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Startup Pirates is an entrepreneurial trial for aspiring entrepreneurs, creating a worldwide community of ultimate changemakers willing to share, learn and grow together.

Why join the navy... if you can be a Pirate?

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  • Info calendar

    February 08th to 15th, 2014

  • Info location

    Cluj Cowork

  • Info languages

    Presentations and work in English.

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Did you hear about Teentrepreneur? It’s about time!

17 brave, crazy Pirates gathered in Cluj-Napoca, at Startup Pirates @ Cluj-Napoca, an intense and really productive week, 8 days in total!

On the first day, after the teambuilding, we  already had 7 groups, with 7 business ideas, they worked more than 90 hours during the week, consuming about 7 kg of coffee! Now that is a lot, Robbert Visser, the main organizer of the program (RubyTribe & Cluj Cowork) observed, that this amount was the biggest amount consumed in one week in that office until now!

After 17 entrepreneurs and mentors helped our Pirates to develop their business idea through trainings about customer validation, product development, marketing and gamification, and the Pirates had the chance to present their pitches in the front of the jury on the last day, 15th of February.

After this long week, the jury decided, that the winning team should be the idea an online financial educational game mainly for high school students, the Teentrepreneur!

2nd place went to the Wipe: the team developed glasses, that assist the visually impaired people, which uses sound and vibration signals to help it’s user getting around easier.

3rd place: team Evolso, a mobile application, which – by making a check in, helps us getting to know people who are in the same place as we are.

We said: Go Pirates!

We AAARRRRRe ready! Welcome Pirates from all over!

We hope you are all as excited as we, organizers are! Be prepared for a full and energetic, productive week!

You will meet people who started like you and made it to the top! They are here for you, to help you, to give you infomation, to give you insights and to mentor you!

Brace yourself, Startup Pirates is in town

We are happy to announce the launch of Startup Pirates @ Cluj-Napoca.

After weeks waiting and after receiving lots of emails and feedback we are now prepared to have our first event in Romania. We are excited to help spread an entrepreneurship culture in Romania. For 100 € you will have access to experienced mentors and talented entrepreneurs, you’ll receive the right tools and frameworks and we’ll guide you in the first steps of the process of creating a startup.

Join us in February 08 to 15, 2014.

Be brave, be crazy, be a Pirate!

Welcome Pirate!

Startup Pirates Cluj-Napoca will be an intensive one-week program for startupers, taking place in February 2014, 8th to 15th. Limited to 25 participants, we strive for a quality combination between workshops on tech startups topics and hands-on work, supported by the mentors and speakers of the event.

We welcome people who have an idea or started working already on their startup. By the end of the week, you’ll know if your startup has a future or you can drop it. We aim for rapid validation and customer discovery, followed by a quick MVP implementation (if possible). The schedule we’ll cover topics connected with lean startups: business model canvas,customer discovery and validationproduct developmentgrowth and marketing for startupspitching and funding.

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