Total of 20 startups (from 150 applicants) are selected as finalists for Zagreb Connect conference, set to take place from 29th to 30th of November in Zagreb.
The host country of Croatia has 12 finalist startups at the event, the most from all the countries participating in Zagreb Connect, and neighboring Slovenia following with 3 startups. Great Britain, Jamaica, Denmark, Ireland and Bosnia and Herzegovina complete the total of selected finalist in Zagreb Connect, each country with just one representing team.
First prize totaling 20.000 Euros of Zagreb Connect to be awarded to the best startup, 10.000 Euros for the second best and the third prize of 7000 Euros. The 2016 edition of Zagreb Connect conference is made in collaboration with Croatian business angels network and EBAN Winter University in Zagreb.
Bootcamp is on the agenda for the opening day of Zagreb Connect, and the pitching sessions of the conference are reserved for 29th and 30th of November -the last two days of the event.
The boot camp is to take place at Kongresni Centar Zagrebačkog Velesajma, but the venue for the conference is Koncertna dvorana Vatroslav Lisinski in Zagreb.
More than 100 visiting startups, 400 angel investors and 500 students are expected to attend the 2 different locations planned for Zagreb Connect 2016.
More detailed information and additional contact info can be found on the Zagreb Connect 2016 official website but here is the list of all the 20 selected startup finalists.
45HC.com (Slovenia)- digital company for overseas cargo transport
Angler (Croatia)- mobile app for solving geometry problems using smartphone’s camera
Balmaris (Croatia)- innovative, eco-friendly ballast water treatment system
Budgeteer (Croatia)- web application for management and planning online marketing budgets, tracking costs
Feelif (Slovenia)- on-line accommodation booking reservation system
GoLexigo (Jamaica)- web app for correcting children’s handwriting
Gowaft (G. Britain)- on-demand moving and delivery platform
HAPPYtoVISIT (Croatia)- Live person 24/7 tourism customer support platform
KAKIS positive toilets (Slovenia)- solar composting and water-treatment biomass growing technology
Kidsy (Denmark)- platform that simplifies communication between parents and caretakers
Lionscube (B&H)- SaaS (Software as a Service) web app
myBrushies (Croatia)- toy or supplement to a toothbrush associated with cell phone
Nanodiy (Croatia)- development of nanotechnology in the production of ink led
OCULUS DIAGNOSTIKA (Slovenia)- predicting Parkinson and Alzheimer
PET FINDER (Croatia)- GPS locator with additional opportunities for pets which works in real time
Run Zagreb (Croatia)-fitness and tourists app
Shoployal (Ireland)- visit based loyalty system on iOS and Android with shopping list
TinitusOFF (Croatia)- mobile app that relieves Tinitus with music
Trakbar (Croatia)-smart business intelligence solutions for hospitality SME
Vollo (Croatia)- online platform for cheap booking flights