About us

The event is produced by Vlad Ciurca and Oana Petrus, with the support of awesome team and a group of extraordinary advisors. The team members have organized 3 successful editions of Startup Weekend Cluj, developed business communities like Romanian Managers CLUJ (more than 800 members) or started educational and internship events for students through #defineCluj and ElectroTech.

Vlad Ciurca

Executive Producer


Vlad is a Specification Engineer at Skobbler (acq. by Telenav), working on creating map based applications for mobile devices. He is also the Executive Producer at Techsylvania, Organizer and Facilitator at Startup Weekend and Ambassador at Wayra CEE. read more

Oana Petrus

Executive Producer


Oana is an experienced manager with over 8 years experience in retail, business development, telecommunications and event organizing. She holds a read more

Cristin Iosif

Hackathon Coordinator


Cristin Iosif is a tech enthusiast and he is very passionate about everything that has to do with computers, web, mobile and startups read more

Vlad Ciolte

Partnerships Responsible


His name is Vlad Ciolte, a 22 years old student in the fourth year at the Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology. read more

Florin Cirtina

Media Partnerships Responsible


Currently in the third year at the Faculty of Economical Sciences and Business Administration of Babes Bolyai, he finds the time to get involved in volunteering programs. read more

Bianca Ganga

Social Media Responsible


Bianca studies Advertising at the Faculty of Political, Administrative and Communication Science and she is currently in the third year. She started her “career” as a volunteer in august 2013. read more

We're proud to call advisors

Philipp Kandal

Techsylvania Chairman & Telenav EU General Manager


Philipp Kandal is General Manager EU of Telenav / skobbler. Before that he was co-founder and CTO of skobbler, which was successfully sold to Telenav in 2014. Skobbler is one of read more

iMedicare is a start-up based in Cluj and New York City and we admire entrepreneurial initiatives in Romania.