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World’s first Hyper Reality Hackathon in Belgrade

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON March 13

VR is one of the fastest growing technology at this moment and our main goal is to bring it to all creative people in our country. In collaboration with British Council and Bristol VR Lab, we will give the opportunity to all technology lovers to connect and work on great VR projects during 48h.

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“We know we can”: 700+ people attend the central Serbian startup community event

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON May 25

The biggest startup event in Serbia this year was held on Saturday May 16th in Belgrade, with more than 700 people who attended a celebration of the growing local startup scene.

In some ways, what was celebrated under the motto We know we can was not just entrepreneurship, but a spirit of optimism, energy and determination in an apathetic country which takes second place in the world in the brain drain category due to harsh and absurd economic and social conditions.

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Startup Academy Demo Day showcases best new Serbian startups in front of 600+ attendees

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON April 28

Third generation of Startit Startup Academy will be graduating in front of 600+ people at the most important startup event in Serbia this year. Startup Academy Demo Day will be held on Saturday the 16 of May in Belgrade.

This event will also be an opportunity to get important updates from the Serbian startup community which will be gathered at this event. SEE ICT, NGO which has played an important role in kickstarting the local startups, will share important milestones in the evloution of the scene, look into trends that will shape the future and announce exclusively a number of new programmes.

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12 new teams in Bulgarian accelerator Eleven

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON January 22

Bulgarian accelerator Eleven is, many would agree, one of the greatest supporter for regional early strage startups. They have just annonced 12 new teams that have entered in the 8th batch of this accelerator which makes total of 95 teams funded.

Although focused mainly on tech startups, this time around Eleven is venturing offline quite seriously with its first apparel, second healthy food and one sanitary ware company.

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Tesla convoy promoting new accelerator and competitions for innovative startups

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON September 17

This week regional cities will be visited by  “Tesla convoy” that promotes new accelerator for startups „World Tesla Innovations Network – Accelerator“,  competition “The Next Tesla Thing” and entrepreneurship itself. Tesla Model S will travel the entire route and in each city will be joined with other electric and hybrid vehicles.

The aim of the event is to connect innovators, entrepreneurs and investors inspired by the work of Nikola Tesla with companies that want to use the patents of the company Tesla Motors, which were recently made ​​available by it’s founder Elon Musk. Key topics will be development of electric vehicle charging stations and generally renewable sources of energy.

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Semaphore launches a GitHub-like platform for software testing and delivery

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON August 18

Semaphore, a cloud platform for testing and releasing software from last week has free public accounts for testing open source and a freemium model for private projects, whereby they will create an open platform for software testing and delivery, similar to what GitHub does for source code.

This team is bootstrapped from Serbia since 2011 and are punching above their weight with global customers such as 500px, General Assembly and Dribbble.

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Your Startup’s Survival Depends On Your CEO Skills

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON July 10

It’s funny how topics mature concurrently in the collective startup mindset. I’ve been aiming to write up my thoughts on the startup CEO topic for a while now, since I started witnessing a number of startups in our region get to validation with flying colours, and then stall awkwardly.

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Apply to pitch Seedcamp at the Royal Palace event in Belgrade

BY VUKAŠIN STOJKOV ON April 10

London-based Seedcamp, Europe’s foremost startup accelerator, is coming back to South-East Europe and Belgrade on the 18th of May.

Last year Belgrade event premiered the new format of their Mini events that enabled the accelerator to cover more ground in Europe. Also among the firsts was the fact that event had taken place in a royal setting as well as seeing the first Serbian team join Seedcamp — Belgrade’s TruckTrack.

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