Ivan Brezak Brkan

Digital Media

American Business Awards: Slovenian Celtra is One of the Most Innovative Tech Companies of 2012.

Celtra, the advertising tech company out of Slovenia, has been named one of the most innovative technology companies in the US according to the American Business Awards for companies up to 100 employees. The award is Celtra’s second for innovation in the past 2 weeks, with the company winning the silver award among more than 3,000 nominations across the US.

Startups

CodeAnywhere from Croatia Reaches 100,000 Users Via Blogger & Stack Overflow Outreach

Split-based CodeAnywhere just confirmed to Netocratic that they have reached over 100,000 users of their cloud coding editor available as a web, iOS and Android application. CodeAnywhere co-founder Ivan Burazin confirmed the user number as well as made a point of CodeAnywhere being the only multiplatform code editor in the 'cloud' available in the world.

Startups

WebUp: Mediatoolkit Wins $50,000 Worth Appearance at Techcrunch Disrupt 2013. in New York

Croatian startup Mediatoolkit, product of the Zagreb-based social media agency iStudio, has won WebUp and with it a chance to present their startup at one of the best startup conferences in the world, next year’s Techcrunch Disrupt in New York. The booth is worth $50,000 and if the attendees of the conference choose them as one of the best of Startup Alley, the might even get the chance to pitch the startup at Techcrunch’s (in)famous Battleground!

Social media

Croatian Wall of Tweets to Power the First US Presidental Debate Starring Obama and Romney

Wall of Tweets, a product developed by Zagreb-based user experience agency UX passion, is going to be the official Twitter wall for the first American presidential debate between the current US president Barrack obama and republican candidate Mitt Romney - UX Passion’s CEO Vibor Cipan confirmed exclusively for Netocratic.

Startups

Vox.io Hits 1 Million Users while Integrating Facebook Chat in Its VoIP App

Vox.io just released a new version of its web-based VoIP application that you can now chat with Facebook users via an integration of the world's largest social network while hitting an important milestone: 1 million users!

Startups

Kolektiva, Leading CEE Daily Deal Network, Buys Dealgecco, The World’s Largest B2B Deal Marketplace

Kolektiva, based in Zagreb and the largest group buying network in Central and Eastern Europe, just bought Berlin-based Dealgecco, the world's largest B2B marketplace for deals. The marketplace, used by Kolektiva as well as its competitiors to facilitate deals between the numerous countries of the region, was bought for an undisclosed price, but confirmed to Netocratic by Kolektiva's cofounder and CEO Jeffrey Treichel.

Social media

Nordeus and Bwin Want to Create the World’s Largest Social Sports Gambling App

Belgrade-based Nordeus has confirmed to Netocratic its new partnership with Bwin.party, the world's largest publicly traded online gambling company, to produce a completely new social gaming game based on the success of Nordeus' Top Eleven, the most popular sports game in the world with over 6 million unique monthly players. Nordeus' and Bwin's goal? To become leaders in the social gambling space - from Europe.

Mobile

AppNet Rhino, the First App.Net iPhone App, Becomes Its First iPad App Too!

AppNet Rhino, the first-to-market iPhone App.Net client is getting a significant update during the next week. The most significant feature is iPad support which now makes AppNet Rhino the first iPhone and iPad app for App.Net! The Croatian duo, iOS development agency Planet 1107 and Twinkle Tap, the studio which designed the app, have been working on this update ever since the first version was released; App.Net's users gave them a lot of feedback that made the upgrade easier.

Mobile

Score Alarm Gets Licensed by the Croatian National Lottery after Being Downloaded 10,000 Times

It’s always nice when a startup not only succeeds but also finds a new business model, and that’s exactly what happened with Score Alarm, a Croatian iPhone and Android app that has been downloaded 10,000 times, 2-3,000 paid on the iTunes App Store, and then licensed to one of the biggest betting operations in the country - the Croatian national lottery!

Startups

AngelList Launches Docs: Co-founder Hopes to Bring it to Europeans in Spite of Nontrivial Regulations

AngelList, the social network for startups and investors, launched a new Docs feature yesterday to help startups sign and close seed rounds online. The new service gives US-based startups a standard term sheet, automatically generated closing documents as well as numerous tools to make the whole investment process as seamless and easy as possible. Unfortunately, Docs will work just for US startups - for now.

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Tech

We found out what’s happening in the Rimac Automobili office in Osijek

Rimac Automobili’s expansion is in full swing. After the opening of a development office in Split, a similar one has opened in Slavonia, or in Osijek’s Esseker center to be exact. To see the story behind the new office and the things being developed inside it, I’ve decided to simply – visit. My host was […]

Enterprise

6 Important Areas Often Overlooked by Product Leaders

Attending Product Management Festival 2017 (PMF 2017) in Zurich, Switzerland, and meeting amazing product professionals inspired me to go deeper into six important areas that are often neglected or entirely overlooked by product leaders.

Enterprise

The Latest Mind Innovations in Product Management

Announcing the 2-day conference showcasing top notch topics in product management.