How is the American venture capital ecosystem evolving

2015 has been an interesting year for venture companies from United States. Last year, venture capital ecosystem has poured around $58.8 billion into deals and startups, according with MoneyTree™ Report from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC) and the National Venture Capital Association (NVCA), based on data provided by Thomson Reuters. Here’s an overview registered in the last 5 years, presenting amounts invested… Read more →

On Being Part Of The Startup World

My first contact with the entrepreneurial world was as a founder back in 2013 while I was studying for my Masters in Bucharest. Being passionate about ideas and education, I started Successify. I was looking for a practical way to link knowledge to the practical side of entrepreneurship that was missing in high schools and in most of the universities.… Read more →

‘I want’ versus ‘I need’

Has been seven months since I started to seriously question myself about life and what’s really worth spending time for. I’ve started to do major changes in the way I live, the type of work I do, the environment I need and what’s my inner motivation for doing something meaningful. Everything was spinning around two of my strong life principles… Read more →

The Benefits of Growing Your Own Food

Source Unsplash Photy by Vladimir Kudinov We live in a very unstable world and sometimes I have this feeling that the human race acts like we are immortal. We simply forgot some basic rules about life, nature and food. Here’s the thing. We like to live fancy and we act like God on Earth, feeling in our element in the Consumption… Read more →

Wonderful Quotes of Amadeu de Prado

Um ourives des palavras by Amadeu de Prado.  “We live here and now, Everything before and in other places is past and mostly forgotten”. “What could – what should be done, with all the time that lies ahead of us? Open and unshaped, feather light in its freedom and lead-heavy in its uncertainty? Is it a wish, dreamlike and nostalgic, to stand once again at that point in life, and be… Read more →

Phenomenal Woman

Phenomenal Woman By MAYA ANGELOU Pretty women wonder where my secret lies. I’m not cute or built to suit a fashion model’s size But when I start to tell them, They think I’m telling lies. I say, It’s in the reach of my arms, The span of my hips, The stride of my step, The curl of my lips. I’m a… Read more →

Top 10 Best Sites for Finding a Startup Job

There are more and more young people interested to work in Startups. I don’t wonder why. Startups are hot, creative and always interested to recruit talents. Startup jobs are demanding but the rewards are worth it in terms of learning and professional development. However, to secure a startup job could be challenging. If you don’t know anything about startups and… Read more →

My 25th Anniversary

Last week was my 25th anniversary. For me celebrating my birthday is a big thing but sometimes I get a bit melancholic. This year, I had an awful day so I asked myself what could I possibly celebrate. It took me a few days to realise that was the perfect moment to celebrate and welcome The New Me. My one… Read more →

Why a minimalistic style

In the last few years I have been moving a lot. During my studies I’ve lived in 3 different cities and back then I didn’t have a car. I was using public transport especially for long distances when I was visiting my parents. I was carrying my stuff back and forth. Then I’ve started to live abroad and change the… Read more →

How To Choose A Job

Today I will put aside for a bit my entrepreneurial spirit and I will speak from the young professional point of view and share some of my experience from being part of the international labor market for around two years now. I grew up and was educated in Romania but for some reason I didn’t feel part of the system… Read more →