Uplift Western Balkans acceleration program entered the second month of workshops, trainings and mentoring sessions with the startups of the third edition.

During 4-months, Uplift Western Balkans acceleration program supports the selected startups teaching them about business models, product development, marketing sales and strategies to building and adopting new skills set for their teams.

Every year a dozen of the most innovative and promising startups of Western Balkans gets the support they need to grow their business and value.

November started with a meetup between startup founders’ community for the 12 selected startup of Uplift in the frame of Global Entrepreneurship Week. Startup founders, mentors, and even alumni of Uplift Western Balkans from Albania, Kosovo and North Macedonia gathered on November 12 to share their experiences and bridge their communication.

The fourth workshop of Uplift Western Balkans took place the same day with international entrepreneur Marco Stutz focusing on investment and startup valuation. During this workshop startup learn how to approach to new investors, build partnerships and document the value their solution offers.

November 19 was all about sales with Eneid Lika on the fifth workshop of 3-rd batch of Uplift Western Balkans. His 14 years’ experience represent valuable feedback for startup and companies.

Pitching with Peter Buner on November 26 was workshop designed to bridge the gaps between big companies and small businesses. At the same day, startups learned about “How to scale startups” with Patrick Collins, founder of Prospect Labs in Lithuania.

Uplift Western Balkans workshop will continue during December preparing startup for January which represents the closing stage of acceleration program.

A close partnership between SOVVA, ICTSMedia, VentureUP, ICAN and the financial support of SlovakAid, the third year of Uplift was all about startups in Western Balkans with a chance to win 5,000-10,000 euros and raise investment up to 50,000 euros.

In continuous support of the innovation ecosystem and startups in the region, Uplift Western Balkans is a startup opportunity for startups that want to grow in capacity and value.

Uplift Western Balkans has found the support of partners and sponsors such as: Banka CredinsAlbvisionEU for InnovationSwissEP, HuaweiCIVITTAUniversiteti i Evropës JuglindoreBashkia TiranëEYICTSlab and media coverage of SCAN TVEmerging EuropeShqip.comPCWorld AlbanianBusiness MagazineGeekRoom and CIO.al.