Debates in the Romanian Parliament about start-up funding

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Some of the proposals that I endorsed during the debates in the Romanian Parliament regarding start-up funding, especially for the Start Up Nation Program: 100% non-refundable funding, VAT eligibility, payments based on expenses accounts, eligibility of projects in the rural …

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See you at Open Hub

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Wednesday, June 21, I’ll be attending a workshop about the Program Romania Start Up Nation. We will be discussing tips and tricks regarding how to submit a project to this daring program. The meeting will start at 15:00 and will take …

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Talk show with Ionut Negru about the U.S. Ambassador’s visit to Galati and Braila

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Some thoughts after the visit of the US Ambassador to Galati and Braila

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At the invitation of the National Council for SMEs, the U.S. Ambassador to Romania, HE Hans Klemm, visited Galati and Braila counties to meet entrepreneurs, local authorities, the mass-media and to open an American corner at VA Urechia library. The main goal …

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About passion and entrepreneurship, at Bookland Evolution

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I had the pleasure to talk to high schools students about entrepreneurship, at the BookLand conference in Galati. Lecturing is an exciting experience!  

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See you at Bookland!

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Friday, November 18, we meet at Bookland, at V.A. Urechia Library, from 14:30 – 16:30, to talk about business start-up. If you want to be ready to access start-up funding next year, it is a good idea to attend this …

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The practice of funding business ideas based on a chart needs to stop!

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All the funding schemes for SMEs are now based on charts. The business plan is no longer important which is a major policy problem. This practice needs to stop and replaced with a system based on presenting reliable business plans.

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Objectives as Vicepresident of the National Council of SMEs from Romania

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Probably the most important volunteer job that I have at the moment is Vicepresident of the National Council of SMEs from Romania. The member companies have together over 650,000 employees and a total return of over EUR 25 billion, that …

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About start-ups and government at Profit LIVE

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I had a great conversation with Daniel Apostol, former manager of The Money Channel TV and founder of Profit LIVE, an online broadcasting platform. This was also my first experience on a live Internet broadcast. To be short, here are …

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Start UP Smart Project Has Ended

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The year 2015 was dedicated almost entirely to implementing a very complex project that brought so many opportunities to young entrepreneurs from 13 Romanian counties. The “Start UP Smart” project helped 42 winners of our business plan competition to turn …

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