Best tech start-ups from CEE welcomed by Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale by Impact Hub Bucharest

Business, Start Up

On November 21st, Impact Hub Bucharest is organizing Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale, event that connects and celebrates the entrepreneurial tech ecosystem from CEE.

CESA Grand Finale brings together over 600 professionals, entrepreneurs, investors and other key players of the sector for the 2 big moments of the day: Ecosystem Summit and Awards Ceremony.

The guests from local and international companies are participating to panels and workshops centred around scaling, with challenges and opportunities it offers to entrepreneurs. Among the confirmed speakers are: Istvan Kovacs (Raiffeisen Bank International AG), Vargha Moayed (UiPath), Mihai Rotaru (TechAngels), Monica Obogeanu (Orange), Sara Koslinska (Limitless), Viktor Balint (Codecool), Andrew Calin (Greenhouse). The full list of speakers is available online.

The agenda is also including a reverse pitching, during which representatives of some accelerators or entrepreneurs’ programs will hold pitches and will afterwards attend sessions of speed-dating with the participants interested in the presented programs.

CESA Ecosystem Summit is a limited event, dedicated mainly to entrepreneurs in operational or scaling stages, but also to investors or specialists from the tech ecosystem. The event takes place at Impact Hub Timpuri Noi in Bucharest and the access is done by invitation.

During the evening, over 400 participants are expected to attend CESA Awards Ceremony, awards where the winners of the regional competition Central European Startup Awards will receive accolades. The participants at this regional stage were the winners of national competitions in 10 countries, among which Romania. The awards Gala takes place at Radisson Blu Hotel Bucharest, starting 18:00.

Central European Startup Awards Grand Finale 2019 is organized with support from Raiffeisen Bank, CCIFER, AHK Romania, EFSE Development Facility, Samsung, Orange, Regina Maria and KISS FM.