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Interview. Marius Ghenea’s advice for entrepreneurs looking for their first financing in 2018

Country Investment Reviews March 07, 2018 15:01 0 comments BR Exclusive

Romanian entrepreneur Marius Ghenea, investment director at 3TS Capital, has some pieces of advice for entrepreneurs looking to secure their first financing this year. He also tells BR about the investment strategy of the private…more »

Analysis. Banks in Romania looking to expand digital agility mode

Banking March 07, 2018 14:35 0 comments BR Exclusive

More than 20 years after the launch of the first credit card in Romania, the banking system has entered consolidation mode as it tries to keep up with the nimble tech companies that are harnessing…more »

Hidden legends of Romania – Sinca Veche, the place where wishes come true in the Temple

Tourism March 07, 2018 14:35 0 comments BR Exclusive

The Orthodox monasteries have existed since old times in Fagaras Land, a region located in Southern Transylvania, where hierarchs, priests and monks crossed  the Carpathians and contributed to the establishment, and afterwards to the support…more »

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How business leaders see rapid wage growth: These increases will be reflected in inflation, higher interest rates and expensive loans; productivity cannot keep pace with wages

Human Resources March 07, 2018 09:00 0 comments BR Exclusive

Annual wage costs rate inched up to almost 15 percent at the end of last year in Romania,  according to official data, putting businesses under pressure to remain competitive with growing constraints related to human…more »

Inspiring stories: Raiffeisen Bank Romania – BR Award’s winner of the Green Project award

News March 06, 2018 18:03 0 comments BR Exclusive

When Raiffeisen Bank decided to support urban ecology projects as part of its CSR strategic direction eight years ago, the lender aimed to encourage cycling as a real alternative to car transportation and to reduce…more »

Interview. Smart bill founders: We have a product made by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs

Interviews March 06, 2018 17:32 0 comments BR Exclusive

The three founders of Smart Bill, Ioana Hasan, Radu Hasan and Mircea Capatina, hail the success of their company, whose turnover expanded close to four fold since 2014 to EUR 1.5 million last year. They…more »

Inspiring stories: Iulian Stanciu – BR Award’s winner of the Entrepreneur of the Year award

News March 06, 2018 17:32 0 comments BR Exclusive

In 2017, the largest e-commerce player in Romania focused on the expansion of its marketplace and fresh investments in technology and logistics. eMAG, which is majority owned by Naspers, says that it was all about…more »

Analysis. Artificial Intelligence is ‘eating the world’

News March 06, 2018 17:15 0 comments BR Exclusive

Telecom companies have celebrated 20 years in the Romanian market and what a period it has been. From clunky mobile phones dubbed “bricks” and the squeaky sound of slow dial-up connections we have moved to…more »

Inspiring stories: Radu Savopol – BR Award’s winner of the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year award

Profiles March 06, 2018 17:08 0 comments BR Exclusive

A serial entrepreneur, Radu Savopol has nearly 20 years of experience in HoReCa and, with the creation of coffee chain 5 to Go, has managed to put a mark on many Romanians’ mornings. Through the…more »

Inspiring stories: Daruieste Viata Association – BR Award’s winner of the Best Community Development Initiative

News March 06, 2018 16:37 0 comments BR Exclusive

For Carmen Uscatu and Oana Gheorghiu, the two founders of the Daruieste Viata Association, the construction of the first hospital specialized in pediatric oncology and radiotherapy in Romania is a challenging but yet feasible project.…more »