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Mar 27, 2015
The power of Open Data: 22 ideas pitched at Garage48 Open Data & Public Services Riga 2015
The halls here at the University of Latvia are filled with open data enthusiasts. 22 great ideas were pitched and the...
Feb 09, 2015
Garage48 Hardware and Arts 2015: The Winners
After the success of last years event. Garage48 returned to Tartu bigger and better than before! Such was the enthusi...
Feb 07, 2015
The 18 awesome projects of Garage48 Hardware & Arts!
It was almost midnight yesterday by the time all 18 teams were formed. This meant a long night and little sleep for m...
Jan 20, 2015
2014 was a record making milestone for Garage48, with new formats & new markets!
When we founded Garage48 back in 2010 we had one idea in mind - we wanted to show that launching a new startup is muc...
Dec 19, 2014
Interview with Founder Institute directors Mari and Lauri
As some of you might have already heard Start-up Estonia with the help of Estonian Development Fund launche...
Dec 17, 2014
Garage48 GameDev & Gamification event in Riga
Dec 06, 2014
The Ideas Pitched on Friday at Garage48 Riga 2014 GameDev & Gamification
What an inspiring start to the Garage48 Riga GameDev & Gamification event! 26 ideas were pitched on Fri...
Dec 02, 2014
3 reasons to join Garage48 Riga GameDev & Gamification
According to Garage48 co-founder Priit Salumaa the previous Garage48 events in Riga have proved to be the most fun ev...
Dec 01, 2014
The Winners of Garage48 Enable Tallinn 2014
First time ever Garage48 created a hackathon targeted to people who need more help than usual. The Garage48 team was ...
Nov 29, 2014
The Ideas Pitched on Friday at Garage48 Enable Tallinn 2014
An impressive 24 ideas were pitched on the stage at the cozy hall at the TTÜ Tudengimaja on Friday e...
Nov 29, 2014
The Progress Of Teams Based On 1st & 2nd Checkpoint
Today at 10 am, on a snowy Saturday morning, was held the first checkpoint of Garage48 Enable Tallinn 2014. The team ...
Nov 27, 2014
Garage48 Kampala 2014 winner Livana digitizes manual registration at workplaces
After 48 hours of intense product development by 10 talented teams, Garage48 Kampala 2014, hosted by Outbox...
Nov 27, 2014
Nicola Richardson Is Changing Cultures With Creativity
There are just a few hours left until Garage48 Enable Tallinn 2014 kicks off and as the excitement builds u...
Nov 21, 2014
Christel Sogenbits - The Advocate of the Blind People in Estonia
Christel Sogenbits is the Member of Board of the Northern-Estonian Association of the Blind and one of the ...
Nov 14, 2014
Meelis Luks - The Estonian Stephen Hawking?
Garage48 Enable Tallinn 2014 is happening on the 28-30th of November at the TTÜ Tudengimaja. This hackatho...
Nov 13, 2014
Student Startup Camp travels to Moldova - read about the projects
"We came at SSC to gain some new experience about working on a potential IT project. Well, this has happened, b...
Nov 09, 2014
Garage48 Lviv Winner is marketing good deeds!
Garage48 Lviv 2014 week-end hackathon is now successfully over. 28 ideas got pitched on stage and 13 o...
Nov 07, 2014
Garage48 Lviv 2014 pitched ideas
Wow! What an amazing evening it has been! Garage48 is in autumny Lviv for the first time and we have just finish...
Oct 24, 2014
Four reasons to join Garage48
The Garage48 hackaton is coming up! It is a great occasion for connecting with people interested in the IT field...
Oct 13, 2014
Garage48 Pärnu Winner turning bad customer experience into a good one
Garage48 Pärnu 2014 Women Special week-end hackathon, co-organized with Tech Sisters and Develop...
Oct 11, 2014
Garage48 Pärnu 2014 Women Special projects in progress
It's the 2nd day of Garage48 Pärnu 2014 Women Special hackathon in Pärnu co-organized with Tech Sisters. Teams...
