What is it about?

Startup camp is a 5-day program that provides extraordinary mentoring from successful entrepreneurs and investors from Croatia and USA. Startup camp brings teams from all over the world that want to improve or refine their business ideas and solutions through exercises, lectures and individual coaching.

Who can apply?

Young entrepreneurs (ages 18 to 35) that have a developed business idea or a functional prototype.

Why should I apply?

If you want to learn how to bulletproof your idea.

If you want an experienced entrepreneur as a mentor.

If you think that you know everything and that you are prepared for entrepreneurship.

If you want to hear directly from investors what are they looking for and how to deliver it.

If you want valuable feedback and honest thoughts that will accelerate your project.

If you want to create new opportunities and are looking for an investment.

If you want to meet people that will become very important in your journey.

If you want to learn a ton and have a great time doing it!

When and where can l apply?

The applications are open from May 25th to June 25th 2018. You can apply here.

What will I get?

· half-board accommodation for up to two members of the team
· lunch at the venue
· local bus tickets for getting to the venue
· a cool T-shirt

Will I get funded?

Many teams in the past received funding from participating investors and judges. However, nobody but you can answer that! Come and pitch your idea and see how far it will take you!

Who will evaluate my idea?

A panel of venture capitalists, business angels, businessmen will evaluate the projects and the best teams will win great prizes:

· 1st prize Apple iPad Pro
· 2nd prize Apple iPad mini 4
· 3rd prize Samsung Galaxy Tab A

6

YEARS

204

PARTICIPANTS

124

TEAMS

21

COUNTRIES

2.160.300 $

INVESTMENT RAISED AFTER THE STARTUP CAMP BY 11 TEAMS

Venue & date

Croatia, Rijeka, Science and technology park of the University of Rijeka
12th September – 16th September 2018

Startup Camp* program

Day 0
September 11th 2018

Teams arrival

Day 1
September 12th 2018

09:00 – 10:30 Registration & opening
10:30 – 12:00 Mission in Banana Republic

12:00 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 14:30 Workshop – Business model canvas – part I: Lecture
14:30 – 15:30 Workshop – Business model canvas – part II: Exercises

Day 2
September 13th 2018

10:00 – 11:45 1st pitch presentation
11:45 – 12:15 Mentors presentation – Reverse pitch

12:15 – 13:15 Lunch

13:15 – 16:15 Split sessions
Group 1: Speed mentoring
Group 2: Assessing & improving your business model

Day 3
September 14th 2018

10:00 – 13:00 Split sessions
Group 2: Speed mentoring
Group 1: Assessing & improving your business model

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 17:00 Focused mentoring I

Day 4
September 15th 2018

10:00 – 13:00 Focused mentoring II

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 17:00 Focused mentoring III – Pitch practice and presentations update

Day 5
September 16th 2018

10:00 – 12:00 Final competition

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

12:45 – 13:15 Award ceremony & closing

Mark-Crandall
Mark Crandall
Chairman at Continental Wind Partners LLC
Vibor-Cipan
Vibor Cipan
CEO and Co-Founder PointJupiter
Vedrana Miholić
Vedrana Miholić
Sales manager at CROZ
Stevica-Kuharski
Stevica Kuharski
Founder at Locodels
Tatjana_Batas
Tatjana Batas
Founder of Mozaik Business Services
Denise_DeSimone
Denise DeSimone
Billion Dollar Funders Circle Advisor, CEO of C-Leveled and Former Partner of Industrius CFO
Boris-Golob
Boris Golob
Step Ri CEO
Robert Kohorst
W. Robert Kohorst
United States Ambassador to Croatia
Ales-Pustovrh
Aleš Pustovrh
Co-founder and program manager – ABC Accelerator
Branko Drobnak
Branko Drobnak
Slovenia Business Angels
Vedran Blagus
Vedran Blagus
Investment Manager in South Central Ventures
Ivana Čuljak 2
Ivana Čuljak
COO of Invento Capital Partners
Nina-Dremelj
Nina Dremelj
CEO at AlpVent AG Venture Capital Fund CEO at AlpVent GmbH Startup Sales Office

Winners of the past events

2014

1. PRONTO
2. uPLUG
3. DOMINO the EFFECT

2013

1. RemixRotation.com
2. KAC Binder
3. LegalTie

2012

1. Placeberry
2. Weddingela
3. Backway