Croatia’s first unicorn opens 150 million kuna campus in Zagreb


  • by croatiaweek
  • in
    Enterprise

(Photograph: Infobip)

ZAGREB, 15 April (Hina) – Home IT firm Infobip on Wednesday introduced a brand new 20,000-square-metre campus in Zagreb, which is a brand new step ahead within the improvement of its innovation, information and excellence centres, through which it has up to now invested HRK 150 million, using greater than 800 folks.

The Alpha Centauri campus, which was named after the star system closest to Earth, is positioned close to Zagreb’s Sveta Klara and Remetinec neighbourhoods. The three Infobip founders, Silvio and Roberto Kutić and Izabel Jelenić, stated it was an evolution from their campus in Vodnjan, Istria the place the corporate headquarters is positioned.

There are about 300 folks working in Vodnjan, whereas over 800 work in Zagreb, however their quantity will improve after one other constructing is in-built Zagreb. Presently, 8,000 sq. metre is presently in operation.

Croatia's first unicorn opens 150 million kuna campus in Zagreb

(Photograph: Infobip)

Along with places of work, the campus additionally has a restaurant, leisure services, and flats for the lodging of staff who don’t reside in Zagreb and are available from throughout Croatia, but additionally from all over the world, the place Infobip has 3,600 staff in 70 places of work.

“We’ve been constructing the campus for about two years, we moved in three months in the past, and we already work right here as a result of Zagreb is essential to us, additionally as an innovation centre,” stated Kutić, including that they’re planning to open a centre additionally in Sarajevo, the place they have already got land and funds and plan to make use of about 500 folks.

Croatia's first unicorn opens 150 million kuna campus in Zagreb

(Photograph: Infobip)

Progress of 55%, revenues in 2021 over $1.1 billion, IPO in preparation

Kutić stated the corporate had an annual development charge of about 50% and that they generated US$1.18 billion in revenues in 2021.

The primary enterprise remains to be digital communication, which will likely be much more essential sooner or later, in addition to creating options for higher communication by completely different digital channels, synthetic intelligence and different superior applied sciences.

Kutić additionally stated he believed their IPO (preliminary public providing) may very well be prepared by the top of the yr, including that their shares can be listed on the US inventory change in New York.

Croatia's first unicorn opens 150 million kuna campus in Zagreb

(Photograph: Infobip)

All founders underscored they wished to contribute to the event of the know-how neighborhood in Croatia by innovation led by their staff in Croatia and the world, by inserting Croatia on the centre of the developer neighborhood on this a part of Europe by Infobip Shift conferences and by sharing information and opening the worldwide market to home startups by their programme Startup Tribe.

They stated that Croatia had nice expertise however that they had been additionally open to foreigners, who account for almost half of their staff in Zagreb.

(Photograph: Infobip)

The Alpha Centauri campus was developed by architectural groups from 3LHD and Fabrika and was constructed by 35 corporations. It has eight flooring and follows world traits with inexperienced parts and sustainability.

Signal as much as obtain the Croatia Week E-newsletter



Supply hyperlink