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We are helping build world-class Slovakia

About Us

The Slovak Alliance for the Innovative Economy (SAPIE) has been set up to represent the needs of global and local Internet and innovative companies, improve the state of IT education, boost the startup ecosystem and help companies scale to the global level. Among our members are tech giants as well as globally successful Slovak companies and rising stars. SAPIE acts as an industry body for over 40 companies, representing them towards policy makers, creates national and regional partnerships and advocates for innovation.

Our Main Goals

  • EDUCATION IN THE 21ST CENTURY
    Connecting technical, business and creative students. Entrepreneurial and technical skills for all.
  • INNOVATION
    Boosting the startup ecosystem and supporting innovative companies.
  • THINK GLOBAL
    Supporting world-class companies scaling to the world from Slovakia.
  • "SAPIE is a platform for involvement of the main players from business and public sectors to interact together. In Neulogy Ventures we aim to support innovative projects from Slovakia."

    Ivan Štefunko, Managing Partner Neulogy Ventures
  • "I believe that Slovakia can become a small Silicon Valley of the CEE region. We have talented people, great skills and already a few successes in technological export. We need to cooperate at home. "

    Rasťo Kulich, Country Manager Google Slovakia
  • "I was very pleased to see such strong progress in Slovakia in building out the startup ecosystem, in a relatively short space of time. I was also delighted to see you all cooperating and collaborating together."

    Burton Lee, Lecturer of the European Innovation & Entrepreneurship at Stanford School of Engineering
  • "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

Our Partners