Open Applications to BETAPITCH Conference

Author: Nikolina Zeljko | Category: Events | Posted: 28.08.2017
The first international startup competition and conference BETAPITCH Mostar will be held in Mostar. The date - 8 Sept 2017, the place - Kosača. The event will bring together local and regional IT startups, entrepreneurs, accelerators, and incubators, as well as investors from the region and beyond. The program is really interesting, open and free for everyone. Representatives of organizations such as EIT Digital, Burch University, Supreme Factory, #CPHFTW and weXelerate will share their experiences with the startup world, and then ten well-selected startups will compete for the trip to Berlin and participation at the BETAPITCH Global event. Before the winner announcement, you can listen to a panel discussion on startup community in our country. Next on the agenda is networking with Representatives of SPARK's partner organizations: betahaus, Ambasada Savezne Republike Njemačke, SwissEP, GIZ, INTERA, HD Kosača, Ministry of Programming, Mandeks and many others. MAIN STAGE 10:00 Official BETAPITCH Mostar Opening - Andrea Čordaš (SPARK Mostar), Anna Richard (betahaus Berlin), Christian Sedat (German Embassy) 10:15 Integrating Education, Research, and Business as a Part of Startup Ecosystem - Thomas Kösters (EIT Digital) 10:45 Building Innovation DNA in B&H Youth - Malcolm Duerod (Burch University) 11:15 How to Scale your Business Internationally - Maurice Beckand Verwee (Crosspring) 11:45 Get Funded - From 0 to First Investment - Jasenko Hadžić (#CPHFTW) 12:15 Corporate Startup Engagement, Common Mistakes, and Best Practices - Mona Hübl (weXelerate) 13:00 Lunch 14:00 Startup Competition: Pitching 16:00 Discussion: "Startup Community in BiH - First Steps“ - Aiste Lehmann, Jasenko Hadžić, Natasha Lazarovska, Dejan Aleksov, Naida Vikalo, Sedin Đudum 16:30 Startup Competition: Special Award & Winner Announcement 17:00 Networking Do you want to be part of the digital transformation of Herzegovina? Book your place at BETAPITCH conference: betapitch.spark.ba.   CORPORATE & INVESTORS MEETUPS 11:00 Meet & Match - 1:1 meetups with startups (powered by ABC accelerator) 13:00 Lunch EIT Digital and ABC Accelerator organise the Meet & Match tour in the region’s hotspots in early September, aiming to connect the best startups from the region with partners in the more developed ecosystems. A networking event between the best regional’s startups and global corporations will be organized by EIT Digital and ABC Accelerator in December. EIT Digital implements activities that would help the emerging startup ecosystem. ARISE Europe, is a program of EIT Digital designed to stimulate regional growth in the Balkan countries. Its objective is to connect local and regional Innovation Centres to EIT Digital's innovation and education ecosystem. 26 startups applied, 15 startups entered the semifinals, and now we selected 10 of them who got their 5 minutes at startup competition:
  1. Amplius electronics
  2. blablaDev
  3. ClearHum
  4. ClockworkBriefcase
  5. Letos
  6. Social Spot
  7. Sophico
  8. Toleero
  9. VRET
  10. When in X
Do you want to see their pitches? Book your place at BETAPITCH conference: betapitch.spark.ba. #SPARKevent #BETAPITCHmostar
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