Entrepreneurial training sessions for Central and Eastern European startups


Start-ups can boost their entrepreneurial skills by participating to “The Warp Turbo Accelerator”, a one-week long free of charge training program rolled out by hub:raum, a project developed within the Deutsche Telekom Group. The training program will take place in Krakow, from November 30th until December 7th.


The applications can be submitted online by November 17th, here.Any team of up to 4 persons which has a project in communication, e-commerce, internet services, smart home, advertisement, media, payment, cloud, energy, automotive, eHealth, M2M, mobile enterprise, collaboration, data analytics or security areas, scalable to international environment, can apply. For the 8 days training will be selected 10-14 teams from all Central and Eastern European region, including Romania. After attending “The Warp Turbo Accelerator”, the best projects may be able to get the funding for developing the respective project within hub:raum program. Hub:raum is an incubation program developed by Deutsche Telekom for tech entrepreneurs and the founding possibilities are going up to 80,000 Euro for each project.


During “The Warp Turbo Accelerator”, participants will have access to mentoring workshops conducted by experienced entrepreneurs and international experts, with focus especially on startup financing, product development and business modeling, user experience, marketing, legal issues, pitching etc. For the selected teams, the costs of flight and accommodation will be supported by the organizers.


„We believe it is a great opportunity for the young entrepreneurs in Romania to get in contact with this program and to test the strength of their ideas. Romtelecom is the ally of companies of all sizes and, for the small ones, which need even more support, we have in place several projects like the platform afacereataonline.ro or the e-learning platform Online Business School. That is why we also embrace hub:raum, an Group level initiative, which stands for the same goal as we do – to encourage innovation and the development of a new generation of companies, with fresh perspectives over the business environment,” stated Ovidiu Ghiman, Chief Commercial Officer, Business Segment, Romania.


About hub:raum Krakow


hub:raum Krakow is a startup incubator created by Deutsche Telekom Group in April 2013. It focuses on supporting innovative businesses from Central and Eastern Europe by connecting team, vision, and expertise with the corporate power of the world’s leading integrated telecommunications companies. It is achieved by offering a comprehensive package of seed-funding, co-working space, mentoring and access to Deutsche Telekom assets.