Seems like up till now, mainly I’ve been exploring startup communities in capital cities across Europe. Because there the ‘action’ happens and usually other cities are not as active on the startup map. But, I was really excited for my next journey, to a country I’ve never been before. Destination Czech Republic, city of Brno. Cute student city with […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #32"
Social Impact Award is more than just an award. It is a year-round educational program on social entrepreneurship dedicated to students. It was last year when I first heard about the Social Impact Award. For the first time, Macedonia was part of the 10 countries that were organizing this competition for students and I was […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #31"
Seems to me that social entrepreneurship is booming in 2016. From the point that up until 1-2 years ago, no one from my circle of friends and acquaintances had a clue about what social businesses are, to 2016 Forbes list of 30 under 30 social entrepreneurs. If you are among the people that are interested […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #30"
Springtime calls for traveling… And exploring new startup communities. It’s been almost five years, since the last time I was in this beauty called Vienna. Years have passed, things have changed, but that amazing vibe still remains in this city, that I’ve totally forgotten about. Sunny with a feels of ‘summer-ish days’ were playing in […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #29"
Someone mentioned digital nomads? I still hear an echo in my head saying “Bring digital nomads to Macedonia” (Franck‘s voice). Through the SECO Entrepreneurship Programme, implemented by Swisscontact, as an eco-system facilitator, he spent 2 weeks in the country working with the key actors. Soon as we went to Ohrid, he was saying that we should make this city “our Startup […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #28"
Spring is the best season for visiting Ohrid, if you ask me. Sunny days, beautiful weather, many locals and tourists roaming in the streets and oh yes, that amazing view of Ohrid Lake. These are some of the perks of organizing a conference and hackhaton here, for a weekend in mid April. As part of the SECO Entrepreneurship […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #27"
So many similarities me and Triin from Tehnopol have, it was an amazing meet-up and conversation. As I mentioned, she is also very good at networking as she introduced me to the next guests for #StartUpSelfie. Before my arrival in Tallinn, I was trying to schedule a meeting with the co-founder of TransferWise, but unfortunately […]Read more "#StartUpSelfie #26"