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Semifinalists annouced for Spark.me 2016

Spark.me, one of the biggest marketing/Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, set for May 28-29, in Budva, Montenegro, has published a list of 10 best startups

Spark.me, one of the biggest marketing/Internet conferences in Southeast Europe, set for May 28-29, in Budva, Montenegro, has published a list of 10 best startups which have been invited to present at the Spark.me conference, on May 28-29 in Budva, Montenegro.

The mission of Spark.me Startup Competition is to bring together successful startups from all over Europe, help them grow, and share their ideas with the world. This year, the organizer received a record number of applications 42 teams from 12 countries. Ten best startup teams that made it to the semifinals are: Bee and Me (Montenegro), Craftinity (Poland), Drytools (Serbia), Emily (Croatia), Get Hired With Me (Montenegro), HUM app (Kosovo), Kidster (Montenegro/Serbia), Letpet.in (Croatia), Smart Lumies (Croatia), Yorefy (Slovenia).

 

10 Startups will pitch in front of the international jury

This is the first time that Montenegrin startups are represented in such a big number in the semifinals of Spark.me startup competition, which is the best indicator of the growth and development of the Montenegrin entrepreneurial ecosystems, as well as the of the quality of the startups that are a part of it. One of the goals of .ME, the company that organizes Spark.me conference is to encourage and support the development of the Montenegrin startup scene. Looking at this data, it seems they are on the right path.

Ten semifinalists will present their startups in front of an international jury at Spark.me conference. Based on their presentations and the following Q&A sessions, three teams will be chosen as finalists to present their project again, during the last day of the conference, in more detail.

 

2 Round-trip tickets for TC Disrupt San Francisco 2016

The winning team will receive 2 round-trip tickets to San Francisco, hotel accommodation for three days (for 2 people), two tickets for the three-day TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016 conference, and a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to present and discuss their project with the tech elite – hundreds of TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco attendees, investors and media.

More than 460 people from 18 countries have already registered for Spark.me. The full price of the ticket is 250€, or 70€ in the case of a student ticket. Tickets can later be transferred to another person (name change), but they cannot be refunded.

Student tickets are available to undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD students 27 years old or younger, and to those who will graduate in 2016. Spark.me tickets are available at the conference official website, at www.spark.me.

Spark.me is organized by Domain.ME, a private company in charge of operating Montenegro’s national Internet domain – .ME, and powered by Crnogorski Telekom ( a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom AG). Spark.me brings stories from the front lines of disruptive technological solutions, innovative business models, engaging branding strategies, and world-changing initiatives, and brings together business, technology and innovation leaders, marketers, startups, and geeks.