Perspectives on Scaling to USA, with PwC and Google for Startup Experts

Perspectives on Scaling to USA, with PwC and Google for Startup Experts

October 16, 2023

Before embarking on your journey to scale in the USA, it’s crucial to be well-prepared. We joined forces with experts from PwC Romania and Google for Startups to provide you with invaluable insights and perspectives for a successful expansion into the American market. Join us on October 19 for an engaging discussion about the opportunities and potential red flags when building a global startup and scaling to a market the size of the USA.

The moderator of the talk is Eric Melchor, Founder of the Innovators Can Laugh – The Fun Startup Podcast.

Register now to save your in-person or online seat.

About Perspectives on Scaling to USA

Prior to our panel discussion, starting at 15:00, two top US experts from PwC will hold an exclusive workshop on US Tax. Joel Slavonia, PwC US, Tax Partner, and Diana Oprescu, PwC US, Tax Director, will comprehensively address all tax implications for those already operating in the United States or planning to do so.

Following our talk, we’ll also unveil more details about the Rubik Garage Scale to the USA accelerator program, designed to assist startups in their expansion efforts (applications open here).

Agenda & Location

Both events will take place at PwC Romania premises, Ana Tower, 1A Poligrafiei Blvd., 24th floor, so book your agenda from 3 PM.

15:00 – 17:00 US Tax workshop delivered by PwC Director and PwC Partner
17:10 – 17:40 – Panel discussion about opportunities to scale to USA
17:40 – 18:00 – Presentation “Rubik Garage Scale to the USA” acceleration program
18:00 – 18:30 – Q&A & Networking


  • Alexandra Pahomi – Marketing Manager for Central Europe at Google – with +15 years of experience in building tech & software brands, leading teams, and scaling businesses. Passionate about tech, wearables, and getting things done, Alex started her career as a Digital Manager for a San Francisco start-up and continued her journey by opening her own marketing & PR company. For the last two years, she has been growing the Consumer & Retail strategy for Google wearables in Eastern Europe
  • Florin Deaconescu – Partner at PwC
  • Vlad Gliga – CEO Rubik Hub, also spent some time in the USA
  • Adina Simionescu – Project Manager ROStartup

Seats are limited, so we recommend you arrive 10 minutes beforehand, as attendance will be on a first-come, first-served basis.