Prishtina Match4ICT Industry – Cross-Regional B2B & Matchmaking Event in Prishtina/ 22-23 April 2021CCIT
Shaping ICT industry and developing digital transformation, running after innovative Smart solutions, products and providing the ICT services internationally are the forehead objectives of EEN Kosovo and its cross-regional B2B and Matchmaking Event, organized with ICT and Digital sector.
• The Prishtina B2B and Matchmaking Event were organized during 22-23 April 2021, in Prishtina, where ICT and Digital Companies from the region (Kosovo, North Macedonia, Serbia, Albania and Montenegro) had the opportunity to meet together, aiming at exploring potential business opportunities and establish direct cooperation among their counterparts from the ICT industry, that represents the most vibrant Western Balkan sector of most developed high tech, value added innovation companies.
• The B2B and matchmaking event were organized under the coordination with Enterprise Europe Network Kosovo (Prishtina REA & STIKK) and the EEN partners from Albania acting as co-organizers respectively Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Tirana, Albanian Investment Development Agency and Union Chambers of Commerce and Industry of Albania.
On the first day business visits started with meeting STIKK and visiting Innovation Center of Kosovo, ICK.
STIKK has taken the lead as a facilitator of communication between stakeholders in the field of ICT, especially in relations between the business community and the Government.
Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) is a center whose aim is to connect research and development component of scientific field with the business sector, focusing on creating new job opportunities oriented towards the future, based on knowledge and new technology.
Innovation Centre Kosovo (ICK) was founded to support entrepreneurship, innovation and commercially based business development, with a focus on information and communication technology. The center supports both start-ups and existing companies with the potential for growth.
Next visit was evroTarget.
evroTarget L.L.C started in 2016 as branch of evroenergie L.L.C which was established in 2011 and is part of the HORIZONTE Group AG. evroTarget currently employs around 250 people and is constantly trying to create new jobs through new projects.
The aim of evroTarget is to offer high-quality, reliable services and products that are tailored to individual customers.
Next step was visiting Gjirafa.
Gjirafa, Inc., is an American company, established in the USA. Gjirafa is a video content production platform and production studio and a leading online sales company; Gjirafa runs offline internet services in the Balkans and the Albanian Diaspora. Gjirafa, Inc., is the fastest growing company in the Balkans offering internet services and one of the start-ups with the largest VC investment by reputable investors in Europe. Gjirafa is ranked 11th in the ‘Deloitte Technology Fast 50 ranking’ list for Central Europe and first in the region, with an increase of 1,500% in the last four years.
Their vision is to build the internet economy in the Balkans, focusing on key services that are lacking in the region, for a market of about 12 million inhabitants.
Last visit was LinkPlus IT company
LinkPlus IT is a software development company specialized in development of scalable enterprise applications. They use the latest and greatest technologies that enable businesses to reach out to their customer in all mediums regardless the platform they use. This includes web, Android, iOS, and HTML5 apps.
Day 2, B2B and Matchmaking meetings.
EEN Kosovo & EEN Albania staff.
ICT companies, invited from CCIT participating in B2B meetings with potential partnership between Albania and Kosovo, Serbia etc.