Innovate with Google Atelierul Digital

Innovate with Google Atelierul Digital

We’ve just launched a new initiative to empower 1000+ aspiring entrepreneurs. We’re providing free courses on: Building a business plan Understanding your customers Digital marketing for startups Pitching to investors Our goal is to encourage people to generate innovative ideas…

YouTube at Music Festivals

YouTube at Music Festivals

We partnered for the 2nd year in a row with Untold and Neversea to bring more YouTube magic to the music festivals. The two festivals are among the biggest in Europe, with more than 380,000 visitors for Untold and 240,000…

New partners on Google Arts & Culture

New partners on Google Arts & Culture

We’ve just launched 4 new Romanian art institutions/ museums on Google Arts and Culture: Peles Castle Cotroceni Museum National Museum Complex Iasi Semne Cusute In total, there are now 17 partners from Romania on GA&C. Google Arts & Culture is…

Google Romania goes Export

Google Romania goes Export

We want to help more Romanian companies export. This is why we launched locally: 1) Market Finder: a free tool that helps exporters identify new markets based on demand and plan their operations: https://g.co/marketfinder 2) “Exporta cu Google Atelierul Digital”:…

Launch of YouTube Music in Romania!

Launch of YouTube Music in Romania!

On Tuesday evening we’ve launched YouTube Music and YouTube Premium in Romania. Event: We organized a launch party at Expirat, a music venue in Bucharest, with approximately 400 guests from the music industry, influencers, press, and business partners. The concept…

The Rise of the Sharing Economy

The Rise of the Sharing Economy

Last week I had the chance to talk about the Sharing Economy and my previous role at BlaBlaCar during an event organised by NextGen Leaders Hub and CEO Clubs. Here is the (slightly) edited version of the presentation:    …

Google Atelierul Digital for Developers

Google Atelierul Digital for Developers

This week we have launched “Atelierul Digital pentru Programatori”, a Google project that aims to help the local tech ecosystem by offering free coding classes and a start-up incubator program. Any student from Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca and Timisoara can apply to…

Iulian&Andrei

#CEOseries: Iulian & Andrei, co-founders/CEOs Benefit Seven

Iulian Circiumaru and Andrei Cretu are the co-founders/CEOs of Benefit Seven, a B2B company providing benefits to employees through a subscription model called 7 Card. The company expects to generate 4.5 mn. euro in revenues in 2017 from 30,000 subscribers….

#CEOseries: Diego Prada, CEO Signalhorn, former CEO Ana IMEP

#CEOseries: Diego Prada, CEO Signalhorn, former CEO Ana IMEP

Diego Prada is CEO of Signalhorn, a global hybrid network solutions provider, and the former CEO of Ana IMEP, the 4th largest European producer of motors for white goods. Before that, he was Head of Operations for McKinsey Investment Office…

Fady

#CEOseries: Fady Chreih, CEO Regina Maria

Fady is the CEO of Regina Maria, one of the largest private healthcare companies in Romania, with yearly revenues of more than 80 mn. euros. He is one of the youngest successful CEOs in Romania and has been leading the…

Letter to Aspire 2016

Letter to Aspire 2016

This is a message I wrote to the Aspire Academy 2016 participants, at the end of the program. While it’s a bit hard to understand its true meaning if you haven’t been at Aspire, I decided to post it here….

#CEOseries: Alexandra Copos de Prada, CEO Ana Pan, Ana Hotels

#CEOseries: Alexandra Copos de Prada, CEO Ana Pan, Ana Hotels

Alexandra Copos de Prada is the CEO of Ana Pan and former CEO of Ana Hotels, Romanian largest bakery and hotels chains. She is also one of the founders for Aspire Academy (www.aspireacademy.ro).  Alexandra is an amazing CEO, who managed…

Marius

#CEOSERIES: Marius Stefan, CEO and founder AUTONOM

First interview from #CEOseries with Marius Stefan, CEO and founder of Autonom. Marius was named EY Entrepreneur of the Year in 2015. We talk about book recommendations, best and worst advice he received, company culture and many other interesting topics.

LinkedIn

Great speech from Jeff Weiner, CEO LinkedIn

“…and if we do that, our valuation will take care of itself” Jeff Weiner, CEO of LinkedIn, is one of my favorite leader in tech. He is a CEO who understands the importance of company culture and from whom I…

The meaning of life

The meaning of life

“Meaning is not something you stumble across, like the answer to a riddle or the prize in a treasure hunt. Meaning is something you build into your life. You build it out of your own past, out of your affections…

Dani

#CEOseries: Intro

Here is the intro to a personal project I have started: #CEOseries, interviews with successful CEOs on business and life.