The Award Ceremony 2013 was organized by Business Support Centre Kosovo (BSCK) in cooperation with SPARK and BiD Network on 21st of June 2013. In this event, 15 entrepreneurs and businesses that participated with a business plan in an online and offline competition were awarded as Best Business Plan winners.
This event also marked the certification of 157 participants who finished the BSCK School of Entrepreneurship, 227 students who completed the Career Development Training and 13 entrepreneurs who completed the Best Innovative Business Idea Training. A total of 65 full business plans were submitted and most of them underwent an evaluation by a professional and independent selection committee.
The online competition “Kosovo Spring Challenge 2013” attracted a remarkable number of applications from entrepreneurs all over Kosovo, 82 applications were submitted for this challenge. After the trainings and coaching sessions, 17 of entrepreneurs entered the final phase of the competition. For participants of the online competition specialized trainings in “Financial Statements” and “Pitching for Success” were delivered. Also, entrepreneurs benefited from professional coaching sessions. 81 coaching sessions were delivered to 29 participants.
The Best Business Plan from the online competition “Kosovo Spring Challenge 2013” and the winner of “Business Trip to Holland” was awarded to:
- Leana Mahmuti (Le arch 3D).
As for the offline competition, 14 business plans were awarded with the BSCK Business Support Package, composed of micro credits, professional consultancy, membership at Kosovo Chamber of Commerce, and networking.
The following participants were awarded:
- Arina Dedaj & Ndue Marku- TripGamez
- Granit Elshani – N.T.P “ASDRENI”
- Valon Krasniqi & Fisnik Avdiu – PRIMO Group
- Miranda Rugova – Rugova
- Vlora Ademi – IEAPP “LISI”
- Fatime Ademi & Vjosa Fejza – Fata Cakes
- Leonora Hajdari – Healthy Mushrooms
- Marigona Lajqi & Fitim Xhema – Fibello
- Leana Mahmuti – Le arch 3D
- Learta Shalqini – Bimet Mjekuese
- Ymridin Qollopeku – Studio Kreative “Anja”
- Taulant Krasniqi – PCS Technology
- Berat Berisha – Agro-vet
- Diellza Xhemajli – Scootaxi
Guests also had the opportunity to witness the “Pitching for Success” by four entrepreneurs chosen by the selection committee. The day was rounded up by a networking cocktail where guests were given the opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss the vision of Kosovan young entrepreneurs.