Enter the world of Romania’s entrepreneurship

Customized program for the youthful aspiring minds



September 17-23, 2023

See you at the bootcamp!








Transformation Process



Unlock new horizons every day with captivating, focused, and specialized training sessions on Idea Validation, Business Model, Marketing, Financing, and Pitching. Sharpen your expertise, and accelerate your growth, one theme at a time.

Guest Talks

Seize the opportunity to engage in direct conversations, to learn from renowned IT leaders and accomplished entrepreneurs. Connect with the best minds in the industry and step into the realm of inspiration.

Team Work

Empower yourself through the transformative power of collaborative learning. Engage in dynamic teamwork sessions where you’ll apply the invaluable insights gained from the training lessons. Experience the remarkable growth and achievements that come from hands-on collaboration. Unleash your potential together!


Wrap up each day with a captivating social event, offering a perfect blend of networking, relaxation, and pure fun. Strengthen relationships, recharge, and create lasting connections. Get to know fellow participants while unwinding and having a great time.

Why to attend?

Learning experience

Learn from the best trainers everything you need to know about launching a successful startup

Making an Impact

Share your ideas with other creative and ambitious young people

Open talks

Engage in open discussions with well known IT leaders and successful entrepreneurs

Success Stories

Nutriento is a company that goes beyond mere food; it is dedicated to nourishing and energizing your body with the right resources, enabling you to unleash your full potential.

At Nutriento, they envision a world where leading a healthy lifestyle is the standard, and they are committed to making that vision a reality.

#defineSchool was an essential experience in my evolution as an entrepreneur, providing me with the knowledge, inspiration, and connections necessary to develop my vision and entrepreneurial skills. I wholeheartedly recommend #defineSchool because it offers a unique platform for learning and development, preparing the future leaders.

Virgil Ciobota, Co-founder Nutriento, participant 2018

Rito Kids is an application designed to enhance children’s self-improvement while providing them with an enjoyable and joyful experience. The team’s primary objective is to facilitate accelerated handwriting learning for children using innovative technology.

Powered by artificial intelligence, Rito Kids offers real-time feedback to children, assisting them in refining their handwriting skills. Furthermore, the app includes digital rewards to encourage engagement and provides comprehensive statistical monitoring.

#defineSchool is a great place where you can spend a few days with people that have similar passions for technology and entrepreneurship.

Tudor Tișe, Co-founder, participant 2021

Ideafy is a startup whose mission is to empower NGOs with the resources they need to create a positive impact while enabling companies to make a difference in their communities. Ideafy offers a user-friendly platform that connects organizations with companies eager to provide financial support, surplus products, employee volunteering, and more.

#defineSchool is the gateway to the entrepreneurial world by putting the basis to your entrepreneurial thinking

Andrei Csatlos, Co-founder, participant 2022


#defineSchool was the perfect boost for Ideafy, helping build the foundation for this idea that proved its potential time after time

Denisa Filip, Co-founder, participant 2022

#defineSchool bootcamp was one of the main catalysts that turned an idea into a validated product, ready to have a positive impact.

Răzvan Giurgiu, Co-founder, participant 2021

Your Performance Lab is an innovative startup leveraging AI to harness personalized data from an array of devices including smartwatches, trackers, and medical devices. By using its Buddy AI, YPL delivers insightful health metrics and tailored fitness and diet plans, optimizing health, performance, vibrancy, and longevity.

The platform doesn’t just connect multiple devices — it brings together and makes sense of all their data. As users’ lives evolve, so does the YPL ecosystem, helping reduce illness risk and improve quality of life.

#defineSchool – the core of initiation into the world of startups. It has exponentially enhanced and refined my knowledge and perspective, ultimately fueling the desire and motivation to create something unique.

Alex Bodea, Co-founder & CTO, participant 2018


Triliada is a start-up that aims to connect high school students with university students to provide them with valuable insights and guidance when choosing their future academic path. They do this through mentorship sessions, events with different students, vocational questionnaires and summarized information about universities.

The week I spent at #defineSchool was incredible. Not only did I make new connections with wonderful individuals, but it also boosted my motivation.

Oana Durcău, Co-founder & CEO, participant 2019


Our Legendary Speakers

Daniel Tămaș

Co-Founder & CEO @WAM

Daniel is the CEO of WAM and believes in blockchain tech. His impact varies from engineering to design, business development, sales and marketing to heading the R&D department in companies with more than 7️⃣ figures in revenue. 📈

Gina Lupu

Founder & CEO @ Wolfpack Digital

Gina Lupu, CEO and Founder of Wolfpack Digital, a digital agency with a team of 50+ based in Cluj covering powerful web and mobile products start-to-end.

Ștefan Szakal

Head of Core Applications @ MultiversX

Ștefan’s current position is being CEO at Prepino. In the past 15 years, he has built a few successful companies, and also failed with many more.

Voicu Oprean

CEO @ AROBS Transilvania Software

Voicu Oprean is the CEO of AROBS Transilvania Software with the main goal to promote the Romania IT software specialists and their skills. 

Adrian Pica

Product Designer @ Bolt

Passionate about internet start-ups, product focused, social media, digital advertising, sales, on-line and off-line marketing and experienced manager. He co-founded 2 companies (Oblico and 150sec). Experienced entrepreneur and marketer.

