Day 1

5th December
2017

Bootcamp

In the Bootcamp, 15 startups will perfect their presentation skills and prepare a pitch in cooperation with renowned domestic and foreign mentors. Closed to the public.

Day 2

6th December 2017

Start- up Conference

Fifteen start-ups that went through bootcamp program will be given a chance to pitch in front of wide audience and investors. Best pitches will be awarded. Open for public. Free entrance

Start-up Conference

6th December 2017

Start

End

Session Name

Speakers

08:00

09:30

Registration

09:30

09:35

Opening performance, hosts Iva Šulentić & Ivan Šarić

09:30

09:55

Grand opening, Welcome speeches

Davorin Štetner, President of Croatian Business Angels Network - CRANE
Zina Kalay - Kleitman, H. E. Ambassador of the State of Israel to Croatia
Milan Bandić, Mayor of the City of Zagreb
Marko Jurčić, Envoy of the President of the Republic of Croatia and Economy Advisor to the President

09:55

10:25

Keynote speech #1

Anat Avni-Papo, Scouting technologies for investors

10:30

11:15

ZAGREB CONNECT 2017. Pitch Session #1 - 8 startup finalists

11:15

11:30

Coffee Break 1

11:30

12:05

Panel 1: "How to get funded in the early phase?"

Moderator: Saša Cvetojević, CRANE Board member

Anat Avni-Papo, Scouting technologies for investors, mentor and consultant for start-ups
Csaba Kakosy, Managing Partner of Day One
Mirka Jozić, City of Zagreb, Head of City Office for Economy
Boris Guina, Deputy President of the Board of Directors of HAMAG-BICRO

12:10

12:45

Panel 2: ICO - Can blockchain replace Companies House?

Moderator: Hrvoje Prpić, CRANE Board member

Mislav Javor, Software developer and team leader at Ingemark
Ivan Glavaš, Lead blockchain product developer in IN2
Nikola Škorić, CEO and founder of Electrocoin

12:45

13:15

Keynote speech #2

Julie Meyer, CEO and founder of Ariadne capital

13:15

14:15

Lunch break

14:15

15:00

ZAGREB CONNECT Pitch Session #2 - 7 startup finalists

15:00

15:20

"Creating the culture of success"

Nenad Bakić, Special advisor to the President of Croatia for Digital Transformation and STEM

15:20

15:55

Panel 3: "Inovation and Business Challenges"

Moderator: Aljoša Domijan, Entrepreneur and startup investor

Luka Abrus, CEO and co-owner of Five
Bruno Kovačić, CEO and founder of Axilis
Gorjan Agačević, Chief Product Officer and founder of Amodo
Ingrid Vanderveldt, CEO and Chairman of Empowering a Billion Women By 2020

15:55

16:25

Keynote speech #3

Kalle Palling, Member of the Estonian Parliament (Riigikogu)

16:25

16:35

"Scaling up in EU"

Alexis Poulin, EIT Digital ARISE Communication lead

16:35

16:45

Final break

16:45

17:00

ZAGREB CONNECT Award ceremony

21:00

00:00

ZAGREB CONNECT 2017 OFFICIAL AFTERPARTY

Organization

Under High Auspicies

Country partner

Silver sponsors

Partners

Sponsors

Media partners