12 Questions: Meet Tin Ba?i? (Croatia)

crowdSPRING Blog

Tin lives and works in Zagreb, Croatia. I was born in a small country called Croatia, somewhere between central and southeastern Europe, with a 5.800 km long beautiful coast and 1.246 islands.

Destly Expands To Serbia and Croatia


Destly talked about expansion plans back in February and this week they announced for certain: their service is now available in Serbia and Croatia. We like to bring home memories from our travels.

Video Of The Week: Nick’s Shift Conference Talk

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

About a month ago my colleague Nick Grossman traveled to Split Croatia to attend and speak at The Sift Conference. He gave a talk about The Cycles Of Domination and Disruption. It’s a ~25min talk and it’s really good. So here it is: mobile VC & Technology Web/Tech

Hit In The Head With An Apple

Feld Thoughts

But I couldn’t help writing, first to say hello after a long while (I did hear about the 3D printed tooth in Croatia…amazing!) I got an interesting email from a friend who has historically been a huge Apple fanboy. I asked him if I could repost it verbatim and he said yes. It follows – I’m curious what your response is to this.

Here are The Missing Positives of This Election

Both Sides of the Table

Liberia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Trinidad, Brazil, Kosovo, Slovenia, Denmark, Jamaica, South Korea, Norway, Poland & Croatia. It’s hard to feel any positives these days: We’re in the eye of the storm. We’re at peak anxiety. Maximum rancor.

Why Your Business Needs Digital Nomads

Inc Startups

After freelancing in Croatia, he pushed his hourly rate to three figures and now he''s off to see the world. Ditch your desk, grab your laptop, and escape your 9 to 5 grind. Here''s why deciding how you work is far more fulfilling.

SXSW 2014 Takeaways

Hazard Lights

My ears have stopped ringing, my voice is still hoarse and my thoughts are with the victims of last night''s drunk driving tragedy at the Mohawk, so I wanted to share some quick takeaways coming out of several days at SXSW in Austin with 30,000 fellow tech and start-up junkies.

Visiting the Balkan Ghosts

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

” It captured perfectly my reaction after reading the book and learning about the histories of Serbia, Croatia, Bulgaria, Bosnia, Albania, Turkey, and various other neighbors. The statistics on mass murder in Croatia were exaggerated, I was told.

Founder Institute doubles down on Europe, now runs 10 startup accelerator programs continent-wide

The Next Web

The newly launched chapters are Zagreb (Croatia), Helsinki (Finland), Istanbul (Turkey), Rome (Italy) and Kyiv (Ukraine). The Founder Institute , the early-stage startup accelerator that aims to ‘globalize Silicon Valley’, is doubling down on Europe big time. As promised at the end of July , the organization has now announced the launch of five new programs across the continent, doubling its European presence to ten chapters across as many countries.

Time to Go

Tony Wright dot com

Summer 2013 – Czech Republic / Germany / Hungary / Croatia. Late in May, my wife and I will be leaving home with nothing but 2 carry-on bags to travel the world for an indefinite period of time.

Where You Live Doesn't Matter Anymore But Your Mindset Sure Does

Babbling VC

Crap, the coastline of Croatia rocks. (OK, Surprisingly, after spending another week in the Valley, I've come to a conclusion that it really doesn't matter where you live anymore. As much as I believed for a long time that you had to be in the Valley to truly have the full benefit of the surroundings, this is no longer the case. Now don't get me wrong. You still have to get over there fairly regularly if you want to be on the cusp of innovation.

Making MA More Competitive – An Innovative Way Around the H-1B Visa Cap

Rob Go

Four of our portfolio company founders are from other countries (India, Estonia, Croatia, and Canada). There was great news yesterday in the MA entrepreneurial community when Governor Patrick proposed sweeping legislation to ban companies from enforcing non-compete agreements. I’m really excited about this, and think that it will have a big impact.

Rose Kravitz, 1916-2011

Inc Startups

Born in 1916 in what is now Croatia, Kravitz came to the United States with her family when she was 5. "She didn't know what to do with a day off."

500 Startups unveils its Fall 2012 accelerator lineup: More international and more sh*t founders say

The Next Web

Startups in this class come from far and away, including Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, India, Japan, Italy, Latvia & Estonia, Spain, and Taiwan. 500 Startups has announced the 33 newest companies joining its accelerator program this Fall.

