Empowering Technical Founders

Take an eye-opening journey from idea to product


your mastery of bleeding-edge technologies


your prototype into a product through fine-tuned mentorship


the eye of angel investors and top companies



register until

March 3


March 5-6

demo day

May 26

What is it ?

Join a 3-month program for young Romanian teams to make your ideas into vibrant IT products!

Take a journey off the beaten path:

  • Choose your track from one of the Smart Teritories categories: Agriculture, Cyber-security, Energy, Health & Lifestyle, Smart Cities or Retail;
  • Experience the Hackathon: develop and pitch a first prototype of your idea in front of a jury including top-level people from diverse industries in Romania;
  • Get selected and join a 3-month training period in which you learn to develop, grow, fine-tune, finance and expand your startup into a viable business;
  • It’s Demo Day: Pitch your final prototype in an electrifying event!

Top mentors, industry leaders and angel investors are eager to hear your idea and to guide your steps pedal-to-the-metal towards success!

Imagine with Orange

Imagine with Orange is a crowdsourcing platform for innovation and a launch pad for entrepreneurs. Innovation Labs, in collaboration with Orange, now gives young entrepreneurs the opportunity to validate their ideas among a global community, seek out support and get feedback on their ideas.

Submit your startup idea until May 5th and get a chance to improve it with the help of international experts: https://imagine.orange.com/en/ideas/smart-territories

You can win a trip to Paris or an Amazon voucher.

Meet our mentors

Andrei Pitiș

VP Engineering and Head of Bucharest Office at Fitbit

Bogdan Iordache

Founder How To Web

Stefan Slavnicu

CTO Orange Romania

Jean-Baptiste Dernoncourt

General Manager Carrefour Romania

Cristian Pațachia

Development & Innovation Manager Orange Romania

Diana Olar

Programmatic Strategy Consultant

Vladimir Oane

Director of Product Hootsuite Media

Elena Paun

Business Development Project Manager at Enel

Teodor Ceaușu

Country Manager Ixia Romania

Radu Georgescu

Chairman of the Board GECAD NET

Media appearances

Let's keep in touch

Follow us on social media to get the latest updates and greatest tips on how to take your startup venture to the next level!

Have any questions about the program ? Shoot us a message and we'll get to you shortly!


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Main Partners

Strategic Partner

Academic Partners




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