Forum 100% Start:up 2017

14. March 2017 At 13.00
Date and time
Tuesday, 14. March 2017
13.00 - 0.00 CEST

On Tuesday, 14 March in Technology Park Ljubljana, we will present the already sixth investment round of Slovene Enterprise Fund’s SK75 and SK200 investments, and the tenth edition of the Start:up Slovenia competition with P2 at Forum 100% Start:up. Once again, we will carry out a series of nine roadshow events that will happen in Celje, Velenje, Kranj, Maribor, Murska Sobota, Nova Gorica, Koper, Slovenj Gradec and Novo mesto between 9 and 17 March. We recommend you also mark your calendars with the pre-selection procedure deadline for competition Start:up Slovenia with P2, and for obtaining SK75 and SK200 investments. The deadline is 22 March 2017!

Forum 100 % Start:up – event programme

Where and when: from 13h to 18h, big lecture hall of building B in Technology Park Ljubljana

13:00 – 13:10  /  Welcome, disruptive companies!

  • mag. Aleš Cantarutti, Secretary of State at the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology
  • mag. Maja Tomanič Vidovič, Slovene Enterprise Fund director
  • mag. Iztok Lesjak, Technology Park Ljubljana director, Initiative Start:up Slovenia member

13:10 – 14:15  /  Public support for startups in 2017

Presenting tenders (P2, P2R, P2L and SK) that will be available to Slovenian startup companies in 2017.

  • mag. Maja Tomanič Vidovič, Slovene Enterprise Fund director
  • Rok Huber, Slovene Enterprise Fund
  • Manfred Lepej, Slovene Enterprise Fund

14:15 – 14:30  / Mentorship of 500startups & Pioneer Festival await the best Slovenian startup

Winner of the “Slovenian Startup of the Year 2017” competition, which will once again be announced at the PODIM Conference, will receive the mentorship of the elite accelerator, 500 Startups, and five finalists will be able to attend the Pioneers Festival in Vienna.

14:30 – 14:40  /  Break

14:40 – 15:10  /  P2, SK75 and SK200: Do you really know which product is most suitable for you?

Presenting the application for the pre-selection process of the competition Start:up Slovenia with P2, and products SK75 and SK200.

  • Urban Lapajne, Initiative Start:up Slovenia team 

15:10 – 15:30  /  One week all-inclusive programme in Silicon Valley for the best PODIM Challenge team

PODIM Challenge, taking place as part of this year’s PODIM Conference, was strengthened with strong blue-chip companies and an attractive prize for the best startup companies – one week all-inclusive programme in Silicon Valley.

  • Urban Lapajne, Initiative Start:up Slovenia team 

15:30 – 16:30  / Achieving success by collaborating with big companies

Choose the most suitable partner that will help you achieve growth and set goals in the early stages. We will introduce Slovenian blue-chip companies that systematically support startups, and ways of financing with private capital.

  • Mateja Lavrič, director, KOLEKTOR VENTURES
  • Damjan Slapar, executive director for products and general solutions, Iskratel
  • Zoran Miloševič, chief innovation and digital officer, Zavarovalnica Triglav
  • Sašo Djoković, stream lead partners manager, Telekom Slovenije
  • Dragan Stjepanović, sales and IT development, Pošta Slovenije
  • Jernej Močnik, director for Corporate Banking & SME, Nova KBM
  • Branko Drobnak, president of the Business Angels of Slovenia club

Discussion moderated by:  Matej Golob, CorpoHub  

16:30 – 18:00  /  Q&A for products and pre-selection, and 1:1 consultations

Business consultants of the Initiative Start:up Slovenia will be available to event participants in 15-minute intervals. 

  • Urban Lapajne, PODIM Conference & Start:up Slovenia


Registration for Forum 100% Start:up

Participation at the event is free, registration is obligatory, because attendance is only possible until all free spaces are filled.

Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.