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Fortech CEO included in Top 10 Romanian IT Entrepreneurs

Our CEO, Calin Vaduva, was recognized as one of the Top 10 Entrepreneurs in the Romanian IT Industry at Gala Top 100 Antreprenori, an event organized by Business Review magazine and

The first edition of Gala Top 100 Antreprenori celebrated the Romanian entrepreneurship and emphasized the achievements of the most innovative leaders, who build successful businesses. The event took place in an elegant atmosphere at CEC Palace, an iconic building in Bucharest.

100 visionary entrepreneurs were awarded in the presence of over 300 business leaders and public officials. The selection was focused on business instead of wealth, monitoring five KPIs: notoriety, business value, business development, number of employees and social involvement.

Calin Vaduva, Fortech CEO, one of the top 10 Romania IT entrepreneurs

Photo: Calin Vaduva, Fortech CEO

“It’s a great honor for me to receive this recognition, but behind it is a team effort and if there is someone to be in this top, they are. I am grateful for working with such dedicated people and real professionals.” (Calin Vaduva, CEO Fortech)

4 out of 10 Romanian IT companies listed on Top 10 Entrepreneurs in the Romanian IT Industry were from Cluj-Napoca, one of the most effervescent IT hub in Romania. Fortech entered top 5, with over 700 employees distributed in three delivery centers (Cluj, Iasi and Oradea) and expected revenue of 26.5 MM Euro for 2018. 170 clients across the world choose Fortech outsourcing services for the quality of software, strong software development competencies and the ability to adapt fast to an ever-changing technology ecosystem.

“Some of the customers have been with us for over ten years, and the last survey shows that 9 out of 10 customers have mentioned that they would recommend Fortech as a software development partner”. (Calin Vaduva, CEO Fortech)

As for social involvement, Fortech crystallized its contributions under four main directions: education, sports & health, creative industries and social care.

A few initiatives supported by Fortech in 2018 were:

  • Discover Your Call in IT– one of the major educational projects of the company, aimed to prepare high school students for a future career in IT;
  • Supporting talents at International Mathematical Olympiad, the 59th Edition, organized in Cluj;
  • Partnership with the Emergency Medicine Service (SMURD) for delivering series of first aid training to Fortech employees and collaborators;
  • Supporting Beard Brothers for buying an ambulance for the Emergency Medicine Service (SMURD) in Cluj.
  • Developing the mobile app for one of the most unconventional international music festival Electric Castle.

You can read more about the 10 big players in the Romanian IT Industry in this article, published in Business Review magazine.