You have a startup and you still haven’t applied for the SparkMe startup competition? Unforgivable! But, don’t worry, you still have a chance to fix this – you can apply by September 10, 2013. Don’t forget, you might get a chance to to exhibit in the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley in New York!
Startup AddVenture (Europe Venture Summit) will take place at the NSC “Olympic” in Kyiv, on December 4-5. It will connect more than 3000 IT entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, business angels and incubators from Ukraine, CIS, Europe and the United States.
Appricot, a Belgrade based company from Serbia recently introduced the long-awaited Appidemia - social search network for your apps. Since this is not the first successful product this company has launched in the past few months, we were curious to find out just what exactly is going on in their offices, and what is fueling a dozen of young people that make such awesome apps.
Mobile app entrepreneurs from 31 countries will compete in the VentureOut Challenge to enter the Dragon's Den in Chisinau, Moldova, during an international mobile meeting organized by infoDev of the World Bank. The goal is internationalization of their mobile applications - entering new countries, continents or going global with their amazing apps.
Led by the problems personal trainers face on the Internet, Sinisa Komlenic from train'rs today finally unveiled its solution in the form of an app that creates personalized web pages for fitness trainers and manages their business for them. The accent is placed on the form and function of the website, so clients and personal trainers can use it regardless of the device and the screen size.
Slovenian content technology company Zemanta today released the Zemanta Tech Circle, a curated blogroll network that shows related articles from the circle's member bloggers, including top authors such as Fred Wilson. Starting as a small network and somewhat of an experiment, the Circle could bring back blogrolls in a big way - at least in the startup/tech blogging space.
This post is not about how to hire or how to fire someone, it is about highlighting the potential reasons why employees relationships can fall apart and lead to a dismissal down the road. Hopefully this is post provides with your the necessary information for you to consider on how you can prevent this from happening by setting up an appropriate hiring process and cultivating an environment where employees are not set up for failure within their defined roles.
You want to know more about the cool companies in Berlin? Well, you should consider attending Startup Safary, a matrix of events that will take place on the 6th of September in the capital of Germany. Companies, accelerators, co-working spaces, VC firms – all of them will open their doors to the community as well as to delegations coming from other cities around Europe to discover Berlin and its startup ecosystem.
Although many have already taken a summer vacation, including your beloved netocrats, others are just now starting their holiday on one of the exotic Mediterranean beaches or some other location. While islands like Zakynthos and Lefkada are attracting a lot of tourists for years now (mainly because of word-of-mouth recommendations form friends who have already been there), some of the most beautiful beaches always remain hidden from the eyes of the tourists.
Eurapp, an EC-funded study of the EU app economy led by Dr John Breslin of NUI Galway, is now inviting solvers globally to generate ideas to solve major challenges facing the EU app economy, with a total prize fund of €9000 and an additional €15000 to facilitate travel of the top ten solvers to a Eurapp event in Berlin this November.
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.