From Student Project to Successful Business


AretisOne of our media sponsors, Aretis, is a marketing agency creates focused media solutions, and was founded by one of our mentors, Marko Nožica.

It all started in 2003 as a part of one of his student projects. He used hygienic informative pads (HIPs) for advertising in student canteens, after which many recognized this communication method as a very effective media solution.

Aretis currently offers a wide variety of products and services such as HIP Professional (for use in business canteens), HoReCa (for use in hotels, restaurants, and coffee bars), and City Light Networks, and has earned the trust of a long list of clients, including Atlantic Grupa, Croatia Osiguranje, Mastercard, Microsoft, Orbit, Podravka, Puma, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, T-Mobile, Teatar &TD, Tele2, Večernji List, VIPnet, Zagrebačka Banka, and Žvečevo.

The name of the company derives from the Greek word “arete“, which roughly translates to “excellence of any kind“. Dear students, if you have your own idea and vision, guided by the principles of “arete“, don’t hesitate! Register now for Startup Weekend Zagreb and turn your passion into a successful business venture!

For more information on Aretis, please click here.