BR Awards 2019 | Submit your nominations for the Best Acceleration Program for Startups category!

Newsroom 12/02/2019 | 16:30

The 14th edition of Business Review Awards Gala, BR’s flagship event that recognizes outstanding achievements in the business community, will take place on March 4. We want to highlight the 14 categories in which the independent jury will select the winners for their exceptional performance in 2018.

Best Acceleration Program for Startups is a new category in this year’s BR Awards. The category awards the efforts made by business accelerators and incubators in their endeavor to improve the Romanian start-ups and to encourage the entrepreneurial initiative in Romania.

Submit your nominations by February 15, here:

More details about the categories and the judging criteria can be found here:


How are the nominees judged?

The jury takes into account the following criteria before making a decision:

  • The support offered for local start-ups;
  • Types of businesses (their sector of activity) incubated and their impact on the development of the local economy;
  • The importance of innovation in the businesses that will be incubated or included in the acceleration program;
  • The importance of the sectors where the start-ups incubated/accelerated are active for the local economy.


This year’s jury

Dan Balotescu – Managing Partner | Media Investment

Horațiu Florescu – CEO | Knight Frank Ro

Oana Gheorghiu and Carmen Uscatu – Co-founders | Daruiește Viață

Dragoș Gheban – Managing Partner | Catalyst Solutions

Cristian Nacu – Sr. Country Officer | International Finance Corporation

Florian Nițu – Managing Partner | Popovici Nițu Stoica & Asociații

Ilinca Păun – CEO | The Entrepreneurship Academy

Șerban Roman – Vice President, Country Director Romania | Enterprise Investors

Dragoș Tuță – Founder & General Manager | The CSR Agency

Franz Weiler – CEO, Uniqa Asigurări | President, Foreign Investors Council


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