Every time an entrepreneur pitches such plan for his startup to me (and it happens quite frequently in Central Europe), I try hard to hide my disappointment. I am writing this post from Israel, where I am meeting with local entrepreneurs to hear their pitches and get a better feel for the local startup scene. After listening to several entrepreneurs this week, the lack of ambition of our region became even more striking. How come that there are so many entrepreneurs in Israel who treat their home market as a playground to test their product before its real launch in the United States, while our entrepreneurs have a hard time dreaming beyond Prague?
TechCrunch comes to Balkan and we are more than proud to announce that Netocratic is in charge for the whole organization! That is right, John Biggs will be rolling through Sofia, Belgrade, Zagreb and Ljubljana at the beginning of July for a series of informal meet-ups for all of those that want to know more […]
A couple of days ago, a new Serbian startup was launched. Called EarnCoupon, this startup aims to promote products and services by word of mouth method, for which customers receive a certain discount. Considering that this type of promotion is the hardest one to pull off but also the most efficient, CEO of a EarnCoupon, Rade Joksimovic told Netocratic in an interview that it was about time for someone to develop a service which would allow businesses to advertise through positive opinions of its users.
The leading European startup accelerator, Seedcamp, will be holding its first ever Seedcamp startup event in Budapest. While Seedcamp has been present in Central and Eastern Europe in Ljubljana, Zagreb and Prag, this is the first time it will hold an event in the capital of Hungary - in partnership with the European Entrepreneurship Foundation.
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Hajdi Ćenan, member of the executive board and the president of the newly founded CRO STARTUP association, talks about how they will help startups to start, develop, fundraise, get first customers, educate themselves, and network.