Podim 2023 – Europe’s best startup even


Where Innovation Meets Opportunity in Maribor 2023

Podim 2023 conference is currently taking place in the city of Maribor. From May 15th to May 17th, this premier event brings together global entrepreneurs, industry experts, investors, and thought leaders under one roof.

Podim 2023 boasts an impressive lineup of speakers, including visionary CEOs, renowned experts, and successful startup founders. Attendees have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of informative sessions, panel discussions, and interactive workshops covering various cutting-edge topics. From emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and blockchain to sustainable business practices and market trends, Podim 2023 offers a comprehensive exploration of the entrepreneurial landscape.

Meet the Podim 2023 speakers

Meet the amazing speakers of PODIM 2023 who are bringing to the table knowledge, fierceness, inspiration, valuable experiences and the most amazing stories of their success.

Read more about the Podim 2023 speakers HERE.

Podim 2023 program

The conference promises an exciting and immersive program that captivates entrepreneurs, industry experts, and investors alike. From thought-provoking keynote speeches to engaging panel discussions and hands-on workshops, the Podim 2023 offers a diverse range of activities designed to foster innovation, collaboration, and growth.

DOWNLOAD the program of Podim 2023 HERE.

Networking at Podim 2023 – Forging Connections that Matter

Beyond the wealth of knowledge shared during Podim 2023, networking takes on a pivotal role. The conference provides an exceptional environment for like-minded professionals to connect, fostering meaningful relationships with potential investors, partners, and mentors. The bustling exhibition area offers a glimpse into the future of innovation, showcasing cutting-edge products, services, and startup ventures.

One of Europe’s Best Tech & Startup Events

Podim is a nonprofit platform founded in 1980 to change attitudes towards innovation. Based in Slovenia, Podim has evolved into the most influential startup & tech event in the CEE region, where innovation meets business opportunities and capital, as well as knowledge and experience. It is a key regional platform for enabling learning and networking in the most valuable and time-efficient way. Podim aims at equipping founders and innovators with the right tools to solve the most meaningful challenges of the society.

It is a fact that Podim attracts curious minds. It is thought-provoking and puts your mind in the flow state. When you join us, you will learn from world-class serial entrepreneurs, investors, and innovation managers and mingle with key regional startups & scaleups and other ecosystem stakeholders. Podim has been selected as one of top 30 tech & startup events in Europe.

The conference, tailor-made for founders

We have tailored Podim to suit the needs of founders of mostly tech-driven companies aiming for rapid growth based on a scalable business model. Whether on the main stage or in workshop sessions, all speakers and other participants are keen to share with you their knowledge and valuable experiences based on their own successes and failures, using a straightforward, no-bullshit approach.

Over the past years, Podim has developed into the most influential single gathering of startups & scaleups in the Alps-Adriatic & Western Balkans region. In 2019, over 150 hand-picked startups & scaleups joined Podim with the aim to find investors and business partners.