I’m no engineer, but here’s what I do remember from the physics classes that I didn’t manage to skip at school: Current only flows through a closed circuit. In business, always happy to adopt awkward pseudo-scientific analogies, we like to talk about full cycles. Or iterations.
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.
Justin Wilcox, entrepreneur and lean startup mentor, will be visiting Croatia, Zagreb, where he will hold two workshops and a hackathon, organized by The Founder Institute. We talked with him more about those events, but also about his success, failures, lean startup principles and customer development, and you can hear all about it in a video interview.
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.
Comprimato, the market leader in JPEG2000 GPU-based compression solutions, has raised € 200,000 in a seed round from Prague-based venture capital firm Credo Ventures and Y Soft Venture Capital, a daughter company focused on seed funding established by Y Soft, global provider of scalable print system management solutions. The capital will enable the company to drive international sales expansion and strengthen its product offering.
On November 20 and 21, Startup Spotlight, which is being held within How To Web conference, will focus all the tech lovers’ attention on the most innovative 32 startups in the region. Last year’s competition led to some amazing results for the participating teams, which you can see in the Startup Spotlight Report. The second edition of this intense […]
With brand new iOS application and releases in several European cities, Eventyard, a Bulgarian startup we wrote about a few months ago, gets international presence and opens up a new Seed round for investors.
"Good design means good business" - said Thomas J. Watson, CEO and chairman of IBM at the beginning of the previous century. Led by the similar mantra, a group of young entrepreneurs has founded one of the cornerstones for both designers and those in need of design called Green Design.
Jon Froda, co-founder at Podio, will hold a presentation at B4CLOUD conference that takes place in Zagreb, Croatia. His company is one of the largest online business solutions in the world and it was acquired by Citrix a year ago. He will talk about the secret to Podio’s success, so we interviewed him on that topic, Podio in general as well as growing a business.
Bulgarian startup accelerator Eleven enters its second year and it opened 5th application window, so the founders decided to share a few domains that are of particular interest to them and to spell out some directions they perceive as worthwhile. So, if you plan to apply for this accelerator, make sure to read Eleven’s list.
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.