Startup
Posted: 10 months ago

CUnicorn Demo Day: Fostering Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Caucasus University with TBC's Support

The final event of the CUnicorn startup pre-acceleration program, held at Caucasus University and supported by TBC, marked a remarkable occasion in promoting technological startups' development within the university community.

During the demo day, five participating startup teams had the opportunity to showcase their ideas to industry experts and investors, engaging in interactive discussions and networking with potential partners.

Organized by the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, the CUnicorn program spanned 10 weeks of intensive mentoring sessions with esteemed local and international mentors, providing invaluable insights into the fundamental principles of startup creation.

As part of the event, a panel discussion on "The Evolution of the Startup Ecosystem" featured esteemed panelists, including Chris Barry - CEO of US Mac, Keti Kvartskhava - managing partner of law firm BLC, Giorgi Chugoshvili - co-founder of Phubber, and Guri Koyava - co-founder of investor network Axel and Startup Buro.

During the thrilling conclusion, the top three startups were announced: Rollycks secured the first place, AI Farmer took second, and E-Flow earned the third spot.

The event garnered generous support from several organizations, including CrocoSquad, Gazelle Finance, Clevertone, VISA, PAYZE, PAVILION WINES, US Mac, Georgian Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA), AXEL, Business Formula, and Startup Georgia.

CUnicorn warmly welcomes participation from Caucasus University students, graduates, administrative and academic staff (with at least one team member), and early-stage startups with technological focus and a working prototype (MVP) or an established action plan for further development.

For TBC, a leading technology company, nurturing and supporting startups hold significant importance. The TBC Startup program exemplifies their commitment by providing preferential loans, access to operational products, training, consultations, competitions, events, marketing, and media support to foster new businesses and innovative ideas.