15th & 16th of May
Maribor, Slovenia
Wednesday, March 08, 2017

From PODIM to Silicon Valley in two unforgettable days!

What do you think are the benefits that most excites startups every year, when they attend PODIM, the biggest and most influential startup conference in the Alps-Adriatic region and its investment part PODIM Challenge? Is it 50+ well-known investors from the whole world? Is it our PODIM Challenge blue-chip partners? The prizes and benefits we ensure for startups every year? And don't forget - the application deadline for startup ticket is 31 March 2017!

PODIM value for startups

This is what Nedim and Nicholas said:

”We closed an investment at PODIM Conference so now we can start building our business even bigger! PODIM should happen twice a year!” Nedim Sabic, Lionscube, BiH

”We got to pitch at PODIM Challenge, received great feedback and awesome opportunities to meet the right people and improve our network!” Nicholas Caporusso, Paperleap, Italy

What about you? Are you coming to PODIM this year?

If you get your startup ticket on time, don’t forget to register for PODIM Challenge! This year’s winner will receive an all-inclusive startup programme in the value of 10,000 € in San Jose, the capital of Silicon Valley. The prize is contributed by the ABC Accelerator, so you’ll work hard and play hard!

There is no startup world without corporations!

Several PODIM Challenge blue-chip partners have already confirmed their participation at this year’s conference, including Kolektor, Iskratel, Telekom Slovenia and Triglav Insurance and we are concluding the final talks with other companies. We are expecting more than 150 corporate representatives who are looking for new opportunities to invest into the most promising startups from the following industries:

How to get the highest possible number of 1:1 meetings?

This year you will once again meet with investors and corporate representatives at pre-organized 1:1 meetings within the PODIM 1:1 Arena. You can ensure you get as many meetings as possible by submitting the best presentation of your team and the products you are developing for a better tomorrow, which will be included in this year’s PODIM Catalogue.