South East European
Innovators Program

ABOUT SEEIP

Accelerate, fund, grow and succeed

Program

Overview

The SEEIP is a hybrid program that blends incubation, acceleration and tech transfer features. It facilitates digital incubation through e-learning, networking events, mentorship and alumni gatherings. To accelerate your business it provides independent R&D facilities, qualified specialists, and know-how to support you to build your entrepreneurial business competencies and make your startup succeed.

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Partners
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Applications are always open

Initial meeting

Meet our team

Evaluation

Present your startup infront of a jury of experts

Acceptance

Send us the signed admission documents

Stage 2

Registered company
TRL 4- 6
Apply via f6s

Office space
Mentoring
Laboratory collaborations
Investment facilitation

Stage 1

Registered company
TRL 1- 3
Apply via f6s

Office space
Business consultations
Laboratory collaborations
Mentoring

Launch Stage

Non-registered company
Apply via website

E-learning platform
Hotdesks
Business consultations
Mentoring

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Individual applications
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Networking
eLearning platform
Hotdesks
Business consultations

Ground 0

Individual applications
Apply via website

Networking
eLearning platform
Hotdesks
Business consultations

Launch Stage

Non-registered company
Apply via website

E-learning platform
Hotdesks
Business consultations
Mentoring

Stage 1

Registered company
TRL 1- 3
Apply via f6s or vestbee

Office space
Business consultations
Laboratory collaborations
Mentoring

Stage 2

Registered company
TRL 4- 6
Apply via f6s or vestbee

Office space
Mentoring
Laboratory collaborations
Investment facilitation

Stage 3

Registered company
TRL 7-9
Apply via f6s

Office space
Mentoring and Advisory
Laboratory collaborations
Investment facilitation

Technology Transfer

Registered company
Established on the market
Apply via f6s

Office space
Mentoring and Advisory
Laboratory collaborations
International market entry

Programe modules

Launch day 10th October
Digital skills bootcamp Find your team Grasshopper mash-up day @STP meet Demo day
Teamworking sessions Mentoring Alumni meetup Pitch day
VC meet and greet

How it works

Learn and fail fast.
Repeat.
Succeed.

This is our key purpose. The goal of our program is to give you a broad knowledge of how to start and run a business. You are at the centre of the learning process. You can tailor your educational experience by choosing what meets your knowledge and needs.

During the SEEIP entrepreneurship journey you will meet like-minded people to form a team, which will go through the different development startup stages and finally will pitch the idea to investors.  

Platform Introduction

SEEIP creates an ecosystem that supports, nurtures and develops initial research ideas into successful startups and helps them grow in international markets.

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Structure

Each module is divided into different topics and lessons with industry specialists as teachers. The online lessons are in video format and can be accessed from a pc or mobile device. 

At the end of each topic there is a test, an assignment and the opportunity to speak directly with the teacher on specific questions related to your startup.

In addition, the hybrid format of the program will introduce you to exciting new people at the in-person events.

Benefits of online format

Access to training content on any device;
Convenient meetings with mentors;
Ability to easily track progress;
Being a part of an international supportive like-minded community.

Program modules

Entrepreneurial journey and mindset

Introduction to entrepreneurship 

Entrepreneurial mindset 

Business concepts 

Business Design thinking 

Startup teams

Entrepreneurial teams and lean startup

Company culture

 

Business strategy and innovation

ESD and SDG track records 

Technological management

Technology, entrepreneurship and innovations

Technology strategy and growth

Material management and product development

Industrial property 

Commercial law and legal frameworks for startups

Marketing and Branding

Marketing fundamentals and digital marketing 

The unicorn brand

Finance

Finance and reporting for entrepreneurs 

Presentation and negotiations

Crafting the perfect pitch

Negotiations for startups 

 

Growth and markets

Entrepreneurship and global markets 

Stakeholders – partners, competitors etc 

Our companies

Experts

Teachers

Mentors

Vladimir Grozdanov

Vladimir Grozdanov

Barin Sports

Gerganova

Elena Gerganova

Believe to fly

Kadrev

Georgi Kadrev

Kelvin Health

Galya Dimitrova

Galya Dimitrova

IRIS solutions

Victor Schiller

Victor Schiller

R Cubed Group

Mihail Stefanov

Mihail Stefanov

Culture & People

Mark Marinov

Mark Marinov

SEE IP

Natanail Stefanov

Natanail Stefanov

SEE IP

Valentin Toshev

Valentin Toshev

Baringa

Enyo Savov

Enyo Savov

LB Bulgaricum

Boris Kolev

Boris Kolev

Digimark Ventures

Pavlin Ivanov

Pavlin Ivanov

Senior software consultant

Edward Simmerlink

Edward Simmerlink

DBBA

Angel Georgiev

Angel Georgiev

Sindeo

Evlogi Georgiev

Evlogi Georgiev

Sciant

Advisors

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Dimitur Iliev

Expert Innovation Program
Sofia Tech Park

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Monika Velkova

Expert Innovation Program
Sofia Tech Park

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Monika Velkova

Expert Innovation Program
Sofia Tech Park

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Kiril Georgiev

Expert Innovation Program
Sofia Tech Park

The team

Our team is dedicated to nurturing and supporting R&D startups, providing them with advice and access to a thriving entrepreneurial ecosystem, access to international markets, dedicated individual guidance, and a network of like-minded people. We are your partners on the journey to success, as each team member offers diverse and invaluable expertise. We believe that startups can transform groundbreaking ideas into tangible products and services that change the world and we would do anything to support them in this journey.

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Monika Velkova

SEEIP Manager

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Elica Mollov

Ecosystem Manager

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Tsanko Pantev

Digital Content Manager

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Mark Marinov

Co-author of SEEIP

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Natanail Stefanov

Co-author of SEEIP

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Sofia Creation Station Makerspace

A workshop created by Sofia Tech Park to support the creativity of people with ideas for innovative hardware products, businesses and projects. It educates and trains schoolchildren and students to develop their ideas and technical/creative skills.

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ClubHouse

The place for startup meetings that has a digital studio to record podcasts, product pitches, video contentand jury sessions.

The Venue

A networking event space for seminars, presentations and conferences.

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Smart Classroom

Our pop-up coworking space that facilitates collaboration and peer-to-peer support.

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Hot desks

We have sevral hot desks which can be used on the go, located in front of the Smart Classroom.

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Meeting rooms

We have a number of seperate meeting rooms with varying capacity, to ensure you have a dedicated space for partnership meetings.

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