13th October 2016 / hub385

Building the Crowdfunding Market in the SE Europe

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INTRODUCING
SPEAKERS

The list of speakers and participants is growing every day.
These are just some of them...

Tim Wright

Director at Twintangibles

Rambo Amadeus
(Antonije Pušić)

Solar Retro Sailboat Campaigner & Musician

Martha Bissmann

Senior Project Manager
at WIP Renewable Energies

Ingi Rafn Sigurdsson

CEO at Karolina Fund

Ivan Novak

member of Laibach band, caimpaigner at Let’s bring Laibach back to America!

Marko Gregović

Founder and CEO at Brodoto, Co-founder at Crowdfunding Academy

Ronald Kleverlaan

Founder at CrowdfundingHub, Co-Founder at European Crowdfunding Network

Karsten Wenzlaff

CEO of ikosom, Digital Transformation at TableOfVisions; Secretary-General of the German Crowdfunding Association

Milica Begović Radojević

Innovation Specialist at UNDP

Mihovil Barančić

Co-Founder at ZIP Accelerator/Incubator

Dean Vranić

Campaigner at Vitastiq and Vitastiq 2

Zoran Rajn

Founder at Croinvest

Irene Demetriou-Rotsides

CEO at Anirot Development Organisation & Founder at Crowdfunding Cyprus

Paul Pöltner

Co-Founder at CONDA Crowdinvesting

Matej Rauh

Founder and CEO at ADRIfund

Miha Mohorko

performance & digital marketing expert at Laibach band, caimpaigner at Let’s bring Laibach back to America!

Tomislav Valičević

Attorney at Law

Martina Rizman Matić

Director of Corporate Communications Department at Vipnet

Goran Jeras

Cooperative Manager at Cooperative For Ethical Financing

Gordana Ćorić

Deputy Head of study Entrepreneurship Economics at VERN' University of Applied Sciences

Robert Pašičko

Team Leader at UNDP Croatia, Co-founder at Crowdfunding Academy

Željko Ninkov

Manager at ideaFunder$

PROGRAMME

How did the regional crowdfunders reach global audiences?
How can SME’s profit using alternative crowdfunding models?
Which are the hottest upcoming crowdfunding campaigns?
Why do we lack a crowdfunding platform with a regional impact?

Find out at the Zagreb Crowdfunding Convention’s lectures & panels.
8:30 - 9:30
REGISTRATION

9:30 - 9:50
OPENING CEREMONY
Brodoto & UNDP Croatia Astrid Versto, The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Zagreb HUB385

9:50 - 10:10
EXPANDING THE CROWDFUNDING MARKET IN SE EUROPE
Kickstarting a crowdfunding market, with recommendations for the region.
Ronald Kleverlaan, CrowdfundingHub

10:20 - 11:05
ACCESS TO ALTERNATIVE FINANCE FOR SME'S IN SE EUROPE
Alternative financing methods in the wake of a shrinking banking sector and lessened lending possibilities for SMEs
Mario Antonić, Ministarstvo poduzetništva i obrta
Mihovil Barančić, ZIP Startup Incubator
Irene Demetriou Rotsides, Crowdfunding Cyprus
Marina Markežič, CONDA Crowdinvesting SI
Slaven Tadić, NGO Naš Hajduk
Moderator: Karsten Wenzlaff, ikosom

11:05 - 11:30
COFFEE BREAK

11:30 - 11:45
CROWDFUNDING IN EUROPE: STATS & PERSPECTIVES
John Burton, Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance

11:55 - 12:50
CROWDFUNDING PLATFORM IN THE REGION?
The attempts, failures and lessons learned from regional crowdfunding platforms representatives.
Željko Ninkov, ideaFunder$
Hrvoje Maras, Croenergy
Ingi Rafn Sigurdsson, Karolina Fund
Zoran Rajn, Croinvest
Martina Rizman Matić, Vipnet / Čini pravu stvar
Matej Rauh, ADRIFund
Moderator: Robert Pašičko, UNDP Croatia

13:00 - 13:40
PITCHING SESSION
Pitching jury: Gordana Ćorić, VERN

13:40 - 14:30
LUNCH


14:30 - 14:50
CROWDFUNDING PUBLIC GOODS
Meeting the needs of citizens in SE Europe via crowdfunding when public bodies fail to do so.
Tim Wright, twintangibles

15:00 - 15:35
ALTERNATIVE FINANCING TOOLS AS AN ANSWER: REFUGEE CRISIS
From necessities to social integration - bursting refugee crisis and the role of alternative financing during the crisis. Marko Gregović, Brodoto
Nathan Koeshall, Catalyst Balkans
Asja Korbarica, Are You Syrious
Moderator: Tamara Puhovski, UNDP Croatia

15:35 - 16:15
COFFEE BREAK


16:15 - 16:30
CROWDFUNDING: A NEW FORM OF PARTICIPATIVE FINANCING FOR ALTERNATIVE ENERGY PROJECTS
Martha Bissmann, WIP Renewable Energies

16:35 - 17:20
EQUITY CROWDFUNDING: OPPORTUNITIES AND OBSTACLES FOR SME’S
Tomislav Valičević, Independent Attorney
Goran Jeras, Ethical Bank Croatia
Ronald Kleverlaan, CrowdfundingHub
Vladimir Milošević, CONDA Crowdinvesting - Slovenia
Moderator: Karsten Wenzlaff

17:30 - 18:15
SUCCESS STORIES: REGIONAL YEARLY REVIEW
Learning from the best crowdfunding examples in the region (2015/2016).
Damir Ciglar, Vitastiq
Rambo Amadeus (Antonije Pušić), Solar Retro Cutter
Ivan Novak, Let’s Bring Laibach Back to America!
Miha Mohorko, Let’s Bring Laibach Back to America!
Marija Janković, Traditional South Serbian Cookbook
Moderator: Hrvoje Hafner, Crowdfunding.hr
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GET TO KNOW
THE CROATIAN CROWDFUNDING
SCENE

CROWDFUNDING ACADEMY

The first non-formal educational program about preparation and conduction of crowdfunding campaigns in Croatia has educated more than 40 teams and helped raise over $200,000 through different crowdfunding campaigns. Robot STEMI, organic pencil Fabula, refugee-run catering Taste of Home and women-run cooperative brewery Brlog are just some of them. Find out more about the Crowdfunding Academy.

CROWDFUNDING.HR

One of the first initiatives specialized in crowdfunding novelties in Croatia and beyond. Learn all about the yearly crowdfunding stats in Croatia and the present crowdfunding campaigns and projects. Find out more about the Crowdfunding.hr.

CROWDFUNDING PLATFORMS

Several platform attempts and three platforms currently active, mainly focused at reward-based crowdfunding projects. Find out more about Croenergy, Croinvest and Čini pravu stvar.

PITCH YOUR
CROWDFUNDING
PROJECT

A successful crowdfunder knows it’s all about keeping the momentum. Spark yours with a 2 minute pitch during Zagreb Crowdfunding Convention’s program.

Your pitch will be part of the Zagreb Crowdfunding Convention program and it will be held for the audience present at the event. Your pitch must include a 2 minute presentation by the campaigner (including videos). After the presentation, moderator will provide a chance for further elaboration on your project (up to 3 minutes).


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