UK, Ireland, France, Romania, Spain, Poland, Holland, Ukraine, Russia, Turkey and Denmark. Startup founders and investors across the world love The Next Web, and we love them right back.

Freelancing is the new normal: oDesk and the future of the workforce marketplace

The Next Web

Among other fastest-growing client countries one can also find Latvia, Pakistan, Romania, Lithuania, and Malaysia. In conversations about freelancing and online marketplaces for remote contract workers of the tech industry, the name of oDesk floats up pretty often.

What If Your 16 Employees Resided in 7 Countries?

Inc Startups

WorkEtc''s company headquarters sit in Australia, with development teams in China and Romania, a chief technical officer in Malaysia, local support in the UK, U.S. Going global isn''t only for big players. How a far-flung workforce can benefit small businesses.