Mondly is special. Launched in 2014, Mondly has bootstrapped to 100 million downloads worldwide, making it one of the most successful language learning apps worldwide, until their exit to Pearson in 2021. How did they achieve success on their own terms?
When starting a product or startup from scratch there are a million things to do – hiring a team, working on your product, talking to customers. What are some of the best practices investors see in the startups which draw their attention?
Over the course of 2022, LAUNCHub Ventures, a leading SEE early stage investor, has gathered data on how startups manage their fundraising process. The “East of Eden” report offers insights into a range of early-stage fundraising topics and founders’ latest expectations in the changing environment of SEE.
In 2013, George launched Green Horse Games, a gaming studio focused on developing community games. 8 years later, Green Horse Games was acquired by Miniclip in one of the largest transactions in the region. Despite the outcome, the first steps were not easy. Years later, George looks back at the principles he followed so his… Read more »
Welcome to the leading startup competition in Eastern Europe! Spotlight fuels early-stage tech startups with unique opportunities for matchmaking, collaborating and scaling. Join us in watching the pitches of the Spotlight semifinalist and Q&A sesions with the jury.
Join us for Startup Wise Guys pitch session! We’re excited to showcase the latest batch of Romanian startups joining Startup Wise Guys, who will be pitching on stage and taking your questions. The session will be joined by multiple Startup WIse Guys partners, who will tell you more about the Startup Wise Guys plans in… Read more »
Welcome to the leading startup competition in Eastern Europe! Spotlight fuels early-stage tech startups with unique opportunities for matchmaking, collaborating and scaling. Join us for the Spotlight finals – where the best startups pitch and answer the questions of the jury.