Summer Startup Festival

4th September, Ohrid

Startups from dusk till dawn

Don't miss the chance to:

  • Learn how to startup and get funding: hands on experience from the founder of WeLrn, the 1st macedonian startup backed by the CEED business angels network
  • Enjoy drinks, mingling and partying with founders and investors: the Silicon Drinkabout Style
  • Enter a startup challenge and win a FREE Paragliding flight: because starting up is like having your 1st flight, isn’t it?
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4 September, Ohrid, Plaza 10, Lagadin

20.00 - 21:00:

Silicon Drinkabout:

Drinks and warm up

21.00 - 22:30:

Startup Grind:

Petar Ninovski,

CEO and founder of WeLrn

22.30 ­ 23.30:

Ivan Petrusevski,

CEO and Founder of MKhost

23.30 - 24.00:

Silicon Drinkabout:

Drinks and mingling

with founders and investors

24.00 - 01.00:

Startup Challenge: Win a

FREE paragliding flight

and discount for office space in Coffice

01.00 - sunrise:

Startup Stories,

drinks and mingling

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Petar Ninoski,

CEO and Founder of


WeLrn is an online marketplace for teaching and learning real­world skills through short video courses. In fact, WeLrn is the 1st company to be funded by the Macedonian CEED business angels community.

The interactive platform is built to encourage social learning and create a highly engaging environment with the use of gamification.

his journey developing WeLrn,

how he decided to quit a secure job and pursue his dream startup job,

how we managed to close the investment process with the CEED business angels: step by step practical insights

from approaching an investor to closing the investments.

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Ivan Petrusevski,

CEO and Founder of MKhost

Ivan founded MKhost in 2005 at age of 18. MKhost crashed the monopoly of web hosting market in Macedonia and now is home of thousands of Macedonian web sites. MKhost recently became official registar of the .mk domain.

Ivan`s principles are aimed towards providing great customer support (including all the weird requests a customer can have :)), building authentic relationship with his clients and delivering great services.

We will learn about:

How Ivan started MKhost with money from his scholarship.

How to be a one man army.

What was the first sale and how to keep customers loyal.

Expanding and acquisition of other company.

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Regular ticket: 360 MKD (6 Euro)

3 tickets packet: 800 MKD(13 Euro)

5 tickets packet: 1200 MKD(20 Euro)

You get:

entrance to the startup festival

20% discount for all drinks

entry in the challenge for free Paragliding flight

entry in the challenge for 1 week free office space in Coffice, a coworking spacebased in Skopje, and a 20% discount voucher for the next 3 months

best startup networking and learning experience this summer.

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