What is happening now in Silicon Valley, presents a future for us.

Our mission is to minimize the gap of know-how by kindly inviting you to Slovenia as a speaker to help our founders:

  • expand their global mindset,

  • learn from your global know-how,

  • get an insight into tech and business trends,

  • empower them for business and leadership breakthroughs.

Founders Talk: Reimagining the Future is an international boutique conference joining 150 growth-oriented founders and executives from Slovenia, South-Eastern Europe and the U.S.

Proposed Agenda for Speakers

September 4-5, 2021

Arrival to Ljubljana

relax & sightseeing time

Sunday, September 5, 2021, 8.00pm


Meet & Greet with selected Slovenian global startup and scale-up founders

Monday, September 6, 2021, 5.00-10.00pm


A conference day for 150 founders with keynotes, fireside chats, sharing groups & networking

Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 9.00-11.00am

Let's go deep!

Parallel peer-peer sessions with speakers on topics, eg. product management, partnerships, marketing, sales, leadership, HR, ... to be defined with your experience in mind)

Tuesday, September 7, 2021, 11.00am-1.00pm

1:1 Connect

Mentorship meetings with selected startups and scale-ups

Wednesday, September 8, 2021, all-day

Experience Slovenia

Explore most beautiful natural sights in Slovenia with a great company of selected founders, wine & dine (more)

September 9-10, 2021

Departure from Ljubljana

relax & sightseeing time

Conference Theme: Reimagining the Future

  • What do I need to know to be prepared for the future?

  • What am I overlooking and what I need to do to grow my business?

  • What are the new possibilities and opportunities?

  • Teamwork has changed in the last year. What should I expect to make the best out of it?

  • Does the future expect a different type of leader?

About CEED

CEED is an international learning community of 1000+ founders who are open to talk about their growth problems and share experience experiences in a brutally honest way. CEED Slovenia is part of a global network with 14 offices in South-East Europe, Africa and soon opening in South America.


If we want to support our companies to compete on a global market, they need access to global know-how on a regular basis. We are proud to have created the Global Learning Initiative, a partnership with globally scaling tech companies that support this mission and want to be on the brink of the new know-how by helping us bring global founders and thought-leaders in Slovenia.

Event is organized by

The Startup Plus programme is co-financed by the Slovene Enterprise Fund and the European Union through the European Regional Development Fund. It is implemented based on the programme Substantive support for recipients of financial resources (SMEs) from 2018 to 2023 within the framework of the Operational Programme for the Implementation of the European Cohesion Policy in the period 2014 - 2020.

Inspire. Empower. Share. Connect.