It seems like Hungarian AutoHop has just entered Romanian, Croatian and Serbian market and it already changed its name - the ridesharing service has been acquired by BlaBlaCar, a well known platform from France, for an undisclosed amount.
For many education seems to be a very traditional sector dominated by government authorities and traditional educational institutions and a sector with few opportunities for entrepreneurs. Although this may be partially true, this sector can provide some very interesting opportunities for business since all aspects of our life – work, social interactions etc. are now being more and more digitized.
The fifth iteration of How To Web, Romania's top startup and entrepreneurship conference is yet again taking place in Bucharest from November the 20th through 21st. Over 70 speakers coming from four different continents will come together to talk about the Internet of Things and the evolution of hardware startups, the revolution of electronic payments brought about by crypto-currencies, the opportunities and challenges of startup financing, including crowdfunding, or how and why it is the perfect moment to start building video games.
In recent years the number of web designers and front-end developers in Balkans has increased significantly. In order to ensure continuous growth of these profiles and follow up on most recent trends, SmartWeb conference - the biggest event in Eastern Europe for web designers and developers is being held in Bucharest's Raddison Hotel from September 22nd through 23rd.
Bogdan Iordache, co-founder and initiator of the How to Web startup and technology conference as well as TechHub Bucharest, confirmed today exclusively for Netocratic that he will join 3TS Capital Partners in Bucharest as an investment manager. 3TS is focused on Central and Eastern Europe with their 4th fund exceeding 300 million Euros, with offices also in Budapest, Vienna, Warsaw, Prague and Istanbul.
What is your first association when someone mentions Romania? Perhaps Transylvania and its most famous tenant, Dracula? Or the communist leader Nicolae Ceauşescu that ran the controversial regime? Welcome to the tech startup world where Transylvania turns into Techsylvania and the hard history becomes a pretty promising present and even brighter future. We present you Romania’s growing tech landscape.
Remember the MVP Academy organized by Romanian How to Web? It is a pre-acceleration program for CEE early stage tech startups and it ended on Tuesday with a Demo Day. The finalists worked hard on their products for the last two months and pitched their products last night in front of the audience. In the same time, they have already started discussions for raising follow-up funding or being admitted into a European acceleration program.
This year How to Web will be reuniting more than 800 tech aficionados and bringing great speakers from all around the world, tackling subjects like web trends, building global businesses and the future of technology during the keynotes, and concentrating on building products and developing technology in the 4 talks sections.
Green Horse Games, a Romanian online gaming company, announces an angel investment from Malin-Iulian Stefanescu (General Manager EEU Software) for a percentage of 11.5% of the company. The investment will assist Green Horse Games, company launched by George Lemnaru, in the continuous development of online games for the international market. CarsCup is the first game […]
Contextual advertising network Etarget has just launched a new product called Retarget that lets you create remarketing campaigns. Retarget lets you target users that have already visited your website and know something about your products or services.
Basically, you add a code snippet to your website and then Etarget knows when a users comes from it to one of the websites in their network, for example one of the 500 websites they've partnered with in Croatia.
Attending Product Management Festival 2017 (PMF 2017) in Zurich, Switzerland, and meeting amazing product professionals inspired me to go deeper into six important areas that are often neglected or entirely overlooked by product leaders.
At their 10th anniversary, the Slovenian high-tech company Zemanta d.o.o. announced that it was entirely acquired by Outbrain from the US, the world’s largest premium content discovery platform. The sum that Outbrain paid for Zemanta’s technology, products and team remains a business secret, and Zemanta’s co-founders Andraž Tori and Boštjan Špetič will join Outbrain. After becoming part of Outbrain Zemanta’s platform will continue to operate as a standalone product.