Malina Platon

Global Head, Key Accounts Program @ UiPath

Malina is currently the Global Head of Key Accounts Program for UiPath, being responsible for building and expanding the business engagements with UiPath most strategic customers across Americas, EMEA and APJ.

Antonio Eram


He was actively involved in the Romanian Internet and Telecom business. In 2003 he co-founded NETOPIA. With a branch in Silicon Valley, is Romania’s premier mobile marketing and payments provider.

Daniel Metz

Chairman of the Board Directors @ NTT DATA Romania

Daniel Metz is the businessman who founded 18 years ago EBS Romania SA. At the moment, Daniel Metz is Chairman of the Board Directors at NTT DATA Romania.

Roxana Rugină

Founder @ Simplon Romania & @ Cluj Makers

Technologist and communication expert engaged in social and disruptive innovation. She co-founded Simplon Romania and Cluj Makers. Today she is managing various web projects and mobile applications like Skin Vision.

Gabriel Dombri

CEO @ Tapptitude & Angel Investor

He is now CEO at Tapptitude, a Product Building Studio that partners with funded startups and established brands to build interactive, mobile-first products that improve people’s lives at scale.  



Early Bird

11.05.2023 – 30.06.2023


Full Price

1.07.2023 – 02.09.2023


Three meals per day & coffee breaks (coffee, drinks, snacks)

All the materials you will need for the event activities & conditions of maximum safety

Access to the entire agenda of the event

Acces to #defineSchool community

Access to social evenings and networking events

*The participation fee for #defineSchool 2023 is paid only when your registration is approved.

*For any ticket purchasing inquiries or assistance, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at defineschool@gmail.com. We’re here to ensure a seamless and easy ticketing experience for you.

Embark on an unforgettable journey to #define your mindset into the #defineschool 2023 realm with these essential steps:


Step 1: Power Up with the Registration Form

Fuel your ambition by completing our captivating online pre-registration form. It’s the first step towards unlocking an extraordinary experience.


Step 2: Unleash Your Entrepreneurial Spirit

Prepare to showcase your limitless potential as we challenge you to test your entrepreneurial skills. This thrilling competition will reveal your abilities and unique perspectives.


Step 3: Interview - Your Gateway to Success

The spotlight awaits! Our team will reach out to schedule an electrifying online interview, where you’ll take a significant leap closer to joining our prestigious program.


Step 4: The Countdown to Greatness

If you manage to captivate us with your passion and prowess, get ready for the news that will change your life. We’ll personally notify you of your selection, paving the way for you to seize this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

What we look for

The following criteria will be considered during the recruitment process:

Vision and Knowledge:
We are interested in hearing about your vision and insights on various topics covered during the interview process. Show us your passion for technology and your understanding of its impact on the world.

Practical Challenge:
Demonstrate your problem-solving abilities and creativity by tackling the practical challenge we will provide. This is your opportunity to showcase your hands-on skills and resourcefulness.

Tech Experience:
While prior experience in the tech industry is not mandatory, we appreciate candidates with some exposure to the field. Let us know about any projects, internships, or relevant experiences you have had.

Entrepreneurial Perspective:
Share your thoughts on entrepreneurship and how you envision yourself contributing to the startup ecosystem. Your innovative ideas and drive for success will be valued.

Teamwork Orientation:
Entrepreneurship often involves collaboration and teamwork. Tell us about your experiences working with others and your ability to thrive in a team environment.

Desire for Learning and Growth:
A thirst for knowledge and continuous development is crucial for success. Convey your eagerness to learn and grow both personally and professionally.

* We want to ensure that the bootcamp remains accessible to individuals from diverse backgrounds. Therefore, we offer a limited number of scholarships, some of which are partial, and others that cover the full cost of participation.

Some of This Year’s Partners

Refund Made Simple: Our Policy Explained

For refund inquiries, kindly reach out to us at defineschool@gmail.com, providing the following delightful details:

  • Your name, so that we can address you personally.
  • Your contact information, ensuring we can swiftly assist you.
  • The reason for your refund, helping us understand and improve your experience.

Please note that refunds won’t be granted under the following circumstances:

  • Within 30 days prior to the event, as preparations are already in full swing.
  • In case of a last-minute guest speaker cancellation due to unforeseen urgencies. We believe the magic of the experience lies in collective wisdom, not dependent on a single individual.

Your satisfaction matters to us, and we appreciate your understanding. Let’s ensure your journey with us is nothing short of extraordinary.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the accomodation included in the participation fee?

Yes, the accommodation is included in the participation fee, as well as the food, transport from Cluj, activities and other surprises.

Are any skills required in order to be accepted?

We are looking for eager young people who want to outdo themselves and they are willing to learn more.

What if I cannot attend the program in a day?

You invest time and energy so we strongly recommend you to participate in the entire program to get the most out of this experience.

What happens if I don't follow the schedule?

The schedule is designed to give you a unique experience every day during the event. Working together is one of the most important part, so how can we be happy when someone is missing? It’s up to you! Do you want to fully exploit this opportunity or not?

Can I talk to the speaker after the training or speech session?

Yes, you can talk with the speakers after sessions, and depending on their availability you will have the chance to ask for their advice.

See the location:

Step into the future as a next-gen tech entrepreneur at #defineSchool 2023

0753 506 404


Pensiunea Poarta Apusenilor

nr. 215B, sat Moldovenești, com. Moldovenești, jud. Cluj