10 business snapshots from 10 years of Qubiz

Published on June 20, 2018
- in Blog, Events, The Qubiz Culture

When someone mentions 10 years, you instantly think: “Oh, that’s such a long time!”. But 10 years is more than that. 10 years is a journey.

For us, it’s been a journey from startup to established company, from a small team of 3 to a super team of 160 (and counting).

Since it’s been quite the ride, we looked back a bit to count the big moments. We’d like to share our story with you – so read on: 10 important business moments in our journey.

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New year, new Qubiz Bike Ride

Published on June 4, 2018
- in Blog, Events, Sports, The Qubiz Culture

Even if we didn’t get the best weather (gross understatement), we had a lot of fun at the first edition of Qubiz Bike Ride last year. So much that we decided to do it again. This time when it’s a bit warmer outside.

So, we scheduled the second Qubiz Bike Ride for the 16th of June.

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Why Qubiz was selected the best workplace in Romania

Published on April 4, 2018
- in Blog, Events, The Qubiz Culture

Until 7 PM that day, 15 March had been as normal a day as any at Qubiz. Meetings, emails, work, lunch break, ping-pong, meetings, emails.

And just before we left the office, in came an email that would make the day special.

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Qubiz designated the best workplace in Romania
at the EBA 2017/18

Published on March 19, 2018
- in Blog, Events, The Qubiz Culture

Qubiz was named National Winner for Romania in the The Workplace and People Development Award category at the European Business Awards! Thus we made it to the final stage of the competition where we’ll attend, along with companies from across Europe, the judging and awards ceremony gala in Warsaw, Poland, on 22nd & 23rd May 2018.

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10 things we learned in 10 years of Qubiz

Published on March 12, 2018
- in Blog, Events, The Qubiz Culture

Less than half of the startups are still in business 5 years after they’ve started. (source) And here we are celebrating 10 years of Qubiz.

Since it’s a big achievement and a big milestone, we wanted to take a moment and share what we learned along the way – see the article.

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Qubiz Bike Ride 2017 in review

Published on November 6, 2017
- in Blog, Events, Sports, The Qubiz Culture

When we planned Qubiz Bike Ride, the weather forecast indicated that 23rd of September was the perfect autumn day. With a temperature of about 20 degrees Celsius and a bit of sunshine, it was just the day for a bike ride.

Much to our surprise, 23rd of September turned out to be a rainy day. Come to think about it, probably one of the rainiest days this year.

Still, cold, rainy weather and all, the first edition of Qubiz Bike Ride was quite successful.

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Qubiz Bike Ride: a cycling event for enthusiasts

Published on August 21, 2017
- in Blog, Events, Sports, The Qubiz Culture

Maybe we don’t mention this as often as we should, but we’re really into sports. We play football, basketball, volley, and some of us go swimming or hit the gym regularly. Still, there is a special place in our hearts for riding our bikes.

Whenever possible, we bike to work instead of taking the car. Sometimes we get together for a longer bike ride on the hills of Oradea. Usually it’s good fun as we get to hang out together and do some exercise at the same time.

…And it was on one of these occasions that a thought popped up: what if we organised a bigger bike ride with, let’s say, 200 people? That’s how we got the idea for…

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Taking a leap of faith

Published on June 21, 2017
- in Blog, Opinion, The Qubiz Culture

The obstacles and rewards of changing your role in a software company

Nowadays professionals tend to change jobs every 3 to 5 years. You can observe this tendency especially in dynamic industries such as IT&C. At Qubiz, we believe there are better ways to build your career. Why leave your comrades when you can find new opportunities within the same company?

Most of our colleagues choose this path. In some cases they switch projects or learn a new technology, and in other instances they take up new roles and responsibilities. I asked Răzvan – who arguably has the most interesting career path inside the company – to tell us his story.

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Vote for us at the European Business Awards [video]

Published on January 12, 2017
- in Blog, Events, The Qubiz Culture

We’re not very fond of bragging, we like to let our work speak for us. But on this occasion, we need to make an exception.

‘What happened?’, you might be wondering.

The big news

Well, back in September we were shortlisted as National Champion in the European Business Awards, THE largest cross-business competition in Europe. 34.000 businesses entered the 2016/2017 edition of the Awards, which recognize and promote business excellence and best practices.

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