Oct 03, 2014
Meet Kadri, Mentor at Garage48 Women Special Event
Kadri Ugand has been supporting startups in various ways and she is also an entrepreneur herself having co-found...
Sep 23, 2014
Meet Martin, Mentor at Garage48 Women Special Event
Martin Grüner is the co-founder of Aplefly Games and the world's best in developing real-time web and...
Sep 19, 2014
Sas48H event in Muscat showing promising projects!
Garage48 has been invited to Sultanate of Oman this week-end to organize a 48-hour intensive hackathon format event S...
Sep 17, 2014
Meet Jaan, Mentor at Garage48 Women Special event
The Garage48 Women Special event in Pärnu is not just for women - we have some amazing men lined up as mentors and a...
Sep 14, 2014
First Garage48 Vitebsk 2014 event winner Beatit motivating developers to code
The very first Garage48 Vitebsk 2014 intensive week-end event is successfully over. We had 8 teams working hard over ...
Sep 13, 2014
Garage48 Vitebsk 2014 projects in progress
It's the 2nd day of Garage48 Vitebsk 2014 week-end event and teams are intensively working on their project...
Aug 28, 2014
Meet Helen, Garage48 Pärnu 2014 Women Special Mentor
Meet our third diamond among our impressive list of mentors - the talented Helen Kokk. Helen is an established U...
Aug 27, 2014
Meet Elise, Garage48 Women Special Mentor
We are doing it again! Garage48 is hosting the women special event in Pärnu on the 10-12th of October, together with...
Aug 22, 2014
Meet Michelle, Garage48 Pärnu 2014 Women Special mentor!
We are doing it again! Already in October especially women are welcome to come and share their ideas, join teams and ...
Aug 20, 2014
MetricsCat journey from Garage48 to Startup Wise Guys
MetricsCat is a service that collects data from app markets and provides developers with in-depth app review&nbs...
Jun 29, 2014
Startups in Uganda – different kind of hunger
“Startups and Uganda???” was the surprised reaction I got when I mentioned to people back home that I’m going a...
Jun 02, 2014
Garage48 supporting start-up ecosystem in Ukraine
Garage48 one of the most energetic and skilled events have been taking place in Kyiv, Ukraine. Now we are happy to an...
May 31, 2014
DiploHack Tbilisi: Innovation Challenge
The Embassy of the Netherlands has organised the fourth DiploHack already, this time being dedicated to social innova...
May 14, 2014
Timber Diameter story - 6 months later
The Garage48 Pärnu 2013 hackathon event winner TIMBER DIAMETER is a mobile application that enab...
May 06, 2014
Next Garage48 might be adult entertainment themed!
...well it might. Might also be cat themed. But now that I have your attention, I will tell you something that y...
Apr 29, 2014
Garage48 Tallinn 2014 "Health&Wellness" Winner DonateIT making revolution in blood donation
The very first Garage48 week-end event focusing on health & wellness ideas is now successfully over! The event co...
Apr 27, 2014
Garage48 Tallinn 2014 "Health & Wellness" 15 projects
More than 150 people gathered on Friday in Tehnopol to the very first Garage48 week-end event focusing on h...
Apr 10, 2014
Garage48 boosting start-up ecosystem in Uganda
Garage48 visited Uganda in 2011 for the first time and already from next week Garage48 is sending their fir...
Apr 08, 2014
Garage48 Tallinn pre-event discussing healthcare problems
Last Wednesday Garage48 Tallinn 2014 "Health&Wellness" week-end hackathon pre-event brought more than 4...
Apr 06, 2014
For the first time Garage48 weekend ends with a tie!
For the third time Garage48 took place in Minsk, Belarus on 4th to 6th of&nbs...
Apr 05, 2014
Hacking in sunny Minsk
It is a beautiful, sunny weather here at Minsk and Garage48 event has arrived to help to uncover some hidden start-up...
Mar 11, 2014
GoWorkaBit: Lessons from Seedcamp
GoWorkaBit team started their attempt to change the world in Garage48 event in Parnu, October of 2013. GoWo...
Mar 03, 2014
Story of how Heelies won the first Garage48 Hardware and Arts: “Don’t even breath on it until we get the pitch done!”
