We create a world-class Slovakia by helping innovative companies grow

Uniting over 90 innovative companies in Slovakia

Our Mission

  • The biggest innovative alliance in Slovakia uniting start ups, scale ups, investors, corporations and NGOs

  • Helping innovative companies grow through network building and regional cooperation

  • Advocating for open and innovation-friendly policy in Slovakia and the EU

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Our Pillars

  • Innovative Education

    Supporting high-quality technical, creative and entrepreneurial education.

  • Startup Ecosystem

    Fostering innovation through the creation of a functioning start-up ecosystem in Slovakia and neighboring countries.

  • Global Scale Ups

    Helping innovative companies from Slovakia to scale their business to global markets

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What We Do

  • Policy Advocacy

    SAPIE acts as the unifying voice for innovative companies in Slovakia, promoting an open, outward-looking and flexible legislation that serves as an enabler of innovation.

  • Connecting Partners

    We form networks and build bridges that promote knowledge-sharing and raise awareness of the needs and concerns of all stakeholder groups within the innovative ecosystem.

  • Expert Analysis

    We produce highly respected research and thought leadership on the Slovak startup and innovative ecosystem to make the up-to-date data accessible to founders, investors, decision makers as well as wider public.

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News

  • articles

    Aug 6, 2019

    Vymenia nás roboty?

  • articles

    Jul 11, 2019

    Internet vecí sa stáva tou ďalšou “veľkou vecou”

  • reports

    Jun 18, 2019

    Prvý OpenGate pilotného ročníka OpenLab máme úspešne za sebou

  • events

    Jun 3, 2019

    SAPIE Meet & Learn v spolupráci s Neulogy Ventures

  • press

    May 21, 2019

    OpenLab zvyšuje kvalitu digitálneho vzdelávania na stredných školách

  • press

    May 21, 2019

    Iniciatíva Vráťsa.sk chce pritiahnuť Slovákov zo zahraničia domov srdiečkom aj džobmi

  • events

    May 16, 2019

    Prvá mapa slovenských inovátorov je už online!

  • events

    Apr 17, 2019

    Sapie Meet & Learn tentokrát v spolupráci s WEZEO

  • articles

    Mar 25, 2019

    Coworky na vzostupe - prečo sú dôležité pre budúcnosť Slovenska?

  • press

    Feb 15, 2019

    Hľadáme novú hlavu SAPIE!

  • articles

    Feb 11, 2019

    Zdieľaná ekonomika rastie aj na Slovensku

  • articles

    Feb 6, 2019

    Ignorujú slovenské univerzity rozmach inovácií?

  • articles

    Jan 23, 2019

    Inovujme Európu (kým je ešte čas)

  • events

    Jan 15, 2019

    Sapie Meet & Learn v Crowdberry kaviarni

  • articles

    Jan 13, 2019

    Digitálna ekonomika nie je len IT

  • reports

    Dec 19, 2018

    SAPIE v roku 2018

  • events

    Dec 12, 2018

    Digitalizácia môže zvýšiť HDP Slovenska o 16 miliárd EUR

  • events

    Nov 27, 2018

    Ďalšie SAPIE Meet & Learn stretnutie hostil Electronic-star

  • events

    Nov 19, 2018

    SAPIE reprezentuje Slovensko v spoločnej deklarácii CEE krajín

  • articles

    Nov 1, 2018

    The First Comprehensive Map of the Slovak Innovative Ecosystem is Here

  • reports

    Oct 30, 2018

    Vznikla prvá mapa slovenských inovátorov

  • events

    Sep 21, 2018

    SAPIE Meet & Learn sme odštartovali v Pixel Federation

  • articles

    Sep 20, 2018

    Čo sú klastre a prečo sú dôležité pre slovenskú inovatívnu ekonomiku?

  • events

    Aug 30, 2018

    FutureNow spustila nový koncept, ktorý v októbri oživí Bratislavu technológiami a startupmi

  • press

    Jul 18, 2018

    Reakcia SAPIE na rozhodnutie Európskej komisie o 4 miliardovej pokute pre Android

  • reports

    Jul 16, 2018

    Prednášali sme pre študentov z Mexika na letnej škole biznisu a marketingu EUBA pre študentov

  • articles

    Jun 1, 2018

    Druhý ročník Falling Walls Lab Slovakia pozná svojich víťazov

  • articles

    May 29, 2018

    Four years of SAPIE on a mission to help innovation grow

  • articles

    Apr 26, 2018

    Právna úprava o autorských právach sa môže stať nočnou morou inovátorov

  • articles

    Apr 19, 2018

    Ako na zdanenie digitálnej ekonomiky v EÚ?

  • articles

    Mar 20, 2018

    Our take on regulating platforms in the EU

  • articles

    Mar 15, 2018

    Will startups be hit by copyright torpedo?

  • press

    Feb 16, 2018

    Infographic of the month: Digital Single Market in 2018

  • press

    Jan 15, 2018

    Infographic of the month: Is your company ready for GDPR?

