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Sunday, 17 October 2021

Croatia's Surf 'n' Fries Signs Deal with Walmart: Meet Surfin' Chicken

October 17, 2021 - Extraordinary success for Croatia's most successful franchise, Surf' n 'Fries, as th Rijeka-based success story rebrands to Surfin' Chicken to open in the USA in a deal with Walmart which will open up 300 locations.  It is a story that we have been following almost since the birth of TCN. Looking back more than 6 years at the title of that first interview with Andrija Colak, co-founder of Surf 'n' Fries, I have to smile. A Croatian Global Success Story: Meet Andrija Čolak, CEO of Surf 'n' Fries. If Surf 'n' Fries was a global success story…
Sunday, 17 October 2021

Croatian Memgraph Company Celebrates Expansion and Investment

October the 17th, 2021 - The Croatian Memgraph company has been going from strength to strength of late, and further expansion as well as investments are currently being celebrated by this successful domestic company which hasn't even been on the scene for that long. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Ivan Tominac writes, as recently as last week, the successful Croatian Memgraph startup announced an investment of 9.34 million US dollars. The fact that investments accelerate various processes in business ventures isn't something new, so the Croatian Memgraph startup is planning some new moves that will further strengthen their already impressive market position. As…
Saturday, 16 October 2021

Croatian Modepack's Products Being Used by Massive Global Names

October the 16th, 2021 - The Croatian Modepack company's products are being purchased and used by some of the world's giants, including the likes of Amazon, Adidas and DHL. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Darko Bicak writes, the growth of e-commerce over recent years hasn't particularly surprised anyone, but there are almost no analysts or companies operating in this sector who could have predicted the sheer volume of growth in this segment of trade due to the global COVID-19 pandemic and the speed of change in the entire sales and delivery chain, which completely altered in just a few months. This was the general…
Saturday, 16 October 2021

Gabrijela Korica Designs Croatian Pet Furniture, Makes Donations for Each Purchase

October the 16th, 2021 - Gabrijela Korica is a promoter of the application of machine learning technologies in healthcare at Microsoft Croatia, and she recently launched a luxury furniture brand for pets called Gambarossa. But that isn't call, this new Croatian pet furniture brand comes with a heart in the form of donations to those animals most in need. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Lucija Spiljak writes, last year, Gabrijela and her sister Petra launched the first children’s book on artificial intelligence in English, and Gambarossa is the latest venture of this enterprising woman from the world of IT. When, she says, she couldn't…
Friday, 15 October 2021

Croatian Emergency Medical Maritime Service to be Richer for 6 Vessels

October the 15th, 2021 - The Croatian Emergency Medical Maritime Service is set to be richer for six fast vessels following the recent signing of a contract with two domestic shipyards. As Jozo Vrdoljak/Novac/Jutarnji list writes, the Tehnomont Shipyard (Pula) and the Iskra Shipyard 1 from Sibenik have signed a Public Procurement Agreement with the Ministry of Health for the construction of six fast boats for the establishment of emergency medical care on the islands. The work of building and equipping six emergency medical boats is worth around 76.4 million kuna. The Croatian production consortium won the tender as the…
Friday, 15 October 2021

Croatian Startup RoomOrders Expanding to Spain, Turkey

October the 15th, 2021 - The Croatian startup RoomOrders, often referred to as the ''Croatian Glovo'' has experienced success and is now expanding to Spain and Turkish resorts. As Bernard Ivezic/Novac/Jutarnji list writes, it isn't only the state and the tourism sector that have benefited from this year's remarkably (and surprisingly) good tourist season. The Croatian startup RoomOrders won two major jobs in record time by introducing its platform for ordering food and other services via mobile phone, after testing the system this summer in the tourism sector here in Croatia. Eugene Brcic Jones, the co-founder and CEO of RoomOrders,…
Thursday, 14 October 2021

Croatian Agency and Sparkling Wine Idea Win Prestigious Cresta Award

October the 14th, 2021 - The Croatian agency, Bruketa&Zinic&Grey, and the Untouched by Light sparkling wine from Slovenia's Radgonske gorice won the prestigious Cresta award recently. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Marta Duic writes, Cresta is an international award for creativity in marketing communications, which has been awarded since back in 1993 and for which many of the most respected international creative companies compete. It is considered to be a real global benchmark for and of creative standards. The award-winning project of Croatian creators Untouched by Light, is the first sparkling wine in the world to be produced, sold and tasted in full,…
Thursday, 14 October 2021

Croatian Manufacturer RASCO Unveils its Electric Street Sweeper

ZAGREB, 14 October, 2021 - The RASCO manufacturer of devices and multi-purpose vehicles for the maintenance of traffic infrastructure and municipal maintenance of urban areas, on Wednesday presented its new product, the electric street sweeper called LYNX Charge. This first Croatian electric vacuum road sweeper was developed by the Kalinovac-based company in cooperation with the Zagreb-based Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER). The device is a part of the project launched by the company in 2017. In 2019, RASCO launched the diesel-powered LYNX. The whole project is estimated at about 30 million kuna, and HRK 15 million has been provided from European…
Wednesday, 13 October 2021

Tasks from Zagreb Kids Escape Room to be Solved in United States

October the 13th, 2021 - Tasks from the Zagreb kids Escape Room are set to be solved across the pond in the world's strongest economy, the United States of America. As Poslovni Dnevnik/Sergej Novosel Vuckovic writes, entering the United States of America, the world's strongest economy, is an unfulfilled dream for many Croatian citizens, let alone entrepreneurs and business owners, which will in some ways be much easier to achieve when the needs for visas is revoked on December the 1st, 2021. Kruna Josimovic is from Zagreb, she's an author and the initiator of the Zagreb kids Escape Room, a…
Tuesday, 12 October 2021

Croatian Underwater Photography Talent Wins Medals at Madeira Ceremony

October the 12th, 2021 - Croatia comes first in many areas, producing a lot of talent from sport to science and medicine and everything in between. Croatian underwater photography skills are the latest thing to be awarded however, at a ceremony which recently took place on the beautiful island of Madeira. As Morski writes, four underwater photographers from the Republic of Croatia won two medals at the World Underwater Photography Championships held in Madeira, Portugal, on Saturday, October the 9th. Croatian national team member and two-time world champion Damir Zurub with his assistant Katarina Marija Mihaljinec once again won a…
Sunday, 10 October 2021

New Rimac Campus Construction Project in Kerestinec Advancing

October the 10th, 2021 - Things are going full steam ahead at the construction site of the brand new Rimac Campus in Kerestinec, with works moving quickly and anticipations running high. As Poslovni Dnevnik writes, the village of Kerestinec, which lies just west of Zagreb, is the site of the up and coming new Rimac Campus which Croatian entrepreneur Mate Rimac decided on building not so long ago. This massive project which will also become the new headquarters of the much loved Croatian company Rimac Automobili plans to have a kindergarten, organic food production, and even accommodation capsules instead of…
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