DECEMBER 1st, 2017 — New Slovak National Theater — Bratislava, Slovakia

Competition and “oscars” for early stage startups with global potential

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Tech and innovation conference for business leaders

Future Now is a one day conference in Bratislava, where innovators, investors and business leaders come to address tech-driven transformation of today’s world. It is the window into your Future. Happening Now.

If you feel the tech industry lacks the ambition to tackle real problems in the world, head to Bratislava.
The Financial Times
One of my most rewarding speaking events
Uri Levine, Founder of Waze and keynote in 2016

Past speakers

  • Uri Levine
  • Founder of Waze, FeeX
  • Jan Hammer
  • Partner at Index Ventures
  • Neil Harbisson
  • Cyborg Foundation
  • Juraj Vaculík
  • Co-founder and CEO of AeroMobil
  • Esther Dyson
  • Chairman at EDventure
  • Yanki Margalit
  • Social Entrepreneur, Hi-tech Investor
  • Danny Cabrera
  • Founder of BioBots
  • Karel Obluk
  • Former CTO, CEO of AVG
  • Andrej Kiska
  • President of Slovak Republic

Why Future Now?

  • From dreams to foresight.
  • From thoughts to insight.
  • From ideas to results.
  • Future. Now.

Future
mobility

  • Mobility and transportation are about to be disrupted in major ways.
  • Industry experts predict that the upcoming change will outpace the most ambitious schedules.
  • Future of Mobility is autonomous and electric.
  • Flying cars and car- sharing.
  • Hackable SUVs and vehicle-to-grid networks.
  • Shifting value chains. Emerging transportation powerhouses.
  • But what does it all mean for you NOW?

Internet
of future

  • Emergence of the Internet changed the world.
  • It has now affected virtually everything, from how we watch TV to how we fight wars.
  • Internet of Future is shared protocols and “thin” applications.
  • Securitized web and commoditized privacy.
  • Blockchain and decentralized web.
  • Augmented reality and virtual worlds.
  • Permanently connected everything.
  • Massive job market redundancies.
  • Before we get to singularity, how is tomorrow’s Internet shaping your life and business NOW?

Future of
goverment

  • The way we govern our societies is amazingly outdated, from how we vote to how we settle conflict.
  • Technology can both be empowering and lead to greater inequalities.
  • Future of Government is open data and adaptive education curricula.
  • Real-time policy making and fully transparent decision-making.
  • Cross-border constituencies and data-driven policies.
  • Startup nations and E-stonias.
  • How is future of tech changing government NOW?

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Who is it for

STARTUPS

Whether you want to apply for the competition or just join in on the fun, the opportunity doesn’t get better to talk to potential investors, get specific, actionable help from truly experienced mentors, or to pitch your future business partners for access to new customers, industry experience and funding.

INVESTORS

Meet dozens of carefully chosen early-stage startups looking for investment, all in one place.

Join the region’s top angel and VC investors in search for interesting investment opportunities, share your experience with young entrepreneurs and explore business opportunities for your existing portfolio companies.

Business
Executives

Showcase your company’s innovation, gain access to new technologies and initiate business partnerships.

Meet young innovative minds and key policy makers. Gain new industry insight, explore progressive solutions for your business needs and help shape the innovative ecosystem in Slovakia.

PLATINUM PARTNER

Slovak American Foundation

ORGANIZED BY

Neulogy

GOLD PARTNERS

Tatra banka
ZSE
O2

SILVER PARTNERS

Eset
ZSSK
Synergie

BRONZE PARTNERS

Taylor Wessing
Majernik & Miháliková

MAIN MEDIA PARTNER

RTVS

MEDIA PARTNER

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