Project Overview

Project Overview

Kosovo a Startup Opportunity is a supported by the United States Embassy in Pristina and implemented by Jakova Innovation Center
Project Goal
The goal of this project is to improve on the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Kosovo,contribute to the reduction of unemployment and induce the job creator mindset among aspiring entrepreneurs.
Objectives
1.Based on the BSV MOOC (inspired from the success stories created by professor Goldberg and the example of Macedonia)-we will make 7 videos that will present the key players in Kosovo's entrepreneurial ecosystem, introduce the basics of Entrepreneurship, showing concrete steps in following the entrepreneurial endeavors , identifying following opportunities and sources of funding, collaboration and learn various characteristics of entrepreneurial activities.
2.To introduce the agencies and institutions responsible for the creation of a better environment for Entrepreneurship; Including governmental agencies,business incubators,co-working spaces,universities,business angels networks, National and International Development agencies whose support is crucial in creating an affordable environment for enticing a new start-up wave in Kosovo.
3.To build upon the online portal that JIC has created with the support of the British Embassy(www.bdco-ks.com) which serves as the online home of the BDCO office.
4.To contribute to the promotion and improve networking among key players,support the development of entrepreneurship in Kosovo and create space for the generation of new ideas and strategies; by organizing a Conference with representatives of all involved parties.

Activity

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  • Kosovo a Startup Opportunity Project Launch Meeting
  • First Meetup in Prishtina and attended a Skype session with Professor Goldberg, which was held at Innovation Centre Kosovo in Pristina
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  • Interviewing
  • Mr.Blerand Stavileci - MZHE
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  • Interviewing
  • Municipality of Gjakova