"INTRODUCING CORPORATE INNOVATION IN MACEDONIA"

Public Room, November 14, 2018

 Powered by the Kauffman Foundation, Global Entrepreneurship Week is a celebration of the innovators and job creators in 170 countries by over 15.000 partner organizations who promote startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare.

The Global Entrepreneurship Week Skopje will focus on Corporate Innovation i.e. Disruptive Innovation, and present high-tech startups that can contribute to the corporate world by introducing innovation within the corporate and traditional business. The goal is to motivate big companies to funnel innovation programs into strategic partnerships with startups from Macedonia and abroad & create a collaborative environment for corporates and startups to do business and Innovate. 

Venue: Public Room
Address: 22, 50-ta Divizija, Skopje 1000,
Date: 14 November, 
Time: 17.00 – 00.00.

Are you interested to join GEW 2018 Skopje as a sponsor? Write to us at startupmacedonia (at) gmail.com

Meet the guest speakers at GEW 2018 Skopje:

VIdeo call: Kei Schimada, IBM Innovation Expert
Kei is a founding member of IBM’s i3 lab and the Digital Maker Lab where he is responsible for both leading the digital transformation of clients and creation of new business models through the use of new technology.

Ferruh Gurtas, Innovation Programs at INTEL for MENA region
With strong track record of designing and implementing corporate social responsibility programs in education, entrepreneurship, women empowerment, creating both social and business impact.

Valto Loikkanen, Founder & CEO of GrowVC
Valtois a serial entrepreneur with businesses in EU and US. He founded Grow VC to apply the principles of web 2.0 to the area that has historically been shrouded in mystery – VC funding.

Rares Florea, Manager CEE at Fitbit
Development manager with over 10 years of experience in various industries (retail, production, product development, stock exchange, retail and corporate banking, loyalty schemes, group buying, m-commerce, purchasing, e-commerce, payments, e-payments, installments).

 

Tatjana Zabasu Mikus, Managing Partner at SCV
Partner at South Central Ventures, a VC fund that has invested heavily in Balkan and Macedonian-based startups. “Seeing companies developing technologies and solutions which, until recently were unthinkable, is truly inspiring. 

Nenad Cubrinovski, COO at InPlayer

InPlayer is a video and digital asset monetization platform that has managed millions of dollars in transactions, making thousands of live events profitable and has set up a whole bunch of business with recurring revenue.

Jovan Despotovski, Director at FITD
Jovan has extensive experience in strategic planning and capacity building programs financed by the Government of Macedonia and foreign donors. The Fund for Innovation and Technology Development (FITD) is a state-run fund that awards grants to innovative companies. 

 

Óscar Ramírez Muñoz, CEO of Startup Commons
Oscar has a combined 8 years of personal entrepreneurship experience, with +10 years on developing and coordinating startup supporting services from event management to training, mentoring and consulting perspective to more than 500 organizations (SMEs and startups).

Macedonian startups and innovative companies
GEW Skopje 2018 is all about startups and innovation. You’ll have a chance to meet some of the local startups and startup organizations, as well as meet the ecosystem builders…. See you in Public Room at 14th. 

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Venue: Public Room
Address: 22, 50-ta Divizija, Skopje 1000,
Date: 14 November, 
Time: 17.00 – 00.00.

Are you interested to join GEW 2018 Skopje as a sponsor? Write to us at startupmacedonia (at) gmail.com

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