  • events

    Dec 2, 2017

    The Danube Valley: From Manufacturers to Innovators

  • reports

    Dec 1, 2017

    New report on Slovakia’s top scale-ups launched by Neulogy, EIT Digital and SAPIE

  • press

    Nov 30, 2017

    SAPIE joins the ranks of signatories of the Diversity Charter

  • events

    Nov 16, 2017

    SAPIE and EIT Digital joint event promotes acceleration opportunities in Slovakia

  • events

    Oct 30, 2017

    SAPIE joins forces with Neulogy to promote acceleration opportunities for Slovak startups

  • reports

    Oct 22, 2017

    Prague European Summit 2017 Study is out!

  • events

    Oct 18, 2017

    SAPIE joined Allied for Startups Annual Summit 2017: If you are not at the table, you are on the menu

  • events

    Oct 15, 2017

    Techstars meet SAPIE @ Google

  • press

    Sep 5, 2017

    When did the Slovak research disappear?

  • reports

    Jun 29, 2017

    The first V4 Startup Report is out!

  • reports

    Jun 1, 2017

    Read through our Annual Report 2016

  • articles

    Apr 27, 2017

    SAPIE joins coalition highlighting priorities for Digital Content Directive

  • articles

    Apr 5, 2017

    Test your digital skills with IT Fitness Test 2017

  • reports

    Mar 24, 2017

    The Titans of Tomorrow: Scale-up Study for Slovakia published by SAPIE

  • reports

    Nov 2, 2016

    The first SAPIE Slovak Startups Report 2016 is out!

  • press

    Nov 2, 2016

    SAPIE broadens scope and changes name

  • events

    Nov 1, 2016

    Smart City 360° Summit returns to Bratislava in 2016

  • articles

    Aug 15, 2016

    Google Slovakia launched Digital Garage - and we were there!

  • reports

    Jun 1, 2016

    Read through our Annual Report 2015

  • articles

    Apr 15, 2016

    CCIA & SAPIE Presented EU Presidency Recommendations to Slovak Leaders

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Member Testimonials

  • I believe that Slovakia can become a small Silicon Valley of the CEE region. We have talented people, great skills and already a few success stories that were able to scale their businesses and succeed on global markets. We need to cooperate at home.

    Rastislav Kulich
    Country Manager, Google Slovakia
  • The story of ESET, which was the first Slovak company with functional global online sales platform, I believe that Internet marketing is an effective tool to promote and sell successful Slovak products with high added value on global scale.

    Anton Zajac
    CEO, ESET North America
    • Facebook
    • Martinus
    • Sli.do
    • ESET
    • Google
    • Anasoft
    • Piano Media
    • Platform
    • ZlavaDna
    • Profesia
    • Modry konik
    • Websupport
    • PROMISEO
    • Zaraguza
    • ui42
    • SCR
    • GA Drilling
    • Aj ty v IT!
    • Innovatrics
    • KPMG
    • The Spot
    • Learn2code
    • Eastcubator
    • Connect Coworking
    • InfraPartnersManagement LLP
    • Pixel Federation
    • Sufio
    • Collective
    • Orderlord
    • Mentegram
    • Wezeo
    • Tangent Works
    • Lighting Beetle
    • Marketinger
    • Mishiko
    • HubHub
    • Webglobe Yegon
    • Citadelo
    • Decent
    • Muziker
    • Online Toro
    • Aeromobil
    • ixworx
    • 0100 Ventures
    • Impact Hub
    • Kickresume
    • EY
    • Startup Slovakia
    • Electronic Star
    • Butterfly Effect
    • Teesys
    • Kontentino
    • Biotron.io
    • EventAdvisor
    • Parkio
    • SEAK
    • Goodrequest
    • eyerim
    • Isadore
    • B4D
    • Digital Marketing Club
    • Facebook
    • Martinus
    • Sli.do
    • ESET
    • Google
    • Anasoft
    • Piano Media
    • Platform
    • ZlavaDna
    • Profesia
    • Modry konik
    • Websupport
    • PROMISEO
    • Zaraguza
    • ui42
    • SCR
    • GA Drilling
    • Aj ty v IT!
    • Innovatrics
    • KPMG
    • The Spot
    • Learn2code
    • Eastcubator
    • Connect Coworking
    • InfraPartnersManagement LLP
    • Pixel Federation
    • Sufio
    • Collective
    • Orderlord
    • Mentegram
    • Wezeo
    • Tangent Works
    • Lighting Beetle
    • Marketinger
    • Mishiko
    • HubHub
    • Webglobe Yegon
    • Citadelo
    • Decent
    • Muziker
    • Online Toro
    • Aeromobil
    • ixworx
    • 0100 Ventures
    • Impact Hub
    • Kickresume
    • EY
    • Startup Slovakia
    • Electronic Star
    • Butterfly Effect
    • Teesys
    • Kontentino
    • Biotron.io
    • EventAdvisor
    • Parkio
    • SEAK
    • Goodrequest
    • eyerim
    • Isadore
    • B4D
    • Digital Marketing Club

Our Partners

  • National
  • Startitup
  • Slovak Startup
  • Digitálna Garáž Slovensko
  • Startupers.sk
  • Regional
  • Bridge Budapest
  • Startup Poland
  • European
  • European Startup Network
  • Lisbon Council
  • Allied for Startups
  • CCiA

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