As startup progress is moving up taking new steps day by day, more and more experts are giving their enormous contribution helping shape their success to provide all the skills they need to overcome the challenges they face every day.

Uplift Albania selected 12 startups from Selection BootCamp to join 4-month long acceleration program with a clear aim, Demo-Day. On December 3, the next workshop was led by Mr. Eva Simekova, CEO and Associate Partner at Civitta sharing her expertise on Finance and Investment.

What should startups avoid and what are some of the most common mistakes made by them were the main target during this meeting. She helped startups identify some of the key issues and problems they are facing regarding finance followed by lots of discussions clarifying key concepts.

How to get funding for you startup was the topic of December 10 with Mr. Jaroslav Leitmann from Civitta. He taught startups new techniques and gave advice on how to attract private investors but also public grants such as grants offered by the European Union.

Uplift Albania has entered the third month of trainings and workshops. The acceleration program which started on October 5 saw dozens of workshops being held which will continue until the final of the Demo-Day.

Varg.io, FoodFilled, Neuroyouth, Wellnes +, Hermex, Maia, iNegotio, AlbBnb, Swipin, Crossplag, Udhë and Nutriprep are the startups which will follow the 4-month acceleration program.

Uplift Albania is a regional startup accelerator founded in Tirana thanks to a close partnership between SOVVA and ICTSmedia with SlovakAid financial support. The second batch of Uplift Albania is supported by Vodafone Business, Albision, EU for Innovation, Bashkisë Tiranë, Swissep, ICTSlab, Huawei, EY, and media coverage from PCWorld Albanian, CIO.al, ScanTV dhe GeekRoom.