New Year's Growing Together in Niš

On Thursday, December 22nd, members of the Excellent 3 supercluster gathered at the Science and Technology Park in Nis for another Growing Together event. In a festive atmosphere, more than 60 people from the blockchain community and interested students gathered to discuss the challenges that marked the year 2022, as well as the opportunities ahead of us in the Web3 industry in 2023.

The participants were first greeted by the Deputy Director of NTP Nis, Miloš Grozdanović, during the opening, and then Ilija Ranković from the company Timacun Blockchain Systems presented the challenges of blockchain and Web3 startups through a case study. This was followed by a panel moderated by Marko Ljubenović, one of the co-founders of the Excellent 3 Supercluster and a consultant for institutional cooperation and development of the NTP Nis innovation ecosystem. The panel was joined by outstanding speakers: Pavle Batuta, co-founder of the blockchain startup Moonstruck, Jovan Tisma, co-founder of ALL ART, Đorđe Mijović, co-founder of Tempus Finance, and Marko Velickovic, founder of Timacum Blockchain Systems.

Pavle Batuta has been involved in blockchain for 6 years and continued his career as one of the co-founders of the Moonstruck startup, a blockchain development agency and venture studio. Jovan Tisma has been involved in marketing and finance for years and is currently focusing on his company All Art and NFTs, while preparing to launch the Art and Culture Metaverse next year. Đorđe Mijović is involved in decentralized finance in Tempus and has a great passion for legal regulation. Marko Velickovic from Timacum answered questions from participants about the dilemma of communicating with future clients and their prejudices when entering a new market. After the panel, participants, as is customary for Growing Together events, enjoyed good networking.