This Autmn, Croatian magazine Bug is organizing Idea Knockout competition, searching for the best consumer-focused tech ideas. The event takes place on September 27 in Zagreb, and the winning prize is a trip to Las Vegas for the biggest technology show - CES, as well as a booth in Eureka Park where up-and-coming inventors and entrepreneurs present their ideas to media, investors and customers.
Startup Wise Guys, Estonia-based B2B accelerator, just announced their partnership with Venture Capital firm Notion Capital, creating a unique team working with early stage business tech oriented startups. Notion Capital is to provide additional funding of at least €50k for the best teams, but also mentorship and follow-up support for the incoming startup cohort. The application process for the Startup Wise Guys program is open until June 3, and it seems like startups have all the more reason to apply.
How to Web recently launched its preacceleration program for CEE early stage tech startups, the MVP Academy, and it has just announced the 15 finalists who will form the first cohort in the program. The teams start their training on June 2nd and will work together with mentors and experienced professionals until July 22nd in order to develop their products and learn how to take advantage of the opportunities available on the global market.
eZ Publish Summer Camp is an annual three day long event for developers organized by Netgen, focusing on eZ Publish CMS and Symfony. This year it is taking place in Rovinj, Croatia, from September 3-6, and it has a special twist: a complimentary PHP camp. Get your sunglasses and laptops out, and register as the Super Early Bird.
Transylvania is getting a new tech conference this year, for all the regional technology innovators and hobbyists who want to talk directly to some of the best professionals in the region, learn and connect with people who can make a difference.
Central and Eastern European startups often have great technical talent, but also lack the necessary business knowledge to transform their ideas into commercially successful products. How to Web is therefore launching MVP Academy, a pre-acceleration program for Central and Eastern European startups, aimed at honing the business skills of new tech companies. Teams working on innovative tech products and solutions can apply for the program by 17 May.
This May Sarajevo is hosting the second in the series of #FTW community events, aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Eastern and South Eastern Europe and harnessing the technical talent and open innovative mindset of the region which brought forth startups like AVG, Skype, Prezi, and Viber. After the successful series kickoff at #TblisiFTW, #SarajevoFTW will bring together experienced speakers, investors and startup industry veterans who will talk about everything from building a modern tech business to becoming a successful angel investor, and answer all your questions about the world of startups.
The global startup scene is at its peak, lively and bustling with different ideas and companies pursuing different niches, trying on different monetization plans for size, seeking commercial success. Prague-based Remote Assistant is no different - it is a startup looking to make it big, but its niche is helping others - the blind and visually impaired, to be precise. We talked to Tomas Stanik, the founder and CEO of Remote Assistant, to see what it's like to be a socially engaged startup and how to make it in the competitive startup market if you are one.
This year's Outreach Europe programme by EIT ICT Labs and Techeaks will kick off in Split, Croatia, on March 18th, with an event focused on startups and students. The aim of Outreach is to introduce young people with different possibilities for education, startup funding and acceleration.
Global accelerator Wayra held a demo day yesterday in the youngest of its fourteen academies, based in Prague. Eight startups about to graduate from the eight month program this February had the chance to present themselves, their work and their quite impressive products and achievements to invenstors and media.
This week we had opportunity to cover the announcement of airtAI, a Croatian fintech startup whose solution is based on artificial intelligence and is directed towards smaller banks that want to better assess the needs of their clients. Exclusively for Netrokracija airt’s CEO Hajdi Ćenan reveals the details.
Applications that control the operation of oil platforms and plants for the processing of derivatives are directly responsible for a safer and cleaner world, and one of the best is created largely in Croatia.