Two days dedicated to fun and learning the secrets of global start-ups

One of the largest international entrepreneurial conferences in the region provides an unforgettable two-day experience aimed at all entrepreneurs building their own start-up team, looking for an equity investment and networking opportunities or simply eager to acquire new state-of-the-art skills and learn the secrets of success of global start-ups.


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Looking for an equity investment? Building your start-up team? Looking for a mentor?


PODIM Challenge: Are you building a global start-up and looking for an equity investment? Get a date with top investors in the region and compete for a venture capital investment. Apply now!

PODIM Matching: Do you have a good business idea and are you looking for members of your start-up team? Apply to the PODIM Matching event organised during the conference together with the Cofinder web-based platform. About the event

PODIM 1:1: Are you facing a dilemma you yourself are unable to resolve? Conference participants have the chance to schedule a one-on-one 15 minutes' coaching session with the PODIM Conference lecturer of their choice. More info

Learn from the best and gain access to the skills of entrepreneurial rockstars.

This year's conference is dedicated to the topic of the entrepreneurial rollercoaster of fun and peril that represents the adrenaline-filled heights and painful lows of any entrepreneurial path. Over two days, the conference will host numerous lectures, round tables, workshops and other opportunities to motivate one’s self and learn from the best.Full conference programme


Who will be the Slovenian start-up of 2014?

Be among the first to know which company is to receive the prestigious Slovenian start-up of the year 2014 award. At the evening gala event the winners of this year's seventh national competition will be declared. At the event hosted by comedian Peter Poles, the President of the Republic of Slovenia Borut Pahor will award the crystal figurine to the most promising start-up company. This will be followed by a gala dinner, networking with the winners and guests and fun until the small morning hours.

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See you in Maribor!