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06
Jan

9 Lessons I Have Learned in My First Year of Entrepreneurship

For the last couple of years, at the end of every year, I would make a list with what I did, not to brag, but to remind myself that in 12 months amazing things can happen. Last year I embarked on an entrepreneurship journey, one that I was looking for since a very long time, and it finally happened. That’s why, I decided to share a couple of lessons that I have learned in 2016.   Its that hard to have an international team with people living in 3 / 4 different countries. It’s not impossible, as the Basecamp founders would say   Most people will tell you that working with a team you can’t ph...

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23
Dec

Year in Review by Date a Startup

Pfeeew, 2016 was a tough year, right? Well, we survived and we loved it in the end. We formed our team, got the first partners, made the website and got to participate at some amazing events. For this post, we analyzed every month, and brought to you our greatest achievements. And of course everything would have not been the same without having people around to support and trust us. So, here is how 2016 went for us.   PS: Before we go, happy holidays and make 2017 a blast!

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11
Dec

Internships in Numbers

We all know that for fresh graduates, gaining experience is a great issue. Most degrees provide great content and valuable knowledge, but unfortunately, when youngsters graduate, real world slaps them hard. Students face the challenge of remembering everything they have learned in University and put knowledge into practice in order to become great professionals and a great addition to any team or company. This is how internships were born, to fill a gap and develop a stage for young professionals to develop skills, abilities and become the best version of themselves. . Most of us started our c...

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30
Nov

The Lean Canvas - Or How to Know Your Startup as the Back of Your Hand

In mid-November I had my first ever Date a Startup related trip after being chosen to participate at the ESAAeu Entrepreneurship Incubator in Prague. Even though the main part of the event lasted for only two days, I do have to admit it was intense. So many ideas, so much commitment to building something grand and improving our society and soooooo much more information given to us during the workshops. Now, we were around 20 startup representatives from all over the world, from Turkey, to Romania, even to Thailand or China. I’m sure that you already heard about some, and most definitely, you’l...

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25
Nov

Startery CEE Review

I've just came back to Bucharest after I spent some time in Warsaw where I participated in the Social Impact Labs Berlin entrepreneurship training event, sponsored by SAP. As you can image, there were tough days, full of revelations, new friendships, loads of cold (beginning of November), time spent in the airport and a little bit of party. It was quite an intense week, where I had some revelations on entrepreneurship and my experience as #ceogirl. I will try not to bore you with too many details, but heres what I have learned in the past week   How much I love my team Something that sometim...

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15
Nov

5 Pieces of Advice while Working for a Foreign Company

Hi, Alex again. Today I am planning to tell you more about a subject becoming more and more stringent for millennials. With so many opportunities of developing yourself professionally internationally, what are the best pieces of advice so you can enjoy an amazing experience while working for a foreign company? First of all, I am one of those people who are very interested in watching inspirational talks that pump you up and make you leave any place thinking that you can conquer the world. However, when people are being brought in front of you, they are all successful and I don’t think we can a...

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