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FutureNow

Grab the best support

We are searching for startups from a wide range of sectors. They must be younger than 5 years and have raised less than 1M EUR in external investments. We will pick finalists who will join the hybrid bootcamp and fill their week with a packed agenda. Do you fit in? Apply now and let us shape your future.

Part of FTRNW 2021 is a dashing startup award ceremony. The unique event will be held on 18 November in a hybrid way as well. If you won’t make it to Bratislava, you still have a chance to be part of the night online. Shine with us!

Reward for all
shortlisted companies

3 months

membership in HubHub for shortlisted startups

Direct engagement

with best VCs and rich program during the bootcamp

Tailored support

program in Q1 2022

Networking

with investors & corporates

Inspiring and
valuable agenda

8 November / Monday

PITCH DAY: Learn & practice how to deliver your best pitch ahead of FTRNW Startup Awards night.

15:00 – 16:30

Workshop

Lukáš Hrdlička - Presenation

16:30 – 17:00

Preparation

17:00 – 17:50

Startup pitches

*every startup will do a 3 min pitch. The jury will provide 2 min feedback.

9 November / Tuesday

STARTUP CLINIC: Get your value proposition fixed! Partners will introduce themselves in marketing, investment, law, and tech areas.

15:00 - 15:45

Play The Game and Win: Securing Smart Investment

Workshop by Sparring

15:45 - 16:30

Q&As by startups

10 November / Wednesday

STARTUP CLINIC: Product-market fitting. Partners will share their insights on how to tailor products to specific markets.

15:00 – 15:45

What you should know about your customer before you make the first sale?

Workshop by Kiuub

15:45 – 16:30

Q&As by startups

11 November / Thursday

OFFICE HOURS with VCs: Test your value proposition with the best VCs across CEE.

Every startup will do a short 1 min intro and afterward, every VC will ask 1 question to each startup within the group. The startup will have 5 min to answer.

15:00 – 16:00

Jaroslav Ľupták - Neulogy Ventures,
Peter Parragh - Oktogon Ventures,
Michal Jablonka - Limerock

16:00 – 17:00

Guillaume Fournier - Credo Ventures,
Bernart Nacsa - Day One,
Matej Říha - Venture to Future Fund

17:00 – 18:20

Lucia Timek - Crowdberry,
Jaroslav Trojan - Nation1,
Zsolt Borbély - Hiventures,
Slavo Tuleja - Zaka

12 November / Friday

1:1 MENTORING: Don’t miss the chance to be mentored by renowned specialists. Every startup will get 2 x 30 min mentoring.

15:00 – 15:30; 15:30 – 16:00

Jaroslav Ľupták - Neulogy Ventures

15:30 – 16:00

Karolina Wilk-Tryjanowska - Reaktor X

15:30 – 16:00; 16:30 – 17:00

Pavlína Louženská - #HolkyzMarketingu

16:00 – 16:30; 17:00 – 17:30

Mária Oreská - Inphinity

15:00 – 15:30

Marián Porvažník - Sparring

15:30 – 16:00

Dominika Fričová - Žijem vedu

15:30 – 16:00

Katarína Volná - Sparring

15:30 – 16:00; 16:00 – 16:30

Peter Parragh - Oktogon

15:30 – 16:00; 16:30 – 17:00

Paweł Bochniarz - MIT EF CEE

16:00 – 16:30; 16:30 – 17:00

Viktor Mikulášek - Launcher

17:00 – 17:30

Martin Vítek - Soutěž & Podnikej

15:00 – 15:30; 15:30 – 16:00

Štefan Šurina - Eldison

16:00 – 16:30

Matej Říha - Venture to Future Fund

15 November / Monday

A pitch day trial

18 November / Thursday

FTRNW startup awards 

 

18:00 – 18:10

Keynote

Igor Tóth - O2

18:10 – 18:20

Keynote

Michaela Musilová - International Moonbase Alliance (video)

18:20 – 18:40

Keynote

Violeta Luca - Microsoft

18:40 - 18:45

Keynote

Artur Bobovnický - SIEA

18:45 – 19:15

Startup pitches

3 min per startup

19:15 - 19:25

Speech

Zuzana Čaputová - The President of the Slovak Republic (video)

19:25 – 19:45

Panel discussion

Piotr Chomczyk - Renderro,
Martin Basila - Sensoneo,
Tomáš Žáček - Ecocapsule,
Mária Virčík - Matsuko,
Jaroslav Chrapko - Dedoles,
Dalibor Cicman - GymBeam

19:25 – 19:45

Jury meeting

Alica Pavúková - PwC,
Michal Satur - Tatrabanka,
Mihaela Pašek-Virlan - Accace,
Lucia Pašková - CURADEN,
Rasty Turek - Pex,
Ján Cifra - Websupport

19:45 – 20:15

Announcement of 3 winners

20:15 – 24:00

Networking