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A Slovenian start-up Sleepy Bottle in the company of the world’s most famous brands in London

A Slovenian start-up Sleepy Bottle in the company of the world’s most famous brands in London

Sleepy Bottle, a Slovenian start-up at the ABC Accelerator, is creating its global success in cooperation with Exertis, one of the biggest British distributors of technological devices, and investor Andy Baynes, who has held a leading role at ...
ARISE Venture Programme to Support Innovations and Young Entrepreneurs in the Balkans

ARISE Venture Programme to Support Innovations and Young Entrepreneurs in the Balkans

At the climax of the ARISE Venture Programme run by EIT Digital, which aims to support innovations and young entrepreneurs in the Balkans, ABC Accelerator in Ljubljana hosted seven of the most promising start-ups from the Western Balkans on Friday, ...
LIFE LESSONS FROM ABC ACCELERATOR

LIFE LESSONS FROM ABC ACCELERATOR

Startup life is not only fun but it’s also hard, it’s messy and complicated. Those are some of the reasons why startups decide to join an accelerator which gives startups the knowledge how to survive, progress/pivot and how to grow. ...
INNOtalks with Homey and Beeping:  What’s the recipe for a successful startup?

INNOtalks with Homey and Beeping: What’s the recipe for a successful startup?

At the June INNOtalks event, ABC Accelerator hosted representatives of two successful start-up teams, Homey and Beeping, who work in unrelated fields. Homey has designed an application that teaches children responsible spending and encourages ...
First-Timers in Silicon Valley: The Most Important Take-Away is to Start to Think Big!

First-Timers in Silicon Valley: The Most Important Take-Away is to Start to Think Big!

Silicon Valley is the place to be for every entrepreneur eager to learn from the best. Each year it proves that it is the start-up mecca, with more than a third of all of the start-up investments in the US happening there. In addition, with tech ...
Patrick Cowden, Beyond Leadership:  The capability to change has to be embedded in the organizational DNA

Patrick Cowden, Beyond Leadership: The capability to change has to be embedded in the organizational DNA

“We always question who we are, and we always change who we are – which is a really cool thing and our clients see that,” says Patrick Cowden, the initiator of the BEYOND LEADERSHIP ideology, while drinking coffee on the Ljubljana airport ...
Andy Baynes: Data is just a means to an end

Andy Baynes: Data is just a means to an end

“New technology is only as successful as the end reward to the customer,” said Andy Baynes – a former executive at Apple, Nest, Google, and an investor in innovation and start-ups – in response to a question on how interesting VR, AI, crypto ...
PowerUp! 2018: New Urban Source of Water ‘myWater’ Announced Best Cleantech Solution in Slovenia

PowerUp! 2018: New Urban Source of Water ‘myWater’ Announced Best Cleantech Solution in Slovenia

The PowerUp! 2018 Slovenia country final was on Monday, 29th of May, at the Ljubljana Castle as part of the biggest pitch competition for startups from the cleantech sector, to select a winner from a shortlist of ten up-and-coming energy startups ...
HOMEY WINS THE PODIM CHALLENGE STARTUP AWARD

HOMEY WINS THE PODIM CHALLENGE STARTUP AWARD

On Wednesday, the international Podim Conference finished, as did the traditional Podim Challenge for startups. This year, the award went to Homey, a Slovene startup, that was also in the 2nd acceleration program of ABC Accelerator. The first prize, ...

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