This May Sarajevo is hosting the second in the series of #FTW community events, aimed at promoting entrepreneurship in Eastern and South Eastern Europe and harnessing the technical talent and open innovative mindset of the region which brought forth startups like AVG, Skype, Prezi, and Viber. After the successful series kickoff at #TblisiFTW, #SarajevoFTW will bring together experienced speakers, investors and startup industry veterans who will talk about everything from building a modern tech business to becoming a successful angel investor, and answer all your questions about the world of startups.
After Bulgaria, TechCrunch Balkans Meetup moved to Serbia. More than 200 people from Belgrade startup scene gathered to hear what TechCrunch’s East Coast Editor, John Biggs, has to say. Also, a few of them got a chance to pitch their ideas to him and to the other members of the TC Balkans Meetup crew.
The first TechCrunch Balkans meetup in Sofia begun with a loud whistle from Dilyan Dimitrov, founder of the Bulgarian accelerator Eleven, the host of this event. It was startup time! That is right, TechCrunch Balkans, organized by Netocratic, is being held throughout this week – we will have lectures, panels and the most important thing – pitches in front of John Biggs!
If you were offline for the last few weeks, it would be your only excuse for not knowing that John Biggs is coming to this region and Netocratic will be the host for TechCrunch Meetup Balkans! Yes, that John Biggs, East Coast Editor of TechCrunch, the leading technology media property. Zagreb, Beograd, Sofia, Ljubljana – we are making a regional tour. Remember, there will be mini pitch-off at each event and here are the details!
What the hell?! No, it's not finished. Not nearly. There are still bugs to fix and posts to write but here you have Netocratic, a blog that's going to cover startups and web business primarily from Southeastern Europe but across all of Central and Eastern Europe as well when possible.
If you're not familiar with Netokracija, it's a blog started in 2009. that has grown into the biggest source of web business and startup news in the region. Its readers include web professionals, journalists, entrepreneurs, developers and lots of geeks from Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Bosnia and other countries of Southeastern Europe.