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Telerik Organizes Its First European Hackathon, With $16,000 Prize Pool

Bulgarian mobile app development platform Telerik is is organizing its first ever European hackathon, taking place October 17-19, 2014 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Developers and tech enthusiasts from across the continent will have 48 hours to build the next revolutionary mobile app using the company’s end-to-end platform.

Startups

Eleven Opens Its 6th Demo Day To The Public With 9 Startups On the Stage

On July 23rd Eleven held its sixth Demo Day at the fully packed Betahaus Sofia. An event usually reserved for cherry picked mentors, prominent investors and a few Eleven graduates, this Demo Day was different. In front of almost 200 guests, the nine graduating startups coming from five countries gave their pitch presentations to a far bigger crowd than past Eleven startups had done so.

Startups

Pirates On Shore: Meet the Local Startup ‘Pirates’ in Sofia!

In order to warm up for the European Pirate Summit in Cologne, a Pirates On Shore Balkans will be held in Sofia, on 29th of July, to meet the local pirates. There will be a selection of real entrepreneurs and investors, arrrsome speakers and loads of pirateness. Sitar Teli, managing partner at Connect Ventures has already confirmed his presence.

Startups

John Biggs at TechCrunch Balkans in Sofia: There is a Way Out of This Media Black Hole!

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!

Startups

LAUNCHub from Sofia Seeks to Invest €30,000 Per Team in a Dozen Startups

LAUNCHub, the 9 million Euro seed and acceleration fund from Bulgaria, has opened applications for the LAUNCHub accelerator for Spring 2013. in which startups get 30,000 Euros. This will be their second batch of startups that came predominantly from Bulgaria, while Cinematic and Habbits were in fact - Croatian. Netocratic talked to both Managing partner Lyuben Belov and one of their startup founders, Stevica Kuharski, CEO of Habbits.

Startups

Launchub, New Bulgarian Startup Accelerator, Selects its First 9 Teams (30,000 Euro Each)

Bulgarian startup accelerator Launchub has announced the first batch of 9 teams to participate in its acceleration program that starts in autumn. The 9 teams, 2 of which come from Croatia, were chosen by a committee consisting of investment partners, entrepreneurs, bacnkers and of course - Launchub’s team. Each of the 9 startups will get 30.000 EUR of seed capital.

Internet marketing

Webit 2011 plans to get more than 5.000 Internet and IT professionals in Sofia, Bulgaria

Webit Congress 2011, a conference on digital and IT industry in central and eastern Europe will take place on October 26th-27th 2011 in Sofia, Bulgaria. Many IT professionals are about to attend, including executives from eBay, PayPal, Yahoo!, Google, Microsoft Advertising and more.

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Startups

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.

Startups

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.

Enterprise

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.