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.
The startups will also benefit from mentoring sessions with experienced entrepreneurs, valuable feedback and advice from these mentors, encounters with potential investors and international exposure and awareness.
Among the 32 Spotlight finalist is a Croatian startups Zzzzapp, as well two Serbian startups TruckTrack and DataMaid. Zzzzapp is a Wi-Fi software content delivery platform that allows businesses and brands to target, engage and monetize on-site captive customers, DataMaid is aimed at creating and publishing rich media content on the go and TruckTrack helps trucking SMEs leverage technology in order to get them more savings & bigger profits.
Hopefully, we will see all three of these startups on the main stage at How To Web, where our Ivan Brezak Brkan will be presenting as a guest speaker. For the full list of Startup Spotlight finalists, visit the official blog site.