Romania has the funding and tech-knowhow, but needs business knowledge to go global
Business Management

Romania has the funding and tech-knowhow, but needs business knowledge to go global

Since the fall of communism, Romania has grown to be a hotspot for outsourcing and R&D.

A strong focus on STEM education going back more than 60 years means the country has long had the skills and workforce to turn it into a tech stronghold. However, few startups from the country ever make it on to the global stage.

According to one of the country’s few internationally-recognized CEOs, Romanian startups need more global business nous in order to move on from simply being an outsourcing hub.

 

How Romania became a tech hotspot

“A myth about Romania is that the technology sector is something completely new,” says Florin Talpeș, founder and CEO of Romanian security company Bitdefender.

To continue reading...


PREVIOUS ARTICLE

« Secret CSO: Niall Browne, Domo

NEXT ARTICLE

The CMO Files: Tim Matthews, Exabeam »
author_image
Dan Swinhoe

Dan is a journalist at CSO Online. Previously he was Senior Staff Writer at IDG Connect.

  • twt
  • twt
  • twt
  • Mail

Recommended for You

Trump hits partial pause on Huawei ban, but 5G concerns persist

Phil Muncaster reports on China and beyond

FinancialForce profits from PSA investment

Martin Veitch's inside track on today’s tech trends

Future-proofing the Middle East

Keri Allan looks at the latest trends and technologies

Poll

Do you think your smartphone is making you a workaholic?