We analysed some data, the strategies and challenges behind the most important Romanian startups led by women and we have picked seven companies based on the money they have raised, how quickly they are recruiting and looking at their teams of founders.
By Claudiu Vrinceanu
Medijobs is an end to end and digitalized platform focused exclusively on healthcare recruitment, where medical facilities can find, build relationships and recruit healthcare specialists. Once they get matched, companies apply and compete for relevant candidates instead of the other way around.
Team of founders: Catrinel Hagivreta, George Hagivreta
Year founded: 2015
The most notable and recent news: The company opened its first office in New York.
Why we should watch Medijobs: The company plans to consolidate its presence on the US East Coast, explores a possible expansion to other US states this year.
The AI startup wants to solve real issues for companies and explore possibilities to help humans thrive by using AI to improve how they work and how they make decisions.
Team of founders: Alexandra Anghel, Ciprian Borodescu
Year founded: 2016
The most notable recent news: MorphL has participated in globally known accelerator -Techstars Montreal in Canada.
Why we should watch MorphL: The founders are in talks with several investors from Romania, Europe and Canada for raising an investment needed for internationalisation process. The capital will be used for expansion mainly on the US market.
Kinderpedia is an interactive digital and mobile solution, which brings together kindergartens, teachers and parents on the same platform.
Team of founders: Evelina Necula, Daniel Rogoz
Year founded: 2015
The most notable recent news: Kinderpedia has raised funding of 45,000 euros from Innovators for Children, an acceleration program.
Why we should watch Kinderpedia: The company will continue the growth and expansion across Europe.
TalentBrowse is an online platform that provides employers with ready to hire IT candidates, vetted by recruitment agencies.
Team of founders: Andreia Patroiu, Claudiu Jalba
Year founded: 2016
The most notable recent news: The startup earned an investment of more than 100,000 euro from GapMinder, the investment partner of the acceleration program
Why we should watch TalentBrowse: The company tried to expand in Germany. We should learn some things from this experienxe.
- Nifty Learning
Nifty Learnng brings operational intelligence to corporate training departments. Through smart automations, the startup handle admin tasks and provide real-time insights to learning coordinators so they can focus on strategic work.
Team of founders: Letitia Stefan, Victor Bojica, Cristian Niamtu, Bogdan Carpusor
Year founded: 2017
The most notable news: The startup was part of the Techstars Berlin accelerator.
Why we should watch Nifty: After graduating Techstars Berlin, the startup is now starting to scale globally. The founders are looking to expand the startup in more mature markets, like US or Germany.
Nummo is a mobile speech therapy application especially dedicated to children with hearing and language impairments.
Team of founders: Ana Maria Onica
Year founded: 2018
The most notable news: The launch of beta version of the app.
Why we should watch Nummo: to see how the founder can scale-up the firm., thas has a business model based on paying a monthly, half-yearly or annual subscription for using the platform.
- Garderoba Infinita
Garderoba Infinita (Infinity Wardrobe) is a marketplace for online marketing of premium clothing for women, with a turnover of 100,000 euro.
Team of founders: Adriana Ancuta
Year founded: 2019
The most notable news: The startup raised an investment from Andrei Pitiş, one of the most renowned entrepreneurs and business angels in the local IT industry.
Why we should watch: It is interesting to follow how this startup will adapt the business model from brick and mortar to a fully digitised marketplace.