Novathon #withPBZ is getting closer. This 24 hour-long brainstorming, coding and design event will attract designers, developers, students and others interested in creating a banking app, and the winning team will go home with as much as €10,000. Besides the mentors, the teams will be motivated by the financial expert Chris Skinner, to whom we had the opportunity to talk about the state of the financial technology industry.
Shift Developer Conference is just around the corner, to be kicked off on June 1st in Split, Croatia, at the amazing and picturesque surrounding of the Croatian National Theatre (HNK). This proclaimed event traditionally attracts more than 1000 visitors from around the world, and one of the keynote speakers is the legendary Christian Heilmann.
At the end of December 2016 the news broke that South Central Ventures fund invested 2 million euro in Croatian project Bulb Technologies, a company that develops solutions for managing telecom services. It is the largest investment of the fund so far. Can we have any better reason to talk to one of the founders, Vedran Rezar?
"Ministry of Data" is an open data challenge that encourages creative potential and the use of ICT skills in using open data for the development of e-solutions such as apps, platforms, visualizations. The focuses of the challenge are solutions for improving the transparency, inclusiveness, and quality of life in cities of the Western Balkans. The teams can apply until December 6th, 2016.
To a former developer and currently a successful entrepreneur, WebCamp is an ideal conference due to its combination of advanced IT lectures mixed with non-tech ones. Any person communicating with another person in his life could’ve found a certain value in “Why should you talk” talk presented by a German developer and author (of programming books, of course), Christian Grobmeier.
On April 3rd and 4th 2015, second DevopsDays conference will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Avishai comes to DevopsDays Ljubljana for the 2nd time to speak; and this time around about what "work" is. We've asked him if he could write a bit about something that he cares about, and from the many topics he could cover, he picked configuration. If you're into systems or app development, you probably know how hard it is to get configuration right. Head on over to read Avishai's write-up on configuration and see what he thinks about how it is and could be done.
While we usually connect Croatian Rimac Automobili with somewhat pricey electric supercars and other vehicles (take a look at Concept_One or Greyp Bikes), technology developed for them can be used in various applications. This time an adapted battery system was integrated into a standard wheelchair in order to improve the user’s quality of life. Rolly Bugnar, a bright young man that was testing the new system for the last seven months, shared his story today.
Kei Shimada, the global director of innovation and business development from Tokyo, presented a breathtaking insight into the future technology which is about to change our lifestyle. As he mentioned at the beginning, he came to Marketing Rockstarts Festival in order to give us all a glimpse of what’s happening in Japan, because it should matter to all of us in terms of marketing and understanding innovation.
eZ Publish Summer Camp is an annual three day long event for developers organized by Netgen, focusing on eZ Publish CMS and Symfony. This year it is taking place in Rovinj, Croatia, from September 3-6, and it has a special twist: a complimentary PHP camp. Get your sunglasses and laptops out, and register as the Super Early Bird.
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.