Why is Cluj-Napoca a great city for entrepreneurs?
Trust our word when we say that for entrepreneurs and software developers Cluj is heaven. The city offers plenty of positive incentives and a great atmosphere for both local and international engineers. Come and take a look!
Firstly, the cost of living here is very low, compared with the average wage, and the standard of living is very high. Besides that, the technical skills set is very broad, focused mainly on software and product development.
Here is a sneak peak of the Cluj-Napoca cost of living compared with highly entrepreneurial cities:
Another reason for the software developers to love this city is given by the fact that Cluj-Napoca is considered to be a student city, which means there’s always a party going on somewhere. The Old Town is one of the main attractions that has up to hundreds of pubs, cafes and restaurants. For party lovers it might be interesting to know that Cluj is home to the only club from Romania that has been included in the top 100 best clubs in the world. Joben Bistro is considered one of the top 20 most spectacular bars in the world, design-wise.
Besides all this, for people who are into sports like trekking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, paragliding or simply enjoy fishing or a good barbecue in the beautiful countryside, they’ll soon realize that once they’re in Cluj, they will get to enjoy all these things more often than ever.
Sport events are becoming very popular and gather hundreds of people who share the same passion and interest for marathon, mountain biking, swimming, hiking, trail running and winter sports. During such competitions you can meet business people, software developers, entrepreneurs and international sport lovers, since sports in Cluj has become a great way to network and have fun, both combined in a great manner.
The city offers a big variety of events from entrepreneurship and startups to cultural, artistical, music festivals like Untold, Electric Castle, Jazz in the Park, TiMAF, and big film festivals like TIFF, Comedy Cluj.
Cluj-Napoca has a great geographical position, with a convenient time zone (GMT +2) and an international airport, with direct and affordable flights to many major cities in Europe.