Wrap-Up swmures

SW Mures 2014 Wrap-up



Startup Weekend Mures

That’s it!

Startup Weekend Mures was awesome.

METRICS: 62 attendees, 94 participants, 15 ideas pitched, 9 teams formed, 37 sponsors, 12 mentors, 10 judges, 20 partners, 300 dots (eating dots :)), 4 kg of coffee (=500 cups). Click here to see other insights!


1st place: Congrats to RezerveON 


Building an online platform for finding and booking places for your events.

2nd place: Congrats to REME

LOGO We all have annoying friends that keep forgetting to do stuff you asked them to do. We are building an app that reminds your acquaintance to do what you asked them at the time, you need them, to do it. That way everyone is happy and saves both parties lots of time.

3rd place: Congrats to Spoilerzone


We are building a tv-show platform for open discussions and reviews with spoilers; also we will connect t to a mobile app for real time tv-show discussions (second screen).

Best Tech: Congrats to Rezervon

Best Design: Congrats to Mr. Fixee

Most Fun: Congrats to Spoilerzone

Reflections. The quality of the ideas and people, the Sunday pitches and the energy in the room, were all reasons that reinforced the necessity for organizing this event. Yet there’s always a few things we can improve – and that’s where we need your help! Please complete THIS SURVEY.What’s next? The next Startup Weekend Mures will be announced. Until then we’ll organize a new series of local events that will provide practical support to people who want to start, run or grow their own businesses.

We just wanted to say thank you to our mentors, sponsors, partners, volunteers and attendees, that made this event happen.

You guys made this event, THANK YOU all for a great weekend!

Mentors: Philip Kandal (CTO @Skobbler), Max Gurvits (VC Partner @Teres Capital), Bogdan Iordache (Partner @3TS & Founder of How To Web), Florin Muresan (Founder & CTO @Squirrly), Dumitru Radoiu (Founding Partner @Sysgenic), Bogdan Herea (CEO PITECH+PLUS), Vlad Pranitchi (Managing Director @Rodeapps), Marius Jumolea (CEO&General Manager @Greppy Systems, General Manager @Visually Romania), Heiko Strubel (Design Lead @Telnav Europe), David Trayford (CEO @Wow Media), Ruxandra Creosteanu (Founder @Babele), Evgenios Skitsanos (CEO @Skitsanos Inc).

SponsorsBestJobsUPMReeaLateralIntegrasoft, PentruCariera.ro, Pitech PlusSysgenic GroupHotel GRANDPioneers FestivalMSG SystemsPlug&StartMotorolaZookuFineaAmplusnetFlash,Sendmachine, LaunchHUBOffice CaffeTechsylvaniaClubul Presei,  FrieslandEldiCluj HubCESAwardsAutonom, Ciuc Premium, HerlitzCoca Cola, Sabau & AsociatiiWristland, Squash Mures, Mensa RomaniaSociaLookDirect Spark.Media partners: AIESECJCIStartup LabStartup Weekend ClujPunctulHow to WebFlashKiss FMMures.ro, akceesoutinmureseFINRomania PozitivaCSR EuropeBusiness DaysWorkStickers RomaniaMarosvasarhelyi Actualitatea SatmareanaStiri economice.
Petru Maior University
Having at its origins a strong foundation of pedagogical and engineering education, the Petru Maior University has constantly grown, developing new fields and programs of study.
PentruCariera.ro is the first platform in Romania that offers complex resources for career development. Here you can find free tools which helps you to develop professionally and personally.
BestJobs.ro is the leading recruitment tool on the Romanian job market. With a powerful database of more than two and a half million resumes, BestJobs.ro is able to match in no time the best candidates with the newest job openings in every field of activity.
Lateral. We create bridges between people and technology. Services: Design, Software Development Software, R&D, Mobile, Hardware, Games, Prototyping. Think Lateral Innovation. Innovation. Lateral Thinking is where we feel at home.
IntegraSoft is a software and hardware design company specialized in Internet communication technologies, client-server and distributed systems and microprocessor-based systems used in power line and wireless communications.
reea: Delivering a project pieces together the power of integrated solutions, and the creativity imprinted on the strategy segments, planning and design. What would the perfect mechanism and the brilliant driver be without the part that gives, in fact, the direction of the fireball?
PITECH+PLUS role is to produce and implement across a range of brands and markets. We have worked with local agencies, senior digital teams and stakeholders from many different areas of business.
People used to bake their bread, brew their drinks, weave their cloths; now we buy them from those making them better, cheaper, faster. Outsourcing is about paying only for what you need, how you need it, when you need it. Sysgenic value proposition is simply a better business proposition: We build your genuine IT solutions; better, cheaper, faster.
Grand Hotel
Grand Hotel – a classic in the heart of FAMOUS Transylvania! The charming building, has recently been refurbished and kept to a classic style with modern conveniences. With City Hall, Central Park, Medieval Citadel, Palace of Culture as your neighbours, you are right in the heart of the city.
Plug and start
Plug&Start, 11-13 JUNE 2014-19th edition, Troyes, France. Being a successful entrepreneur…No longer depends on just having a “good idea”. Nowadays it requires skills in various fields such as law, business, finance and marketing. Entrepreneurs often feel trapped in a maze of constraints. Thus, it is natural to want to assist them by accompanying them during the development of their project and to evaluate their growth. This is why the Plug & Start Days were created.
Pioneers Festival
In short: Inspire. Connect. Empower. Pioneers Festival brings together a community of over 20,000 entrepreneurial shapers to make sure that a pioneer’s vision comes across the right people to become reality; offers help to create successful startups, makes sure that great ideas get great presentation.
zooku & sendmachine
Zooku is one of the top website hosting companies from Romania. Beside hosting services, Zooku offers professional email, domain registration and a newsletter sending service through Sendmachine.com
msg systems
MSG is an IT solutions provider and consultant company in Cluj, on several branches like automotive, insurance / reinsurance, finance and banking.
Zelist Monitor
Zelist Monitor is the de facto standard in social media monitoring in Romania. It helps you to add a context around all the mentions of your brand: it shows you how many estimated views a mention has, who are the influencers who mention your brand and more!
Babele is an online platform that helps you and your team structure your idea into a business model and get valuable feedback from other entrepreneurs and mentors. Babele offers you a step by step methodology to structure your canvas and you can invite your friends and mentors to follow your project and comment on each part of the canvas. You can also ask questions to the community in order to validate your ideas.
Direct Spark
You can think of Direct Spark as your outsourced growth hackers. The ones you call for product strategy and user growth. We work with both very early stage and established startups – companies that are in the six or seven figures in annual $ revenue. Powered by a strong data driven culture, our services range from analytics, AB testing, and CRO to adwords, email marketing or coywriting.
Ciuc Premium
Friesland Campina
Motorola Solutions
Central European Startup Awards
the Office Club
Brutaria Eldi
Office Caffe
autonom - RENT A CAR
Launch Hub
Coca Cola