Tag: Startups

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Startup Roles II – What even is a startup CMO?

We continue our explorations of roles & responsibilities. Previously we explored the role of CTO within young startups. Today startup CMO’s came into our figurative crosshairs. Do you even need a marketing officer? Well, by now you probably know what we’re going to say. That’s right, it depends! For most we recommend hiring a marketing […]

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You’ve just become a startup CTO, here’s what you need to know

A startups life can be chaotic even at the best of time, and the lack of a proper definition of roles & responsibilities, such as the title of startup CTO, can make the job that much harder. Most startups give their founding members C-level titles, which those members have never held before. This can cause […]

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The benefits of corporate partnerships with startups and scale-ups

Every year more corporations are establishing new initiatives aimed at potential partnerships with startups. These provide them with an increased ability to innovate and work with emerging technologies while providing the startups with access to infrastructure, funding, industry experts and market access. However, while the benefits of such partnerships are numerous, most do not come […]

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STARTUP INDUSTRY TRENDS – 2019

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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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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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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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 and other new technologies seem to him. Baynes already has a semi-autonomous […]

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Matchmaking done right: startups and enterprises connect through Meet & Match

Ljubljana, December 11th 2017 – Last Thursday, startups and enterprises from the Southeast-European region flocked to Ljubljana, Slovenia for a one-of-a-kind opportunity. They arrived to participate in the 2nd annual Meet & Match event, organized by ABC Accelerator in collaboration with EIT Digital. Last Thursday’s conference was a culmination of the Meet & Match regional […]

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Report: ABC Accelerator visits Sarajevo Unlimited 2017

Ljubljana, 8. 11. 2017 – The ABC Accelerator team kicked off the month of November with a trip to Sarajevo, Bosnia, where we attended a conference – Sarajevo Unlimited, the 2nd regional innovation forum. The conference was organized by Networks, the accelerator from Sarajevo and ABC Accelerator’s regional partner. We place high importance in supporting […]

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ABC Accelerator alumni Money Rebel secures first €1M in pre-ICO

Our alumni Money Rebel has joined forces with fellow ABC Accelerator alumni Kripto, and the joint team is proud to announce a revolutionary new hybrid financial service and banking platform, enabled by the European Commissions’s Revised Directive of Payment Services (PSD2), bound to step in force in 2018. The team of experts offers ICO / […]

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