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Croatia Startup Ecosystem Overview

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#24 worldwide
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Hardware & IoT
#32 worldwide
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Software and Data
#33 worldwide

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The Croatia Startup Ecosystem is a regional Leader in innovation, ranked at number 37 globally, and shows a positive momentum 2 spots since 2020. Croatia also ranks at number 8 for startups in Eastern Europe.

There are 6 cities ranked in the top 1,000 in Croatia and the top ranked city in Croatia is Zagreb at 178 globally. Zagreb is followed by Pula at 305 and Rijeka at 438.

Croatia is an ideal place to locate for Foodtech, Hardware & IoT and Software and Data startups. As the most popular industries in the country, there is a sample of 42 Foodtech startups in Croatia, 27 Hardware & IoT startups in Croatia and 9 Software and Data startups in Croatia, on the StartupBlink Map.

On the StartupBlink Global Startup Ecosystem Map there is a sample of 127 startups in Croatia, 1 accelerators in Croatia, 13 coworking spaces in Croatia, 9 organizations in Croatia and no leaders in Croatia.

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At you can find intercity bus connections in various European countries, as well as international bus connections between European countries. Read more
TalentLyft is Talent acquisition software. Read more
The Basic Attention Token (BAT) was developed to address this. BAT, an ERC20 token built on top of Ethereum, will be the token of utility in a new, decentralized, open source and efficient blockchain-based digital marketing. Read more
Rimac Automobili produces the world's fastest and most exciting electric vehicles. We are a technology company so we not only produce vehicles, but the technology under the skin as well. Our powertrain systems and components (motors, battery-packs, motor-controllers...) deliver the highest power and efficiency to weight ratio on the market. Our technology is already applied on a wide range of products - from bicycles to maglev trains. Read more
My e-invoice service allows you to send eRacing safely and quickly. Read more is the fully automated European P2P platform based on a 'peer-to-portfolio' model Read more
OptimoRoute is an online route and schedule planner for delivery route planning and field service scheduling. Using OptimoRoute companies can automate efficiency for their entire fleet. It will suggest which driver or technician should serve which orders on the basis of the road network and all logistical constraints. OptimoRoute will suggest the optimal multi-stop route in order to save time and fuel. Real travel times and distances are used, so the generated schedules are accurate and provide real savings. The smartest stop sequence minimises the driving distances and time-based costs while meeting all customer’s expectations and logistic constraints.  Read more
Affordable online digital printing service with delivery in Croatia. Read more
Agrivi is intelligent cloud farm management software that helps farmers to take control over their production, improve yield and increase profit. Read more
Udonis is a marketing agency specialized in mobile apps and games. Read more
Mediatoolkit is a social analytics tool that helps users find the most shared content on any website and keep track with real time content sharing. The popularity of content is calculated based on shares on social networks giving our users real time statistics and the news that people are talking about with their friends at the moment. Read more
Rentlio is a cloud-based app tailor-made for vacation rentals owners, hostels and small hotels that allows to keep availability and rates always in sync on all connected channels. Read more
Rentlio is a cloud-based APP made for vacation rentals owners, hostels and small hotels. Read more
trendMe web site represents a fashion social network and fashion social game that connects people around the world through fashion, entertainment, creativity and shopping. trendMe invites users to search the web for clothing and other elements they like and cut and paste them into a fashion collage or 'Set' on the trendMe site. While creating a fashion or art sets and for each action users are earning points (playing fashion game) which helps them to achieve higher trendMe and fashion rank. Read more
Leading daily deal aggregator in SE Europe led by experienced team, working on a large, competitive and highly developed daily deal market of Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia and currently expanding further in the region. Read more
PhotoPay SDK is widely used in mobile banking apps for payments because it enables fast data input and significantly improves mobile banking usability. Simply position a mobile camera on a slip and data is ready in a few seconds. Read more
e-Commerce marketplace platform targeting SE Europe. Merchants's stores are ready in less than a minute. Read more
Gideon brothers develops AI-powered robots for optimizing intra-logistics goods transport and other industrial services. Read more
CircuitMess is a team of young individuals, who work on software & hardware development and manufacturing educational and fun electronic devices. Our goal is to bring electronics and programming to the crowd in a fun and interesting way, and that’s why all our products are DIY. We have two main products: one is called MAKERbuino and it's a DIY portable video game console while the other one is called Ringo and it's fully functional DIY mobile phone. Read more
Once is a professional football statistics application for football managers, scouts, players, TV and news media and football fans. All games are analyzed manually second by second with the first software. It takes up to 7 hours for each game to be analyzed. Once we have all data we can make millions of different reports and to have an easy access to them we made the second application. The second application is an iPad and iPhone application where thousand of reports are very easy accessible. Read more
Web Site Security Scanning - Protection from Hackers Today more then 80% of web sites are vulnerable and criminals use these vulnerabilities to compromise servers and companies to steal data and money It is important to mention that more then 60% of intrusions in computer security is web related. We have solution for that. With DefenseCode Web Security Scanner and ThunderScan Source Code Security analysis tools, you can discover web site and web application security vulnerabilities before hackers. DefenseCode can provide website owners, administrators and security experts with overall web site security scanning solutions - WhiteBox and Blackbox. More information available on  Read more
Parklio parking barrier is a smartphone-controlled and solar powered parking barrier that prevents unauthorized parking and enables key sharing among the users. You can control it remotely with your smartphone via Bluetooth on the distance of up to 50 m. Parklio barriers are solar powered and don’t require any external charging as they have rechargeable batteries which can last up to 6 months on one charge. Read more
