Impact Startup Factory – Bucharest Warmup Workshop

Thursday, June 16th, 16:30 – 21:30, Impact Hub Bucharest

Join us to clean-up the footprint our consumption leaves on planet and communities. We’re inviting entrepreneurial-minded people from any background (including healthcare, business, education, tech, design, and more) to join us for an afternoon of brainstorming, ideating, and prototyping.

Is this workshop for me?

If you are passionate about making an impact through innovative business, you’ll get to: learn the inside stories of entrepreneurs who are already providing the world with better, cleaner products, services and technologies brainstorm and learn how to tell the difference between IDEA and OPPORTUNITY You do not need to have an idea to join, but if you do, even better – you will take it further. Also, participating as a team (startup, NGO or a group of friends) will make your experience even better.


  • 16:30 17:00 Registration
  • 17:00 18:00 What’s the CONSUMPTION Challenge? Inside stories from impact entrepreneurs
  • 18:00 19:00 Ideation for Impact
  • 19:00 19:15 Coffee Break
  • 19:15 20:15 IDEA or OPPORTUNITY? Customers & market opportunities
  • 20:15 21:15 Customer experience storyboarding
  • 21:15 21:45 Wrap-up & Q&A

Who you will meet at this event

Cristian Branea – Materia

Cristian Branea is the Co-Founder of Materia, a Romanian furniture and interior decorations design and manufacture workshop established by a collective of young creatives and entrepreneurs who share a passion for wood and sustainable design.

Tudor Cobalas – SafeDrive

Tudor Cobalas is co-founder SafeDrive, an app that rewards drivers for not texting while driving. The driver earns points that can be converted into discounts. At the same time, SafeDrive delivers data about how smartphones are used when cars are in motion, mainly to insurance companies.

Florin Stoican – Kogayon Association

Florin Stoican is the Founder, President and projects coordinator at Kogayon Association, which is an NGO for environment protection. It takes care of the National Park Buila-Vanturarita and administers it. Florin is also the President of ”Văcărești National Park Association”, coordinating the team which created the study on scientifical fundament for the first natural protected area in Bucharest.

Lucian Grămescu – Impact Hub Bucharest

Lucian works with and for entrepreneurs because he loves people who turn ideas into reality – especially those who solve real, painful problems in the process. He has been working since 2008 in in entrepreneurship education and support programs.

Event registrations

This free workshop is part of the Impact Startup Factory, the acceleration program that takes impact entrepreneurs like you from concept to a validated product or service and a clear go-to-market plan ready to get you started.

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