• Push & Start Africa – From The Back Of A Napkin To A Bankroll

      Push & Start Africa – From The Back Of A Napkin To A Bankroll

      The phenomenon of startups, rising and spreading worldwide, hasn’t bypassed Africa either. Sub-Saharan African startups now have their equity and debt-based crowdfunding platform Push and Start, which will help them penetrate and disrupt the market as well as bring some positive economic changes. Choosing entrepreneurs, startup hubs and incubators, Push and Start developed a different and new approach with adjusted, original concept. They developed an interesting avenue of interaction between startup founders, investors, professional service providers and mentors, and they also adopted a very simple agreement model for allocating equity.

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      15. August 2014.
      Written by Martina Vuksan Comment
    • Social Media Folks Meeting In Brno For The 2nd Babel Camp

      Social Media Folks Meeting In Brno For The 2nd Babel Camp

      Right after your summer vacation, it’s time to get busy and grab the best of social media gatherings in Europe before winter. One of them is definitely Babel Camp in Brno, organized by the social media guru Adam Zbiejczuk, the founder of Babel Guide. For the 2nd time, we are about to experience the fresh, new and highly promising event which is not to be missed. If you are into marketing, social media, tech and innovation, this is the perfect place for you. On Saturday, September 6th, Brno is again the host town of interesting social media lectures and workshops, where you get to inhale all the latest trends, get some practical knowledge and mingle with some very interesting names.

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      15. August 2014.
      Written by Martina Vuksan Comment
    • Scott Morrison in Hacker, Maker, Teacher, Thief: Advertising’s Next Generation

      Scott Morrison in Hacker, Maker, Teacher, Thief: Advertising’s Next Generation

      What does the industry need to do today (not tomorrow) to stay valuable and relevant? What the f**k do clients know about great advertising? How can copying make you more original? How do we ‘do’ innovation? How do you find emotional resonance in real time marketing? What’s the best way to punch procrastination in the face? And why are we so excited by the next generation of advertising? These questions are smoothly answered in the book of the year to be Hacker, Maker, Teacher, Thief: Advertising’s Next generation, with Scott Morrison as one of the marketing and advertising professionals in the book.

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      14. August 2014.
      Written by Martina Vuksan Comment
    • SmartWeb Conference Coming To Bucharest This September

      SmartWeb Conference Coming To Bucharest This September

      In recent years the number of web designers and front-end developers in Balkans has increased significantly. In order to ensure continuous growth of these profiles and follow up on most recent trends, SmartWeb conference – the biggest event in Eastern Europe for web designers and developers is being held in Bucharest’s Raddison Hotel from September 22nd through 23rd.

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      13. August 2014.
    • Bogdan Iordache Joins Leading CEE Investment Fund 3TS Capital in Romania

      Bogdan Iordache Joins Leading CEE Investment Fund 3TS Capital in Romania

      Bogdan Iordache, co-founder and initiator of the How to Web startup and technology conference as well as TechHub Bucharest, confirmed today exclusively for Netocratic that he will join 3TS Capital Partners in Bucharest as an investment manager. 3TS is focused on Central and Eastern Europe with their 4th fund exceeding 300 million Euros, with offices also in Budapest, Vienna, Warsaw, Prague and Istanbul.

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      12. August 2014.
    • European Startup Founders: Solving Your Own Problem Is Not Enough

      European Startup Founders: Solving Your Own Problem Is Not Enough

      “I am building a startup that solves a problem I experience frequently.” – I am a big fan of founders who build their startup on the above-mentioned premise, since such a startup is most likely tackling a real-world problem (an increasingly rare phenomenon in today’s world). But if you are solving your own problem somewhere in the middle of Europe instead of Sam’s, it is not sufficient. Here is why.

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      11. August 2014.
      Written by Andrej Kiska Comment
    • WhoHasAccess Will Shock You: Who Has Access to Your Google Drive Files?

      WhoHasAccess Will Shock You: Who Has Access to Your Google Drive Files?

      I couldn’t believe that over 190 people could access my Google Drive documents, especially since I didn’t want a lot of them to be able to access them – obviously! Do you know who can open your private or company Google Drive docs, images, spreadsheets…? No? Well, WhoHasAccess is a new web application made by a German startup team that can give you all these answers – for free!

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      9. August 2014.
    • Seedsummit Releases Localized Termsheet for CEE Startups: Croatia First!

      Seedsummit Releases Localized Termsheet for CEE Startups: Croatia First!

      Seedcamp has been known for its continued investments in the CEE startups and has decided to focus its efforts on making these investments simpler for themselves and other potential investors in the region. The investor group Websummit just issued the first localized Termsheet for the CEE region, as Seedcamp tells us exclusively, translated in Croatian and adapted to Croatian legislation, to make the investment process easier and more transparent.

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      30. July 2014.
      Written by Tena Šojer Comment
    • New Forbes Owner Invests €1,000,000 In Croatian Supercar Company Rimac Automobili

      New Forbes Owner Invests €1,000,000 In Croatian Supercar Company Rimac Automobili

      Ante Rimac, founder of Rimac Automobili, Croatian electric supercar company secured a million Euro investment from Tak Cheung Yam, the new majority stake holder in Forbes Media LLC. This is the third high-profile investor to put their money behind the Concept One and Rimac himself- the first two being Frank Kanayet Yepes and Sinocop Resources- and the funding round is [...]

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      28. July 2014.
      Written by Tena Šojer Comment