Having explored the startup ecosystem in Central and Eastern Europe over the past four years in different locations, this time Seedcamp will be surveying one of the most entrepreneurial cities of the region. Impressed by Antavo‘s thirst for success as well as the strong technical expertise of startups like Prezi, the applications received so far don’t prove us wrong with regard to the quality and ambition of the teams.
On October 25, a great mix of local and international mentors will be meeting the top 20 teams. To give you a small teaser as to which angel investor, marketing guru or biz dev expert could be mentoring you, here are some of our mentors:
- Adam Somlai, Prezi
- Andreas Klinger, Cofounder, LOOKK
- Christian Thaler-Wolski, Wellington Partners
- Dale Huxford, Orrick
- Ivan Debnar, Entrepreneur & Advisor
- Klaus Hommel, Angel
- Pawel Chudzinski, Point Nine Capital
- Rupesh Chatwani, EBRD
- Tom Fleming, Venrex
- Zoli Piroska, Serial Entrepreneur
- Zoli Kovacs, Kirowski
Seedcamp will choose 20 startups that apply to appear in front of an expert audience of startup mentors and try win the heart’s of Seedcamp investors. The winners of the event will receive €50,000 investment for 8-10% equity and will be one of the first official companies to enter the Seedcamp class of 2013. Other notable startups that have joined Seedcamp from the region include Vox.io and Zemanta, as well as UberVU and GIS Cloud.