Dave Trott flew all the way from London to the Serbian ski resirt Kopaonik to take part and hold the keynote speech at the biggest regional blogging conference Blogomanija. This year's blogomania is all about creativity, high quality content and story telling, and Trott made some interesting remarks on what creativity is and how you can use it to your advantage.
Pet minuta (Five Minutes), a Zagreb-based company specializing in mobile solutions just landed a deal with Rhapsody and their European brand Napster. Pet minuta will develop the official iPhone and Android apps for the famous music streaming service, who plays a big role in the music sharing culture. The deal is worth over a million dollars in the first year alone.
Box, an online file sharing and cloud content management service for businesses, has been blooming and started establishing a stronger presence in Europe. We spoke a bit more about this with Jeroen Buijs, Sales Manager EMEA at Box, who recently visited Croatia to speak at the B4CLOUD conference on cloud technologies and services.
Startups from all over CEE have submitted their applications for this year's Startup Spotlight competition. Out of all those applications, 32 finalists were chosen to pitch at the How To Web conference in Romania. These startups will first undergo a pitch rehearsal on November 11 in front o f the judges, and the best 8 startups from this stage will get to pitch on the How To Web main stage and compete for $20 000 worth of prize money.
Flaviar, a Slovene-British startup has teamed up with London startup Grub Club to promote their business in quite an inventive offline campaign. The startup duo organized an exclusive underground wine (or whiskey) and dine event to engage London public and introduce them to their services.
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.