Denmark's Easysize.me wins European-wide Lady Pitch Night


Fojo from Zagreb, Croatia Their app, Fojo, is an "advanced camera app" with photoshop-like settings and live filters.

The Magical Founding Team Mix For Web Startups


Not a CTO or “architect” Not someone who thinks they can recruit developers or someone who knows someone who runs a development shop in Croatia.

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Startup Sauna Releases Spring 2013 'Warmup' Schedule


Zagreb, Croatia – March 26th. Espoo-based seed accelerator Startup Sauna has just released their 'Warmup' touring schedule to find new teams.

7 Historical Business Figures Who Shunned Higher Education


Tesla studied at the Higher Real Gymnasium in Croatia, and did so well that his teachers thought he was cheating when he was able to perform calculus in his head.

Twitter Link Roundup #56 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

Croatia) – [link]. Every day on the crowdSPRING Twitter account and on my own Twitter account , I post links to posts or videos I enjoyed reading or viewing.

Our 7 favorite startups from the Wayra London 2013 demo day

The Next Web

Launching first in the UK, Bulgaria, Germany and Croatia, iHelp is currently looking for £500,000 to expand its network and build into new markets.

Startup Wise Guys' First Batch Announced


Seven eight teams have been accepted, with three from Estonia, and one from Croatia, Ukraine, Germany, The Netherlands, and the UK. Here are the teams (plus one startup accepted at the last minute): Monolith - Croatia.

Lessons from Basketball's 'Dream Team'

Inc Startups

The team won the gold medal with a final 117-85 victory over Croatia. How do you manage talent? This entrepreneur says you should never forget the rise, fall, and redemption of the U.S. men's basketball team. In 1992, the world came together in Barcelona for the Summer Olympic Games.

Key Facts & Figures from Latitude59


The most beloved speaker at the event seemed to be Mate Rimac from Croatia, the Founder & CEO of world's ONLY profitable electric car company Rimac Automobili. Flagship gathering of #Estonianmafia - Latitude59 took place last week.

Create High-Impact Data Visualizations: Nine Effective Strategies

Occam's Razor

UK, Romania, Bulgaria and Croatia. I believe deeply in the value of making data accessible. In service of that belief, there are few things that bring me as much joy as visualizing data (smart segmentation comes close).

Time to Go

Tony Wright dot com

Summer 2013 – Czech Republic / Germany / Hungary / Croatia. Late in May, my wife and I will be leaving home with nothing but 2 carry-on bags to travel the world for an indefinite period of time. Below I’ll talk through a few of the reasons for “jumping ship” and talk through a few of the frequently asked questions, including what the heck I’ll be doing professionally. Why long term travel? The obvious reason to do this is because it will be amazing.

The Marketing Analytics Intersect: My Newsletter!

Occam's Razor

Ex: The average mobile traffic for newspapers in Croatia is 88%, but our Croatian newspaper only gets 18%. I want you to sign up for something very, very special I'm doing: Writing short stories from the intersection of marketing and analytics.

Startupbootcamp Mobile Demoday


Viggo Founders – Bojan Pavic & Davor Pavic Country – Croatia Does – Throw any content into the air and easily make it available to others nearby.

Looking Back On Our First Couple Years at NextView

Rob Go

Some of our most interesting companies have originated in places like Estonia (GrabCAD), Croatia (Farmeron) and Omaha (SkyVu), although all have either moved or have a significant presence in a major tech hub like SF, Boston, or NY. One of the earliest things we did at NextView when my partners and I started working together was go away as a team to the New Hampshire mountains. At the time, I think we didn’t even had a name for the fund.

Have you caught the Gigglebug? Children's Cartoon Makes Waves on iOS


Or for those living in Belgium, Denmark, Croatia or Argentina you may be able to watch Gigglebug too in the not so distant future, again depending on ongoing talks. One of the most charming companies we came across at Slush this year was Gigglebug.

Crushing It With Competitive Intelligence Analysis: Best Metrics, Reports

Occam's Razor

If you are in Croatia, you might not have very good CI data for your country (you'll have to make do with relaxing on your world-class beaches that are the envy of the world!).