10 years after joining the EU, Slovakia is becoming a hive of tech, web and mobile app activity.

The Slovakian startup scene is currently thriving and there are many opportunities for bright entrepreneurs with an original idea to find funding, support and mentoring available, including:

Inspirational success stories

Find out more about the new and exciting generation of Slovakian entrepreneurs through these inspirational success stories:

  • Piano Media, this startup enables publishers to monetise their web content without cutting into existing ad revenue.
  • Discover today Slovakia’s best online bookshop Martinus.
  • Enter SAShE, Slovakia’s largest online portal for handmade goods.
  • How to transform enthusiasm for gadgets into a successful startup called Culcharge.
  • A successful business comes from a bright idea and a great team. Goldee is a shining example of that…literally.
  • Inhiro is an online tool that helps companies to find their ‘heroes’, in other words talented individuals.

Some stimulating startups and scaleups

Peter Pellegrini, the Digital Champion of Slovakia recommends having a look at these interesting startups and scaleups.


  • sli.do is a web-based tool for real-time interaction during conferences.
  • datamolino.com is a solution for SMEs to turn invoices and other company documents into structured electronic documents ready for direct import to accounting systems.
  • diagnose.me enables patients to get a second opinion on their MRI and CT imagery from leading world radiologists.
  • mentegram.com is a platform for daily monitoring of patients, helping therapists track how treatment is progressing.
  • inhiro.com simplifies hiring of new staff – it can be used to create visually attractive job ads, sharing them on social networks and to manage the hiring process itself.
  • youstice.com promises to make resolving customer complaints easier by facilitating direct negotiations between the business and the buyer.
  • relbit.com is one for developers – it offers a fast, scaling PHP hosting platform without extensive server management.
  • pexe.so is an upcoming video analytics & rights management platform, which can find and track video content anywhere on the internet.


  • Pixel Federation is one of Slovakia's leading online games development studios. The popular Facebook game Train Station is among its products.
  • Sygic is one of the world’s leading navigation services providers for automotive industries, companies and end users.
  • CoverPage is an award-winning self-publishing tool, which allows creating interactive magazines and publications for mobile devices.

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