Apply for new pre-acceleration program & competition for investors and golden prizes

This year we are preparing new pre-acceleration program that will be held in Croatia before the PowerUp bootcamp and final.

Primer is a pre-acceleration program that helps early stage energy-focused startups to overcome the most common challenges and obstacles in the energy sector and beyond.

The founders will work intensively to:

  • Build A Solid Marketing & B2B Strategy
  • Understand The Legal, Financial & IP Aspects They Have to Consider
  • Get Their First Customers
  • Design a Pitch Deck That Gets Investors’ Attention
  • Build A Great Team & Adopt An Agile Methodology


40 hours of free education with great mentors will have next topics:

  • Team building and management
  • Lean Startup methodology and LOI
  • Business model canvas
  • IP and legal aspects
  • Go to market strategy & sales strategies
  • Roadmapping
  • B2B marketing strategies
  • Competitive landscape
  • Finances and investments
  • Onepager
  • Pitch deck structure
  • Pitching training

  Application link. 

The PRIMER program will take place in June 2018. in Zagreb, in Croatian language.


PowerUp Competition

PowerUp! 2018 is the fourth edition of the competition designed for start-ups operating in the energy sector in Central European countries. Areas where solutions are particularly important and sought after: energy, mobility, cleantech.

The PowerUp! Competition is a platform for presenting ideas that would otherwise be left unnoticed. It is a tremendous contribution in developing innoavtion in the sector of sustainable energy.

Watch last years edition video here.