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.