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Unicorn Battle Balkans | Global startup-pitching series

IxD Capital invites investors to join the online startup-pitching series Unicorn Battle Balkans


Unicorn Battle Balkans, Southeast Europe — July 2th, 2020:


  • 15:00−18:00 (CEST)

IxD Capital’s partner Startup.Network is an international platform for venture capital professionals with over 120 000 participants from 55 countries in its startup portfolio.


Startup-pitching series "Startup Battles" are held regularly by the Startup. Network platform in collaboration with its partners to promote international venture industry.

Startup. Network has already organized more than 200 Startup Battles in various cities all over the world — in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and the USA.

The winner of the Unicorn Battle Balkans will be granted a chance to present their project at the Unicorn CUP — Silicon Valley Finals of global pitch competition on July 30th, 2020!


The private sector is considered the main provider of innovative solutions. The world’s top venture funds choose best startup projects!

Pitching at the Unicorn Battle Balkans is a great opportunity for you to find investments, acquire practical advice from experienced venture capital professionals, meet new partners and clients, expand your network, and present your startup to the investment community.

Unicorn Battle Balkans is an online event. Best startups will be assessed by the panel and investors.

Welcome the honoured Judges of the upcoming Unicorn Battle in Balkans:

  • Alexander Soroka — CEO & Founder at Startup. Network;

  • Eva Andriyash — Chairwoman and CEO at IxD Capital;

  • Roman Nikitov — Head at ICU Ventures;

  • Abhijeet Kumar — Co-Founder, ah! Ventures;

  • Aleksandar Celeski — EBRD Consultant & Mentor for StarVenture Program Executive Director at DUEL Consulting;

  • Aleksandar Mircov — VP of Operations, USBP at AdColony;

  • Vesna Ivanovska — General Manager at Seavus Education and Development Center and Seavus Accelerator;

  • Damjan Dano — Co-Founder and Managing Partner of IWM Network;

  • Bill Baker — Co-Founder & Inventor at NEWtritionIQ (NQ);

  • Ruchi Dana — Forbes Power Businesswoman 2020, Forbes NexGen 2017−19, Partner and Executive Board Member at DANA Group;

  • Arijana Koskarova — Founder at Creative Hub North Macedonia and Kosovo, Forbes under 30 honoree;

  • Elena Unciuleanu — Business Angel, Founder & CEO at TechVentures. ro & Reporting Center, CEO at TechVentures. ro — Early Stage Tech Startup Incubator;

  • Bogdan Coman — Senior Product Strategist at Modus Create;

  • Blaze Arizanov — Founder, StayUncle, LaunchInIndia, Inkblot Media;

  • Yesika Aguilera — Co-Founder at Tespack;

  • Igor Madzov — Investor, Ecosystem Builder, Startup Mentor;

  • Nina NIkolikj — Co-Founder at Startup Macedonia Womenpreneurs Balkans Leader Storyteller, Superconnector;

  • Pavle Zimbakov — Sales and Marketing Expert at Sport1 Press;

  • Eli Zhabevska — Senior Associate at South Central Ventures.

Top-10 startups have been selected to be pitched live at Unicorn Battle Balkans 2020:

1. Stuey — Smooth phone calls for people who stutter;

2. Epidemic — Help big brands create a buzz with local opinion leaders;

3. Vidict Media Server — Peer to peer live video streaming, web browser native;

4. Silver monitor — Smarter care for silver population;

5. Gumzzz — Metasearch engine for the dental healthcare industry;

6. Power Drone Ltd. — Data analytics company for automated energy inspections;

7. nanobile — Smart City Eco-Friendly Parking and Traffic Solution;

8. Evedo — Events Done Better;

9. ThinkOut — ThinkOut is a cash flow management platform for SMEs;

10. TraDEXsocial — Reducing the barriers for cryptocurrency adoption.

See you at the Online Unicorn Battle in Balkans, July 2th, 15:00—18:00 (CEST)!

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