BETAPITCH Mostar 2018: 14 Semifinalist Startups Were Selected

Author: Nikolina Zeljko | Category: Events | Posted: 26.10.2018
Dive into a day of free talks and workshops, meetings with potential investors and business partners, panel discussions on the hottest startup topics and some serious networking. We are talking about the second BETAPITCH Mostar conference! Book Thursday, 8.11.2018 from 11am to 4.30pm and come to the Amphitheater of the Faculty of Economics in Mostar. What to expect? You will have the opportunity to hear top class lecturers and their experience in creating brands that mean something, but also to listen to the most promising startups from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, and Turkey. PROGRAM 10:30 Registration 11:00 Official opening of BETAPITCH Mostar 2018 11:15 Speech by Her Excellency Ambassadress of the Embassy of Germany in Bosnia and Herzegovina - Christianne Hohmann 11:20 Speech by the representative of the US Embassy in BiH - Holly Zardus 11:25 Speech by the representative of NSoft company - Ana Sović 11:30 Keynote Speech #1: What Young Entrepreneurs Need to Succeed in a Startup - Malcolm Duerod (International Burch University) 11:45 Keynote Speech #2: Life-Changing Moment - Armin Talić (Bit Alliance) 12:00 Keynote Speech #3: Practical Applications of Artificial Intelligence - Emir Pašić (CEE FREIRAUM) 12:30 Keynote Speech #4: What Founders Need to Grow - Jah Ying Chung (The Good Growth Co. - Hong Kong) 12:45 Lunch & networking 13:15 Startup competition: finals 15:15 Panel discussion "Local and International Startup Ecosystems" - Emilio Corchado (Startup Ole, Spain), Amra Sofić (BH Telecom, B&H), Emir Pašić (CEE FREIRAUM, Germany), Derek Goodwin (Global Entrepreneur Programme, UK). Moderator: Boris Čerkuč 15:45 Keynote Speech #5 - Emilio Corchado (Startup Ole -Spain) 16:00 Keynote Speech #6: Think Global - Rešad Začina (Ministry of Programming) 16:15 Startup competition: winner announcement The most important part of the event and the reason why SPARK organizes this conference is a startup competition, and these 14 startups entered the pre-final competition: Academico (Tuzla, B&H) Almotech (Tirana, Albania) Amplius (Mostar, B&H) Bizbook (Sarajevo, B&H) Daktilograf (Podgorica, Montenegro) STEM FUN (Sarajevo, B&H) Imicron (Mostar, B&H) Prijavi i pomozi (Mostar/Sarajevo, B&H) PrirodnoBIH (Banja Luka, B&H) PROFA (Banja Luka, B&H) Sophico (Mostar, B&H) Sorter (Mostar, B&H) The Badger (Podgorica, Montenegro) TWIN (Istanbul, Turkey) The competition was really tough because 90 startups from B&H and the world applied - we congratulate the semi-finalists on their success! Apart from participating in the competition, semi-finalists will have the chance to present themselves to investors within Innovation Café No.3, which is to be held during BETAPITCH Mostar 2018. The organizer of this sub-event is CEE FREIRAUM. If you want to see what's new in the startup world, and who will win the trip to Berlin at BETAPITCH Global (15.11.2018), a gift worth $1000 (for bh startups only) and a direct entry to the SPARK Startup program, fill in a short form and book your spot in the amphitheater of the Faculty of Economics in Mostar. spark-betapitch-2018-sponsors-partners This free event is organized by SPARK and betahaus, with great support from sponsors (American Embassy, NSoft, Sportradar, BH Telecom, CEE FREIRAUM, SYNC, STARK, DHL, City Spa, Moj Taxi) and partners (German Embassy, Ekonomski fakultet Mostar, International Burch University, UWC Mostar, CKM, FIT, Ekonomski fakultet Univerziteta u Mostaru, Ekonomski fakultet u Sarajevu, Swiss EP, Asocijacija poduzetnika Hercegovine, The Good Growth Co, BH Futures Foundation, GEP, Startup Ole Accelerator, INTERA, HUB387, HUB385, Mozaik, Networks, BeeZone, Invento Capital Partners, Empirica, IT Girls, ZeForge, Bit Alliance, Ministry of Programming, Intellyo, IAESTE, AIESEC, BEST, American Corner, Omladinski kulturni centar BL, FSRacing Team, Steleks, Spherik Accelerator, and Gastro Pub Gonzales). #SPARKevent #SPARKstartup #BETAPITCHmostar
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