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Startups

Frame Raises $16 Million in Series A – Microsoft Ventures Among Investors

Frame, a US-Serbian company, has secured $16 million of funding. Among the investors is also Microsoft Ventures – the investment branch of one of the biggest technology companies nowadays. With its teams in San Francisco, Belgrade and Niš, Frame is going to use the money for employment of software engineers as well as sales and marketing expansion – particularly in Europe and Asia, as revealed for Netokracija exclusively.

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Agnieszka Szóstak Explains How Gaming Studios And Developers Should Talk To Media

Both independent game developers and big gaming studios have one thing in common - they heavily rely on good relations with media when it comes to promoting their latest title. Just how important is PR in the gaming and tech industry, Agnieszka Szóstak from PR Outreach will talk during this year's How to Web conference which is taking place in Buchurest.

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From Agency to Acquisition: How Socialbakers Acquired SocialBrando From Croatia

Second edition of RockPaperStartups is finally here! After opening credits from our very own Ivan Brezak Brkan and our dear sponsors, keynote speaker Mario Francesevic from SocialBrando shared a story on how his company got acquired by Socialbakers from Czech.

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Get Your Early Bird Ticket For This Year’s How To Web Conference

The fifth iteration of How To Web, Romania's top startup and entrepreneurship conference is yet again taking place in Bucharest from November the 20th through 21st. Over 70 speakers coming from four different continents will come together to talk about the Internet of Things and the evolution of hardware startups, the revolution of electronic payments brought about by crypto-currencies, the opportunities and challenges of startup financing, including crowdfunding, or how and why it is the perfect moment to start building video games.

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How to Web Opens Startup Spotlight Applications For Early Stage Startups in CEE

Early stage startups in the CEE looking for investments, mentoring opportunities and networking can now be a part of this year's How to Web Startup Spotlight - competition and orientation program with $20.000 cash prizes for the best 32 teams in the region. Aimed at those startups who've been running under two years and have received less than 100.000 euro in funding, Startup Spotlight is an intensive program for CEE startups that are working on tech products.

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Startup Link Connects European Startups with US Students For A Semeter-Long Internship Program

Although college is a place where you discover and learn new things, important entrepreneurial hands-on experience is often left out and it doesn't always represent a part of the curriculum. Thousands of students are therefore getting their BA and MA without the proper insight into their career choice. One particular program - Startup Link, is trying to correct just that by connecting US students with European startups and startups all over the world.

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SmartWeb Conference Coming To Bucharest This September

In recent years the number of web designers and front-end developers in Balkans has increased significantly. In order to ensure continuous growth of these profiles and follow up on most recent trends, SmartWeb conference - the biggest event in Eastern Europe for web designers and developers is being held in Bucharest's Raddison Hotel from September 22nd through 23rd.

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Google Ventures Comes To London With $100 Miliion For European Startups

After just a week of speculations, the news about Google Ventures coming to Europe have finally been confirmed. One of the most known corporative Venture Capital funds will indeed set up shop in London where they will have $100 million at their disposal.

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Eleven To Offer 75.000€ as a Convertible Note for Startups After Just One Month Of Acceleration

Eleven Accelerator Venture Fund has just improved its investment terms. The accelerator keeps investing 100.000 euros in early-stage startups from CEE and beyond but this time under upgraded conditions of 25,000 euros for 8% equity plus 75,000 euros as a convertible note, available to startups after the first month of the accelerator program.

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CaseTrek To Appear At Prestigious London ReintventLaw Conference

CaseTrek, a startup which aims to improve the conduct of business and allow the growth of small and medium-sized law firms, has been invited to participate at the ReinventLaw conference which is taking place in London this June. Co-founder and CEO, Ivan Rasic, will appear on the behalf of his team. Rasic stated for Netocratic that […]

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