Topic: Emerging Technology in Slovenia
Host: Ambassador Jamie L. Harpootlian
Date and Time: 11am ET Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Description: Ambassador Jamie L. Harpootlian invites you to explore emerging opportunities in Slovenia’s thriving technology sector. Slovenia is strategically located to tap into the broader Central and Eastern European and Western Balkan markets and boasts a skilled and tech-savvy workforce. The Slovenian start-up sector attracts over $100 million in investments every year. Slovenia is home to fast-growing start-up companies in healthcare, sustainability, and emerging technologies, including artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and blockchain. Several Slovenian technology companies, including Outfit7, Zemanta, and Celtra, have recently attracted international investments.
- Ambassador Harpootlian will highlight opportunities in Slovenia’s technology sector.
- State Secretary at the Ministry of the Economy, Tourism, and Sport Matevž Frangež will present the government’s efforts to foster innovation and attract investment.
- Boštjan Špetič, founder of Zemanta, will discuss the potential of Slovenia’s high-tech sector and the company’s experience of being acquired by a U.S. company.