Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) has launched the 23rd open call for business ideas!
All young entrepreneurs and innovators with a business idea, have the opportunity to become part of the ICK incubator program and benefit from a vast spectrum of professional services and financial support.
With help from ICK, local/international donors as well as partners, accepted teams will be able to turn a great idea into a successful and profitable business. Starting your own company through utilizing ICK support is a great advantage to break through not only Kosovo, but also international markets.
Accepted businesses, will gain the right to become part of the incubator and additionally benefit from:
- Startup Bootcamp
- Professional mentorship
- Business consulting
- Modern office space in the center of Prishtina with accompanying infrastructure and 24/7 access;
- Access to local and international investor network
- Participation in local / international events and B2B fairs
- Professional training sessions & workshops for startup businesses
- Pre-Accelerator Program
- Financial Support
- Promotion & Exposure
- International Partnership and Support
- Alumni support & cooperation
- Services such as:
- Amazon Web Service
- Services from Microsoft BizSpark
- Services from Sendgrid
Talented teams with breakthrough ideas are invited to apply online until May 18, 2021.
The call is open to teams with business ideas and registered companies not older than 2 years. Part of this call is also the obligatory five-day program “Startup Bootcamp” (to be held during May 2021) for business skills development of young entrepreneurs inclusive of product / service development, business modeling, presentation design, communication skills, marketing and sales, finance, and the “Business Model Canvas & Lean Management Techniques”.
The purpose of ICK is to select business ideas which are innovative, drive change and competitive ideas with tendencies of growth and transformation into successful businesses.
As of today, ICK has supported more than 400 startup businesses, with over 2,500 members. For more information on this as well as to apply online, click here.
The 23d call for business ideas is supported by the Embassy of Sweden.