11 Tech Startups from Slovenia You Need to Know About in 2016

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Despite being a relatively small nation—roughly 2 million at the last count—Slovenia is nonetheless big on innovative ideas and creative entrepreneurship.

A high unemployment rate of 16.7% has prompted the best and brightest of its workforce to step away from traditional career paths to create their own jobs. It’s no wonder Slovenia is currently ranked 15th in the world for starting a business.  The following are the top 11 Slovenian tech startups you need to be aware of in 2016.

11. GoAvio

Source goavio.com.
Source goavio.com.

Looking for a streamlined resource for planning your upcoming trip around Europe? GoAvio helps users locate cheaper flight alternatives by combining low cost flights with trains and buses.

10. LinkedAge

Source: linkedage.com.
Source: linkedage.com.

LinkedAge is a essentially an Airbnb for seniors—users can book retirement holidays in luxury facilities across the world that focus on special medical needs and social experiences with peers.

9. Ulla

Source: ulla.io.
Source: ulla.io.

It’s a fact that most people may be unknowingly suffering from chronic dehydration. Ulla has developed a smart hydration reminder that can be installed on any glass or bottle. LED diodes use visual signals to prompt users to drink three times more water than usual.

8. Gotoky

Source: gotoky.com.
Source: gotoky.com.

Gotoky’s aim is to allow users to be active with their smartphones without relying on a mobile network. The device enables users can talk, send, and receive data. without any need for mobile network coverage.

7. Adora

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Source: adora-med.com.

ADORA enables contact-free presentation of patient information during surgical procedures. The solution’s user interface relies on natural gestures to allow surgeons to maintain full control of patient scans while maintaining a sterile environment.

6. Chipolo

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Source: chipolo.net.

For most of us, losing or misplacing personal items is a common, sometimes daily occurence. Chipolo’s device lets users know where their possessions are at all times.

5. Liba Biba

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Source: libabiba.com.

Liba Biba has developed an iPad app for engaging children in oral motor exercises for speech therapy purposes. Users observe and imitate practices performed by their peers; mirroring capabilities, role-playing, stickers, and funny videos keep them engaged.

4. Facility

Source: facility.si.
Source: facility.si.

Facility’s app streamlines hotel operations by doing away with traditional phone calls and notes that could result in information loss. Management and staff are one click/tap away from the resources they need—all that’s required is a smart device and wifi connection.

3. 45HC

Source: 45hc.com.
Source: 45hc.com.

45HC’s platform enables easy container booking—using it, firms can book container transport in just 60 seconds. All transport costs of different ocean carriers, insurance costs, and related services are completely transparent to end users.

2. Feelif

Source: feelif.com.
Source: feelif.com.

Feelif’s solution combines a touch screen device with an app and specialized relief grid to allow the blind and visually impaired to feel shapes, hear sounds, music, speech and see colors.

1. Cube Sensors

Source: cubesensors.com.
Source: cubesensors.com.

It’s been said that we’re a product of our environments—Cube Sensors are small, stylish devices that measure temperature, humidity, air quality, noise, light and barometric pressure to help users understand how every room is affecting their health, comfort and productivity.

Slovenia may not be the most recognizable country on a world map, but its young energy and vibrant tech scene make it an innovative force to be reckoned with. Be sure to keep an eye on these 11 local startups as they refine their offerings over the coming months and years.

 

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