15th & 16th of May
Maribor, Slovenia

DEWESoft’s Value Proposition 


Company presentation

DEWESoft is a high-tech company from Trbovlje that was founded in 2000 and has since then developed into a multinational corporation with 12 companies across the world, including in Europe, Asia, and the US. They are one of the leading manufacturers of measurement techniques, so far recognized by companies such as NASA, Space X, Bosch, BMW, Audi and many others. In order to support young entrepreneurs and startups from the Central Sava region, they founded the business accelerator Katapult in 2016, helping members from the prototype stage to the final product and market penetration. 

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What are they looking for? 

Katapult is looking for tech companies with physical products (hardware), developed at least up to the functional prototype stage.

What are they offering?

  • Help in setting up manufacture.
  • Testing infrastructure: with rich testing infrastructure, startups can carry out different tests on their products (shock, vibrations, temperature tests, ESD, BURST).
  • Better prices in material procurement and logistics: DEWESoft and chosen suppliers have an agreement that Katapult members get the same prices and conditions as bigger companies. 
  • Access to the tool shop: DEWESoft has a tool shop with modern CNC machines in direct vicinity.
  • Laying line for electronics manufacture: a modern, half-a-million euro worth laying line is available to members that need to manufacture printed circuit boards.
  • Access to foreign markets: DEWESoft’s developed global sales network makes it easier for entrepreneurs to enter foreign markets.
  • Mentorship: support of Katapult’s, DEWESoft’s and other experts in product development, marketing, industrialization …
  • Values: transparency, honesty, integrity, modesty, persistence.

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Get in touch with Katapult!

If you want to collaborate with Katapult and meet them at this year’s PODIM Conference, send an email with a short presentation to Jernej Pangeršič (Jernej.pangersic@katapult.si) or get in touch with them through the contact form on their website https://katapult.si