Hardcore entrepreneur hackathon 3.0

I believe that if life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade... 

– Build an app and business that is succesful no matter the crisis –

We are searching for future young entrepreneurs that have ideas that are going to last in any environment, no matter the crisis. Are you up for it?

Who can join the hackaton?

If you are a student from Romania aged between 10-19 years old then this is for you

This hackaton is organised for kids and teens that feel like they have what it takes to be a successful tech entrepreneur.

What’s the timeline?

We will help you each step of the way…

Late registration is still open till 4th of May 2023!


1st – 25th of April

Sign up for the hackaton


22st of April

Participate in the Official Opening Event


22nd of April – 14th of May

Participate at our training live sessions


22nd of April – 28th of May (8 pm)

Build and send the app, the business plan and the pitch


1st of June

The judges will decide the finalists based on your amazing pitch, business plan and code.


10th of June

Participate in the ending festivity and the announcement of all the final winners.

Join us! It will be an amazing journey

Sign up today!

They decide who wins the hackaton

We selected an amazing cast of people who will test the feasibility of your apps and business savyness

Associate prof. Maria-Iuliana Dascalu, PhD

Vice-dean of Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages, UPB

Passionate about e-learning research, web development and how technology can be used to improve the quality of life

Cristian Dragomirescu, Phd

Dean of Faculty of Engineering in Foreign Languages, UPB

Full professor at FILS at the German stream, with expertise in mechanical engineering and Director of the Center for Technology and Management Transfer from UPB

Iulia Stanica, PhD

Lecturer at FILS, techie and HealthTech researcher

Loves teaching cool stuff, passionate about photography, virtual reality and gaming

Bujor Păvăloiu

Director of the Department of Engineering in Foreign Languages

A passionate professor, with the curiosity only as great as his implication in training and inspiring the new generation of engineers.

Laura Trifan, PhD

Lecturer at FILS

Engineer with extensive experience as a project manager in the economic field for the development of entrepreneurial skills.

Cristian Mustata, PhD

Associate professor at FILS

Passionate about the development of human potential as a sustainable and harmonious way of life, he believes in combining strategic games with managerial education.

Mara Chirașcu

Teaching assistant at FILS, PhD student

Loves teaching, drawing, programming and games. Plans on getting her PhD in order to take the things she enjoys to the next level.

Elisabeth Lazarou, PhD

Senior Lecturer at FILS

Experience in international cooperation. Loves to share her knowledge and experiences from around the world with her beloved students and to promote their innovations.

Robert Brezoaie

Founder and CEO at Punctul IT

Passionate about all things that combine technology, creativity and education.

Vasile-Neagu Mihai-Dinu

Referent at the Cultural and Educational Center Alexandru Marghiloman

Passionate about gaming, photography, graphics, technology combining creativity in everyday work.

Constantin Ghioc

Software Architect at Lenovo

IT professional, ex-entrepreneur, Leader of VMware User Group Romania, hybrid cloud enthusiast and believer in giving back to the community.

Bogdan Trau (aka Meme)

Sr. Level Design Lead at Amber Studios

Passionate about making people happy when they play the games I’ve worked on, as well as guiding young people through the gaming industry.

Cristian Ivancescu

Educational Facilitator at Punctul IT
Founder at Printare 3D Buzau

Thinking to maintain wellfare and wellbeing in the world through technology, mechanics, IT, and good education.

Gabriel Iovu

Regional Manager at Punctul IT 
Senior Backend Engineer at Colibri Digital

Believes in individual potential for greatness and passionate about sustainable development of abilities for all with the right guidance.

Crina DUTA

Test Engineering Analyst at Hallmark Cards, PhD student

Always attentive to details and involved in increasing the quality of software products, passionate about technology and interested in academic activities.

Who is organising this event?

We are really happy we could form a team of proffesional people who can show you the ins and outs of entrepreneurship and technology

Cluburile de programare Punctul IT

Facultatea de Inginerie în Limbi Străine

Universitatea Politehnica din București

Radio Guerrilla
Binili Învinge!

Centrul Cultural și Educațional Alexandru Marghiloman

Asociația TAB


Departamentul de Inginerie în Limbi Străine

Amber Studios

Devista Consulting

Crystal System


Join us! It will only take a minute

We would love to see your project start and draw its first breath with the help of our contest