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Croatian Rimac Automobili, an attention grabber at the Geneva Motor Show 2019

With the testing program that started at the beginning of the year, the Rimac team continues with hard work on the development of the C_Two, as they introduce new technologies, and undergo hundreds of tests and procedures, making sure that all initial targets and global homologation requirements are met and exceeded. Launched last year, the […]

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TDA’s $10,000 Project Funding Competition

Top Digital Agency (TDA) is ringing in the New Year with a global project competition for companies! TDA decided to give back to its community by creating a competition to find the best global projects and to earn a chance to win $10,000 in project funding. They wondered what the best way was to show […]

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Hyundai in talks to open car factory in Croatia

South Korean automotive manufacturer Hyundai Motor Company is in talks for the launch a motor vehicle production plant in Croatia, Zagreb-based media reported on Wednesday.  Hyundai Motor started negotiations with the Croatian government for the construction of a car manufacturing plant two months ago, Jutarnji List news daily reported, quoting government sources. The plant will most […]

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Croatian Survival Game SCUM, becomes a hit on Steam

A Croatian computer survival game called SCUM has recorded exceptional success only days after it was released – becoming the best-selling game on Steam, the most popular PC gaming platform. A Croatian open-world survival video game, called SCUM, has already sold about 660,000 copies only days after it was released on August 29. The game […]

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Porsche takes a stake in the Croatian technology and sports car company Rimac Automobili

Porsche AG has invested in the technology and electric sports car company Rimac Automobili by taking a minority shareholding of ten percent. The company develops and produces electric vehicle components and manufactures electric super sports cars. As part of its electrification efforts, Porsche is seeking a development partnership with the young company. In 2009, founder […]

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Croatia gives new incentives to citizens for purchasing electric cars

Croatia offers new incentives to its citizens and companies for the purchase of electric vehicles (EV). Over EUR 3,3 million has been allocated for this purpose – EUR 1.62 million for citizens and EUR 1.75 million for companies. The plan which was introduced last year, will allow individuals to receive up to 40% of the […]

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South Central Ventures invests in LittleDot, the ultimate digital parenting platform

On 19 April 2018 in Zagreb, South Central Ventures announced the latest addition to their portfolio – LittleDot. Built by Dario Simovic and Dr.Milivoj Jovancevic. LittleDot is a platform which connects parents to pediatricians and other specialists in real-time and ensures that parents get verified advice and track their child’s health progress. This investment will […]

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Do Balkan start-ups, lack the ambition to grow beyond their comfort zone?

Venture Capital funds are somewhat active in the Balkans, with investments news here and there. To shed more light into the scene itself, we talked with Tatjana Zabasu, one of the Pioneers of Venture Capital in the Balkans and who serves as a Managing partner at South Central Ventures a Venture Capital Fund investing in Tech […]

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Croatian IoT startup receives 1 million € from SCVentures

South Central Ventures has announced its latest investment in the Croatian startup Sentinel, a leading smart solution provider for recreational boats in the Adriatic sea, with a vision of “Building IoT at sea”. The € 1 million investment from ENIF and private investor, Matej Tomazin, is intended to fuel their growth in Europe and extend […]

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Rimac Closes 30M € Investment with Camel Group

Croatian Rimac Automobili has announced that it has managed to close a 30 million Euro investment with Camel Group – Asia’s largest battery manufacturer. Asia’s largest battery manufacturer – China-based Camel Group Ltd., has entered into a Subscription Agreement with Rimac Automobili, Greyp Bikes and their founder and CEO Mate Rimac concluding the single largest foreign […]