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Over 600 participants for the 2nd edition of Techsylvania

/26.4.2015, Author: Stanislava Vabšek
Cluj-Napoca hosts between 6-9 June, for the second consecutive year, Techsylvania, the largest international event on the area of technology and innovation in the region. Use PODIMtech promotional code and get 20% ticket discount.



The 2015 Edition debuts with a 24 hours hackathon (6th to 7th of June) that addresses a number of over 130 avid, eager programmers to build applications in the field of wearable and connected devices and the internet of things. These devices, the newest in the industry, will be made available to the participants through the partners of the event. At the end of the 24 hours programming marathon and following a session of presentations, 3 winning teams will be validated, which will receive as prizes devices and invitations to present their product at startup accelerators.
 

Code - Product - Funding

The second part of the event is the Conference, which will take place on 8-9 June, where the topics will revolve around three main themes: Code (the latest solutions and technical themes), Product (product management, marketing), Funding (financing modalities and types of investments).


 

Speakers

After a resounding success the Conference had in 2014, where there were on stage managers from top companies like Twitter, Zynga, Techstars and Telenav, the 2015 Edition includes both Romanian speakers, such as Andrei Dunca (co-founder of LiveRail, a company acquired by Facebook in 2014), Florin Talpes (CEO at Bitdefender) as well as international Jambu Palaniappan (Regional General Manager for Central and Eastern Europe within the giant Uber), Frank Meehan (partner at Spark Global Ventures and former member of the Board of Directors of Siri and Spotify) or Charmaine Li (Senior Editor at Tech.eu). 

The event will host over 600 participants, making it a good opportunity for guests from various backgrounds to share useful knowledge, which contribute to the development of the ecosystem and the degree of technological innovation in Cluj-Napoca and Romania.

Techsylvania aims to promote Cluj-Napoca communities as technology centers recognized and confirmed at international level, but also stimulate the development of local products. The event offers the opportunity of social interaction for the purpose of establishing partnerships, seeking financing or obtaining coaching from experts, as well as promoting technical breakthrough ideas from the Romanian developers.

Techsylvania is a project organized with the support of the following partners: Accenture, Fortech, iMedicare, Telenav, GetYourGuide, Paypal, Laurentiu, Laurentiu and Associates, Creatix Media, Squirrly, Eloquentix, Yopeso, Imprezzio, SDL, Life is Hard, Pitech+Plus and Learning Connexions.
 

More information about the Techsylvania

e-mail: media@techsylvania.co
phone: 0040 740 306 250
website: http://techsylvania.co
facebook: techsylvania
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Author of content: Stanislava Vabšek,
Communications and PR Start:up Slovenija
 
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The Initiative Start:up Slovenia is an active facilitator and promoter of public and private stakeholders of the Slovenian startup ecosystem. In collaboration with them, we also carry out and promote national programmes for supporting innovative entrepreneurship. With all listed activities and partners, we are trying to place Slovenia on the map of established European startup hubs. The leading partners of the Initiative are the strategically connected Venture Factory and Technology Park Ljubljana. Members of the Initiative are Primorska Technology Park, Pomurje Technology Park, Savinja Region Incubator, SAŠA Incubator, RC IKT and RCR Zasavje. You can find all Initiative’s partners at www.startup.si/en-us/stakeholders. More...
 

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