Stadia in Romania

Stadia in Romania

We’ve just launched Stadia in Romania, an incredible gaming experience! Stadia is the cloud gaming service from Google which allows you to play games directly from the browser. You don’t have to install anything and there is no need for…

Google for Startups 2020

Google for Startups 2020

It has been a busy period for the fast-growing Romanian startup ecosystem, with 3 of our partners organizing Demo Days in November and December:– StepFWD, pre-accelerator focused on diverse teams;– AdvancingAI, accelerator dedicated to AI startups;– Startup Spotlight, program and…

Google Pay in Romania

Google Pay in Romania

Google Pay is now live in Romania! I am really excited about this milestone, for one of the most expected services locally :). We are happy to welcome Banca Transilvania, ING Romania, UniCredit Bank Romania, Revolut, Orange Money, CEC Bank, Alpha Bank Romania, and those who will…

Grow Romania with Google

Grow Romania with Google

We’ve just launched Grow Romania with Google, a series of initiatives to support the economic recovery of the country: 1) Help SMBs come and grow online, 2) Provide Digital Skills for everyone, and 3) Drive Innovation via Startups and AI….

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Happy Googleversary!

Happy Googleversary! Today we are celebrating 10 years of Google office in Romania. I joined in 2017, and I am amazed every single day by how diverse and impactful are the projects I get the opportunity to work on:– Helpful…

advancingAI

Advancing AI for Romania

I truly believe that AI can solve the biggest problems for most people and that is creating many new opportunities in all industries. Therefore, I was very to support Techcelerator’s initiative to start the first AI accelerator for startups in…

Helping Kids Be Safer Online

Helping Kids Be Safer Online

In order to help Romanian children be safer online, we launched Eroii Internetului, a dedicated platform to teach them the fundamentals of digital citizenship and safety so they can explore the online world with confidence. Moreover, we provided a $200k…

Accelerate Romania's Digital Economy

Accelerate Romania’s Digital Economy

On the 3rd of December we organized a Grow with Google event on the topic of Digital Economy. During the event we discussed digital initiatives that drive economic growth and productivity. Among our guests, we had: Raluca Turcan, Romanian Deputy…

Stream Your Dream: YouTube Premium & Samsung

Stream Your Dream: YouTube Premium & Samsung

Stream Your Dream is one of Samsung’s local projects to inspire more people to launch quality content. We decided to partner with them in order to further grow the creators’ YouTube ecosystem and to also promote the partnership between YouTube…

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…

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…