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Featured programmes

Imagine Cup


 

GeekHouse accelerator


SGH Bootcamp + 75.000 EUR

Go:Global accelerator


GG Growth + 200.000 EUR
 
 


Programmes by stages of development of the start-up company

 
 
 
 
 
 

In programme implementation, we collaborate with the best partners


 



 
     

    Gallery of past events

    Our events are intense and fun, full of new knowledge and contacts. Don't believe us? Check …
    • Imagine Cup
    • Startup weekend
    • Start:up of the Year Competition 
    • PODIM Conference
    • Go:Global Slovenia
     
     
    We organized more than 400 events with more than 13.000 participants    More


     

    “Slovenian Startup of the Year” Award

    We are looking for, highlighting and awarding ambassadors of Slovenian startup entrepreneurship. Those startup companies and teams whose achievements, actions, reputation and development potential present the new generation of Slovenian innovative entrepreneurs.  

     
     
     



     
    Two days of unforgettable entrepreneurship fun and content! More than 40 international star speakers. More than 600 start-ups, entrepreneurs and esteemed investors. 
    An event you REALLY must not miss!


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    We give start-ups an opportunity to socialise and learn from the best!

    We have built a community of the best business mentors, consultants and lecturers available on the Slovenian start-up scene. They will advise you about the development of your business idea, open many doors and help select and enter national programmes. 
     
     
    Startup mentors
    • Tone Stanovnik
      Špica
    • Davorin Jakulin
      Atech
    • Jure Mikuž
      RSG Capital
    • Gregor Mesarič
      Timur
    • Tomaž  Erjavec
      Oculus
    • Davorin Gabrovec
      Intera
    • Andraž Tori
      Zemanta
    • Matej Kurent
      CalypsoCristal
    • Matej Golob
      30Lean
    • Kristjan Pečanac
      Hekovnik
    • Mark Pleško
      Cosylab
    • Matic Bitenc
      Toshl
    • Aleš Špetič
      CubeSensor
    • Tatjana Zabasu
      RSG Capital
    • Samo Lubej
      Finančni center d.o.o.
    • Gregor Rebolj
      Klika
    • Štefan Furlan
      Optilab
    • Jugoslav Petkovič
      Silicon Gardens
    • Tadej Gregorčič
      Motiviti
    • Andraž Logar
      3fs
    • Marko Keber
    • Primož Kunaver
      Primum
    • Boštjan Špetič
      Zemanta
    • Jaka Levstek
      D.labs
    • Jaka Lindič
      Danu
    • Lojze Bertoncelj
      30Lean
    • Matevž Medja
      DsgnFwd
    • Miha Mikek
      Celtra
    • Tilen Travnik
      D.labs
    • Andrej Muževič
    • Igor Panjan
      SmartPA
    • Peter Ribarič
      Silicon Gardens
    • Matjaž Petrič
      5M
    • Gregor Pipan
      Xlab
    • Jure Pučko
      Doctrina
    • Borut Rismal
      Pasadena
    • Maria Anselmi
      Bisnode
    • Jaka Stele
      eDition Digital
    • Rok Stritar
      Ekonomska fakulteta
    • Peter Velikonja
    • Ajša Vodnik
      AmCham
    • Matej Zalar
      Visionect
    • Aljoša Huber
      IntelPlan
    • Darko Butina
    • Lidija Reiter
      TREND
    • Blaž Zupan
      EF in Optiprint
    • Branko Drobnak
      Arima
     
    National programmes committee
    • prof. dr. Miroslav Rebernik
      EPF Maribor
    • Matej Golob
      30Lean
    • Lojze Bertoncelj
      30Lean
    • Tilen Travnik
      D.labs
    • Maja Tomanič Vidovič
      Slovenski podj. sklad
    • prof. dr. Janez Bešter
      FE UNI LJ, LTFE
    • Aleš Blatnik
      Napovednik
    • Gregor Pipan
      Xlab
    • Branko Drobnak
      Arima
    • Uroš Ferjančič
      Pisarna za prenos teh. UNG
    • Štefan Furlan
      Optilab
    • Aljoša Huber
      IntelPlan
    • prof. Marko Jaklič
      EF ULJ
    • Davorin Jakulin
      Atech
    • Iztok Lesjak
      Tehnološki park Lj.
    • Alenka Marovt Novak
      MGRT
    • Matevž Medja
      DsgnFwd
    • Tatjana Zabasu
      RSG Capital
    • Jure Mikuž
      RSG Capital
    • Samo Lubej
      Finančni center d.o.o.
     
     

    Dynamic start-up community

    Growing businesses
    GenEplanet
    Company genEplanet, finalist of the competition Start:up of the year 2008, specialises in analysing the genetic makeup of individuals.
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    All start-ups
     
    Innovative products
    Revolutionary solution for batteries efficiency
    ABMS for electric and hybrid vehicles is a global innovation that significantly improves the efficiency of batteries.
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    All products
     
    Dynamic startup people
    Matic Bitenc
    Matic Bitenc is the director and co-founder of company Toshl, with which they placed into the accelerator 500 Start-ups.
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    • Jugoslav Petković
      Silicon Gardens
    • Branko Drobnak
      Arima
    • Borut Rismal
      Pasadena
    • Davor Jakulin
      Atech
    • Darko Butina
      SASH reporting
     
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    Infrastructure for entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial talents

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    + Entrepreneurial programs and community
    OFFICES
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    Consulting and support


    The members of the Initiative and its partners throughout Slovenia provide individual counseling for:

    Idea and product development
    Business model development
    Establishing a company
    Management of Intelectual property
    Writing a business plan


    Consultant will also assist in the selection of appropriate programs.
    Vera Nunić
    Ljubljana
    P: 01 6203407
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    Jure Verhovnik
    Maribor
    P: 02 2294276
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    Marjetka Jakob
    MURSKA SOBOTA
    P: 02 5308200
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    Mihael Gornik
    ZAGORJE OB SAVI
    P: 03 5660530
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    Mitja Mikuž
    NOVA GORICA
    P: 05 3932450
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    Saša Lavrič
    CELJE
    P: 040 662266
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    Matjaž Jug
    KAMNIK
    P: 041 360 399
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    Domen Bole
    Ljubljana
    P: 
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