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 24: David Timis On How The Workforce Will Develop In The Future

    December 23rd, 2020  |  46 mins 3 secs

    David Timis is a keynote speaker focused on the impact that AI will have on the future of work. He has Master’s Degrees in Business Administration and Management and Public Policy, and work experience in the private, public and NGO sectors.

  • Episode 23: Max Gurvits And The World Of Startup Investments

    December 16th, 2020  |  39 mins 3 secs
    accelerators, bulgaria, cee, covid, entrepreneur, happy farm, investments, investor, launchub, money, seedcamp, startup business, tech, technology

    Max is an entrepreneur turned investor, based in Sofia, Bulgaria. He mentors with Seedcamp, LAUNCHub, Happy Farm, and other accelerators, and is passionate about expanding the regional entrepreneurship ecosystem in the CEE.

  • Episode 22: Louis Havriliuc And Innovation in Digital Learning Platforms

    November 18th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    covid, digital, digital marketing, investment, learning platform, marketing, saas, simbound, startup, technology
  • Episode 21: Boris Hristov And The Presentation Market

    November 4th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    how to present, investment dech, pitch deck, ppt, presentation

    Boris is the Founder of presentation agency 356labs and a PowerPoint MVP. He has presented in more than 25 countries and has been rated as the top speaker numerous times. Boris has years of experience as a trainer, mentor and consultant and his team is working with companies like Deutsche Telekom, KPMG, Renault, Société Générale, Roche, Publicis, Experian, Bosch, VMWARE, Adidas and many, many more to help them write, design and deliver truly effective presentations.

  • 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

    Sveatoslav Vizitiu has more than 14 years of experience within the technology industry, with a focus on UI/UX design and programming, currently concerned about innovating healthcare and tackling the major issues of this environment by producing meaningful interaction between the ecosystem stakeholders.

  • 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.