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Making the Leap from Employee to Entrepreneur in Bucharest (NEW DATE)
Do you want to start your own technology company, but don't know where to get started? You are not alone. Every day millions of people wake up to regular jobs, but few do something about it. At the “Employee to Entrepreneur” event, you can hear the stories, tips, and best practices of those who left their jobs to pursue their own startup company. :::: Join us for a fun evening with some great speakers including: - Dragos Nicolaescu (Founder, CEO, Visionary Business Consultants) - Ozana Giusca (CEO & Founder, Tooliers) :::: Who should attend? - Anyone who dreams of launching their own company - No service providers please! :::: Typical discussion topics include: - The difference between being an employee, and being an entrepreneur - What to consider before starting your company - The first steps to starting up, including market research, naming, building a financial model, and more This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute startup accelerator. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs they need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide. If you have any feedback on this event, please let us know at Also, remember to sign up for our Founder Insight mailing list to receive exclusive startup training videos and articles every Monday and Thursday:

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str. Traian, nr. 1 · Bucharest

What we're about

Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

Typical startup event topics include:
• Coming up with a strong startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• Starting a company without quitting your day job
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

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