21st & 22nd of May
Maribor, Slovenia
Wednesday, February 21, 2018

PODIM Challenge Roadshow in Skopje!

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PODIM – the biggest and most influential startup conference in the European Adriatic & Balkan regions is coming to Skopje! Join us at the special PODIM pre-event, organized by Podim and SEDC, for all Macedonian startups looking for investment, networking and growth opportunities! 

The event will take place on Wednesday, 21 February 2018, from 17.00 to 20.00 at the Seavus Education and Development Center in Skopje. 
2 startups from Macedonia will have the special opportunity to receive 2 free tickets, free accommodation in Maribor during the conference and all other PODIM Conference benefits for start-ups
Learn all about the special opportunity for Macedonian startups and meet experienced investors and entrepreneurs from the region at the PODIM pre-event in Skopje!

PODIM Conference is the only event that annually gathers the most brilliant startup stakeholders from the European Adriatic & Balkan regions in one place and connects them to the global ecosystem.


17.00 – 17.30 | Introduction
H.E. Prof. Dr. Milan Jazbec
, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Vesna Ivanoska, General manager, Seavus Educational&Development Center 
Igor Madzov, South Central Ventures
Gorazd Justinek, CEO, CEP
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference

17.30 – 18.30 | Keynotes
Igor Madzov
, Associate, South Central Ventures: “What it means to be investable”
Elena Draganovska, Head of Customer and Sales Support, Inplayer: “How to build and grow the company to a successful business?"
Maris Prii, COO, Startup Wise Guys: “How to evaluate accelerator programs and compare their value offers?” 

18.30 – 19.30 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape and businesss opportunities in 2018 in CEE: 
Csaba Kakosy
, Managing Partner, CEO, Day One Capital
Elena Draganovska, Head of Customer and Sales Support, Inplayer
Ivana Stanković, Investment Manager, South Central Ventures
Panel moderator: Simon Sovič, PODIM team & Cherr.io 19.30 – 20.00 | Pitching Sessions 
Startups will have the unique opportunity to pitch their startup in front of investors and receive invaluable feedback and meet the PODIM Conference team. Format: 3 min pitch. If you want to pitch, you have to register for the event on the Eventbrite. Slides should be sent to challenge@podim.org at least a day prior the event. Further instruction will be sent by email. Max 10 startups will be choosen to pitch on stage.

Don't forget to visit http://podim.org/macedonia and seize the unique opportunity for Macedonian startups! 
20.00 –           | Networking 
Time for guests to connect in an informal atmosphere.



For further information, please send us an email on challenge@podim.org and check www.podim.org.  
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