Start:up Balkan: Belgrade

Monday, 12 February 2018, from 18.00 to 21.00

@ Startit Centar, Belgrade

“Start:up Balkan is program in the framework of the project ‘Establishing an Integrated Start-up Ecosystem in the Western Balkans’ supported by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Slovenia’s Development Cooperation.”

Start:up Balkan Belgrade

Start:up Balkan Tour kicked-off in Belgrade

Centre for European perspective (CEP) has successfully launched its first event in the framework of the Start:up Balkan tour. 80 young entrepreneurial people participated in the workshop and 10 start-ups pitched their idea in front of business experts and potential...
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Start-up caravan continues its road to Tirana

Centre for European perspective (CEP) has successfully concluded its third pit-stop of the Start:up Balkan tour in Tirana. 50 young entrepreneurial people participated in the workshop and 7 start-ups pitched their idea in front of business experts and potential...
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Start up caravan arrived to Pristina to empower young entrepreneurs

Centre for European perspective (CEP) has successfully concluded half of its way with fourth pit-stop of the Start:up Balkan tour in Pristina. 70 young entrepreneurial people participated in the workshop and 15 start-ups pitched their idea in front of business experts...
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Start:up Balkan roadshow visits Skopje

Centre for European perspective (CEP) has successfully concluded its fifth event in the framework of the Start:up Balkan tour in Skopje. 70 young entrepreneurial people participated in the workshop and 6 start-ups pitched their idea in front of business experts and...
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Start-up caravan concludes its roadshow in Podgorica

Centre for European perspective (CEP) has successfully concluded its sixth and last event in the framework of the Start:up Balkan tour in Podgorica. 50 young entrepreneurial people participated in the workshop and 6 start-ups pitched their idea in front of business...
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Op-ed: Start:up Balkan tour embodies a positive agenda for youth

For the last 3 weeks a team from the Centre for European Perspective, Start:up Slovenia initiative, PODIM Conference and different start-up community experts from all over Europe (UK, Austria, Estonia, Hungary, Germany etc.) visited all six Western Balkans capitals. A...
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Young Danube Experts join an entrepreneurial programme in Slovenia

Entrepreneurial mindset and innovative thinking are the foundation of a healthy growth of the economy, which in turn ensures prosperity and an adequate level of development for all inhabitants. Young entrepreneurs are therefore indispensable and very resourceful part...
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Supporting Young Entrepreneurs from the Western Balkans

Young entrepreneurs are an important part of the today’s societies as they bring an important energy and enthusiasm to the daily life. CEP has been with support of the Slovenian Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the official development cooperation engaging BiH and...
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Start:up Balkans, Development Cooperation programme and Danube experts come together for PODIM Conference in Maribor

The Civil Society Forum of the Western Balkans in its conclusions on the issues of economic stability in the region emphasise: “The per capita income of the Western Balkan countries is just 27 percent of the EU15 average. Over 50% of youth population is unemployed,...
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20 start-ups, 20 success stories from BiH and Kosovo

In order to support the endeavor of the countries of the Western Balkans, the Centre for European Perspective (CEP) has been engaged in the entrepreneurial programmes for the last five years and its main objective is empowerment of young entrepreneurs from Bosnia and...
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Program

18.00 – 18.30 | Introduction

H. E. Vladimir Gasparič, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia
Zoja Kukić, SEE ICT / Startit
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference
Gorazd Justinek, CEO, CEP
Vuk Djukić, Principal, SC Ventures
Simona Grobelnik, Head of Developmen, Slovene enterprise fund

18.30 – 19.45 | Keynotes

(TBC) Carlos Eduardo Espinal, Managing Partner, Seedcamp
Darko Butina, Partner, BUDS: “Blockchain, cryptos and ICOs – disclosing the truth behind them”
Philipp Stangl, Managing director, Pioneers Ventures: “Venture Capital 101”

19.45 – 20.15 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape in 2018 in CEE 

Nebojša Lazić, General Partner, StartLabs
Vuk Djukić, Principal, SC Ventures
Csaba Kakosy, Managing Partner, CEO, Day One Capital
Luka Košir, Head of Sales, The invoice exchange

Panel moderator: Simon Sovič, PODIM team 

19.30 – 20.30 | Pitching Sessions 

6 startups will have the unique opportunity to pitch their startup in front of investors and receive invaluable feedback and meet the PODIM Conference team.

20.30 –           | Networking

Time for guests to connect in an informal atmosphere.