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Romania Accelerators & Incubators

10 Most Established Accelerators and Incubators in Romania

Hundreds of accelerators and incubators are found in Romania and here is a list with the 10 best ones.

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Accelerators and incubators are essential for helping new startups take flight.

New entrepreneurs looking to transform their great business idea into a successful and sustainable business sometimes don’t have the experience or connections to make that happen on their own.

The staff of an accelerator or incubator can help by providing support, space, mentorship, connections and more.

To help you out, we've compiled a list of 10 accelerators and incubators from Romania.


10 Accelerators and Incubators in Romania

1) InnovX BCR

1) InnovX BCR

InnovX BCR is a call-up program for outstanding technology businesses in Central and Eastern Europe, supported by Banca Comerciala Romana, which is part of the ERSTE Group.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2019
  • Industries: Assistive Technology, Biotechnology, CleanTech, E-Commerce, EdTech, Education, FinTech, Information Technology, Robotics, Social Network
  • Number of investments: 97
  • Number of exits: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 66

You can find their website here.

2) The Spinoff

2) The Spinoff

The Spinoff is a project that assists entrepreneurs who are just getting their firms off the ground.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2021
  • Industries: Business Development, Education, Incubators
  • Number of investments: 26
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 7

You can find their website here.

3) Innovation Labs

3) Innovation Labs

Innovation Labs is a Romanian pre-accelerator for businesses and young digital founders.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Andrei Pitiș, Bogdan Iordache, Răzvan Rughiniș
  • Industries: Business Development, Enterprise, Incubators
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 12

You can find their website here.

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4) Digital Transformers

4) Digital Transformers

Digital Transformers is a platform for managing innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cluj
  • Industries: Consulting, Finance, Information Technology, Innovation Management, Venture Capital

You can find their website here.

5) Carbon

5) Carbon

Carbon is a video game development-focused startup incubator.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Financial Services, Gaming, Incubators, Video Games

You can find their website here.

6) Spherik Accelerator

6) Spherik Accelerator

Spherik is a non-profit organization that was created in 2013 with the goal of promoting tech entrepreneurship in Romania as a means of driving innovation.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Cluj-napoca
  • Started in: 2013
  • Founders: Gabriel DOMBRI
  • Industries: Consulting, Education, Non Profit
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 0

You can find their website here.

7) Young Leaders Club Entrepreneurship

7) Young Leaders Club Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship is a focus of the Young Leaders Club.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest

You can find their website here.

8) Rubik Hub

8) Rubik Hub

In Eastern Europe, a community of communities willing to inspire, educate, and accelerate early stage enterprises from 0 to 1.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Piatra Neamt
  • Started in: 2016
  • Industries: Financial Services, Non Profit
  • Number of investments: 1
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 24

You can find their website here.

9) Afaceri Sociale

9) Afaceri Sociale

Afaceri Sociale is a social economic foundation that assists social entrepreneurs in forming social enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Craiova
  • Industries: Business Development, Incubators

You can find their website here.

10) StepFWD

10) StepFWD

StepFWD is a pre-accelerator program that lasts six weeks.

Details of the startup:

  • City: Bucharest
  • Started in: 2019
  • Industries: Finance, Financial Services
  • Accelerator Duration (in weeks): 6

You can find their website here.

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