Start:up Balkan: Tirana

 Monday, 19 February 2018, from 16.00 to 21.00

@ Protik,Tirana

 “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 Tirana

The Start:up Balkan winning company Meerkiddo travels to London for a business-boosting visit

The founder of the winning start-up of the Start:up Balkan programme Meerkiddo from Bosnia and Herzegovina will at the beginning of September travel to London and visit a global start-up hub. With the 5-day visit of the winning start-up to the global capital and...
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16.00 – 16.30 | Introduction

H. E. Lea Stančič, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia
Kebiana Doci, Political, Press and Public Affairs Officer, British Embassy
Ergest Nako, Ecosystem Manager, Protik
Tatjana Zabasu, Managing Partner, South Central Ventures
Meliha Muherina, Project Manager, CEP
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference

16.30 – 17.00 | Keynotes

Igor Madzov, South Central Ventures: “What it means to be investable”
Mateja Lavrič, Kolektor Ventures: “Corpo and Startup – finding synergies for global wins”

17.00 – 17.45 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape and businesss opportunities in 2018 in CEE: 

Tatjana Zabasu, Managing Partner, South Central Ventures
Tomi Kallanxhi, Altro Post
(TBC) Alen Saqe, Co-founder & CEO, Dentem
Ergest Nako, Protik Innovation Center)
Aslan Ibrahimi, Founder & CEO, Allbatron
Mateja Lavrič, Kolektor Ventures

Panel moderator: Simon Sovič, PODIM team 

17.45 – 18.00 | Pitching Sessions 

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

18.00 –           | Networking 

Time for guests to connect in an informal atmosphere.