Here are some news and features that came across my desk today while working on the next feature article for Eastist.
Tripomatic from Brno is selected out of more than 60 applicants as the best Czech startup at the WebExpo Startup Show in Prague. The prize is a 1 million Czech Crown ( €40,655) investment offer from Miton Investment. The runners-up were BookFan and OpenBrand.
Filmaster, a Polish social movie startup, partners with Raindance, Europe’s leading independent film festival that takes place in the UK at the beginning of October, allowing festival-goers to check-in, rate, review, plan and more.
The Next Web has an interesting interview about improving the chances of East European tech startups with Bogdan Iordache of How To Web, the much-anticipated upcoming tech conference in Romania, and Aleksandar Tasev of Balkan Unlimited, a Skopje non-profit dedicated to supporting innovation and entrepreneurship in the Balkans.