This week, on Monday, 21.6.2021 and on Tuesday, 22.6.2021 Business angels of Slovenia have participated in the organization of th event Innovation Trip – Start me up Ecosystem Slovenia. We have organised the event together with our partner Advantage Austria Slovenia.
The purpouse of the event was to present the slovenian startup ecosystem (investors, startups and the supporting environment) to our partners from Austria, networking and finding different and new ways for future cooperation.
In the context of the event we have visited and presented several key startup stakeholders. We started our journey in BTC d.d. and continued with a visit to Hooray Studios (slovenian startup of the year 2019) and Flaviar. During the two-day event we also got the upportunity to get to know Slovene Enterprise Fund, Spirit Slovenija, Novak Law and project CeConnector. Furthermore we have also visited Technology Park Ljubljana, where we were introduced to two successful companies – AciesBio and Xlab. During the event we also got to know Saša Incubator from Velenje and Primorski tehnološki park from Nova Gorica and we finished the introduction with the presentation of 4 successful slovenian startups. Company LaPopsi also participated at the event and was showcased as an example of a success story and additionaly gave us an opportunity to nicely cool down with their products. As the final act of the event we also learned more about an austrian accelerator from Klagenfurt.
The austrian startups that have presented themselves were:
- Glossiq – Virtual Salon Assistant for Every Beauty Salon Around The Globe
- Graška – Cultivating a responsible food culture
- Wise Up d.o.o. – EdTech Platform for High School Students
- Lab26 – prevents spoiled goods by reducing downtime of refrigerated systems
The guests and participants in the event were very satisfied with its execution and we have made several new connections with which we will definitely cooperate more in the future.