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Investors tend to overlook the enormous potential of gender lens investing

Businesses run by women are still in the minority, making up only around 14% of all businesses in Germany. Studies have shown that limited access to capital is one of the biggest obstacles faced by female entrepreneurs: Greater diversity and more equal opportunities in the business sector depend on investors working towards removing this obstacle. […]

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Business

More opportunities to entrepreneurs from Albania and Kosova

Yunus Social Business Albania and Nxitja e Biznesit Social sh.a, with the support of the Government of Albania and various national and international organizations, since mid-2012, have implemented the Social Business Movement of Albania, aiming to promote and support development of social businesses in various regions and sectors, and tackling key social and environmental issues […]

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Business

Entrepreneurs Among the Happiest People in the World

Global Entrepreneurship Monitor report finds entrepreneurship a satisfying career choice worldwide – especially for women within innovation-driven economies. Entrepreneurs are among the happiest individuals across the globe when it comes to individual well-being and satisfaction with their work conditions according to the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2013 Global Report. The GEM report’s special topic, Entrepreneurship and […]

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Startups

10 Kosovar startups to watch

We might often share stories about billion-dollar companies like Facebook, Google, Instagram or Snapchat, and to the general opinion it might look like a very good year for tech startups. While in reality it was not such a year and many have struggled with investments, while some big names went for IPO, like Twitter that […]

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Events

54 hours of Startup Weekend back in Pristina

On the 22-24 November this year Pristina is hosting the fourth edition of Startup Weekend, which brings together designers, developers and non-technical people to create products, solve real-world problems and make an impact in their economy. StartUp Weekend is a global program that brings together people interested in startups, entrepreneurship, design, and innovation over a […]

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VentureOut Challenge, internationalize your app

infoDev at the World Bank and CRDF Global have announced VentureOut, a new initiative that is aimed to support of entrepreneurs through hands-on training, virtual learning opportunities, mentorship, international exposure, and seed funding. While the VentureOut program is designed to encourage mobile app entrepreneurs to internationalize their apps into new geographies, it will also give the participants […]

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Tech

The relaunch of Digjitale

Founded in beginning 2012, with a mission to focus on the promotion of entrepreneurship and startup scene of Kosovo and the region, Digjitale serves as a foundation for the online community and as a bridge to the outside world, by providing information to new startups but also to investors who want to understand what is […]

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BIZOO launches its first open call for ideas in BiH

BIZOO – Business Innovation Zoo, has opened its first call for business ideas, in order to accept the first bunchf of startups into its accelerator program. The idea behind the accelerator BIZOO, which is supported by USAID, is to support entrepreneurship and employment of young people in BiH in accordance with the demands of the […]

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Events

European Pirate Summit, an event with a unique atmosphere

On 26th and 27th of August – Pirate Summit will be held for the third time this year, gathering more than 750 start-ups, founders and investors in Cologne, Germany. A very special meeting will start in late August in Odonien, Cologne, creating a unique atmosphere for a meeting and exchange between investors and founders of […]