In what was one of the most capturing lectures on RockPaperStartups, Alejandro Barrera from Spain gave the audience in insight into the most common mistakes startups make while presenting their project - during the pitch or online in general. Storytelling has became the new black - everybody thinks they know how to do it but there is a lot of bad stuff out there he added.
Everybody loves Evernote and their products. Over the period of years the company started by Phil Libin launched several different products but their most popular one is definitely the one company is named for. To further explain how startups can use Evernote’s products, Emma Page from the European offices took the stage on the first day of RockPaperStartups conference.
Half way through the first day of RockPaperStartup conference, our Editor-in-Chief Ivan Brezak Brkan welcomed panelists from Google Ventures, Vipnet, Paypal and Eleven who discussed how big brands can help startups and how should they approach them - not just for the money, but for mentoring and other projects as well. Panel features Daniel Burka from Google Ventures, Miljenko Graovac from Vipnet, Corado Tomassoni from PayPal and Diylan Dmitrov from Bulgarian accelerator Eleven.
First day or RockPaperStartup conference was closed by Max Gurvits, principal of Bulgarian accelerator Eleven who now mentors some 30+ early stage startups in Europe. He pointed out several mistakes startups are constantly making and focused on distribution and fast prototyping as one of the most common mistakes he sees. Fast prototyping – startups don’t do […]
Jared Goralnick, CEO of Awayfind and mentor to a several different accelerators such as 500 Startups and Founde Institute, opened the second day of RockPaperStartups in Rijeka by welcoming everybody and thanking Netokracija team for organizing "a truly inspiring conference". He started by saying that he’s been an entrepreneur for a long time, and that he is here today to point out some of the key things concerning building up and managing a successful business.
Bogan Iordache, CEO of How To Web and Startup Spotlight held his presentation during the first day of RockPaperStartups conference which is being held in Rijeka. He’s been an entrepreneur and mentor to a number of startups and accelerators such as Eleven, LAUNCHub, TechStars and others, therefore he's pretty much familiar with all the mistakes new startups make. Mistakes that could be avoided.
Just before we hit the break, Tak Lo, program manager at TechStars took the stage to talk about how to build the A-Team for your startup. Lo was a US soldier for two years (hence the title of the presentation) and the experience, he said, is something that made him a leader. He also added that time in the military taught him how to lead specific teams and how to further motivate his teammates.
First RockPaperStartups conference which is happening in Rijeka was opened by our Chief Editor Ivan Brezak Brkan who welcomed everybody and thanked all the generous sponsors like Vipnet, Evernote, BlackBerry, Domain.Me and city of Rijeka for working together with the organizers and ultimately making this conference come true. He talked about the program and speakers such as Daniel Burka, Carlos Eduardo Espinal and Robin Wauters who will present over the next two days.
Day Zero of RockPaperStartups, a startup conference which is organized by our very own Netokracija, featured a Mini Seedcamp where a total of nine regional startups pitched their ideas hoping to end up at Seedcamp Week in London where they will spend four days with over 150 mentors and maybe even become a part of the Seedcamp's family.
You know who you are. You’re that guy or girl on the startup roller-coaster who is the first back in line for the next ride, while everyone else is puking on the grass. You’re the one who never pays for event tickets, and always gets into pitching contests way past the application deadline. And you often win, but not always.
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.
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.