15th & 16th of May
Maribor, Slovenia

PODIM value for investors  


  • 200+ hand-picked startups at the event, presented in the PODIM Startup Catalogue, offering a unique opportunity to invest in the best teams from the European Adriatic region, Western Balkans and other countries 
  • Unlimited access to the exclusive PODIM 1:1 Arena, a special place with excellent user experience and optimal networking conditions for 500+ organized meetings between startups, investors and corporate representatives. PODIM 1:1 Arena provides all the comfort you need: in-advance or ad-hoc organization of all the meetings, special meeting spots, quiet room for urgent tasks or phone calls, all-day snacks and drinks, and full assistance of the PODIM team and staff 
  • Personalized networking and pre-organized meetings with other conference participants – speakers, blue-chip company representatives, and other colleague investors 
  • Best seats at the PODIM Challenge and the Startup of the Year award ceremony 
  • Strong exposure at the entire event (presentation in the official PODIM app, presentation on the PODIM Challenge website, presentation in the PODIM startup catalogue) 
  • Unforgettable adventures within exclusive PODIM Conference activities organized for investors and speakers only, where you will get to know the regional entrepreneurial pulse, excellent local culinary treats and world-famous wines as well as nature’s beauties and sights of the region 
  • Year-round support in connecting with startups and potential partners from Slovenia and the region 
Contacts for investor relations:

Elvisa Basailović
Initiative Start:up Slovenia & Technology Park Ljubljana
[email protected] 

Urban Lapajne
Initiative Start:up Slovenia
[email protected] 

Rok Huber
Slovene Enterprise Fund
[email protected] 
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