Techtalk

Your Go To Website for All Tech In Eastern Europe

About the show

TechTalk is a podcast dedicated to bringing the Eastern European ecosystem together. Startup news, new gadgets, inspiring entrepreneurs and food for thought - we have it all.

Episodes

  • Episode 20: Florin Grozea Despre MOCAPP Și Ce Înseamnă Influencer Marketing În România

    October 28th, 2020  |  46 mins 34 secs
    cee, crowdfunding, florin grozea, influencer marketing, marketing, mocapp, seedblink

    This is our first episode in Romanian, and our guest is Florin Grozea. Florin calls himself simply an entrepreneur, yet he is the Founder and CEO of MOCAPP an Influencer Marketing Platform, Author of the ”Hit Yourself” book, and over 22 years experience in the media and entertainment industry.

  • Episode 19: Emmett King And Building Businesses In US And Europe, Part II

    October 27th, 2020  |  51 mins 2 secs
    auditing, business, business consulting, businessman, emmett king, logistics, recycling, romania, software development, tech, training, usa, waste management, work

    Emmett King is COO and a minority shareholder at Wirtek, a publicly traded European software and electronic engineering solutions company. He is a businessman from America, with over 17 years of practical experience in Romania. He loves living and working in Cluj-Napoca and has traveled to most of the regions of Romania. Enjoys a good knowledge of the country and its history, and is working to improve his proficiency in speaking Romanian.

  • Episode 18: Emmett King And Building Businesses In US And Europe, Part I

    October 23rd, 2020  |  52 mins 15 secs
    auditing, business, business consulting, businessman, emmett king, logistics, recycling, romania, software development, tech, training, usa, waste management, work

    Emmett King is COO and a minority shareholder at Wirtek, a publicly traded European software and electronic engineering solutions company. He is a businessman from America, with over 17 years of practical experience in Romania. He loves living and working in Cluj-Napoca and has traveled to most of the regions of Romania. Enjoys a good knowledge of the country and its history, and is working to improve his proficiency in speaking Romanian.

  • Episode 17: Adrian Cernat On How To Dream Smarter

    October 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    adrian cernat, business angel, ceo, cluj, smartdreamers, startup, team, us market, vc funds, venture capital

    Adrian is the CEO & founder of SmartDreamers, a VC backed recruitment and marketing automation company, boasting clients such as L’Oreal, Siemens, Temenos, Infosys, UiPath, and others. Prior to building SmartDreamers, Adrian was part of another HR tech startup, cumulating over 8 years of experience in the recruitment tech space.

  • Episode 16: Vlad Sarca On Investment, Romania’s Economic Intricacies, and How To Rise Above as a Startup Founder

    September 24th, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    business, business development, entrepreneur, eu funds, founder, fundraising, romania, skills, startup, venture capital

    Vlad Sarca is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor. He is also one of the board members at Sparking Capital, a venture capital fund focused on pre-seed & seed investments.

  • Episode 15: Gerald Pollak On Investments, Startups and Being A Team Player

    September 11th, 2020  |  52 mins 38 secs
    austria, capital 300, career, due diligence, gerald pollak, investment, investors, romanian market, venture capital, vienna

    Gerald Pollak is a very easy going person. He’s a Venture Capital Investor at Capital300, a young VC fund from Vienna, and his career was an interesting series of pivots. He started off as a professional rower, even participating in the World Championship, and the European University Championship.

  • Episode 14: Thibaut Vanderhofstadt On The Importance Of Culture Differences, A Powerful Team and the Growth of Sortlist

    September 3rd, 2020  |  1 hr 16 mins
    cluj, culture differences, entrepreneurship, fundraising, sortlist, thibaut vanderhofstadt

    Thibaut is a 32-year-old passionate entrepreneur, deeply involved in his projects.
    He says, and I quote: For me there is no such thing as failure, it is simply a more or less long success, which requires more or less pivots and time. By questioning themselves regularly, with enough energy and a united team, any entrepreneur can succeed;).

  • Episode 13: Iulia Istrate on Talent Acquisition as a Business Strategy, Podcasting and The Labour Market of Tomorrow

    July 15th, 2020  |  1 hr 25 mins
    future, hr, podcasting, recruitment, talent acquisition

    Iulia is a Talent Acquisition veteran with a demonstrated history of setting up and transforming Talent Acquisitions functions. She is truly passionate about her job, but also she is looking into the future, encouraging people to embrace the changes the labour market goes through.

  • Episode 12: Krisztina Orosz on OCR Technology, Company Culture and Woman Leadership

    July 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 41 secs
    anyline, fundraising, machine learning, ocr, startup

    Krisztina is the Chief Experience Officer at Anyline - a SaaS startup that is scaling fast. Listen to the podcast for insights about Anyline, the importance of company culture and women leadership.

  • Episode 11: Sveatoslav Vizitiu and How Gamification Helps Fight Obesity

    July 2nd, 2020  |  47 mins 56 secs
    ai, funding, gamification, startup
  • Episode 10: Andrei Roth On Removing The Robot Out Of The Human

    June 26th, 2020  |  1 hr 17 mins
    innovation, rpa, sustainability, uipath

    Andrei is the Director for Special Projects at UiPath. A Robotic Process Automation company with Romanian origins. You will hear about the retrospective on the startup scene, about how does it feel to work in such a fast growing company, as well as more details on RPA.

  • Episode 9: Diana Florescu on Venture Building and Corporate Innovation

    June 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 29 mins
    corporate innovation, innovation, startup studio, startups, venture building, venture development

    Diana is Head of Marketing at Rainmaking, a global innovation firm using the power of entrepreneurship to build and transform business with the world's leading corporations and startups.

  • Episode 8: Paul Brie And The Evolution Of The Tech Market

    June 10th, 2020  |  40 mins 54 secs
    romanian ecosystem, user interface, ux

    Human, dreamer, coder, believer in the magic of technology and the CEO & Co-founder at TeleportHQ. That's Paul Brie.

  • Episode 7: Andrei Nagy On Artificial Intelligence And Blockchain Tech

    June 3rd, 2020  |  49 mins 44 secs
    ai, alphablock, blockchain, financial market, fintech

    He is the Head of European Sales at AlphaBlock from where he engages with collaborative multidisciplinary innovation teams across various businesses and domains to socialize, prototype and deploy new intelligent distributed assets and services using AlphaBlock’s General AI blockchain validated solutions.

  • Episode 6: Catalin Briciu And Alex Dorin On How We Can Build Simple Software

    May 27th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    alexandru bogdan dorin, budgeting, catalin briciu, company culture, linnify, work enviornment

    Alexandru and Catalin are co-founders at Linnify. At Linnify they say that it is the place where new ideas grow and shape the future for the better. Simplifying life through innovation each day.

  • Episode 5: Adrian Magdas On Crafting Good Software For Even Better Products

    May 27th, 2020  |  57 mins 29 secs
    adrian magdas, crafting software, outsourcing, romanian ecosystem, startup ecosystem, tech market

    Adrian is the CTO and Co-founder at Crafting Software. He is speaker, trainer and local community leader regarding functional programming languages