Forum 100 % Start:up 2021

9. March 2021 At 13.00
Date and time
Tuesday, 9. March 2021
13.00 - 17.00 CEST


The Slovene Enterprise Fund is again helping young innovative, globally oriented companies with money, valuable contacts, mentors and getting into acceleration programs.


You can get funding from 54,000 to 600,000 EUR, participate in more than 10 specialized programs run by the best private contractors, and choose your mentors from a database of more than 140 entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts and business program managers.


Come to the online event where you will get all the details.


Financing and programs of Slovene Enterprise Fund, which will be talked about

  • P2 - receive a EUR 54,000 grant for product/service development
  • SK75 - receive a EUR 75,000 convertible loan for sales growth and expansion into new markets
  • SI- SK - double the investment concluded with a private investor. The so-called co-investment ranges from EUR 100,000 to EUR 600,000
  • Overview of other sources of financing offered by the Fund and SID Bank.
  • Content support in the form of counselling, mentoring and acceleration programs available in the local and national business support environment.

You will receive important information on the tenders, learn about the evaluation criteria, the pre-selection process, important dates and deadlines for applying and many tips on how to be successful in the tenders.


Immediate feedback 

At the event, you will receive immediate feedback on whether your idea is suitable for the above tenders. Apply for a personal consultation (see registration form).


All applicants will receive all materials related to the tenders after the event.




Event program


13:00 - 13:15 | Comprehensive financial and content support in 2021

Maja Tomanič Vidovič, Slovene Enterprise Fund

Jernej Pintar, Technology Park Ljubljana

Urban Lapajne, Start: up Slovenia


13:15 - 14:00


P2 is still the simplest start-up grant

Manfred Lepej and Mateja Grobelnik, Slovene Enterprise Fund


EUR 75,000 of convertible loan SK75 and up to EUR 600,000 SI-SK co-investments ensure rapid market entry and international expansion

Nina Urbanič, Slovene Enterprise Fund


14:00 - 14:15 | Startup Plus Programs - multipliers of received funding

Urban Lapajne, Start:up Slovenia


14:15 - 14:30 | From Start: up Slovenia, additional points for P2 and SK75, the Slovenian Start: up of the Year award and to active participation in the Podim conference

Urban Lapajne, Start: up Slovenia


14:30 - 15:10 | Shifts in the investor scene

Nina Dremelj, Business Angels of Slovenia

Gregor Rebolj, Silicijevi vrtički II

Grega Potokar, ABC Accelerator


15:10 - 16:00 | Bold plans of WINNERS 2020

Martin Pelc, MojMojster / Daibau, multi-million investment

Žiga Vrtačič, Bird Buddy, EUR 4,2 million on Kickstarter campaign (to be confirmed)

Tilen Travnik, BEVO, a new Slovenian company included in Ycombinator


Interviewer: Tjaša Sobočan, CEED Slovenia


16:00 - 17:00 | Zoom Consultation

Breakout Room 01: P2

Breakout Room 02: SK75 & SI -SK

Breakout Room 03: Startup Plus Programs

Breakout room 04: Vouchers



This year's event will take place online via the Zoom platform. You will receive a link to it the day before.





The event is organized by Start: up Slovenia in cooperation with Slovene Enterprise Fund and the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology. The local partner of the event is Technology Park Ljubljana.





Content support for recipients of P2, SK75 or SI-SK financial products under the "de minimis" scheme is co-financed from the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the European Union from the European Regional Development Fund. This is implemented on the basis of the Content Support for Funds Recipients (SMEs) Programme in the 2018-2023 period, under the Operational Programme for the Implementation of the European Cohesion Policy 2014-2020.



Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.