Techstars Startup Weekend Prishtina 2017
Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017
Friday, November 17 - 19, 2017
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Innovation Centre Kosovo
Rexhep Mala 28A
Startup Weekend Prishtina 2017
Startup Weekends are 54-hour events designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekends culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks. All teams hear talks by industry leaders and receive valuable feedback from local entrepreneurials.
The weekend is centered around action, innovation, and education. Whether you are looking for feedback on a idea, a co-founder, specific skill sets, or a team to help you execute, Startup Weekends are the perfect environment in which to test your idea and take the first steps towards launching your own startup.Terms of Participation Agreement: It is our job to provide you with an incredible networking and learning opportunity. Our intention is that you meet some amazing people that you might actually start a company with, build relationships with coaches, and learn from your peers. The event is intended to be a collaborative forum for sharing, learning, building, and having fun. As such, by registering as a participant, you acknowledge that any ideas shared by you or anyone else over the course of the event are contributions to the overall experience and community. If you as a participant are worried about someone stealing your ideas, please reconsider your participation in the event itself or simply refrain from sharing specifics about your idea.
As a member of your startup community, you agree to to be inclusive of any and all people and their ideas. You agree to act professionally, treat everyone with respect, and treat the event facilities with proper care. You agree that you are responsible for any accidents or damages that you cause. You also agree to not hold Startup Weekend, your local volunteer team, or any of the event supporters liable for any loss, damage, injury, or any other unforeseeable incident. By Participating at the event, you grant Startup Weekend permission to capture photo/video of the event. You can find the exact legal terms on our FAQ Page but to summarize, we want to share your success with the world.
Friday November 17th
Saturday November 18th
Sunday November 19th
Uranik is currently close to completion of his Doctorate degree in Management, at Swiss Management Center. He is also a renowned lecturer and has taught at several private universities, and the public university of Prizren. He also serves as a Board Member for the largest European Marketing Conference held in Zurich, the CMO Conference, also known as Davos of Marketing.
Previously, she worked for international companies such as: British American Tobacco, Nestle, Coca-Cola etc. as well as at local projects of international agencies. Leonora is graduated economist in Management and Informatics from University of Prishtina.
Coordinator at Raiffeisen Bank Albania
Entrepreneur with more than 5 years of experience in business including founding and running enterprises, creating and implementing business development and strategic plans, developing key strategic relationships.
Coaches and Mentors
With her passion for innovation and demonstrated management skills, Jeta is a natural leader who pushes for workplace development, operational excellency, and business growth. She sets stretch goals and organizes resources to achieve the commercial, operational, and strategic initiatives. She’s a successful networker and relationship manager who leverages contacts to support business and philanthropic initiative and produces strategic execution plans that align with engagement or client objectives. Understanding that great achievements require team effort, she loves to mentor and empower teams, companies, and individuals develop.
Jeta’s education background includes a B.A. in Applied Sciences from the Rochester Institute of Technology, NY, USA and an M.B.A. in Strategic Management from Roosevelt University in Chicago, IL, USA.
Jeta is the co-chair of the Board of the Kosovo American Education Fund, a mentor at the Innovation Center of Kosovo, and a mentor at Krypolabs in Abu Dhabi.
Ardian holds an MBA, is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), certified CMC Trainer and a certified Lead Quality Auditor. Additionally, he holds a Professional Diploma in Social Media Management from Digital Marketing Institute.
In 2001, he co-founded Management Development Associates (MDA), a leading Kosovar management consulting company.
Jehona is executive director of the umbrella of local consultants, the Business Consultants Council (BCC), which works and lobbies for strengthening the consulting profession and promoting various consultants expertise. Has provided a valuable contribution to full membership of the BCC at the global management consultancy ICMCI organization that embraces around 2 million consultants worldwide.
She has promoted and lobbied for the consultants digital perspective through konsulenca.org platform and the creation of a consultancy profession standard. Jehona possesses a long expertise as mentor of start-up businesses, within the framework of global entrepreneurship and consulting organizations. Organized 2 editions of the Global Mentoring Walks for the empowerment of women entrepreneurs and those in the process of establishing businesses.Jehona has been co-founder and director of Business Development Institute LLC, a private company focusing on management consulting, banking, SME development and human resources development in Kosovo, USA, Germany and Ecuador.
Further on he is the founder of Kokrra, a motion graphics and animation studio in Kosovo. As a motion graphics artist he has had the chance to work on ads and videos for different national and international companies and products. So far, his work has been published in: Motion Graphics Served (part of the Behance network – Adobe), Maxon (the makers of Cinema4D) gallery, PC World (Italy), Mac World (Italy) etc.
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Startup Weekend Prishtina 2017 team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
Learn how to become a sponsor here.
Techstars Startup Weekend Prishtina is 100% led by volunteer community leaders.
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I'm an Australian software engineer and entrepreneur, currently based in The Netherlands. After a successful career as a technology consultant I shifted focus toward consumer tech products and startups. I have both founded and worked as an early employee at several startups and experienced plenty of highs and lows along the way. My current day-job is an Engineer / Developer Advocate for Stream (TechStars NYC 2015).
On Startup Weekend: Since participating and becoming hooked for the first time in 2010, I've been involved with over twenty-five events across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. I love discussing innovative ideas, tackling business model risks, and brainstorming to overcome technical challenges. Be sure to connect any time via www.dwightgunning.com.
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