Global Growth

Looking to enter a new market or expand your startup globally?

Global Growth will accelerate the international development of your startup. You will create a foreign expansion and sales strategy and make bold steps to take your business overseas/abroad.  

6 startups that enter the program will be awarded a total of:

120.000 EUR

Global Growth takes no equity or fees.

Applications are now closed!

Who could apply?



than 5 years


1 – 15 employees

Head of Sales (international experience is a plus)

Product Manager

Defined international target market

Proven traction in the past 12 months (EUR 70k or more)

Proven export in the past 12 months

What can the startups expect?

Six startups that were accepted into Global Growth 2023, will each receive EUR 20,000 at the beginning of the program. The program will ensure they create a great sales pitch, and sales deck and take action tapping into international markets. They’ll meet with business partners and potential investors in at least one global market, and work with renowned mentors.

What do we expect from the startups?

Startups need to have a proactive approach in terms of program participation and achieving their goals, and a can-do attitude.  

We expect major steps from their end expanding to a new foreign market and negotiating with potential investors and business partners.   

Masterclass 1 — Strategy/Focus (Oct 24-27)

Masterclass 2 — Setting Up Business (Oct 30-Nov 10)

Masterclass 3 — Sales Academy (Nov 13-24)

Masterclass 4 — Market Entry (Nov 27-Dec 1)

Masterclass 5 — Sales Pitch and Negotiation (Dec 4-8) & Demo Day (Dec 19)

Global Growth 2023 Startups


BITE ME is a food startup offering 10 products designed to boost energy levels, provide plant-based protein intake, and support digestive health. What sets us apart is the perfect balance of great taste, functionality, and high-quality standards, using entirely vegan, gluten-free, and organic (natural) ingredients with no additives and no refined sugars. Our unique Protein Cookies even got awarded as “The best snack in the world” at the IFE London 2023.


Bitlight’s Bitreport enables chains and multi-location businesses to easily maintain the standard in each location resolve everyday issues and accelerate field work. Bitreport already has a significant presence in Croatia and they have set their sights on expansion in foreign markets.


Flaster is a platform for measurable moving advertising, where brands benefit from great exposure in desired cities, and drivers benefit from additional passive income. With presence in Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina, it is the first regional media that simplifies the media buying of moving advertising on an international level. With a unique developed technology for measuring moving advertising, they create a competitive advantage in scaling.


Protosfera’s Mod-ing is on a mission to ensure the availability of rare parts for German old-timers to car enthusiasts from all over the world. Through the use of digitalization, the Mod-ing team is creating a digital archive of unavailable classic car components that can be remanufactured on demand by local production partners. These parts have been distributed to over 70 countries through international channels, assisting numerous customers in completing their classic car restoration projects.

RoMb Technologies

RoMb Technologies, based in Zagreb, is developing groundbreaking technology for autonomous vehicles, pushing the boundaries of autonomous navigation. Their mission is to facilitate the automation of logistics processes and provide high-quality, efficient, and cost-effective solutions for manufacturing and logistics companies. Their innovative solutions aim to address the growing global demand for automation in logistics, offering an advanced, adaptable, and efficient approach to navigating the challenges of the modern industry, and during this project, they are entering the market of the DACH region.


sportreact develops systems that allow athletes to move and react faster. The system combines a mobile application and hardware components, i.e., sensors that detect athletes’ reactions. The mobile application contains predefined training routines, the possibility of creating new ones by the user, and analytics and monitoring the progress of the athlete and/or team.