Nikola Krajačić, Author at Netokracija CEE

Nikola Krajačić

Startups

Eleven Picks It’s 1st CEE Startup ‘Scouts’: How to Web’s Iordache, Netocratic’s Brezak Brkan & SEE ICT’s Vukašin Stojkov

Bulgarian startup accelerator Eleven confirmed that the founder of the Romanian startup conference How to Web Bogdan Iordache, SEE ICT's cofounder Vukašin Stojkov and Netocratic's founder and editor Ivan Brezak Brkan will be their first tal... startup scouts for their respective countries: Romania, Serbia and Croatia. The 12 million dollar fund from Bulgaria wants it's scouts to act like agents in the manner that other accelerator's have tried as well, with Eleven hoping that it's partnerships with UK accelerator Springboard and US-based Google Ventures help them come out on top.

Startups

Farmeron Gets an Investment From Dave McClure’s 500 Startups and Moves to Silicon Valley

Farmeron, a fresh internet startup from Osijek, Croatia just raised an investment and support from Dave McClure's seed fund and startup aggregator 500 Startups. Matija Kopić, CEO of Farmeron confirmed, exclusively for Netocratic, that Farmeron team will move to Mountain View in Silicon Valley in the next ten days or so. 500 Startups is one of most powerful US startup accelelators run by Dave McClure, former CMO in PayPal. Altought Kopić couldn't confirm how big the investment is, it is known that 500 Startups' first rounds of investment start at 100 thousands dollars, and most of the time it's somewhere around 400-700 thousands dollars or even a million.

Mobile

Crowdspottr for the iPhone and Android Reveals Awesome Events Your Friends Are Going To

Crowdspottr is a free mobile app for the iPhone and Android that discovers popular events based on the activity of your Facebook and Foursquare friends. When we talk about location networks, the first thing that comes to mind are Foursquare and Gowalla. For the last several months, Foursquare and its 10 million users left Gowalla in the thus and thus became the leading location sharing application. Don’t you think it’s kind of funny (or should I say – silly) that all those location services can’t tell you when or what is happening based on your location? What use do you have from them if they can’t provide you with such information? Crowdspottr wants to change that, getting you more value from location social networks.

Internet marketing

Webit 2011 plans to get more than 5.000 Internet and IT professionals in Sofia, Bulgaria

Webit Congress 2011, a conference on digital and IT industry in central and eastern Europe will take place on October 26th-27th 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Many IT professionals are about to attend, including executives from eBay, PayPal, Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft Advertising and more.

Social media

Socialbakers Allows You to Organize Your Facebook Page Tabs Using Engagement Builder

Socailbakers' Engagement Builder, formerly known as Social CMS now allows you to manage not only your Facebook pages, but tabs within them as well. Using Engagement Builder, as explained on their blog, you can set your home tab, change the order of the tabs or rename them. You can also install landing tabs, different kinds of competitions and much more that will make your Facebook page more attractive to your fanbase.

Startups

Startup Week in Vienna Will Gather 100 Investors, 70 Speakers, 50 Startups and 1000 Guests with Netocratic’s Support!

Startup Week is the first European startup festival that will take place in Vienna, Austria between 3rd and 7th of October 2011. According to the organizers, Startup Week gather over 100 investors, 70 speakers, 50 startups and over one thousand guests! Of course, Netocratic will act as a media partner and we'll cover the entire festival for you. The most innovative startups from Germany, Austria and Central and Eastern Europe will have a chance to present their projects to more than 100 business angels and venture capitalists.

Social media

Facebook starts crawling Croatian .hr websites again, after a month of ignoring the problem

For the last month or so, community managers all over Croatia have faced serious issues with Facebook and websites hosted with on the .hr domain name. Facebook refused to crawl titles, images and excerpts of the text when sharing, showing only the link instead. People managed, posting photos to the page wall and manually inserting links in the status, but nobody knew what the problem was. Eventually, after more than a month of submitting bug reports and even creating Facebook apps that override this problem, Facebook managed to fix it and now everything should work just like before, Facebook Hrvatska reports.

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Careers

How does IT Consulting create experts who know how to integrate IT into all business spheres?

Keeping in mind how much the IT industry influences all other industries but also everyday life, it's surprising how little is said about IT consulting, which is practically the bridge that connects the two. That's why we sat down with a junior and two seniors on different career paths - to explore this profession with those who practice it, love it, and live it.

Tech

Why VS Code remains a developer favorite, year after year

In this year's Stack Overflow Survey, Visual Studio Code (VS Code) has been voted the favorite tool among developers, making it the category winner for the fourth year in a row. We examined why 74,48% of all professional developers, experienced and beginners alike, prefer it to other tools.

Startups

The Football Company launches NFT jersey of Croatian national football team for metaverse fantasy football

Virtual sports merchandise might become a multibillion-dollar industry thanks to the metaverse. Two Croatian founders in Germany have taken the lead to give Vatreni a head start.