Student Start:up weekend

21. April 2017 At 12.30
Date and time
Friday, 21. April 2017
12.30 - 0.00 CEST
It only takes one weekend to realize your entrepreneurial idea! 
In the recent times, we've heard a lot of theory on the topic of going from idea to product/company/production. On this student startup weekend, we will practically apply this newly acquired knowledge. 

Why attend?

  • Because this is the most fun way to gain entrepreneurial knowledge 
  • Because you can make huge progress on your idea in just 2 days 
  • Because you will establish new relations and new business connections 
  • You will get tips from experienced entrepreneurial mentors 
  • and to top it all off, food and an unforgettable ambient.

Who is this event for?

  • Students with product or service ideas 
  • Student hackers, hustlers, and hipsters who are looking for teams that need their knowledge
  • Students who are already developing a product as part of an existing startup and need feedback on their business model
All who have a business idea and want to realize it with the help of other participants, as well as those who want to join one of the participating startup teams, can apply to the event. 

Students with ideas, mark in your application whether you already have a team or not. If not, no worries, as the first part of the Student Startup weekend is team building, where you can get new members with whom you will go on the road from idea to product.

The students who want to join a team, say so in your application. As mentioned, the first part of the event is an opportunity for you to choose which idea to join.

The number of places is limited and applications are only open until Tuesday the 19th of April 2017. 

Practically, fun, innovatively, and creatively to the realization of your business idea! 


Friday, 21st of April 2017

12:30 – 13:00 | Participation Registration

13:00 – 13:15 | Welcome speech and introducing the work method
Jure Verhovnik, Venture factory

13:15 – 13:45 | Short presentation of participants/ideas and presentation of the needs of new team members (team formation)
Moderator: Simon Sovič, Venture factory

13:45 – 14:15 | Organized lunch at the restaurant of the Hotel (an opportunity to get to know new team members)

14:15 – 15:00 | Business model canvas presentation
Miroslav Rebernik, EPF, and Venture factory

15:00 – 17:00 | Active work on the development of the business idea with  mentors
Nataša Rus, Venture factory;
Jure Verhovnik, Venture factory;
Peter Alešnik, Venture factory;
Simon Sovič, Venture factory;
Matej Rus, EPF, and Venture factory;
Miroslav Rebernik, EPF and Venture factory

17:00 – 17:30 | Break

17:30 – 19:00 | Active work on the development of the business idea with  mentors
Nataša Rus, Venture factory; 
Jure Verhovnik, Venture factory; 
Peter Alešnik, Venture factory; 
Simon Sovič, Venture factory; 
Matej Rus, EPF, and Venture factory; 
Miroslav Rebernik, EPF and Venture factory

19:00 | Networking and reflection on the progress of the idea

Saturday, 22th of April 2017

09:00 – 09:30 | Gathering of participants and awakening with coffee

09:30 – 10:00 | How to create an effective pitch
Simon Sovič, Venture factory

10:00 – 13:00 | Active work on the development of the business idea and the presentation with mentors
Each group will have their own mentor, that will be with the group the whole weekend

13:00 – 13:45 | Lunch
Restaurant of Hotel Habakuk

13:45 – 15:00 | Active work on the development of the business idea and the presentation with specialist mentors, followed by a 1-minute elevator pitch about the progress they made.
Additional specialist mentors will be brought in based on the needs of each group. Teams will get the schedules of these mentors at the event.

15:00 | The conclusion and participant networking

Organizational elements of the startup weekend

Ahead the organizational elements of the startup weekend are presented:
Infrastructure: Startup  weekend  will be happening in the Minarik hall of Hotel Habakuk, Pohorska  cesta  59. The participants of the startup weekend bring their own computers. 
Catering and snacks: The organizer will make sure that your tummies will be full. There will also be unlimited coffee and other drinks. 
There is no possibility of sleeping at the venue. 


Izvedba: Mojdenar IT d.o.o.