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About


For the first time ever on the Adriatic coast, in the capital of Dalmatia and the sunniest Croatian city – Split, experience a regatta that will bring together international startup and sailing enthusiasts alike!

From May 22 to 23, 2019, get ready to be part of a whole new way of startup networking. This business-meets-sports event will allow the members of the startup community, investors and investment fund representatives an opportunity to meet top Croatian and international startups.

Agenda

May 22 / Wednesday / Day 1

10:00Pre-event
Launching of World Blockchain HUB Split Riva
  • Tadej Slapnik, Chairman at World Blockchain Hub
  • Nena Dokuzov, Member of European Blockchain Partnership
  • Alwin Tan, Chairman of Asian Blockchain Hub
  • Tony Lee, Chairman of African Blockchain Hub
  • Eddie Virgo Ng, Chairman of Inodnesian Blockchain Hub
  • Frane Šesnić, Chairman of Croatian Blockchain Hub
11:00-12:00Registration Split’s seafront — Riva
12:00-12:45Grand opening
  • Blaženko Boban, Župan Splitsko Dalmatinska županija
  • Mate Omazić, pročelnik Službe za društvene djelatnosti Grad Split
  • Martina Bienenfeld, direktorica Turističke zajednice grada Zagreba
  • Ivo Žinić, Župan Sisačko moslavačka županija - Regional Innovative Projects – Gaming Incubator
12:45-13:00Keynote
Ivan Gabrić, Senior Business Customer Director A1
13:00-13:50Public Riva Forum
on The Future of Digital Technologies
  • Eddie Virgo Ng, Inodnesia Blockchain, Blockchainized voting system towards Efficiency & Quality of Democracy
  • Stjepan Begušić, FER, research associate
  • Bojan Hadžisejdić, Nephos
  • Ivan Glavaš, Forebit, Digital Asset Trading
  • Moderator: Stephanie Trpkov, Strategic Competitiveness Consultant, World Bank
13:50-14:45Startup Riva Public Pitch
  • Sergej Dolezil, Amodo
  • Jurica Sudac, Mobile One
  • Marko Gudelj, Robotiq.AI
  • Bojan Hadžisejdić, Nephos
  • Tomislav Mamić, Distribank
14:40-15:30Panel 2. Public Riva forum
The Future of Fintech
  • Toni Jurčić, Executive Director of SME and Mid Market Sales Network, Raiffeisen BANK
  • Alwin Tan, Chairman of Asian Blockchain HUB
  • Nikola Škorić, Elektrocoin
  • Marijan Mumdžiev, Fintech insurance expert, Amodo
  • Moderator: Stephanie Trpkov, Strategic Competitiveness Consultant, World Bank
15:30-16:20Cross Border seed investments
  • Jerome Barel, investment platform BpiFrance
  • Mario Čelan, Director of Sisak Moslavina County Development agency (gaming industry)
  • Francesca Natali, Fund director ZernikeMeta Ventures, ESIL
  • Paweł Bochniarz, MIT Enterprise Forum CEE
  • Moderator: Anita Tregner Mlinaric
19:00-20:30ESIL workshop for Business Angels
invitation only
Antique bar, Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 7
20:30-24:00Startup Europe Regatta party vol 1
invitation only
Antique bar, Obala Hrvatskog narodnog preporoda 7

May 23 / Thursday / Day 2

09:00-09:30Transfer to ACI marina
09:30-10:30Leaving the ACI marina with boats The waters of Split
10:30-12:00Trial sailing on short regatta Split - Island Brač
12:00-14:00Regatta Start of the 1st lap Split - Island Brač - Podstrana
14:00-15:00Lunch break
15:00-18:00Regatta Start of the 2nd lap Podstrana - Island Brač - Split
18:00Back to the marina
19:45-20:00Transfer from Split Riva to secret location
20:00Startup Europe Regatta Award Ceremony gala dinner & party vol 2 Secret location

FOR STARTUPS AND INVESTORS
towards innovative business

Are you developing an innovative fintech, blockchain or artificial intelligence related project that's longing to be shown to potential investors and relevant audience?

If so, do not miss your chance!

DON'T MISS
DAY 1 / May 22

Startup Riva Public Pitch

* The winning team, together with a potential investor they're matched with, will take part and compete in the STARTUP EUROPE REGATTA.

Most importantly, by joining this event the teams will get access to invaluable business opportunities!

Day 1

Teams will take part in an exciting pitching competition showcasing their ideas to potential investors. The team behind the winning pitch will enjoy complementary participation in the next day’s regatta. Once activities of the day simmer down, the welcome party will light up the evening in the alluring Antique Bar located on Split’s seafront.

Day 2

Day 2 means business:
the regatta will involve a two-route race and be followed by a dinner party at a secret location where all participants, guests and partners will be taken and prizes awarded.

Will you join us?

Route

Regatta route

Admission fees

Single sailing package
600 €
  • Merchandise
  • Wellcome drink & dinner 22nd
  • Startup Pitch
  • Participation in regatta
  • All boat expenses covered (boat, skipper, boat insurance)
  • Lunch Package for 22nd
  • Boat transfer to secret location
  • Startup Europe Regatta Award Ceremony gala dinner & all inclusive party
Single and no sailing
300 €
  • Merchandise
  • Wellcome drink & dinner 22nd
  • Startup Pitch
  • Lunch Package for 23rd
  • Boat transfer to secret location
  • Startup Europe Regatta Award Ceremony gala dinner & all inclusive party
  • Note: Participation in regatta excluded
Sold out
Early bird
Single sailing package
600 €300 €
  • Merchandise
  • Wellcome drink & dinner 22nd
  • Startup Pitch
  • Participation in regatta
  • All boat expenses covered (boat, skipper, boat insurance)
  • Lunch Package for 22nd
  • Boat transfer to secret location
  • Startup Europe Regatta Award Ceremony gala dinner & all inclusive party
Special sailing boat package
5000 €
  • For teams up to 7
  • 7 admission fees included
  • Merchandise
  • Wellcome drink & dinner 22nd
  • Startup Pitch
  • Participation in regatta
  • All boat expenses covered (boat, skipper, boat insurance)
  • Lunch Package for 22nd
  • Boat transfer to secret location
  • Startup Europe Regatta Award Ceremony gala dinner & all inclusive party

Accomodation

Cornaro ****

Accommodation at a special rate will be made available for the regatta participants at the Cornaro Split Hotel. When making your booking, please mention that you will be participating in the regatta.

Partners & Sponsors

Patrons