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Foreign capital is actively investing in Slovenian startups
1/17/2013: Raised $4,000,000 from one of the most reputable and largest VC funds in the world—Softbank Capital
Survival rate slightly above average
We have identified 15 startups that were founded prior to 2007.
Slovenian startups are very diverse
More Slovenian startups have joined accelerators around the world than in all the 5 preceeding years combined.
- 15 startups
- 3 continents
- $670,000 in funding
Since its inception in 2012, Wayra has accepted more Slovenian startups than any other accelerator. EqualEyes is building software for vision impaired users, JollyDeck is creating new tools for corporate training, Peekster is "Shazam for print", iHELP is connecting heart patients and first-aid volunteers, all four in London, and Naymit is developing "bit.ly for locations" at Wayra Berlin.
2013: Crowdfunding goes crazy
Crowdfunding is the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations.
- 10+ projects
- 10,003 backers
- $1,028,302 crowdfunded
- 8 successfully backed
- 4 fails
Startups founded by Slovenian founders were included in the analysis. Data was collected through interviews, crowdsourcing and public information. Numbers crunched by @yougo & @igzebedze, design by @zemanta. We have taken reasonable measures to ensure accuracy. Works only in browsers of this age.