PODIM Conference 2017

Event date
May 10-11, 2017
Short description

The PODIM Conference is the biggest networking event for startups in the Alps-Adriatic region where you will get a chance to participate in the PODIM Challenge pitching competition and be presented in the PODIM Startup Catalogue for organized one-on-one meetings with PODIM investors and blue-chip partners.


Please check out this year's keynote speakers or find out all about PODIM Challenge, the investment part of the conference with a pitching competition, 50+ top investors from all over the globe and blue-chip partners from the region!
What is offered?
This special offer for startups from the Danube Region (Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Montenegro, Serbia, Moldova and Ukraine), powered by CEP and the Danube Transnational Programme, includes:

  • 2 free tickets and free accommodation during the conference for 1 selected startup team (max. 2 team members) from each country of the Danube Region. The selection of startups who will receive free tickets and free accommodation in Maribor during the conference will be made by the PODIM Challenge special jury.
  • All other conference benefits for startups, such as:
    • participation at the PODIM Challenge pitching competition with the main prize for the winner: all-inclusive one-week business trip to the Silicon Valley with a networking programme, organized by the ABC Accelerator in a total value of 10,000 EUR.
    • personalized networking or pre-organized 1:1 meetings with investors and representatives of blue-chip companies that are PODIM Challenge partners,
    • strong exposure of startups within the entire event (startup badge, presentation in the PODIM startup catalogue, presentation in the event’s official app).

  How to participate?

  • Register your startup with the PODIM Startup form and please carefully select your country from the list, so that we'll know that you are applying for this special Danube offer. 
  • You will receive an e-mail with a link to a special Google form, where you will submit all the necessary information about your startup.

If you have any questions, send an e-mail to anja.kodra@startup.si
Application deadline is 31 March 2017! 

Geographical focus
  • Croatia
  • Montenegro
  • Serbia
  • Slovenia
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on March 29, 2017
Modified on March 29, 2017