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Summary of the remarkable edition of Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb

It is by a surge of excitement and deep satisfaction that we compose this summary of the 7th edition of Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb on December 3-4, 2015 at Hypo Centar. We are still under the impression of the amazing

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Join the top regional innovation community at the Balkan Venture Forum in Zagreb!

About five years ago we saw the kick-off of the regional innovation eco-system, with first cross-regional funds Launchub and Eleven and the Balkan Venture Forum together creating a wave. This momentum helped grow the eco-system almost exponentially. The funds were

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Join the 6th Balkan Venture Forum – COINVEST edition in Slovenia

The Balkan Venture Forum is coming to Slovenia! After visiting the grassroots communities in Albania and Bosnia & Herzegovina, the 6th edition of the Forum is moving to one of the region’s powerhouse economies. For this sixth edition, the BkVF

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Meet the 41 startups selected to pitch at BKVF Sarajevo

After an intense evaluation by our selection committee, we are happy to announce the selected teams that will be pitching at the Balkan Venture Forum Sarajevo. We have a great variety of startups coming from all over Europe and further: Macedonia,

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Apply to pitch at BkVF Tirana and get coached at Venture Academy

After having a blast in Sofia together with the amazing Bulgarian community, and a LOT of international friends , we continue the BkVF tour in exciting Tirana. A lot of already funded companies took the chance to pitch, and many

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The Balkan Venture Forum – A Test Case For Community Cooperation & Collaboration

Balkan Venture Forum Sofia BEIC Community Meeting

Seeing a community come together is an uplifting sight. Bringing over two-dozen organisations from six countries together for a common cause is a challenging but extremely rewarding task. For me, the Balkan Venture Forum Sofia on the 21st and 22nd

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Introducing the Venue for Balkan Venture Forum in Belgrade

Venture and equity capital have been hot topics in this region recently and Southeastern Europe is no stranger in innovation in technology, energy and science. With this in mind, Balkan Unlimited first kickstarted a long-term commitment to exploring investment and

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What is an "Executive Mammoth"?

We know Steve Keil as a manager (BMC, Sciant, Epiq, VMWare, Xentio), a VC(NEVEQ), a professor (Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski), and a startup founder and CEM (Chief Executive Mammoth) at MammothDB. I can’t overstate our excitement of having Steve

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Second Edition Of BkVF Takes Place In Belgrade On 22-23 November

It’s time to officially announce what we were preparing in the last few months. Belgrade is welcoming our entrepreneurial community. It’s got a recent Innovation fund to show for, tons of bright people, it’s big and central, so yeah, it looks promising!

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