Miroslav Kovac is the Founder & CEO of Coffee Cloud, a UK company with offices in London, Zagreb and San Francisco. Coffee Cloud helps suppliers to understand how their espresso machines are being used, giving them the precise information to ensure quality and profitability. Coffee Cloud is funded by US investors Techstars, R/GA, Estonian Buildit invest and Metro Cash&Carry. As a great example of a successful startup whose founder went trough some of the best startup accelerator programs in the world, Miroslav will share his experience and advice for other startup founders.
Miroslav Kovac is the Founder and CEO of Coffee Cloud. Coffee Cloud helps suppliers to understand how their espresso machines are being used, giving them the precise information to ensure quality and profitability. He is a electronic engineer, serial entrepreneur, and inventor, with more than 15 years experience in HoReCa, F&B industry and coffee business as a coffee bar owner and coffee distributor. He is also a author of one patent and few patents pending, actively worked as a consultant for the protection of intellectual property around 20 new products and inventions. As an member of Executive board of Croatian Inventors Association, he received a numerous honors during his career as a inventors and entrepreneur of witch the most important is International invention of the year award by British Inventors Society, USA INPEX Invention show gold award in food & beverage, Croatian chamber of economy Zagreb "Zlatna Kuna" invention award. He has a active role as advisor in startup companies Measure and Gourme Tribe.
His company Coffee Cloud Technologies Limited, is a UK company with offices in London, Zagreb and San Francisco. As the company Founder & CEO he got accepted and has graduated from several accelerator programs, including the famous Techstars Metro accelerator program.
Coffee Cloud - big data enabler, produce and implement an IoT / cloud-based software for the operational management of professional coffee machines. CC customers, coffee suppliers and producers, restaurants and coffee shops are experiencing an average 20% increase in coffee quality and revenue. Sales pipeline includes famous coffee machine producers and coffee chains as Starbucks, Costa Coffee, coffee producers and distributors as Illy, Lavazza, Jacobs Douwe Egberts and Julius Meinl.
Coffee Cloud is funded by US investors Techstars and R/GA, Estonian Buildit invest and larger worldwide hospitality reseller from Metro Cash&Carry. Coffee Cloud's EU production line is ready for production of 500.000 sensor units per year.