Podim Conference 2018


PODIM – the biggest and most influential startup conference in the European Adriatic & Balkan regions is coming to Prishtina! Join us at the special PODIM pre-event, organized by Podim and Innovation Centre Kosovo, for all startups from Kosovo, looking for investment, networking and growth opportunities!

10 startups from Kosovo will have the special opportunity to receive 2 free tickets, free accommodation in Maribor during the conference and all other PODIM Conference benefits for start-ups.

15th & 16th of May Maribor, Slovenia


18.00 – 18.30 | Introduction
Uranik Begu, Executive Director, Innovation Centre Kosovo
Matej Rus, CEO, PODIM Conference
Tatjana Zabasu, Managing Partner, South Central Ventures
Meliha Muherina, CEP

18.30 – 19.30 | Keynotes
Igor Madzov, South Central Ventures: “What it means to be investable”

Fireside chat
Mergim Cahani, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Gjirafa
Host: Simon Sovič, PODIM team

19.30 – 20.15 | Investors Panel: Funding landscape and businesss opportunities in 2018 in CEE:
Visar Kelmendi, The Interview App
Igor Madzov, South Central Ventures
Ivana Stanković, South Central Ventures
Tatjana Zabasu, South Central Ventures
Aslan Ibrahimi, Founder & CEO, Allbatron
Mergim Cahani, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Gjirafa

Panel moderator: Simon Sovič, PODIM team

20.15 – 21.00 | Pitching Sessions
Startups will have the unique opportunity to pitch their startup in front of investors and receive invaluable feedback and meet the PODIM Conference team.

21.00 –        | Networking
Time for guests to connect in an informal atmosphere.

The event will take place on Tuesday, 20 February 2018, from 18.00 to 21.00 at the Innovation Centre Kosovo in Prishtina.


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