21st & 22nd of May
Maribor, Slovenia

Special offer for startups and scaleups from Italy!

Join us at PODIM, the most influential startup event in the Alps-Adriatic and Western Balkans region!  
PODIM is the entry point for most promising startups from the region and an investment platform for connecting hand-picked early-stage startups and scaleups with investors, corporate representatives, conference speakers and other potential strategic partners.
Free tickets and accommodation, plus a very special prize! 

We will select 2 startups or scaleups from Italy that will receive 2 free ticketsfree accommodation in Maribor during the event and all other PODIM Conference benefits for startups and scaleups.
Apply for PODIM startup ticket NOW!

What do you get:

  • Meet more than 100 investors, like 500 Startups, Speedinvest, Fil Rouge Capital, CREDO, Early Bird Capital, and other business angels, VCs and best accelerators from all around the world come to PODIM looking for new opportunities for an investment. So much quality time with an investor as PODIM offers you no other entrepreneurial event does. Organisers take advantage of great ratio of one investors representative to four startups representative, so for you this means a lot of time to impress investor, that is most valuable for you.
  • PODIM Challenge on-stage pitching competition with a special prize: all-inclusive & tailor-made one week program for 2 team members in one of the global startup hubs (Boston, London).
  • You will get to meet 200+ corporate representatives from the region and elsewhere. Have you ever felt unnoticed in the crowd of thousands of startups? This won't happen on PODIM!
  • Pre-conference DEMO Day will be a great opportunity for startups to meet investors and corporation representatives.

  • 60+ top speakers, including the greatest minds and leaders from the global startup world and covering all important sectors and industries. Find the list of this year's speakers here. 
  • PODIM 1:1 Arena as a special place within the conference with an excellent user experience and optimal networking conditions for 500+ organized meetings between startups, investors, corporate representatives, conference speakers and other potential strategic partners.

  • PODIM Marketplace is a dedicated conference area where you will have the opportunity to put your product under the spotlight and present it to the conference crowd. Expose your product to an innovation-seeking crowd of 300+ investors and corporate partners. Whether you have a digital or a physical product, this is the place to show it.
  • PODIM Genesis is an intense 3-hour carefully curated and super-moderated experience with the ultimate goal of finding new solutions, out-of-the-box ideas and possibilities for cooperation among startups and corpos. It is a hybrid between Google Sprint and Hackathon.

  • Strong exposure and promotion of startups within the entire event, including presentation in the PODIM Startup Catalogue, presentation in the PODIM official app, and media coverage for pitching competition finalists and winners.
The application deadline: 15 March 2019!
Apply for PODIM startup ticket NOW!