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A startup’s life can be messy, and you may not always know where you’ll end up. Just a few years ago, if you were in the IoT sector, there was a good chance you were in for the ride of your life. Nowadays, that wave is in decline and is giving place to new technologies, […]

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The start of ABC Accelerator’s CAB program for Italian and Slovenian start-ups

Cross-border Acceleration Bridge – CAB program – is a program for start-up companies that is mentored by other successful companies in Slovenian-Italian partnership. The program is financed by Interreg Italy-Slovenia 2014-2020 and its aim is to support innovation and growth of start-ups in the Italian and Slovenian regions. The leading partner in the program is […]

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Blockchain and New Transactions – with Energy Thermostats Somewhere in Between

Following this summer’s climax of the ARISE Venture Programme – run by EIT Digital, which aims to support innovations and young entrepreneurs in the Balkans – at which the Slovenian project partner, the Ljubljana-based ABC Accelerator, hosted seven of the most promising startups from the Western Balkans, a Meet&Match was held on Tuesday, 25 September. […]

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ABC hackathon “Cultural adventure at your fingertips”

There’s a day we all look forward to – the day of ABC hackathon! This truly is a hackathon in the best meaning of the word, where the participants of this two-day competition solve challenges in groups. The next hackathon called Cultural adventure at your fingertips (Kulturna pustolovščina na dlani) is just around the corner: […]

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The following startups – registered on F6S for 1° CAB call by the 31.08.2018 – will be invited to participate to the 1° CAB acceleration program Italy – Slovenia SOPLAYA LUCKYONETEAM VIRES ELECTRIC MOWER ROBOT FOXWIN TOMAPPO PICOSATS CAFELIER FLEXYTEAM OMNIOPTI PROCUREAN UZTZU CODEBRAINER DATAHONEY (BY HONEYCOMB ) SHOP-O-RAMA.IT CREANEST d.o.o.   CAB Point ITALY  c/o FRIULI INNOVAZIONE: […]

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ABC Accelerator Equa Innotalks

INNOtalks: Entrepreneurship Is a Marathon

The vision and day-to-day work are more important than the idea itself, noted Anže Miklavec, an entrepreneur and founder/CEO of the ZKOTZ company which is the owner of the Goat Story brand, at the 7th Innotalks which were hosted by Slovenia’s ABC Accelerator in mid-September. According to Miklavec, globalisation allows us to find our niche […]

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Why ABC Accelerator doesn’t accelerate startups

When you’ve been in the business for some time, you easily forget that some still don’t know what a startup is, let alone an accelerator. So, when you tell them you work at an accelerator, they usually reference CERN. And then you start explaining that ABC Accelerator doesn’t accelerate particles – “so what do you […]

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What is life other than – school? And why is this important for young people and entrepreneurs alike?

What kinds of leaders are best at their jobs? What kinds of students are quickest to complete given tasks? What kinds of young (start-up) entrepreneurs are the most likely winners of tomorrow? If your answer is ‘the most ambitious, responsible, passionate and conscientious’, this is perfectly fine, although it is not what I had in […]

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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, 13 July. According to Thomas Kösters, who leads EIT Digital’s International Outreach programme, they see strong potential and […]

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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. Langroo was one of the startups in ABC Accelerator’s spring batch and here are 10 […]

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