At the end of December 2016 the news broke that South Central Ventures fund invested 2 million euro in Croatian project Bulb Technologies, a company that develops solutions for managing telecom services. It is the largest investment of the fund so far. Can we have any better reason to talk to one of the founders, Vedran Rezar?
It had to come to the victory of Donald Trump in the US presidential elections to cause an uproar due to a flood of fake news on this social network and for Mark Zuckerberg to realize the seriousness of the problem, giving him a chance to announce a fierce fight against doubtful content. But the fight, at least in this form, is lost in advance, I’m sure. That is why I wrote a long text to convince you as well.
21th century bursts with electronic devices offering solutions for our various needs and desires. Therefore it is quite incomprehensible that motorcyclists still have to manually cancel turn signals, resulting in a stronger chance for an accident. The Slovenian start-up ABCS sistem decided to solve this problem.
PREGNANCY AND TECHNOLOGY
More and more couples who would like to have children, soon give up after a couple of unsuccessful attempts or resort to unnecessary medical interventions. A solution is being offered by the creators of Baby-Stork App that helps a woman listen to her body and get pregnant in a completely natural way.
Croatian Memoangel in Xiamen
When we were invited last year to Collision conference in Las Vegas with our project MemoAngel, we were at the same time invited to the qualifications for the final event of Echelon Asia in Singapore which gathered various projects with the potential on the Asian market. Even though we couldn’t participate on Echelon, due to other commitments, we stayed in touch with the organizers (company e27 from Singapore) for potential cooperation in the future. Thus, in the end of February, this time we have received an invitation to participate on Asia Beat 2016 held in Xiamen, a town located on the southeast coast of China, across Taiwan.
STARTUPS AND BRANDING
sMind is leading e-commerce event in Slovenia organized by Ceneje, leading price comparison site in the region. This year, it will be held on November 24th at Ljubljana Castle. We’ve had a chat with one of the main keynote speakers, Maurits Bruggink.
You’ve probably heard about Bellabeat, FlyKly, or Layer? Well, three years ago they didn’t exist! Now they are at the top of their industries, but how did they do it? Was it enough only to have the right idea or did they also need to have knowledge to conduct business in today’s competitive environment? Specifically, what kind of knowledge do startups need to succeed and not repeat the many mistakes of the 90% of startups that fail?
To a former developer and currently a successful entrepreneur, WebCamp is an ideal conference due to its combination of advanced IT lectures mixed with non-tech ones. Any person communicating with another person in his life could’ve found a certain value in “Why should you talk” talk presented by a German developer and author (of programming books, of course), Christian Grobmeier.