Startup Roadshow Ljubljana Autumn 2022

5. September 2022 At 13.00
Date and time
Monday, 5. September 2022
13.00 - 17.00 CEST

Tehnološki park Ljubljana

Tehnološki park 19

1000 Ljubljana

At the event, you will learn how to get the €75,000 convertible loan or €600,000 equity investment available to innovative companies under the Slovene Enterprise Fund's SK75 and SI-SK calls. The CEO of one of the most successful technology companies, EKWB, will share his experience of running a business in a global market.


You will get concise information and concrete advice that will help you make easy decisions for the future of your business.


Financing and programs to be discussed:

  • €75,000 convertible loan under the Slovene Enterprise Fund's SK75. Essential information on the call, evaluation criteria, timeline and tips on preparing your application.
  • €100,000 - €600,000 of direct capital injection from the Fund's SI-SK product.
  • Overview of other sources of financing offered by the Fund.
  • Content support in the form of advice, mentoring and accelerator programs available in the local and national business support environment.
  • Practical legal advice for startups. 
  • Advice from experienced entrepreneurs and advisors.

Event program

13.00 – 14.00 | INFO: How to Get €75,000 SK75 or €600,000 SI-SK
Information, advice and experience will be shared by Nina and Urban, who run the programs at the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the pre-selection process at Start:up Slovenia. 

Nina Urbanič, SEF
Urban Lapajne, Start:up Slovenia


14.00 – 15.00 | ADVICE: How to Successfully Navigate a Global High-Tech Company

Matjaž Krč is the CEO of EKWB, one of the leaders in the niche of cooling systems for gaming PCs. The company was awarded the Gazelle 2021 title, but after a market turnaround in early 2022, management was forced to downsize operations significantly. Don't miss a frank and direct discussion about the ups and downs.  


Matjaž Krč, CEO of EKWB d.o.o.

15.00 - 16.00 | ADVICE: Raising Capital in Challenging Economic Times

Data show a decline in venture capital investments in the first half of this year compared to last year's period. Find out what an experienced investor advises startups. An entrepreneur who has recently raised a fresh investment round will also contribute his insight. 


Lisa Mislej Vončina, Wise Up

Gregor Rebolj, Silicon Gardens Fund 

Darko Đurić, DTs HUB (FroomCare)

Jure Mikuž, South Central Ventures


16.00 - 17.00 | CONSULTING: 1-on-1 Consultations

Take advantage of 10-minute consulting appointments with business advisors for questions related to the S75 pre-selection process or the SI-SK. The appointment must be booked in advance by sending an email to

Urban Lapajne, Start:up Slovenija





The event is organized by Start:up Slovenia in co-organization with the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the Ministry of Economic Development and Technology.


The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40 people. Pre-registration is required.



The program 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.