Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms

Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms

One of the earliest members of Hub Vilnius – Bored Panda, Lithuanian startup – has grown over the last four years into the most popular content page on Facebook. Congrats to Tomas Banišauskas and his team!

Wired, New York Times and other online tech media have noticed. Here is an excerpt from the latest article on Bored Panda in Wired:

FOR A YEAR or two in the early 2010s, a certain genre of cheesy, irresistibly uplifting headline was unavoidable on Facebook. You know the trope – someone died in an inspiring way, a potentially bad situation led to an unlikely friendship, a dog saved someone’s life. Followed, almost always, by “You’ll never believe what happened next.” Continue reading “Bored Panda rains over Facebook algorithms” »

Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup

Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup

Please meet Aurelija Urbonaviciute, CEO and Co-Founder at Tipi. Tipi a smart communication tool for rapidly growing or changing business which recently has been funded by angel investment. Aurelija presents the company and shares their success story.

So what is Tipi? How it works?

Tipi is a simple team communication tool that helps to have more meaningful and productive work for small / medium businesses and communities. Continue reading “Meet Tipi – the new team communication tool developed by a Lithuanian startup” »

Big success for LT startups – dropshipping business Oberlo acquired by Shopify for $15 mln

Big success for LT startups – dropshipping business Oberlo acquired by Shopify for $15 mln

Earlier this week it was announced that Shopify Inc. (NYSE:SHOP), a global company providing a cloud-based multi-channel commerce platform for small and medium-sized businesses, has acquired UAB Oberlo, a Lithuanian company that operates an online marketplace for entrepreneurs mainly with dropshipping solutions. Total transaction value is estimated to b, oberloe $15 million.

The biggest data hackathon in Baltics invites you to solve some real problems!

The biggest data hackathon in Baltics invites you to solve some real problems!
For the second year in a row we are inviting all the data enthusiasts to the Garage48 Baltic Open Data & Big Data 2017 hackathon, happening on 19-21 May in Tallinn, Estonia. This year event will be held in partnership with Tele2.  Last year’s event was a blast! With 150 participants, 18 top notch mentors and wide range of databases, so much good stuff happened over the 48 hours. Check out the last year’s winning teams here: http://bit.ly/winnersoftartu

This year will be even bigger and better. Let’s bring data to life and solve some real problems!

Data seems to be on everybody’s lips these days. Two years ago, The Harvard Business Review,  dubbed data scientist „the sexiest job of the 21st century.“ The top-paying job listings at Facebook and LinkedIn are for data scientists—not software engineers. It is quite a lucrative field.  Is data still hot? What is data science?   Why is data so important for society and businesses and what’s driving this new era of innovation?  On this small post, we will cover all these topics briefly.  And who knows, perhaps this information will spark some fresh ideas on how to change the world!

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