Made in Romania: BVB League programme has designated the 50 semi-finalist companies of its third edition, the program reconfirmed the growing success among the Romanian business community. Almost 300 companies registered in the third edition of the Made in Romania program, 50% more than in 2018.
Among the 50 finalists there are 5 to Go, AdServio, Altex, Cel.ro, Christian Tour, Dacia Plant, F64 Studio, Fabrica de Bere Buna, Catena, Flanco, Fortech, French Revolution, Jidvei, Jolidon International, Kober, Lacto Solomonescu, Regina Maria, Salad Box, Regina Maria, Secom, Spartan, Vivre Deco. The complete list is available here.
“(…) There are many successful business stories that need stage and lights and Made in Romania is doing just that. We would be delighted to see that this recognition of value in entrepreneurship ultimately leads to a strong, active and healthy business community revolving around the local capital market”, said Dan Rusu, member of the Nomination Committee and Head of Research, Banca Transilvania Financial Group.
Made in Romania programme started in 2017 with 166 nominated companies. In the second edition (2018), the number of nominations increased by 20% to 201, so that in the third edition (2019), 296 companies would be registered, about 50% above the 2018 level and almost double than the first edition.
“It was a very difficult selection and an extremely informative exercise. It is impressive the variety of companies proposed, and I would like if we could have the opportunity to finance them through stock or bond issues in the years to come. There is a tremendous potential for innovation and development among the nominated companies (…) “, said Mihai Purcarea, member of the Nomination Committee and BRD Asset Management CEO.
A Jury of 12 experts will choose 14 companies out of the 50 semi-finalists. The 15th company will be chosen based on the public’s vote, that will be open between April 8th and 21st, on the project website. The names of the 15 finalists will be announced on May 14 at the Made in Romania Gala.