INNOVATIONS FOR THE WORLD

November 13-15th 2017 @ Hotel Crowne Plaza Belgrade

Attend as a participant or present at your own booth.

MORE THAN
500

  • Innovative regional entrepreneurs
  • Investors
  • Speakers
  • International delegates

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PITCHING

The best innovative companies and ideas will compete in front of international investment jury and many more investors in the audience. Everyone will walk out with transformative experience, and many with serious investment offers.

CONFERENCE

Investors, entrepreneurs and opinion leaders will share information, opinions and experience. They'll assess the latest trends and opportunities, give advice and teach us how to grow and earn more.

EXHIBITION

Innovative startups and corporations will showcase their offerings and create a truly unique experience. This is also additional opportunity to network and find great business partners.

Program

DAY I (13th November 2017)
11:00 – 12:00 Registration and Check-in
12:00 – 12:40 Opening Ceremony
12:40 – 13:00 Keynote Speech: Empowering Early Stage Investors Philippe Gluntz
13:00 – 14:05 Pitching Session
14:05 – 14:50 Serbian Entrepreneurs: Fireside Chat with Ola Krainski, Head of Google Launchpad for CEE Brano Perković
Aleksandra Ola Krainski
14:50 – 15:00 Lecture: Insights from Business Angels Clubs Luigi Amati
15:00 – 16:00 Networking Break and Lunch
16:00 – 16:45 Panel: SportTech Branko Milutinović
Brano Perković
Rade Rakočević
Moderator: Aleksandar Bijelić
16:45 – 16:55 Venture Growth Accelerator  Nenad Moslavac
16:55 – 18:30 Pitching Session
DAY II (14th November 2017)
08:30 – 9:00 Registration and Check-in
09:00 – 10:00 Pitching Session
 10:00 – 10:15 West Balkan Impact Day
10:15 – 10:30 Lecture: Growth Strategies Mariusz Gasiewski
10:30 – 10:45 Gender-lens Investing  Mila Vukojević
10:45- 11:05 Networking break
11:05 – 11:50 Panel: Early-stage Validation for International Scale Marco Nannini
Gaia Montelatici
Janis Collins
Moderator: Damjan Raic
11:50 – 12:05 Lecture: From Uber, through Y Combinator to… JR Rahn
12:05 – 12:50 Panel: The Future of Capital Trends Imre Hild
Srećko Šekeljić
Robert Eirfjell
Marius Starcke
Moderator: Moshe Sarfaty
12:50 – 13:50 Networking and Lunch break
13:50 – 14:35 Workshop: Boost Your Business with AI ChatBot Milen Janjić
13:50 – 14:35 Workshop: Leveraging the Power of AI Filip Glavota
13:50 – 14:35 Workshop: Bitcoin – how is it made Đorđe Đorđević
14:35 – 14:45 Lecture: BioSense Vision for the Agriculture of the Future Vladimir Crnojević
14:45 – 15:30  Panel: How to Build a Business on Open Data Vladimir Crnojević
Darko Vučetić
Slobodan Marković
Filip Milenković
Moderator: Nenad Paunović
 15:30 – 16:30 Inverse Pitching Session: Investment Funds
16:30 – 17:15 Panel: The Advantage of Women-led Ventures Shawn Ardaiz
Maja Turković
Vanda Kučera
Robert Osborne
Moderator: Janis Collins
17:15 – 18:30 Pitching Session
DAY III (15th November 2017)
08:30 – 9:00 Registration and Check-in
09:00 – 10:30 Pitching Session
10:30 – 10:45 CCIS New Service – EU funding platform Marija Ašković Matić
10:45 – 11:15 Networking break
11:15 – 12:00 Panel: Blockchain and Beyond JR Rahn
Joseph Weinberg
Ivan Bjelajac
Nuke Goldstein
Moderator: Loretta Joseph
12:00 – 12:15 Lecture: Chatbot With a Heart Lorenzo Meriggi
12:15 – 13:15 Inverse Pitching Session: Investment Funds
13:15 – 14:15 Networking and Lunch break
14:15 – 15:00 Workshop: How to Build E-commerce Marketplace Katarzyna Dorsey
14:15 – 15:00 Workshop: How to Become an Angel Investor Cristobal Alonso
14:15 – 15:00 Workshop: Presentation and Communication Skills for High-Performance Startups Robert Osborne
15:00 – 15:20 Lecture: Founder-business-model Fit Stanislav Sirakov
15:20 – 16:20 Pitching Session
16:20 – 17:05 Panel: Future of Investing Jan Kobler
Nebojsa Lazić
Stanislav Sirakov
Cristobal Alonso
Mila Vukojević
Moderator: Nenad Moslavac
17:05 – 17:30 BgVF Pitching Winners and Closing Ceremony

investors & speakers

ENTREPRENEURS

  • Increase investment readiness
  • Network and find partners
  • Get unique experience
  • Learn the latest trends

INVESTORS

  • Explore opportunities
  • Make yourself visible
  • Create profitable partnerships
  • Exchange opinions

CORPORATIONS

  • Get startup mindset
  • Get new ideas, partners and clients
  • Position your brand
  • Support innovative entrepreneurs

GOVERNMENT

  • Promote new initiatives
  • Support entrepreneurs
  • Get recommendations
  • Change mindset

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