“It’s not only the seed capital that I received from CEED that made a difference. I gained the confidence I needed to go from being an employee to becoming my own boss, and I found the know-how to start and run my first company. I got professional help to develop my business idea into a viable business plan and to validate it in the market. …Romania
CEED Romania continues to catalyze and drive entrepreneurial opportunities in Romania. CEED just successfully concluded (December 2015) two major European funded projects – one focused on supporting women in business (locally called ‘Strengthening womens’ skills for the labor market’) and a second focused on doing what CEED does best — providing entrepreneur support, business knowledge and capital to help create and grow …Romania
On 25th of July 2012, CEED Romania together with its partners – the Romanian-American Foundation and the Foundation for Partnership – celebrated the opening of the Rowmania Eco-tourism Centre, a social entrepreneurship established through the “Green Entrepreneurship” project. The Romanian Eco-tourism Agency and the Ivan Patzaichin Association, the founders of REC, were finalists in a very tight competition which enabled them to get free consultancy, …Romania
Spalare in Parcare is a very successful franchise that was sold in over 23 cities across Romania, as well as Republic Moldavia. It belongs to one of our Top Class mentees, Andrei Popa. Even though the crises had a strong impact on most of the Romanian companies, the turnover of “Spalare in parcare” increased by 200%. On top of that, it is considered a “green business” as the …Romania
CEED Romania helped Propark create a social enterprise which educates children on the importance of preserving the customs, values, and practices passed on from generation to generation in the Romanian rural areas.
Propark Foundation is an NGO established in 2008 with the mission of creating and implementing programs which preserve natural areas in Romania and Romanian cultural heritage. In 2010 CEED Romania helped Propark create a …Romania
In 2012 Lazar’s turnover increased by 10% and their revenues by 15% and CEED contribution was considered critical in helping LAZAR manage its growth.
You can see LAZAR trucks on every major highway in Europe, Africa and Asia. With over 310 trucks, 427 employees and a turnover of more than 30 million EUR, International Lazar Company is competing with top European companies to provide logistic solutions …Romania