Spark.me, an interactive regional conference and meeting of the brightest tech minds from the region of South East Europe and beyond held at the Hotel Mediteran in Budva, Montenegro from May 31 – Jun 01. 2015.
The Spark.me Startup competition will be judged based on innovation, diversity, the power of the idea, the startup’s growth potential and the implementation strategy. Participation in the competition enables startup founders to have access to advisers, mentors, workshops and a network of investors. The winning team will receive 2 round-trip tickets to San Francisco, hotel accommodation for three days (for 2 people) and access to the TechCrunch Disrupt SF Startup Alley.
Natasa Djukanovic, Director of Marketing for the .ME Registry states: We are very interested in the startup community and are so excited about all of the development and innovation in the region. We have a long history of involvement with TechCrunch and it is a great pleasure for us to help startups from our region to get exposure in New York.
All startups founded after September 2014 with less than $2.5 million in funding are eligible to apply, regardless of where they are registered. Prospective competitors can apply at http://spark.me by May 4, 2015. 23:59:59 UTC. Only existing FUNCTIONAL projects will be taken into consideration (in alpha or beta phase). The pre-selection process will be held until May 11th, when the 10 best Startup teams will be invited to present at the Spark.Me conference in Hotel Mediteran.
On May 31st 2015, all selected teams will give five-minute presentations of their projects to a panel of judges. Finalists will present for an additional 3 minutes on Jun 1st 2015, and the winner will be announced on the final day of the conference. For more details, visitÂ http://spark.me/.