Seren Eilmann, life-long heel-wearer and aspiring wantrepreneur working in Tartu Science Park, came to Garage48 ...
Feb 26, 2014
22 months after Garage48: Fastr Books story
Fastr Books is a startup that helps authors and publishers to proactively sell ebooks harnessing the power of social ...
Feb 07, 2014
Heelies, a feet-scanning solution for producing personalised soles, wins the first Garage48 Hardware & Arts
The first-ever Garage48 weekend in Estonia and Baltics devoted to building physical gadgets only proved to be a major...
Jan 31, 2014
TendeRFQ.com wins the first Garage48 in Ramallah
For the first time in the history of Garage48 an event was hosted from 30.01-1.02 in Ramallah, Palestine. While the P...
Jan 28, 2014
Wrapping up 2013 & planning 2014!
2013 ended so unexpectedly for Garage48 that only now we got some time to wrap the year up and bring you successful 2...
Dec 15, 2013
Garage48 Minsk 2013 winning project- a system helping its users with visual optimization
Dec 13, 2013
Garage48 DiploHack Tallinn winner revealing the conflicts of interests in state owned companies
We are happy to say that this season in Estonia ended for Garage48 with partnering up with DiploHack and&nb...
Dec 07, 2013
Five great projects presented at Internet Freedom Conference
Garage48 DiploHack Tallinn 2013 is half-way through and teams are intensively working to deliver results by tomo...
Nov 25, 2013
Cogo eats your social media data and wins Garage48 in Riga
Nov 16, 2013
No Pain, No Gain
We approached the second half of Garage48 event in Riga. What did we see?
Oct 22, 2013
"Passion does not pay the office rent" - Interview with Michelle Gallen, entrepreneur and mentor of Garage48 Pärnu 2013
Michelle Gallen is an author, geek and public speaker. She’s a serial entrepreneur having founded ...
Oct 22, 2013
Garage48 Moscow 2013 winning project helping to learn guitar in an easy and entertaining way
Garage48 very first event in Moscow is now over! We are proud to have joined forces with HSE Inc. to organi...
Oct 20, 2013
Garage48 Moscow 2013 projects in progress
Garage48 is proud to have joined forces with HSE Inc. to organize the very first Garage48 hacakthon in Mosc...
Oct 13, 2013
First Garage48 Pärnu 2013 winner Timber Diameter making innovation in timber industry
Very first Garage48 Pärnu 2013 is now successfully over! We are happy to say that with the help of Tech Sisters...
Oct 12, 2013
Garage48 Pärnu 2013 kicked off with record number of ladies!
Garage48 Pärnu 2013 organized together with the Development Centre of Pärnu County, in co-operation with&...
Sep 16, 2013
Garage48 EMT Appmillionaire Camp 2013 winner is PhotoFing
Garage48 is proud to announce the winners of the Garage48 EMT Appmillionaire Camp 2013 event which this tim...
Aug 11, 2013
Garage48 Kaliningrad 2013 winner is Blinky Squat
Garage48 is proud to announce the winners of the Kaliningrad event, which this time took place during 09.-11. August ...
Jun 19, 2013
Garage48 season continues in new great locations!
This August Garage48 will offer you the possibility to participate in the very first seaside hackathon in Kaliningrad...
May 12, 2013
Garage48 Ventspils winner is ClassNote
For the first time Garage48 took place in Ventspils, Latvia on May 10-12. 90 visionaries, developers, designers and m...
Apr 28, 2013
Garage48 Kiev 2013 winner is Tootorial.co
Garage48 took place for the second time in Kiev, Ukraine 26-28th April. 81 visionaries, developers, designers and mar...
Mar 24, 2013
Garage48 Tallinn Music 2013 winner is Theatre Jockey
Garage48 Tallinn Music 2013 was all about building music and entertainment products. From 28 ideas pit...
Feb 25, 2013
Microsoft is supporting Garage48 events this season to boost innovation!
Garage48 hackathons are alway looking for innovation. We are happy to present Microsoft as our great supporter t...