Prishtina hosts the Techstars Startup Weekend Western Balkans

The regional event will take place at the Innovation Centre Kosovo from November 18-20, and it will be organized under the theme of “Mobility”. It’s all about smart and sustainable mobility & better connectivity between the region and people.

Techstars Startup Weekend is a creative and collaborative three-day educational event where anyone can develop and pitch new startup ideas. It’s about pitching, business model creation, prototyping, designing, and market validation, in a friendly and supportive team environment. All in just 54 hours. Over an action-packed three days, you’ll meet the very best mentors, investors, co-founders and sponsors to show you how to get more done faster—and, maybe even start that business. Feel free to check out this video for more information.

Techstars Startup Weekend Western Balkans (Mobility Edition) will take place from November 18-20 in Prishtina (Kosovo). TSWBalkans Mobility Edition seeks to highlight and foster synergies between people and places that are offering their expertise, creativity and dedication to raising awareness about sustainable mobility and promoting behavioral change in favour of active mobility, in addition to reaching out and making connections between the region & people. It’s all about Smart and Sustainable Mobility & Better Connectivity. In accordance with the European Mobility Week 2022, five pillars of “Better Connections” are: People, Places, Packages and Planning & Policy.

The theme ‘Smart and sustainable mobility. Better connectivity.’ seeks to highlight and foster synergies between people, places and environment. With expertise, creativity and dedication to raising awareness and promoting behavioural change in favour of sustainable and smart mobility, in addition to reaching out and making connections between the region and people.

The mission of Techstars Startup Weekend is to teach and promote entrepreneurship and build, strengthen, and empower communities through experiential learning. Startup Weekend participants build diverse teams, work on their ideas and pitches, and collaborate with like-minded, innovative, driven, and passionate individuals. We believe that the people who come to our event will be the ones to solve the real challenges our world faces. We put people first and are open to all. With that in mind, we have defined four values at the core of Techstars Startup Weekend. Techstars Startup Weekend is always open to all, regardless of experience, background, skill set and abilities, and whether or not the participant has an idea to pitch.

Here is a link to our event page for more information, agenda and ticket registration.

Techstars Startup Weekend Balkans 2022 (Mobility Edition) is hosted by the Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) and co-organized by ICT HUB (Serbia), Ofiçina Innovation Hub & Balkans Capital (Albania), Solveo & Startup Macedonia (North Macedonia) and Tehnopolis (Montenegro). It is supported by the Municipality of Prishtina, the Embassy of Sweden in Prishtina, Transport Community and Coca-Cola HBC Kosovo.

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