ZIP News

A lot happens in ZIP each week, get yourself up to date with the latest news.
17
Dec
2014

SEETech hackathon organized by HAMAG-BICRO held in ZIP

by Domagoj Delimar

We held another hackathon in ZIP, this time the organizer was Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments (HAMAG-BICRO). Another 24 hours without rest, since 10:25 AM on Saturday, December 13th till 10:25 AM on Sunday, December 14th 2014. 9 teams competed in a creative SEETech Hackathon competition. The assignment was to build an application […]

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28
Nov
2014

Officially opened our newly expanded space

by Domagoj Delimar

Yesterday we gathered with our friends, teams, mentors and partners to mark the expansion of our co-working space, as well as to show off all the new equipment we managed to acquire with the help of Ministry of entrepreneurship and crafts. Among our guests, we welcomed the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Mr. Gordan Maras, […]

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23
Nov
2014

Eleven new teams accepted into the new and improved ZIP Startup Program

by admin

Yesterday we gathered with our friends, teams, mentors and partners to mark the expansion of our co-working space, as well as to show off all the new equipment we managed to acquire with the help of Ministry of entrepreneurship and crafts. Among our guests, we welcomed the Minister of Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Mr. Gordan Maras, […]

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17
Jun
2014

Renown international investors have shown interes for regional startups at the 2nd Startup Island conference

by Tihana Marelja

The second Startup Island conference was held in the city of Hvar under the sponsorship of the Croatian President prof. dr. sc. Ivo Josipović. The conference was organized by Zagreb Entrepreneurship Incubator in association with the london Seedcamp and with the support of the sponsors Erste Bank, CRANE, LAUNChub, HAMAG-Bicro, MINPO, Tech.eu and Pasadena.si. The […]

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28
May
2014

ZIP Crowdinvesting campaign – successfully collected 50 000 £

by Tihana Marelja

ZIP Crowdinvesting campaign on the Seedrs platform has finished the first part of the investments with extreme success. We have accomplished to collect the aimed amount of 50.000 GBP and therefore we are very satisfied with the interest of the investors and the fact that we collected this amount in only 12 days. Because of […]

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16
May
2014

ZIP launches crowdfunding campaign to fuel investment in Europe’s start-up region

by Tihana Marelja

ZIP, first start-up incubator in Croatia, is raising £50,000 via leading European equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The funds will be used to make small seed investments into the best start-up teams to go through ZIP, which has previously helped four generations of Croatian start-ups achieve revenues and customers. Mihovil Barančić, co-founder of ZIP and president […]

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30
Apr
2014

New ZIP incubator and pre-accelerator programs

by Domagoj Delimar

We’ve made some big changes to our ZIP program and are certain this will bring it to a whole new level! We’re starting the first pre-accelerator program in Croatia with seed investments of up to €15,000. It’s also time for new batch of teams, what will be our fifth generation of startups to enter ZIP. […]

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19
Apr
2014

Happy Easter Holidays

by Tihana Marelja

Since ZIP is Croatian based incubator we’re going to spend Easter at our homes with our friends and families. During Easter and Easter Monday (April 21st) we won’t work and all questions and emails will be answered the next day. In Croatia we usually eat huge amount of eggs and ham during Easter, so don’t get scared […]

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10
Apr
2014

Welcome to the first Mini Seedcamp on an island – Mini Seedcamp Hvar!

by Tihana Marelja

Seedcamp, the leading European accelerator program, is hosting the first Mini Seedcamp on an island! Mini Seedcamp Hvar will take place on the first day of the Startup Island conference, on June 13 2014. In the beautiful renaissance town of Hvar on the Croatian coast. Why apply to Seedcamp? Well – the facts speak for […]

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07
Apr
2014

Successfully held the second Erste Finnovation Hackathon

by Tihana Marelja

We are proud to announce that we have successfully organized this year’s ERSTE Finnovation Hackathon in cooperation with ERSTE Bank and BeeOne Gmbh. The event started on April 5th 2014 in ZIP’s headquarters. Mihovil Barančić, one of the ZIP’s co-founders, welcomed the contestants (the teams) with motivational speech. Additionally, Dubravko Kovačić from ERSTE Bank welcomed […]

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