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Healthtech and Biotech startup track

25th September, 16:00 – 19:00

Eleven brings together exceptional professionals from the healthtech and biotech sectors to discuss what’s ahead of the healthcare industry. The purpose is to meet the most promising startups from the region with a pool of experts to discuss their most pressing challenges and future goals.

Eleven is one of the leading early-stage VCs in Bulgaria and in the SEE region, investing in startups since 2012. With 150 collective investments over 7 years, Eleven’s team has been instrumental in kick-starting the local startup ecosystem. Apart from their VC track, Eleven is among the most active investors in SEE involved in Corporate Innovation, currently running successful innovation programs in Fintech and Healthtech, respectively with Visa and Sopharma Trading.


 – 16:45


Erno Duda

 – 17:50

Fireside chat

Spas Kerimov
Prof. Tanya Timeva, MD
Petko Zhelyazov

 – 19:00

Office hours (closed doors)

Jono Pagden
Valeri Petrov



Erno Duda

Founder and president
Hungarian Biotechnology Association

Erno is Founder and CEO of numerous companies, including Medipredict, which focuses on personalized disease prevention and prediction, and Solvo, the largest biotech company in Hungary, which was sold to CitoxLab in 2017. He is the founder and president of the Hungarian Biotechnology Association, and as a serial entrepreneur, founded or co-founded over two dozen companies. Duda has served as a EuropaBio board member for two years and received the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary for his contributions to the Hungarian biotechnology industry. He is an associate professor at the University of Szeged, where he teaches Biotechnology and Entrepreneurship.

Fireside chat

Office Hours

Eleven invites the Healthtech and Biotech startups from the region to apply for one-on-one office hours with the mentors’ pool of Eleven. The mentors include both prominent VCs from the region interested in the Healthtech vertical and professionals and entrepreneurs from the industry, able to give invaluable advice and discuss partnership opportunities with the companies.

Eleven’s mentor pool


Erno Duda

Founder and president
Hungarian Biotechnology Association


Felix Faltin

Head of Digital Health Investments

United Kingdom

Jono Pagden

Vice President
Summit Partners

Application requirements

CEE registered company
Solid team
MVP or live product
Ability to show initial traction


Registration is closed. See you next year.