OUR MAIN ASSETS
SEED AND EARLY STAGE
We are investing in seed and early stage startups with tickets starting at 50.000€. Tickets can go up to 500.000€ and individual angels are prepared to co-invest.
PROVEN MARKET TRACTION
We are interested into startups with proven market traction or minimal viable product that know their target group and are ready to make the next move.
Our main aim is to support the local startup ecosystem, but we are always willing to go the extra mile for exceptional startups.
We know it is not only about the idea but about the people that will bring it to life. We believe in driven and passionate individuals with a vision.
sgf ii INVESTMENTS
Since November 2019 Silicon Gardens Fund II is actively investing into perspective Slovenian startups.
Blub Blub Inc. helps parents uncover their child’s potential by providing the highest quality screen time out there. They are a fast-growing subscription business that started in the speech and language development niche and will become a top-tier player in the children’s digital app market by 2022.
Influee is an influencer marketing and content creation platform. It connects brands with influencers and enables them to collaborate in an easy way.
Coherence is on a mission is to democratize online games by supporting the creation of massively scalable and persistent virtual worlds for studios of any size. Tight editor integration with Unity and other game engines will make it easy for developers to add multiplayer connectivity to their games.
Noir is a place where food and wine experiences meet a global community and a brand at the intersection of content, community and commerce built around food and wine.
Mimo is a platform that teaches app-making, website-building, hacking, and more in a fun and effective way — online or on the go. How it works: Mimo brings topics that normally fill books, classes, and video sessions into bite-size lessons that don’t take longer than a minute to complete and, therefore, work anytime and anywhere.
Aequus is building the next generation hybrid bidding and mediation platform for in-app ad monetization. They will provide a truly independent, neutral and transparent ad technology platform for mobile app developers and publishers to take control of their ad monetization.
Bird Buddy is an AI powered smart bird feeder that rejuvenates a traditional concept and enables daily bite-sized connections with nature any time, anywhere! It notifies you of your feathered visitors, captures their photos and organizes them in a beautiful collection that is easy to admire and share.
FLOWER AND SPICE
Flower and Spice is a high-performance premium natural skincare brand. Each formulation is created using only botanicals of the finest quality, ensuring that the products nurture the skin and elevate the mood. The brand’s mission is to create potent and efficacious products and epitomize that skincare is not just about beauty but a part of general well-being.
Securities Grid is a white-label asset tokenization platform for financial institutions. Financial institutions (banks) can now offer a digital ownership management solution to their corporate customers, thus generating a new sticky revenue stream.
The tasq.ai Platform empowers Data Science and ML teams to easily break down a scenery in an image or video into a seamless WorkFlow of multiple micro-tasks. These microtasks are routed to our Tasqers for labeling and you enjoy clear visibility & transparency of the Data at all stages, and are in full control for the Quality, Scale and Cost parameters of the projects. The Platform also enables the aggregation of all micro-tasking results into complete and validated invaluable datasets.
57hours app connects clients and mountain guides. Its mission is to make it easy for anyone to enjoy the great outdoors with the company of expert, local guides. With 57hours you can seamlessly discover expert guides and book amazing adventures throughout the US and in select international destinations at your convenience. No matter the season, no matter the skill level, there’s an adventure for everyone with 57hours.
1o Tag-Level e-commerce enables partnerships that give content creators, brands, and consumers more of what they want: better sales, better performance, and the best purchase experience on the internet.
Notey Inc is a team of Grammy-nominated, UX/UI award-winning music lovers and developers who are creating a music education mobile game where users control the game by singing or playing a real instrument. We help modernize music learning by implementing exciting gaming elements into traditional practice, thereby solving the 90% first-year attrition of 1.3B music learners globally.
At WiseEd we are solving the problem of an old-fashioned, unmotivating, and rigid school system resulting in inefficient learning, with a proprietary educational system, consisting of formal education (edTech platform) and informal education (social media). Students say it’s like Netflix for school.
Beeping is a tech-enabled platform to help people and their family members stay independent while living securely and happily at home. Slovenia–based company brings workforce management and technology expertise together with high-touch, personalized care to improve the in-home care experience.
The Slovenia-based startup connects the transport industry players via a smart plugin, enabling transport companies better utilize their existing digital tools. Most notable improvements in daily work come as higher monthly revenue per truck, faster and less stressful workdays, and lower operating costs.
Dispo Market is a team of three growth-oriented and experienced engineers Nikola Balaban, Marko Balažic, and Tadej Bukovec.
sgf i investments
In our first fund Silicon Gardens Fund I (2014 -2016) we have invested into ten startups, we exited one in 2021, two more in 2022, and three of them are still growing.
Flaviar is a Slovenian and US based spirits discovery commerce company that simplifies tasting craft and premium spirits, helps customers discover their own favourites, and build a home bar. On top of that, Flaviar is a cultural hub and community dedicated to democratising access, exploration, education, and discovery in the world of fine spirits.
Cleanshelf is a SaaS optimisation software, an all-in-one solution to track, optimise and benchmark cloud software subscriptions.
Povio started as a social media app by which a user was able to »ping« another who would answer with a photo. In 2015 they pivoted into a design and development agency.