PODIM Challenge 2016

 


Meetings of 50+ investors with promising startups!

PODIM Challenge is a great opportunity for all entrepreneurs looking for a seed investment. It is a pitching competition for early stage startups with a minimum viable product and first paying customers.

Application deadline is 15th April 2016! 


 
Apply for PODIM Challenge!
 


5 to 7 startups will pitch on the conference stage! 

From amongst all submitted applications, five to seven promising start-up companies from the Alps-Adriatic region will be chosen. They will have 5-minute presentations on the main stage of the PODIM conference. We are announcing PODIM Challenge jury members:
 

  

Investors in the conference audience, startup catalogue and 1:1 meetings

Even more investors will be in the conference audience. We are announcing the investors, who already confirmed their presence at PODIM conference:   
  • Rune TheillRockstart (Netherlands)
  • Alex IskoldTechStars New York (US)
  • Jure Mikuž, RSG Kapital (Slovenia)
  • Roger BlottFil Rouge Capital (Slovenia)
  • Miklós KovácsiEurope Capital (Hungary)
  • Rok HabincSTH Ventures (Slovenia)
  • Nina WössSpeedInvest  (Austria)
  • Gregor ReboljSilicon Gardens Fund (Slovenia)
  • Branko Drobnak, Business angels of Slovenia (Slovenia)
  • Niko Slavnič, Business Angel (Slovenia)
  • Čedo Jakovljević, Business Angel (Slovenia)    
  • Antal Karolyi, Independent Business angel (Hungary)
  • Miloš LukačkaDelta Accelerator (Czech Republic)
  • Matjaž Bavdek, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Robi Domadenik, IEXNET (Slovenia)
  • Bojan Muravec, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Damjan Veber, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Frenk Jeromel, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Anja Horvat Jeromel, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Giovanni Toffolutti, Italian Angels for Growth (Italy)
  • Aleš Blatnik, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Carlo Asquini, Italian Angels for Growth (Italy)
  • Csaba Kakosy, Day One Capital (Hungary)
  • Lénárd Horgos, Hungarian Business Angel Network (Hungary)
  • Darko Dujič, Silicon Gardens Fund (Slovenia)
  • Dan Lupu, Earlybird Ventures (Germany)
  • Eva Rez, Day One Capital (Hungary)
  • Davorin Štetner, Croatian business angel network (Croatia)
  • Damir Mujić, Croatian business angel network (Croatia)
  • Boštjan Marušič, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Aurel Pasztor Day One Capital (Hungary)
  • Matjaž Levar Business angel (Slovenia) 
  • Steffen Boodei5invest (Austria)
  • Suresh PatelVerdexus VC (UK)
  • Aleksandar TasevSuperfounders VC (Macedonia)
  • Matjaž Slak, Business angel (Slovenia)
  • Sašo Horvat, Business angel / Ergoles d.o.o. (Slovenia)
  • Dino DedićCroatian business angel network (Croatia)
  • Hrvoje PrpićCroatian business angel network (Croatia)
  • Tomislav KostanjevacCroatian business angel network (Croatia)
  • Janko Medja, Business angel (Slovenia)

All startups, who will aplly for PODIM Challenge, will also have the opportunity for 1:1 meetings with interested investors from the PODIM Challenge jury as well as from amongst conference attendees. 
 
We will prepare a startup catalogue with the description of start-ups attending the PODIM conference, which will be available to all investors at the conference as well as to mentors, speakers and established companies that wish to collaborate with start-up companies. Based on their interest, one-on-one meetings will be organised. 

 
Apply for PODIM Challenge!



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Main co-organizer: COINVEST
Alpe-Adria co-organizers: Venture Factory, Technology park Ljubljana, KWF, Build!, Science Park Graz, Friuli Innovazione
Award Contributors: DsgnFwd Design Accelerator & ABC Accelerator
Partners: Centre for European Perspective (CEP), Business Angels of Slovenia
 

Investors



PODIM Challenge 2016

US
Alex Iskold
TechStars New York
Germany
Dr. Jens Pippig
ProSieben Accellerator
Bulgaria
Dilyan Dimitrov
Eleven
Czech Republic
Jan Habermann
Credo Ventures
Netherlands
Rune Theill
Rockstart
Bulgaria
Rumen Iliev
LAUNCHub
Austria
Herwig Springer
i5invest.com
Slovenia
Jure Mikuž
RSG Kapital
Slovenia
Dejan Roljič
ABC Accelerator
Slovenia
Julien Coustaury
Fil Rouge Capital
Monaco
Roger Blott
Fil Rouge Capital
Slovenia / New Zealand
Nicholas Bartlett
Business Angel
Hungary
Miklós Kovács
iEurope Capital
Hungary
Laszlo Czirjak
iEurope Capital
Austria
Michael Schuster
SpeedInvest
Austria
Nina Wöss
SpeedInvest
Slovenia
Matevž Medja
DsgnFwd Design Accelerator
Slovenia
Branko Drobnak
Business angels of Slovenia
Slovenia
Gregor Rebolj
Silicon Gardens Fund
Slovenia
Niko Slavnič
Business Angel
Slovenia
Rok Habinc
STH Ventures
Slovenia
Čedo Jakovljević
Business Angel
Hungary
Antal Karolyi
Independent Business angel
Czech Republic
Miloš Lukačka
Delta Accelerator
Slovenia
Matjaž Bavdek
Business angel
Slovenia
Robi Domadenik
IEXNET
Slovenia
Frenk Jeromel
Business angel
Slovenia
Anja Horvat Jeromel
Business angel
Slovenia
Damjan Veber
Business angel
Italy
Carlo Asquini
Italian Angels for Growth
Italy
Giovanni Toffolutti
Italian Angels for Growth
Hungary
Csaba Kakosy
Day One Capital
Hungary
Lénárd Horgos
Hungarian Business Angel Network
Slovenia
Aleš Blatnik
Business angel
Slovenia
Darko Dujič
Silicon Gardens Fund
Germany
Dan Lupu
Earlybird Ventures
Hungary
Eva Rez
Day One Capital
Croatia
Damir Mujić
Croatian business angel network
Croatia
Davorin Štetner
Croatian business angel network
Slovenia
Tatjana Zabasu
RSK Kapital
Hungary
Aurel Pasztor
Day One Capital
 
Oddaj prijavo!