After the second day of Spark.me 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.
Having made it to the final round, alongside two other starups called Lovely Heroku and Tourvia.me, TruckTrack pitched their idea again during the second day hoping to win the competition. Panel of judges which consisted out of John Biggs (TechCrunch), Dr. Eli Opper (Technion Club 100), Chris Varenhorst (Dropbox) and few others voted this startup as the best one based on the belief that they can implement the solution in time and therefore disrupt the market which needs innovation quite badly.
Vukasin Stojkov who is one of TruckTrack’s founders, stated that this opportunity will significantelly help them since most businesses they’re targeting are operating in the United States. The team is currently wroking on a web and mobile solution which will help small and medium trucking buisness to better manages their driving rounds, optimize fuel consumption and keep the overall costs down while moving all the documentation into cloud.
Lovely Heroku, a mobile client for Heroku platform pitched their idea as a solution that helps developers to manage their apps on the move said Mario Danic. Although Tourvia.me didn’t win the Spark.me competiton, they got fast-tracked by Bulgarian accelerator Eleven meaning that they automatically went into the final round of sleection process for the next batch of startups.