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International Pitch Night (Part 1): Slovak Startups
February 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm ESTFree
Seven innovative companies from Slovakia will have 5 minutes to pitch their solutions to a panel of judges and the Slovak Ambassador to the US, Ivan Korcok, will speak briefly about innovation in Slovakia.
Biotron is developing a new approach to enable businesses to access geolocation and other mobile and wearable data to guide decision-making. The high quality, privacy-compliant data is collected and controlled by consumers and users. Data providers are incentivized by rewards via blockchain. Biotron is looking for app publishers to provide data and clients in need of superior data analytics.
Martin Smolka, COO, email@example.com
Jakub Mazgut, CPO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Luigi’s Box offers a set of powerful tools for e-commerce websites to improve search and product discovery. The company’s tools address a major reason why site visitors don’t purchase: they are unable to effectively search the website. The company has more than 100 clients in Central Europe who have increased conversion rates by an average of 22 percent and up to 320 percent.
Radoslav Balajka, CEO, email@example.com
Michal Barla, CPO, firstname.lastname@example.org
Vacatuner transforms travel agents into travel advisors who create truly personalized experiences for their customers throughout their journey. The app serves as a single place for travelers to communicate with their travel agent, find all details about their trips and buy extra in-destination activities. Vacatuner helps travel advisors to meet the rising expectations of today’s travelers and increase their revenue. The company has an initial client base of mid-size travel agencies in Europe and is exploring the US market.
Matej Aštary, COO email@example.com
Radovan Brliť, Product Designer firstname.lastname@example.org
Virtual Medicine and Virtual Everything utilizes a cutting-edge VR/AR framework and software solution. The technology is cross-platform, multi-user and easily adaptable to many applications.
Virtual Medicine is an award-winning VR medical education platform used by tens of thousands of people from more than 150 countries. In the US the company is seeking to license to educational and research institutions.
Virtual Everything is working with companies in diverse industries including Deutsche Telekom, Skoda/VW and the banking sector creating interactive VR/AR solutions to improve sales, marketing, product development, and employee training. The company is looking for industrial and strategic partnerships to enter the US market.
Tomáš Brngál, Co-founder & CEO, email@example.com
Katarína Zvonárová, Marketing & PR, firstname.lastname@example.org
ABOUT THE SPONSOR:
through its competitive US Connections program, the Slovak-American Foundation supports Slovak entrepreneurs with companies ready to enter the US market. The Slovak-American Foundation is a US-based 501c3 nonprofit focused on building the startup ecosystem in Slovakia. www.slovakamericanfoundation.org
Contact: Mary MacPherson, President and CEO email@example.com