Will you be attending our pre-acceleration program that will prepare you to present your company in front of regional corporations and expand your business? We’d like to introduce you to the lecturers who will be presenting on various topics, providing you with training on business model development, advanced technologies, pitch – coaching and practice, access to finance, negotiations skills and more!
The program is open to start-ups and SMEs in:
- Artificial intelligence
- Virtual reality
- Energy efficiency
- Big data analytics
- Process optimization
- Internet of things
- Process automation
MEET THE LECTURERS
Presenting on ‘access to finance’, Jasmina Popovska is a manager with over 15 years of experience working in fund management and the financial services industry. Skilled in innovation, investments and start-ups/SMEs support, Jasmina Popovska is also a member of the management board in several foundations, a mentor to innovative companies, and a Ph.D. candidate in innovation policy.
Michael Mizrahi is the Head of the Research, Innovation and Entrepreneurship Division at Azrieli College of Engineering – Jerusalem. A serial entrepreneur and a visionary whose goal is to transform Jerusalem into one of the leading 20 cities in the world for startups and entrepreneurs. He is a member of the board of the nonprofit organization MadeInJLM and Director of the Startup accelerator AtoBe, which operates as part of the Azrieli College of Engineering.
Presenting an ‘overview of advanced and applied technologies’, Prof. Dr. Marina Ninoslav, Rector of University for Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” in Ohrid, Macedonia, received her Ph.D. from the Mobile Communications Laboratory at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, in 2004. In 2007, winning the prestigious Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship from the European Commission. Currently holding a visiting research collaborator position at Princeton University, Prof. Dr. Ninoslav has been a guest lecturer at numerous universities around the world.
Zoran Martinovski, who will be a guest speaker, has served as the Country Officer at the International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group for more than 20 years. Zoran Martinovski received his Master of Business Administration at the University of Kentucky and was part of the Executive Management Program at Harvard Kennedy School.
Ivana Stankovic is a senior business analyst at PrimePoint Partners with professional experience in investment management and management consulting, obtained through the role of an Investment Manager in a regional VC fund, and other diverse projects involved private companies and public sector institutions. Ivana Stankovic was previously a Special Advisor in the Ministry of Finance for Macedonia and works as a Project Manager for Startup Macedonia.
Applications close November 6th, you won’t want to miss out!