As mentioned on our blog post on Startup Funding Training in the Czech Republic, we are now here to announce the Slovenian training courses!
Startup representatives will be able to attend the one-day course in Ljubljana or Maribor, they just have to fill out an application form, click on the preferred date and share with us what troubles them the most concerning funding.Choose your location:
- ABC Accelerator, Ljubljana - 8 October 2019
- Tovarna Podjemov, Maribor - 10 October 2019
How can you apply?
All you have to do is fill out this application form. This will help us get to know you better and prepare tailored responses for your questions.
In the form you'll have to choose which Slovenian training you'd like to attend: the one in Ljubljiana or the one in Maribor. They will have exactly the same format.
When is the deadline?
Make sure you apply by 7th October the latest.
What will you be learning?
The training course will instruct you on the following:
H2020, Horizon Europe funding opportunities and detecting which one is right for you.
Fundraising and its alternatives from the point of view of the startups and investors. Questioning yourself whether you should raise funds or not.
Overview of the different kinds of capital: Friends, Family and Fools, Accelerator/Incubators, Business angels, Seed funds, Governmental funds and Venture Capital.
Preparing for the questions investors ask startups neatly grouped into the following topics: Founders/Team, Product/Technology, Market/Competition, Business Model, Metrics/Unit Economics, and «Clean company » (i.e. legal, due diligence).
Understanding the human side of investors: how they make money, what’s their typical day like, what their thinking patterns are and how to talk to them.
Honing your pitching skills with hands-on exercises.
You'll learn about other Startup Europe opportunities that projects such as Untold Stories Budapest, Startup Europe Networks, MY-GATEWAY, Soft Landing, Startup Lighthouse, Startup Europe Partnership 2.0, Access2Europe, Nordic AIP and Scale-EUP2 can offer you.
About the trainers
Meet Jan and Attila, our experts in private and public funding.
Jan Bormans, combines a Ph.D. in engineering with an MBA in international management. He has over 25 years of experience combining innovation, entrepreneurship and creativity to create economic and societal value. Jan has participated in European projects since 1996 and has been active as an early player in setting up the Belgian startup ecosystem. He has been actively engaged in building both Startups.be and European Startup Network brands and communities over the past years.
Attila Uderszky is an environmental engineer with more than 17 years of experience in managing and coordinating projects in FP5, FP6, FP7, H2020, LIFE, INTERREG, Intelligent Energy Europe and CIP programmes. His major focus in projects is oriented from technical research, prototype development, laboratory and field validation of project results and also innovation management activities with special attention to business viability, financial feasibility, cost-benefit analysis and IPR issues.
He is a registered business coach of the Executive Agency for Small- and Medium sized Enterprises of the European Commission, providing project mentoring support to beneficiaries of the H2020 SME Instrument Programme.