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published 11 Apr 2015 in Romania 1 minute 41 seconds to read


Are you ready to kickstart your project? Not yet? Then Babele could be your fit. The Romanian startup aims to help young entrepreneurs make their idea a business project and provides online centre for learning and exchange. Meet the team in our #StartupPick.

About us.


Babele is an online innovation-center open to anyone who has an idea or a project and would like to make it happen with the help of a community.

Our one-line pitch is...
Babele is an open innovation center that combines open business modeling with peer-to-peer learning, enabling society stakeholders to contribute their time, knowledge and experience to the development of fully validated projects for good.

The core of our team...
Emanuele: cofounder, in charge of the customer development and new partnerships. Ruxandra: cofounder, is in charge of the programme operations and fund raising. Raluca: in charge of communication strategy and communty management viral

Our office in looks like...
A very colourful coworking!

The person that inspires us most...
Aaron Swartz and his dream to do good through transparency and access to information;

About our journey so far.

Before we started we were...
Emanuele studied electronic engineering and Business Administration. Worked for IBM, Bombardier and P&G. Ruxandra Studied Business Administration, and worked for AXA Investment Managers, Carrefour and Deloitte.

We received our initial capital through...
a successful crowdfunding campaign of 6000 euros. The rest of the funds comes from our own pockets!

Our most difficult time so far was...
looking for a CTO... by far the most complex task so far

Our current development state is...

About little steps and big dreams.

Our next target is...
We are developing a network of universities to support local social entrepreneurs. Do you know a university that could be potentially interested? Drop us a line!

If you say investment we say...
More than an investment, we are looking for an experienced partner that can help us accelerating the conversion time for new partners and help Babele achieving its social mission.

The one thing, we couldn't go on without is...

In five years we want to be...
In five years we want to gather all the key actors in the social innovation ecosystem, and be the first crowd-accelerator for social change. Get Ready!


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