/5.1.2015, Author: Stanislava Vabšek
Finalist of the competition Start:up of the year 2016 are developing Chipolo - smart pendant that helps you find your phone, keys, anything. They received equity investment SK200 from the Slovene Enterprise Fund.  


We all have a few things without which we don't leave the house. Phones, wallets and house keys. Despite this, every day we use a few precious minutes looking for these things. Usually when we are pressed for time the most.


The startup Chipolo has developed a solution for this problem – an advanced Bluetooth item finder that connects to a smart phone app which notifies the user when it leaves the vicinity of the phone. If you are looking for the phone, you only have to shake your Chipolo and the phone will ring. If you misplace your keys, simply open the app and you'll immediately know where to look. The app is available for Android, iOS and Windows phone users, who can extend their search using all Chipolo apps in a huge Chipolo community.


The team, today consisting of 15 people, is led by Primož Zelenšek and Tadej Jevševar. After a Kickstarter campaign, they conquered all 5 continents in about three years. The Chipolo family is also quickly growing and it now has more than 350,000 satisfied users across the globe, including numerous stories of how Chipolo helped them solve unpleasant situations.


Chipolo helps you find your phone, keys, anything.


Finalist of the competition Startup of the year 2016 

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Adress: Chipolo d.o.o., Cesta 1. maja 83, 1430 Hrastnik
Membership: RCR Zasavje


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Author of content: Stanislava Vabšek,
Communications and PR Start:up Slovenija
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Zelenšek Primož, CEO
Jevševar Tadej
Plaskan Domen
Zdovc Jure
Barovič Domen
Jančič Alan
Reggi Andreas Luka
Tone Stanovnik
SPS SK200 - gen. Autumn 2014
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