Award Winners – BkVF Belgrade 2012

After an exciting two days of pitching, networking, partying in Belgrade, and another two days or recovering from all that, it is time to reveal the startup champions from the BkVF Belgrade.

The stage at the BkVF

The stage at the BkVF

It is good to note that apart from ICT, we also have companies from life sciences and biotech fields. All winning companies directly qualify to pitch at the top venturing event in Europe, the European Venture Summit in Berlin on 6-7 December.

Here are the companies and pitches voted best by the expert jury :

  • Janko MilunovicBrainstorm, Belgrade [RS]Mobile Wireless Ordering System for Food & Beverage at HoReCa establishments
  • Vladimir KopricCoprix Media LLC, Belgrade [RS] – Developers of cross-platform educational apps
  • Miroslav VrankicE-GLAS , Rijeka [HR] – E-GLAS is a university-based startup that creates voice controlled home automation systems which enable disabled persons to become more independent.
  • Vujadin DivjakFliiby LLC , Belgrade [RS] – Fliiby is a file library, platform for file backup, sharing and publishing.
  • Alison AndrewsGaloocom Services Ltd, Athens [GR] – Online market place to buy and sell through direct negotiations
  • Matej GolobMelt.eeLjubljana [SI] – As you attend an event, we will introduce you to people you don’t know yet. In person.
  • Marko Anastasov - Rendered Text, Novi Sad [RS] – Software consulting and product development company
  • Bosko Bojovic - Diasens d.o.o. Beograd [RS] – Development of medical diagnostic sensors and devices based on fiber-optics technology
  • Bojana ObradovicKreativTeh, Belgrade [RS] – A spin-off company aiming to become recognized for development of innovative products and technologies primarily in the areas of biomedicine and pharmacy, and keeping strong connections both with academia and industry
  • Predrag PaunovicPoduhvat Ltd.  Nish [RS] – Wind… tidal… ocean currents & one team to rule them all – Poduhvat Hydrokinetics LTD

Best of luck to the companies pitching in Berlin, and we hope to see the other companies competing again at the next BkVF in 2013.

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Follow me on http://twitter.com/alektasev My professional background is primarily as an IT engineer, entrepreneur and consultant, with experience in starting up and developing Internet and tech businesses, product development, ICT services, startup coaching and matching finance and support with innovation. In 2005 I founded Akota ING, a software services company with focus on software R&D and product development. In 2009 I spun-off Internet Trgovija, a regional e-commerce platform provider that provides online payment processing, aggregation marketplaces and business e-commerce SaaS. In 2011 I founded the Balkan Unlimited Foundation, which is a regional supporter of innovative entrepreneurship in the Balkans. It advances this mission by organizing the biannual Balkan Venture Forum, numerous startup coaching programs, mapping and matching financing with fast growing innovative businesses.

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