Episode Archive

24 episodes of Startup Grind Journal since the first episode, which aired on April 7th, 2020.

  • Episode 24: Eusebiu Burcas Și Cum Mindsetul De Angajat Te Blochează Să Fii Un Bun Antreprenor

    September 8th, 2020  |  1 hr 24 mins
    antreprenoriat, burcash, educatie financiara, eusebiu burcas, mindset

    Eusebiu este pasionat de domeniul antreprenoriatului și aduce lumină asupra nevoii de a trece de la angajat la antreprenor. Este experimentat în coaching financiar, consultanță financiară și e speaker la nenumărate evenimente offline și online.

  • Episode 23: Ask Me Anything With Stefan Koritar

    August 11th, 2020  |  1 hr 29 mins
    dreams, entrepreneurship, hard work, innovation, special edition, startupgrind, tech

    Stefan is an entrepreneur, an experienced product development and business management professional with an enormous passion for technology and also Chapter Director at Startup Grind Cluj-Napoca. He is skilled in building strategies from the ground up, has strong analytical skills, is a true hard-working man always shooting for the moon.

  • Episode 22: Flavia Richardson On How To Stay Afloat In Times Of Economic Downturn

    July 2nd, 2020  |  1 hr 7 mins
    early stage startups, economic downturn, flavia richardson, silicon valley bank, svb

    Flavia Richardson is the SVP on Early Stage Investment at the Silicon Valley Bank. She helps early stage startups grow, and that’s especially important in these hard times.

  • Episode 21: (Romanian) Nina Moldovan Și Cum Să-ți Transformi Visele În Realitate

    May 28th, 2020  |  57 mins 35 secs
    femei in afaceri, horeca, liberty technology park, nina moldovan, radisson blu cluj, spherik accelerator, turism

    Experimentată în turism, HoReCa, dar și în mediul ONG, Nina Moldovan, una dintre cele mai de succes femei de afaceri din Cluj, vine la Startup Grind Cluj Napoca să împărtășească din cunoștințele și experiența ei în afaceri și în viață.

  • Episode 20: Florin Pop On Smart Business And How Investors Think

    May 19th, 2020  |  1 hr 1 min
    angel investor, florin pop, investors, startups, stock exchange

    Florin Pop is a seasoned business angel.

    He’s a member on a lot of boards of directors, he invested in famous Romanian startups while they were in the early stage, and he’s a fun guy to be around.

  • Episode 19: Paul Brie And How To Build Products From Romania

    April 29th, 2020  |  1 hr 5 mins
    paul brie, teleport, teleporthq, ux

    Paul Brie is the CEO of Teleport, he's an experienced UX engineer, he's a partner to the Romanian School of IT... But above all, he's a dreamer.

  • Episode 18: Lorand Soares Szasz And The Story of How He Built An Innovative Business Training Company

    April 10th, 2020  |  1 hr 3 mins
    business coaching, business training, lorand soares szasz, overcoming fear, sales, starting a business

    Lorand Soares Szasz is a well-known business coach and trainer here in Romania. He has decades of experience with the entire process of building a business, and he shared a lot of that with us. Lorand also founded Upriserz, an on-demand business training platform featuring lessons from the top names in everything from sales to finance.

  • Episode 17: Valentin Maior on How To Achieve Better Software and Business Development

    April 9th, 2020  |  40 mins 57 secs
    business development, community building, romanian it, software development, techmatch, valentin maior

    Valentin Maior is the CEO of Techmatch, an up and coming lead generation startup. He was a software developer for a long time, mixed in with some business development practice in a few companies and an unwavering dedication for working with people.

  • Episode 16: Sergiu Biris, The Story of A Big Exit And How To Create Successful Online Products

    April 9th, 2020  |  51 mins 36 secs
    data, live rail, sergiu biris, teams

    Sergiu Biris is an entrepreneur with more than 14 years of experience in digital businesses. He is passionate about creating and managing successful organisations and teams, and he’s capable of building successful online products used by millions of people.

  • Episode 15: Episode 15: Vladimir Oane And How He Built Succesful Businesses in the Tech Market

    April 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 2 mins
    aspiring entrepreneurs, global mindset, instincts in business, vladimir oane

    People growing up with a lot of books around are more likely to grow into a writer. Well, Vladimir Oane, one of the creators of uberVU and Deepstash, ended up being a writer, only a different kind: the one that writes code. Perhaps more importantly, one that writes his own story.

  • Episode 14: Philipp Kandal On What It Takes To Innovate and Build a Successful Business

    April 9th, 2020  |  44 mins 21 secs
    navigation industry, philipp kandal, startup ecosystems, telenav

    Philipp Kandal embodies hard work and perseverance. He’s the EU General Manager for Telenav, but he wasn’t always on top of the corporate ladder. In the past, he was Head of Engineering at Grab, he was the Senior Vice President of Engineering at Telenav, he co-founded Skobbler, he used to work as Product Manager Content at Navigon and he’s also mentoring startups in developing regions.

  • Episode 13: Loredana Padurean and Managing The Intricacies of International Business

    April 9th, 2020  |  39 mins 33 secs
    asia school of business, international business, loredana padurean, mentorship, women in business

    Loredana Padurean is resilient and fearless. She’s managed three startups in three different parts of the world, she’s a University professor at one of the biggest MBA programmes in Asia and she has a lot to say about startups, the Romanian scene and women in business.

  • Episode 12: Robert Muresan And Why You Have To Think Globally

    April 9th, 2020  |  53 mins 33 secs
    creativity, freelance programming, game development, robert muresan, think global

    Robert Muresan is a pioneer for Romanian Game Development. He started his career as a freelance programmer in 2001 (yup!) and then he went on to build one of the largest indie game development studios in Romania: exoSyphen.

  • Episode 11: Erik Barna And How To Build A Product-First Company

    April 9th, 2020  |  41 mins 48 secs
    digitalization, erik barna, product, product first companies

    Erik Barna has been around. He’s the Founder and CEO of Life is Hard, a Founding Member for FintechGuardian, and he’s on the board of directors at a lot of companies. He’s experienced, driven and passionate and he believes in the value of digitalization.

  • Episode 10: Daniel Tamas On Building A Business In The Video Game Industry

    April 9th, 2020  |  1 hr 6 mins
    daniel tamas, entrepreneurial journey, video game development, video games industry

    Daniel Tamas is a serial Entrepreneur based in Cluj Napoca. He’s been in the business for over five years and among his most famous projects are the Ideas Studio, Jellycs and Transygamia, cornerstone video game companies in Eastern and Central Europe.

  • Episode 9: Frederic Lasnier And How To Navigate The Global Tech Market

    April 8th, 2020  |  50 mins 29 secs
    emerging markets, frederic lasnier, pentalabbs, pentalog, start-up accelerator, vc, vc partner

    Frederic Lasnier is an entrepreneur, VC and relentless globetrotter, passionate about IT and the development of emerging markets.