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Learn All about Mobile, Pitching, Design and Growth at 9 Interactive Startup AddVenture Workshops!

Rock stars from Google, HP, 500 Startups, TechCrunch, The Founder Institute, ESPN, and other global leaders of innovation will hold 9 interactive workshops aimed at the examination, practice and development of live cases on December 4-5 in Kyiv.

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Startup AddVenture: Freemium Conference for Startups and Investors Takes Place in Kyiv

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.

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Founders of Box, Nest, Care.com, AOL CEO Tim Armstrong Join Web Summit Lineup

Aaron Levie, the 27-year-old founder and CEO of cloud storage startup Box, will join the Web Summit lineup this year. Levie started Box when he was just 19, quitting college to pursue the venture that has since raised nearly $500m and is rumored to IPO in 2014. Levie will also judge the finals of the Summit’s startup event PITCH, which has a prize fund of €500,000.

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Goran Duskic from WhoAPI: Journey Of Local Startup Heroes

When Netokracija published the announcement for RockPaperStartups conference several weeks ago, one person was specially excited. That person is Goran Duskic, CEO and founder of WhoAPI, and the reason for excitement - his home town was going to host one of the biggest summer startup conferences in Europe.

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Luxr Can Help You Get a Visa to Build Your Startup in Silicon Valley

Have you heard of Luxr? It’s a curriculum that introduces you to methods used by the Lean Startup Community to ideate, make rapid-decisions, and ensure your product remains customer-focused. Well, this fall Luxr is preparing something new for this fall - exclusive workshops from the best coaches in the startup world!

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Do You See a $5 Million CEE Fund in 500 Startups’ Future, After India & Mexico?

It seems that Dave McClure's seed fund and startup accelerator 500 Startups is raising international "micro funds" of a couple of million dollars for India and Mexico, which raises the question of potential new funds the #500Strong collective might start in following years. Might we see a Eastern European 500 Startups fund following the Geeks on a Plane trip to the region?

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Farmeron Gets an Investment From Dave McClure’s 500 Startups and Moves to Silicon Valley

Farmeron, a fresh internet startup from Osijek, Croatia just raised an investment and support from Dave McClure's seed fund and startup aggregator 500 Startups. Matija Kopić, CEO of Farmeron confirmed, exclusively for Netocratic, that Farmeron team will move to Mountain View in Silicon Valley in the next ten days or so. 500 Startups is one of most powerful US startup accelelators run by Dave McClure, former CMO in PayPal. Altought Kopić couldn't confirm how big the investment is, it is known that 500 Startups' first rounds of investment start at 100 thousands dollars, and most of the time it's somewhere around 400-700 thousands dollars or even a million.

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Croatian agencies SeekandHit and airt presented Capt’n: „It saves time and money just like top advertising experts!”

Veterans of advertising and co-founders of the leading agencies DRAP and SeekandHit presented their AI platform that optimizes advertising for Facebook and Google networks.

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Croatian fintech startup airt helps banks learn about user’s transactions using AI

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.

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Cenosco: A Dutch company that prevents explosions on oil platforms from Pula, The Hague and Zagreb through software, VR and AR

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.