Techstars Startup Weekend Prishtina
Friday, May 24 - 26, 2019
Friday, May 24 - 26, 2019
Event starts at 6:30 pm
Innovation Centre Kosovo
Rexhep Mala str. 28A
Your idea in 54 hours
- 7 full (and delicious) meals over the course of the weekend
- Benefits and discounts from our global partners
- One-on-one time with amazing mentors
- A new network of developers, designers, and entrepreneurs eager, like you, to change the world.
- All the internet and coffee you can consume.
Don’t wait any longer and join the Techstars Startup Weekend movement! No talk, all action!
Friday May 24th
Saturday May 25th
Sunday May 26th
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.
Protocol Specialist, Etiquette & Image Consultant, Freelance Trainer and Lecturer at Freelance, self-employed
From 2013 – 2015 Shenaj worked for oil and gas industry supermajor Shell Petroleum as Coordinator for Majnoon Training Centre in the Middle East, and in June 2015 she was appointed the Liaison Officer for Balkans Peninsula at the ISPD.In 2018 Shenaj was announced one of the 15 global pitch and presentation skills trainers by the IDACB (International Decentralized Association for Cryptocurrency and Blockchain) for the IDACB Pitch School based in Moscow.
Shenaj continues to coach and mentor young entrepreneurs in Kosovo while focusing on soft skills and topics like effective communication, public speaking, emotional intelligence, and motivational talks. She is also consultant to public figures (mainly politicians and diplomats) in Kosovo about public speaking and presentation; gesticulation; and personal image.
Valon has more than:
+2.5 years on News Media organizations
+9 years of experience in the Business ICT sector
+200 people trained on Social Media topics
Valon helps organizations and individuals build their audience and presence online through:
- Internet and social media marketing strategies for businesses,organizations and individuals to increase their overall reach,
- Content strategy and content distribution
- Social media coaching and training
- Social media analytics
- Strategic Consulting
- and Web analytics
Always gone beyond the role as the Operations Manager and took matters of the company, making sure that it is running as well as it possibly can, planning B2B marketing efforts, overseeing a team of highly professional software developers and managing the annual spend. One of the successful projects that can be attributed to this diligence and commitment was creating Integrated Task Management System that not only generated enormous media buzz, but it was also one of the 50 finalists in Balkan Pioneers.
In the previous years, worked as Software Engineer in Appdec and Software Developer in Cacttus sh.a for four years. During this period was also a Board Member in Kosovo ICT Association (STIKK) and Admission Committee Member in Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) since 2012.
In August 2018 together with Shpend Lila & Eldita Tarani were awarded by the US Department of State for the #JuniorGeeks project, the only one selected from Southeast Europe in 2018.
Junior Geeks is an inclusive platform for high school students to discuss, explore and learn about technology, entrepreneurship, science & innovation. The goal is to kickstart a wave of interest in research, science and technology among youth in different municipalities. Junior Geeks also aims to help youth consider tech oriented programs as their future careers, as well as identify with their entrepreneurial spirit.
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.
Dorjan has seen a number of diverse projects through, and made sure that the teams he led were leveraging the best practices and technologies, as a result, ensuring the products were future proof. With a cloud philosophy at the core, the products delivered have constantly demonstrated innovation, yet brilliant simplicity.
Dorjan has attended the University of Prishtina, Faculty of Engineering and Computer Science.
Managing Partner of Tripika
She is enthusiastic about educating and coaching youth on the importance and best practices of interdisciplinary scientific and usability research as well as helping young talents recognize their affinities for STEM careers and academic endeavors.
Co-Founder at Shkolla Digjitale & Starlabs
Event Sponsors, and Partners
The Techstars Startup Weekend Prishtina team is grateful for the support of local community partners without whom this event would not be possible.
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