CASSINI Hackathon Slovenia

4 Nov, 19:00 CET–
6 Nov, 17:00 CET

Physical
(In-person event)

Join the Hackathon in Maribor!

Bring your brightest thinking to the 4th CASSINI Hackathon!

Your mission: to utilise EU Space data and create a winning business idea. Enter one of three challenges to develop a solution for the financial world!

  1. Enabling green and sustainable investments
  2. Innovating financial tools and technologies
  3. Advancing global financial intelligence
Get involved
Get involved

Are you ready to build an invincible business?  You’ll gain valuable insights and excellent connections at the Slovenian edition of the Hackathon. It’s organised by Venture Factory, a start-up specialist in the University city of Maribor. 


You don’t need any experience to enter – sign up and find a team to work together and present your pitch. The winners will be well-supported to nurture and launch their ventures.  

Prizes

  • First place: Comprehensive Business Development Package + Startup tickets for PODIM 2023

  • Second & third place: General Business Development Support and Startup tickets for PODIM 2023

Mentoring

The top 3 teams across all hackathons will be awarded an additional 100 hours of expert mentoring.

Discover the Hackathon with the Big Ideas Campaign

Want to join the upcoming hackathon in Slovenia? Learn how you can utilise the EU space technologies to innovate the European financial industry with our online info sessions and workshops. These will equip you with all the tools you need to succeed. You'll also have the chance to meet other participants who signed up for the hackathon and form your team!

Don't miss out on this opportunity. Check out the agenda below and sign up for the Big Ideas Campaign now!

October 17 Monday
17:00 (CEST)
October 18 Tuesday
18:00 (CEST)

Local Hub (SI): Slovenia & Space

October 19 Wednesday
17:00 (CEST)
Meet our experts

Participants will gain cutting-edge insights from some of the brightest minds in the business

Rinalda Klemenčič, Director of Innovations & Strategic Marketing, Insurance Company Sava
Rinalda Klemenčič
Director of Innovations & Strategic Marketing, Insurance Company Sava
Karmen Madjar, Independent Expert of Innovation and Strategic Marketing, Insurance Company Sava
Karmen Madjar
Independent Expert of Innovation and Strategic Marketing, Insurance Company Sava
Jurij Kodre, Head of Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics, NLB Group - The Ljubljana Bank
Jurij Kodre
Head of Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics, NLB Group - The Ljubljana Bank
Gregor Sakovič, Head of NLB Innovative Entrepreneurship Centre, NLB Group - The Ljubljana Bank
Gregor Sakovič
Head of NLB Innovative Entrepreneurship Centre, NLB Group - The Ljubljana Bank
Grega Milčinski, General Manager, Sinergise
Grega Milčinski
General Manager, Sinergise
Green Business Transformation Advisor, CER - Sustainable Business Network Slovenia
Žiga Čebulj
Green Business Transformation Advisor, CER - Sustainable Business Network Slovenia
Tina Štrukelj, Co-Founder & CEO, Infinite Pure Solutions
Tina Štrukelj
Co-Founder and CEO, Infinite Pure Solutions
Simone Carli, ESA Space Solutions Austria/Science Park Graz
Simone Carli
International Project Manager, ESA Space Solutions Austria/Science Park Graz
Domen Mongus, Associate Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (UM FERI)
Domen Mongus
Associate Professor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (UM FERI)
Matic Bitenc, Co-Founder & CEO, Toshl
Matic Bitenc
Co-Founder & CEO, Toshl
Nina Kelemen, Sustanibility Manager, Insurance Company Triglav
Nina Kelemen
Sustanibility Manager, Insurance Company Triglav
Peter Merc, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Lemur Legal
Peter Merc
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Lemur Legal
Aleš Furlanič, Innovation Manager, Insurance Company Triglav
Aleš Furlanič
Innovation Manager, Insurance Company Triglav
Tomaž Ščavničar, Refarmo
Tomaž Ščavničar
Founder & CEO, Refarmo
Matej Rus, Founder & CEO, Venture Factory
Matej Rus
Founder & CEO, Venture Factory
Nataša Rus, COO, Venture Factory
Nataša Rus
COO, Venture Factory
Urban Lapajne
Program manager, Venture Factory
About the organisers

For more than 20 years, Venture Factory has helped ambitious founders to challenge the status quo and build invincible businesses. The group has built an impressive network that offers funding, partnership and innovation opportunities to its sponsored entrepreneurs.

 
Venture Factory has also launched the Start:up Slovenia Initiative and the PODIM conference – one of the most influential tech events in the region. 


Sign up to develop your start-up at the expert-led Hackathon in Maribor.  Register your interest now!

Sponsors / Partners

This hackathon is supported by the following sponsors and partners:

Official Partner of the Challenge no.2

Zavarovalnica Sava - Insurance Company Sava

Partner

Ljubljanska borza - Ljubljana Stock Exchange

Partner

Sinergise

Supporter

The Herman Potočnik Noordung Center of Space Technologies

Supporter

The Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (UM FERI)

Supporter

CER Sustainable Business Network Slovenia

Supporter

Science Park Graz