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Croatian Oradian Won The Pioneers Challenge. What’s Next?

Interview with Julian Oehrlein

Croatian Oradian Won The Pioneers Challenge. What’s Next?

We can say that Oradian, this year’s Pioneers Challenge winner, is truly an interesting startup, even though its area of expertise is finance [insert obligatory accountant joke here]. Oradian’s cofounders come from Croatia, Germany, USA and South Africa and they chose to be a part of the Croatian startup scene. Was that a wise decision and what the next step is for Oradian, Julian Oehrlein, one of the cofounders, revealed for Netokracija.

Term Sheet Guide: Know Thy Terms Lest You Should Wreck Your Startup

Term Sheet Guide: Know Thy Terms Lest You Should Wreck Your Startup

In the past five years, seed-stage investing has experienced a boom. In North America, seed funds now represent 67% of all VC funds, up from 33% in 2008. The CEE region is no different: according to European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association, the number of seed deals has increased 19x over the past four years. Even considering the fact that EVCA’s data is not fully comprehensive, since many investments are not announced at all or are not made by EVCA’s members, it still illustrates my point

What Is a Startup?

What Is a Startup?

“I am sick and tired of the word startup. It seems like everyone and their mother has a startup today, I might even start calling the Vietnamese grocery store next doors a food startup.”