Macedonia2025 is organizing the second “Get in the ring” business idea pitching competition in cooperation with the National Centre for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning as a part of the initiative Tehnoinvent.mk. The competition will take place on October 19 at 11 AM at the Skopje Fair. Tehnoinvent is an event part of this year’s Fair Tehnoma and is dedicated to startups, incubators and young entrepreneurs.
This year there are going to be two levels of competition as part of “Get in the ring” – the first part is dedicated to high school students, while the second part is going to be a challenge between startups that have been germinating for no longer than a year.
In addition to winning the grand prize, the competitors will have a chance to impress each other, the audience and a distinguished jury of business professionals. The teams of this year’s Get in the Ring Competition will face a jury of twelve notable entrepreneurs and business professionals in a variety of fields: Zhivko Mukaetov (Alkaloid, Macedonia), Robert Arsov (Guggenheim Securities, USA), Chris Pavlovski (Rumble, Canada), Mitre Kutanovski (Mitre Group, USA), Martin Paech (ACN, Holland) , Viktor Meskov (SEAF), Dejan Kalinikov (SEAF), Aleksandar Stamboliev, Petar Spaseski (HATCH, Australia), Goran Zlatevski (Publikum Art, Macedonia), Izaac Trpeski (ORO Luxury Water, Australia), Dimitar Mitrov (AMC, Macedonia), Michael Mizrahi, (Entrepreneurship and Innovation Development at Azrieli College, and AtoBe Accelerator).
The participants and the audience will have the opportunity to listen to a roster of business professionals who are going to talk about the essence of entrepreneurship and will share with the audience insights from the professional world.
The pitching competition for high school students is sponsored by AMC Computers and Publikum Art and the Premium sponsor for the start-up competition is Rumble.com
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