Code. Product. F(o)unding.

June, 20-23, 2020
Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Welcome to the leading technology event in Eastern Europe!

For the 7th year in a row, Techsylvania puts into spotlight the future of technology and business.

Over 4.000 engineers, founders, investors, executives and CEOs of IT & digital companies, banks and pioneers of growing startups from across the world meet in the heart of Transylvania to explore visionary ideas, ground-breaking projects and dynamic markets.

We empower knowledge-seekers through more than 70 keynotes, panels, workshops, satellite events, executive roundtables and Q&A sessions—delivered by global leaders, for the makers of tomorrow.

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We have the power to discover, learn, celebrate and shape the future. Together.

 

Conference

Hand-picked. World-renowned. Leaders. Each year, we welcome some of the most prominent voices in the tech scene to share with us they insights they have gained through years of experience, through success and failure, on international markets or with disruptive technologies.

Startup Avalanche

Startup Avalanche is our ice-breaking pitching competition. Hundreds of startups from all around the world are showcasing their businesses with only one goal in mind: to win the grand prize and all the benefits it brings along.

Workshops

Real life use cases, hands-on experiments, demos and practical exercises—we bring you interactive workshops hosted by experts from leading companies. You can choose from a generous selection of technology, marketing, legal and innovation topics.

Satellite events

Techsylvania is not just an event; it’s a celebration in the name of innovation. We are expanding the borders of the event all across the city, so it can become a welcoming hub for technology and business leaders in the entire community.
Discover the Satellites.

Startup Alley

If you’re one of the bold startup founders who speak business, this one might be for you. This is an application-based program that aims at propelling early stage startups to present their products to potential business partners, talent and the media.

Previous Speakers

CODE

Mark Shuttleworth

Mark Shuttleworth

Founder of Ubuntu & Canonical

Koen Koppen

Koen Koppen

CTO at Klarna

Paul Cutter

Paul Cutter

CTO at Paddy Power Betfair

Chad Fowler

Chad Fowler

Divisional CTO at Microsoft Wunderlist

Andreas Ehn

Andreas Ehn

First employee & CTO at Spotify

Jatin Aythora

Jatin Aythora

Chief Architect at BBC

Japjit Tulsi

Japjit Tulsi

VP Engineering at eBay

Ahmed Aljunied

Ahmed Aljunied

VP Engineering and Product at GoJek

PRODUCT

Di-Ann Eisnor

Di-Ann Eisnor

Director of Growth at Waze

Peter Vesterbacka

Peter Vesterbacka

Co-Founder of FinEst Bay Area

Newton Howard

Newton Howard

Director of the MIT Synthetic Intelligence Lab

Jerald Singh

Jerald Singh

Group Head of Product & Design at Grab

Steffi Czerny

Steffi Czerny

Managing Director at DLD Media

Donald DeSantis

Donald DeSantis

Co-Founder & SVP Design of VTS

Katherine Manderfield

Katherine Manderfield

Director of Content Strategy at The New York Times

Martin Wezowski

Martin Wezowski

Chief Designer at SAP

F(O)UNDING

Tom Mueller

Tom Mueller

Co-Founder & Former CTO of SpaceX

Yossi Vardi

Yossi Vardi

Angel Investor

Tim Draper

Tim Draper

Founder of DFJ

Ion Stoica

Ion Stoica

Executive Chairman at Databricks

Sakshi Chhabra Mittal

Sakshi Chhabra Mittal

Investment Director at Softbank Vision Fund

Alexis Bonte

Alexis Bonte

Executive in Residence at Atomico

Matt Michelsen

Matt Michelsen

Silicon Valley Insider

Fang Yuan

Fang Yuan

Vice President at Baidu Ventures

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Top-notch content

Our speakers are here to provide actionable insights and thought-provoking ideas regarding some of the most influential opportunities and concerns of today and tomorrow.

Hands-on workshops

Information is everywhere. But how do you capture value? Our experts will guide you through the process, step by step. Check our agenda, hosts and the selected topics.

Business opportunities

Investors, VCs, large and small business owners, startups—they come in all shapes and sizes to connect with promising and prosperous businesses.

Networking & fun

Coffee breaks, lunch breaks, activations, live music, parties, Satellite events and unexpected surprises await!
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Diversity & inclusion

It’s not just about the event, it’s about the community—and that includes us all. You can meet both rising professionals and world-renowned leaders sitting at the same table, at Techsylvania, or at one of our 25+ Satellite events.

Designed interactions

We organize Executive Roundtables, for a limited number of seats, where attendees can discuss specific business opportunities, issues or problems in groups. Apply for a spot!

Can’t wait to join us for Techsylvania 2020?

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