Startup Roadshow Maribor Autumn 2022

6. September 2022 At 13.00
Date and time
Tuesday, 6. September 2022
13.00 - 17.00 CEST

Tovarna podjemov

Ulica škofa Maksimilijana Držečnika 6

2000 Maribor

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 the World's First Smart Lab Furniture Came to Be

The established company MIKRO POLO d.o.o. and the young tech company Agitron d.o.o. joined forces under the brand LAB interior. The result is innovative laboratory furniture. Two core team members will share with you their challenges.


Marko Liccardo, CEO and co-founder of Agitron d.o.o.

Jure Mlakar, Director of Lab Interior

15.00 - 16.00 | ADVICE: Trends and Opportunities in the Food Industry

The food industry is undergoing a radical transformation. Every day we see new nutritional products, supplements and developments that are turning into profitable business opportunities. We will talk to successful business entrepreneurs about this lucrative industry. 


Vitja Sikošek, co-founder and CEO of, SK75 recipient 

Uroš Požgan, co-founder and director of Pokica d.o.o, recipient of P2 and SK75 



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 Slovenia






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.