New RABN-SV meetup on November 3rd

Monday, November 1st, 2010

Special Guests from Romania: Diwaker Singh and Radu Georgescu

A short presentation of our guests is:

Radu Georgescu

President and Chairman of the Board
GECAD Group
After the successful exit in 2003, where GECAD sold its RAV technology to Microsoft (http://www.microsoft…., Radu and key employees decided not to relocate to Redmond, but to stay in Romania and further develop new businesses.
GECAD Group started four new businesses:
– Axigen – mail server technology – 200 distributors worldwide, 8,000,000+ mailboxes served (April 2009) – www.axigen.com;
– ePayment – online payments system – www.epayment.ro;
– Avangate – Electronic Software Distribution – www.avangate.com
– Sentinet – Security Operating Center – www.gecadnet.ro
– www.gecadshop.ro
Diwaker Singh
Entrepreneur and investment banker
Chairman at Heritage Hotels & Resorts

Past

* President at Copper Beech
* President & CEO at Telemobil
* Managing Director at Skycell Communications Ltd

* Sr. Vice President at Blue Dart Express Limited

For additional info go to www.meetup.com/RABN-SV/



Presentation and Networking Event June 9,2010

Thursday, May 27th, 2010

THE ROMANIAN BUSINESS NETWORK OF SILICON VALLEY (RBN-SV)

and

THE HONORARY CONSULATE OF ROMANIA IN SAN FRANCISCO

invite you to a

PRESENTATION AND NETWORKING EVENT

Wednesday, June 9, 2010

5:30 – 7:30 pm

at

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

650 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto

PRESENTATIONS

  • Daniela Florescu

Researcher Oracle Corporation

  • Adriana Rotaru – “All you want to know about the movie production”

Film Producer – Zoetrope, San Francisco

    • GENERAL DISCUSSION
    • Future RBN-SV events
    • The event is sponsored by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
      RSVP here


Presentation and Networking Event April 28,2010

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

THE ROMANIAN BUSINESS NETWORK OF SILICON VALLEY (RBN-SV)

and

THE HONORARY CONSULATE OF ROMANIA IN SAN FRANCISCO

invite you to a

PRESENTATION AND NETWORKING EVENT

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

5:30 – 7:30 pm

at

Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

650 Page Mill Road

Palo Alto

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Celebration of Romania’s Accession to the European Union and the Appointment of Mr. George Roth as Honorary Consul

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

On February 20, 2007, the Honorary Consulate of Romania in San Francisco, organized a formal event to celebrate Romania’s accession to the European Union and the appointment of George Roth as Honorary Consul. The event was attended by over 200 guests, including former U.S. Secretary of State George Shultz, representatives of the Governor of California and of the Mayor of San Francisco, the Charge d’Affaires of Romania to Washington D.C., Consuls General of over 20 countries, State and City dignitaries, academics and members of the business community. (more…)



On May 1, 2006, Dan Dimancescu, author of “Romania Redux – A View from Harvard”, held a speech at the Commonwealth Club of Northern California

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010

On May 1, 2006, Dan Dimancescu, author of “Romania Redux – A View from Harvard”, held a speech at the Commonwealth Club of Northern California on “Oil Empires – Romania at a Pivot Point of U.S. Interests” (Details of the speech at http://www.roconsulboston.com/Pages/InfoPages/Commentary/OilEmpires.html) Mr.Dimancescu was introduced by Dana Beldiman, Honorary Consul General of Romania in San Francisco. The Commonwealth Club event was followed by a reception hosted by the Honorary Consulate of Romania in San Francisco. (more…)



On April 24th, 2006 a Romanian business delegation headed by H.E. Iuliu Winkler, the Minister of the Economy visited the San Francisco Bay Area

Tuesday, April 13th, 2010
H. E. Iuliu Winkler

H. E. Iuliu Winkler

The Romanian business people accompanying Mr. Winkler included Mihai Ichim, CEO of Intel-ldei (www.intelidei.com, Lucian Balasa, manager of the Constanta company Instronica (www.instronica.ro), Daniel Iane manager of Indaco Systems (www.indaco.ro) and Paul Chiriac, CEO of InsideSoftware. (www.insidesoftware.ro). (more…)



His Excellency Sorin Ducaru, Ambassador of Romania in the U.S., held a speech at the Honorary Consulate in San Francisco

Monday, April 12th, 2010

As part of the series of events organized by the Honorary Consulate, on August 2, 2005, His Excellency Sorin Ducaru, Ambassador of Romania in the U.S., held a speech at the Honorary Consulate in San Francisco.
The Ambassador’s presentation Romania – Economic presentation focused on Romania’s economic development and its geopolitical position from both the economic and strategic standpoint. The speech was followed by a reception and continued discussion about the topic of the presentation. (more…)



On October 27, 2004

Monday, April 12th, 2010

On October 27, 2004, Silvian Centiu, former executive with Oracle Corporation and author of the critically acclaimed play “A Romanian in Silicon Valley, staged in San Francisco and New York, spoke at a gathering at the Honorary Consulate of Romania in San Francisco, on the topic “Forks in the Road to America”



Visit of His Excellency Sorin Ducaru, Ambassador of Romania to the US in the Bay Area

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Between March 9 and 13, 2002, His Excellency Sorin Ducaru, Ambassador of Romania to the U.S., accompanied by his wife, Mrs. Carmen Ducaru made their first visit to the San Francisco Bay Area. (more…)



Visit of Dan Nica the Romanian Minister of Communications and Information Technology

Monday, April 12th, 2010

Minister Dan Nica with Honorary Consul Dana Stanculescu

For one week (July 7-14 2001), Mr. Dan Nica, the Romanian Minister for Communications and Information Technology heading an official delegation, visited the United States of America. The visit, organized by U.S. Trade Development Agency, was focused on presenting the IT and communication opportunities offered by Romania in the context of the economic reform and incentives approved by the Romanian Government. (more…)