21st & 22nd of May
Maribor, Slovenia
Tuesday, February 20, 2018

PODIM Challenge Roadshow in Prishtina!

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PODIM – the biggest and most influential startup conference in the European Adriatic & Balkan regions is coming to Prishtina! Join us at the special PODIM pre-event, organized by Podim and Innovation Centre Kosovo, for all startups from Kosovo, looking for investment, networking and growth opportunities! 
The event will take place on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, from 18.00 to 21.00 at the Innovation Centre Kosovo in Prishtina. 
10 startups from Kosovo 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 Kosovo and meet experienced investors and entrepreneurs from the region at the PODIM pre-event in Prishtina!
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.


18.00 – 18.30 | Introduction
H.E. Mr Bojan Bertoncelj
, Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia
Uranik Begu, Executive Director, Innovation Centre Kosovo
Tatjana Zabasu, Managing Partner, South Central Ventures
Meliha Muherina, CEP
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference

18.30 – 19.00 | Keynotes
Igor Madzov
, South Central Ventures: “What it means to be investable”

19.00 – 19.30 Fireside chatMergim Cahani, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Gjirafa
Host: Simon Sovič, PODIM team & Cherr.io

19.30 – 20.15 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape and businesss opportunities in 2018 in CEE: 
Visar Kelmendi
, The Interview App
Igor Madzov, South Central Ventures
Ivana Stanković, South Central Ventures
Tatjana Zabasu, South Central Ventures
Mergim Cahani, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Gjirafa

Panel moderator: Simon Sovič, PODIM team & Cherr.io

20.15 – 21.00 | 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/kosovo and seize the unique opportunity for Kosovian startups! 

21.00 –           | 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.  
Event organizers:


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