You stare at your screen a lot. Make it worth it. Get Splashy and enjoy Auto-changing automatically Award-winning sources Great UI It works on all platforms and devices! Read more
Latency Optimizer Latency Optimizer 3.1 comes with a set of powerful optimization, testing and cleaning tools to assist you to reduce high latency, fix lag, and lower pings in online games or web appliactions. Privacy Optimizer Privacy Optimizer comes with a Tools Suite that provides 10 valuable tools to help users protect their personal information and use the Internet safely at the same time. Protect information such as files & folders, credit card numbers, passwords, hide your IP and surf via the included anonymous web browser. Conenctivity Fixer A powerful Internet connection repair - Internet Explorer repair and Internet connection monitoring utility! Connectivity Fixer PRO from Badosoft will help you to solve the most common connectivity problems you might experience with your Internet connection. One such problem Connectivity Fixer PRO will assist you to fix, is the well-known Limited or no connectivity error what can be caused by a corrupted Winsock or IP.  Read more
We want to create place where all car drivers in Europe can find the nearest car service. We now work local but want to grow on entire Europe. Read more
Sentinel helps boat owners connect and interact with their boats the same way they do with their connected cars. Read more
Solution Builders for AI & Machine Learning. End-to-end IT services provider dedicated to keeping your business on the cutting-edge and ahead of the competition. Let us show you how our more than 20 years in the IT Services industry can transform your business. Read more
Startups in Central and Eastern Europe are leading a new revolution and Netokracija / Netocratic are the guides that cover them best, from liveblogging the leading startups events such as LeWeb and The Next Web as official media partners to presenting regional startups exclusively to the world. Read more
We are a video game and hardware developer established in 2017 and based in Zagreb, Croatia. We develop a diverse range of products, including both games and gaming hardware. Read more
Katalyo is cloud based work management, team collaboration and social enterprise software that puts people into drivers' seat. Katalyo brings disconnected social context into to the work. Katalyo provides tools that empowers business people to create the workflows them selves from scratch or change existing workflows in real-time all flavored with social context. Read more
The lightest & most agile electric dirt-bike on the market, designed, developed & constructed by TORP engineers! Read more
Kisha smart umbrella is armed with Bluetooth and a companion app so it can alert you when you're parted from it. It's location-aware so if you place it in a designated "safe zone" such as your house it won't bother you but if rain is forecast it will then ask to be brought along. Read more
Bulb Technologies provides solutions for telecom service management and customer support automation. Read more
AMPnet provides every new or existing energy community with a full set of tools to manage payments, invoicing, , smart metering, demand side management, crowdinvesting and community governance. Read more
WhoAPI service allows you to get extensive domain data using the API on a massive scale. Data like bulk domain availability querrying, WHOIS, uptime, traceroute, and many other. For example, if a single user wants to query one million domains, we would be the right place to go. After performing market analysis we found out there's a huge demand for this service. It all started because we needed this service as a hosting company. Read more
You are facing challenges. We are looking for them. We are passionate about your success, about helping you design and deliver the best possible experiences and services. Websites, mobile applications, content, usability testing… We are here to realise your vision. You have an idea: we’ll bring it to life. Together, we’ll build great experiences and delight your users. And, of course, make sure you see the results of your efforts in your business’s bottom line.  Read more
Amodo developed IoT platforms for making data reports about kilometres travelled and average, maximum and minimum speeds, through customer engagement system and analytics technology combined. Read more
Cateia Games is a development and publishing studio, working on premium quality video-games for PC, Mac, iOS, Android and Windows Store. Cateia Games developed and published numerous games world-wide in more than 15 different languages. Read more
Our mission is to combine knowledge and technology to help children with disabilities and people with disabilities become independent. Read more
Ljiljana Nieder is a personal brand connecting people with the same interest – cooking. Verified recipes brought us printed book and e-book buyers. We are looking for a sustainable business model to direct the project in gaining value from our 180,000 unique month visitors. Read more
Build a Hexapod Robot. By building your STEMI Hexapod robot you'll learn the basics of 3D modeling, electronics, mobile app coding and Arduino programming. The STEMI Hexapod software, as well as all the blueprints and 3D models, is Open Source... Read more
Trip will allow you to manage all for your trip at one place. Book accommodations, set transport, find informations, buy tickets and much more. For now we provide ready to go travel arrangements in Croatia.  Read more
iRealOne is a cloud based real estate management SaaS system, developed for real estate brokerage agencies. The system is simple enough to start using within minutes, and supports all the business rules in the industry. List of most important features: - multilingual (currently supported langs: HR, EN, IT, DE) - integrated public website hosting - listing manager w/ advanced search - automated / manual search and property <-> buyer match (within and between agencies as MLS) - contracts, certificates, documents - notification, newsletter & messaging system - mobile & social media integration - property geo location - detailed analytics and data mining - XML based export to classifieds portals of choice - automated billing w/ PayPal integration - internal support ticket system - reseller / developer API (w/ PHP, Python bindings library), support forum - multitenant database, two-factor authentication (SMS, TAN, mobile app, SSL, ...) - continuous archiving and backup of user data Read more
PartyNet is an ABMS (automated background music system), It is created to provide cost and time-efficient indoor music solution that helps businesses reinforce brand identity and increase sales. Read more
The online platform for local farmers founded in the time of coronavirus. Read more
At BrightDock, we live and breathe Digital. Everyone on our team of 30+ multinational specialists is a designer, developer, or both! From our two creative hubs in Rijeka, Croatia, and Dublin, Ireland, we’ve been turning business visions into award-winning Digital solutions. Read more
The power of community and direct access to the the Heroes Nearby makes this must-have emergency app one of the best safety apps out there. Read more
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