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PODIM 2020

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about Podim

Over the past years, Podim has developed into the most influential single gathering of startups & scaleups in the Alps-Adriatic & Western Balkans region. In 2019, over 150 hand-picked startups & scaleups joined Podim with the aim to find investors and business partners. By becoming Podim partner, you can even get a word in the scouting process finding the startup & scaleups.

Have a look at all the startups and scaleups that have attended Podim in previous years!

Top_Innovation_Pool

Looking for the next big thing? Look no further

At Podim, you will find 150+ of the most promising startups & scaleups, mostly from the Alps-Adriatic and Western Balkan Region. Our startups represent the very best of each stage, from early startup to scaleup company, as well as a wide range of industries. Last year, startups and investors pre-booked over 900 meetings that were held during the two-day event.

VIP_Networking

Connect with your peers

VIP Night for Investors, Speakers, & Key Partners is an invitation-only networking event at the venue. It is your exclusive opportunity to gather in an informal atmosphere to discuss trends and exchange practices and challenges related to investing in, starting, and growing a business. The event is a convenient way to get to know other investors, speakers and key partners before the Podim conference begins. VIP Night for Investors, Speakers & Key Partners, including a delicious dinner, will take place on Monday 18th May, on a pre-conference day, right after the Demo day.

Hands-on_Support

We understand only relevant meetings count

The Deal Room Events Matchmaking tool allows you to find and meet the most relevant people for you and your business. Simply screen the attending startups & scaleups and other investors or business executives based on the most detailed information by using our Deal Room app. We even offer you hands-on support on finding the right fit for you. As an early-bird investor applying for Podim, you get exposed to potential startups & scaleups during marketing and scouting campaign. If you want to get a say in the scouting process to find the startups and scaleups or book a dedicated table in the Deal Room, reach out to us for partnering options. At Podim, every minute will be worth your time.

Infuse_your_Pipeline

We help you fill your acceleration and investment program

We live our idea of matching top regional startups & scaleups with capital by putting great effort into hand-picking the best startups & scaleups, who are developing solutions for the current and future needs of the industry. Each of the 150+ joining startups & scaleups is carefully selected through our selection process, ensuring that they represent diverse stages and sectors and fit your preferences and needs. Schedule dozens of well-matched one-on-one meetings with relevant startups & scaleups and use these two days to fill your acceleration and investment program!

Investors

Looking for investment opportunities in previous years

Many renowned investors have been looking for and have found their investment opportunities right here on Podim. Use Podim Deal Room as your powerful tool for filling your investment portfolio.
MP_at_Seedcamp_UK

Carlos Eduardo Espinal is a renowned Seed Investor & Partner at Seedcamp. As Partner at Seedcamp, he

GP_at_500_Fintech_USA

A creator and investor, Sheel Mohnot leads the 500 Startups FinTech Fund and accelerator. His startu

CEO_of_Startup_Wise_Guys_EST

The ultimate “make-it-happen” person, Cristobal Alonso is a serial entrepreneur and the Global C

CEO_of_AlpVent_Switzerland

Nina Dremelj is passionate about startups, keen about entrepreneurship, and ecstatic about creating

MD_at_ Blend_Ventures_UK

Alexandre Massart is a renowned investor who currently runs Blend Ventures Ltd., a consulting and ad

FP_at_Fil_Rouge_Capital_Croatia

Julien Coustaury is one of the most active angel investors in the region. He became entrepreneur whe

CEO_of_Rockstart_Netherlands

Rune Theill is an experienced entrepreneur who is passionate about building startup ecosystems and w

CEO_of_Pi_Campus_Italy

Marco Trombetti is a serial entrepreneur and investor who has more than 40 investments in Europe and

Partner_at_Credo_Ventures_CZ

Jan Habermann is a founding partner of Credo Ventures, a venture capital firm that focuses on early-

AP_at_Speedinvest_Austria

Markus Lang is an early-stage investor at Speedinvest, a European venture capital fund for tech star

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Investors that attend Podim

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Podim_startups_&_scaleups_portfolio

Diversity matters

To get a better impression on what kind of startups and scaleups Podim portfolio has to offer, what stages they are in, what industries they cover and what is the scale of funding they are seeking, we have put some numbers together for you.
Structure_by_industry
Business and Productivity 0
Lifestyle and Entertainment 0
Mobility and Transportation 0
Financial Services 0
Energy and Utilities 0
Life Science and Agriculture 0
Materials and Manufacturing 0
Structure_by_stage
Concept Stage (got an idea) 0
Seed Stage (working on a product) 0
Early Stage (prototype ready and close to market) 0
Growth Stage (out there and making money) 0
Established Business (achieved break-even point operationally) 0
Structure_by_funding_seeking
0 – 75k EUR 0
76k - 300k EUR 0
301k-1M EUR 0
1+M EUR 0
What_participants_say

Experience the unexpected

“It’s really good for investors from this region, especially for early-stage investors.”

Sara Vargha, PortfoLion, Hungary

“It’s a great opportunity to get a sense of the startups here in the region.”

Csaba Kakosy, Day One Capital, Hungary

“My first impression is: Wow! Superb selection of companies, typically early-stage, superbly well structured.”

Francois Mazoudier, TMRW, United Kingdom

“To get a feeling what’s happening at the moment, this year, or will be happening the next year, you need to come here to see it, to feel it … to experience it.”

Tjaša Jarc, Silicon Gardens Fund II, Slovenia

“I think the Deal Room format is really good for networking, because you can schedule specific meetings.”

Annemarie Weder, HighTech Startbahn, Germany

“I learned a lot of new stuff; we met really good startups.”

Nina Dremelj, AlpVent, Switzerland

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