July 6, 2020 | By wp_admin
Name: Petar Fabris
Company name: Sklopp Technologies
Colour of your eyes: Blue
How many people are in the team: 2
Can you describe your product/service to us?
Think about how cool it would be that the moment you enter your hotel room and open up a suitcase all the clothes magically appear stored in the wardrobe.. Now, imagine a suitcase that allows exactly that with just one pull.
How did you get to an idea to start with this?
I was thinking about how I always wear wrinkled clothes on my trips because I use it directly from the suitcase. I just want to go out and explore. That triggered an idea which I thoroughly elaborated in the following months.
What are your plans for the future?
Expand the travel gear gamut, develop new concepts, make suitcase personalization for every feature.
Rather Ginto or Whiskey?
What is the difference between you and Steve Jobs?
I don’t think that greatness and arrogance should go hand in hand
What is it like to run a business and what do you like the most?
The best part of running a business is the creative part, and that’s what makes it very interesting for me.
What are your biggest obstacles?
Right now these revolve around the recent travel halt.
Are you more Goulash or Odojak? Caviar or Foie gras?
I’m more into fish, but goulash and foie gras can go well, too.
What is your favorite spot on the planet?
Old fishing boat harbor in Split.
What advice would you give to other people that are interested in starting something new?
Be honest to yourself in regard to what value and potential have that “something new”, which is to say, have the right motive.
What would you advise a founder to do?
To find a good and dedicated team.
What would you advise a founder not to do?
Not to have his ideas written in stone.
What is a key factor to success?
An ingredient over which we don’t have any control – luck.
How to teach a frog to smile?
Make an experiment where action leads to a Frog Princess kissing it.
Can you tell us something about your experience in the FRC accelerator program?
FRC accelerator program improved my product and the way I was looking at it. I found the program to be much more than just an investment and advice and I fully embraced every opportunity to learn something new.
What was the most important takeaway from the program?
For me it was the understanding of our USP and how should we emphasize it.
Would you suggest to other founders to apply?
Absolutely, I already have.
Who was your favorite FRC team member and why?
Roger, because he was our mentor with whom I really enjoyed discussing our business.