Slovenian selection for Central European Startup Awards 2016 Grand Finale!

17. November 2016 At 13.00
Date and time
Thursday, 17. November 2016
13.00 - 0.00 CEST

We invite you to join us in Technology Park Ljubljana (building B, ground floor hall) on Monday, 14 November 2016 from 13.00 to 15.00 o’clock, for a presentation of startups and stakeholders of the Slovenian ecosystem. On 1 December 2016, they will compete as national ambassadors for a victory at the esteemed Central European Startup Awards 2016 Grand Finale, this year hosted by the Ljubljana-based ABC Accelerator.


Central European Startup Awards (CESA) is a series of events in countries of Central and Eastern Europe, highlighting and promoting the best innovators and startup stakeholders on the level of individual countries and the entire CEE region.


Program me of the Slovenian CESA 2016 selection

12:30 - 13:00

Arrival and gathering of guests


13:00 - 13:10

Welcome speech from the organizer and national partners


13:10 - 13:30

Presenting key achievements of Slovenian startups and the Slovenian startup ecosystem. Participants in the short moderated conversation:

- Urban Lapajne, Initiative Start:up Slovenia, national jury member of CESA 2016

- Jakob Gajšek, ABC accelerator, national jury member of CESA 2016 and supporter of CESA 2016

- Marjana Majerič, Technology Park Ljubljana, national jury member of CESA 2016

- Rok Magister, SAP Slovenia, sponsor of CESA 2016 awards


13:30 - 14:30

Presenting candidates who placed onto the shortlist of CESA 2016 selection and announcing national ambassadors in 11 competitive categories:

- Best Co-working Space

- Best Accelerator / Incubation program

- Best Indie Game Developer

- Best Early Stage Startup

- Best IoT Startup

- Best Fintech Startup

- Best User Experience

- Best Social Impact

- Investor of the year

- Most Influential Woman by SAP

- Startup Of The Year by SAP


14:30 - 15:00

Hanging out and giving a toast   


Participation at the event is free, but registration over Eventbrite is obligatory!


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More information: Stanislava Vabšek, mobile 031 707 204,



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