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TruckTrack Wins Competition And Ensures A Trip To TechCrunch Disrupt In New York

After the second day of conference which is taking place in beautiful Montenegro and three teams that made it into finals, winners of the startup competition were finally announced yesterday. Serbian TruckTrack which aims to improve management in trucking industry took the first place - a fully paid trip to TechCrunch's Disrupt in New York next year and a opportunity to present their startup at the StartUp Alley.


Rob Hinchcliffe At Spark.Me: The Scary But Beautiful Things That Happen When Communities And Content Collide

Rob Hinchcliffe came to Spark.Me from, a site that is trying to change the way we interact with our favourite artists and how we discover music. Rob used to work in publishing and journalism and he launched a collaborative blog Londonist. While he worked for Yahoo, Rob got banned from 10 Downing Street for life for taking pictures of the inside (“it turns out taking pictures of the inside and posting them online is frowned upon”). Before joining Rushmore he is a community strategist at the digital agency TH_NK.


Bal Balaji on Three Steps Of Fast Product Engineering

Second day of conference was opened by Bal Balaji, self taught programmer and an entrepreneur who is currently residing in capitol of Serbia where he runs his own company called Bal Lab. Throughout the years, he has worked on different products all over the world, products that demanded quick and effective alterations.


Meelik Gornoi on Building A Company Such As Skype

Just before the lunch, Meelik Gornoi from Skype took the stage on the second day of conference which is taking place in Montenegro. Gornoi opened up his lecture by saying that although Skype is now a decade old, they are still fairly young therefore things are still being managed in a startup-like way.

Startups Conference Officially Opened: Release Your Creativity!

Much anticipated Spark.Me conference which is taking place in Splendid hotel, Montenegro was opened by Natasa Djukanovic from Domain.Me who welcomed everybody to the venue. Over 200 people from all around the Balkans showed up to listed to a number of foreign speakers - leaders and entrepreneurs from world's most popular startups such as About.Me, Skype, etc.

Startups Ignite the Spark and Register for the Conference in Budva, Montenegro!

If you still haven't registered for the conference, which will be held in Budva, Montenegro, it’s about time – the conference starts this week! It is an interactive conference designed to unlock your creativity. Visitors will be able to learn from renowned speakers and come up with potential business ideas.


Ten Startups Will Get on a Hot Spark.Me Stage

The preselection process for Spark.ME StartUp Competition is over! There were a number of applications from 10 different countries but unfortunately not all of them could make the battlefield. 10 Startups will present at the HOT Spark.ME stage on September 26 & 27 in Budva, and compete for the trip to TCDisrupt NY, 2014. The startups are: Jellynote, DataMaid,, Zzzzapp Wireless ltd, Bark, Social Spot,, TruckTrack, StreamArena and LovelyHeroku.


SparkMe Startup Competition: Apply and Win an Opportunity to Go to TechCrunch Disrupt in NY!

You have a startup and you still haven’t applied for the SparkMe startup competition? Unforgivable! But, don’t worry, you still have a chance to fix this – you can apply by September 10, 2013. Don’t forget, you might get a chance to to exhibit in the TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Alley in New York!

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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.


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.


Blockchain from the Bloc(k): Listen to the 1st podcast dedicated to Balkan blockchain scene (by æternity and Netokracija)

We are delighted to present you Blockchain from the Bloc(k), the first podcast about Balkan's blockchain scene by Netokracija and æternity Ventures, asset management company investing in Blockchain startups.