21st & 22nd of May
Maribor, Slovenia
Wednesday, February 28, 2018

PODIM Challenge Roadshow in Podgorica!

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PODIM – the biggest and most influential startup conference in the European Adriatic & Balkan regions is coming to Podgorica! Join us at the special PODIM pre-event, organized by Podim and Digitalizuj.me, for all startups from Montenegro, looking for investment, networking and growth opportunities! We will talk about smart cities and smart agriculture, share tips and tricks on fundraising and help you recognize if your business is ready for blockchain, cryptos or ICOs!  
The event will take place on Wednesday, 28 February 2018, from 17.00 to 20.00 at doMEn in Podgorica. 

2 startups from Montenegro 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 startups from Montenegro and meet experienced investors and entrepreneurs from the region at the PODIM pre-event in Podgorica!

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. Mr Mitja Močnik, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia
Vanja Madžgalj, Director at British Council, Podgorica
Predrag Lešić, Smart Whatever enthusiast, Co-founder, Digitalizuj.Me
Jan Kobler, Managing partner, SC Ventures
Gorazd Justinek, CEO, CEP 
Meliha Muherina, Project Manager, CEP
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference

17.30 – 18.30 | Keynotes
Florian Kandler, Fundraising Expert and Startup Mentor, GetFunding.how, Vienna: “Tips and tricks for successful fundraising” 
Matt Kuppers, Founder&CEO, Startup Manufactory, London:  "How to identify competitive advantage in AgroBusiness"
Letitia Seglah, Fintech and RegTech Consultant, Startup Manufactory, London: “Is your business ready for Blockchain, cryptos or ICOs?”

18.30 – 19.30 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape and businesss opportunities in 2018 in CEE: 
Elma Hot
, Co-founder, BeeAnd.Me, Vienna 
Jovana Miljanić, Architect at DVARP, smart city enthusiast 
Jan Kobler, SC Ventures
Predrag Lešić, Smart Whatever enthusiast, Co-founde Digitalizuj.Me
Verena Wahlandt, Startup PR and communications professional 

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/montenegro and seize the unique opportunity for Montenegrian 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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