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Call for Grants for Startups and Facilitators Now Open
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Call for Grants for Startups and Facilitators Now Open

TIRANA, May 16 People who have a small business or startup idea and startup facilitators can now apply for financial support from Albanian authorities. An official call launched by the Minister of State for the Protection of Entrepreneurship is now open. All those interested can apply for grants starting May 16th until June 5th. Firstly,...

€10 million in Support to Albanian Startups
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€10 million in Support to Albanian Startups

TIRANA, January 19 Once the bill ‘On startups support and development, gets adopted by the Parliament, Albanian authorities will provide Euro 10 million over the next four years towards supporting startups and innovation ecosystems. The latter still lack proper legal regulation, but thanks to the ‘pressure’ from the European Commissions, as stated on its 2021...

Albania Adopts Bill on Startup Support
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Albania Adopts Bill on Startup Support

TIRANA, December 20 The Albanian Council of Ministers passed on Monday a bill that aims to provide the right legal framework and regulations in support of startups and innovation ecosystem development. The bill has various goals namely: to facilitate startup creation and market integration; Talent attraction and retention; Innovation in the legal framework and procurement...

New Draft-Law on Startups Open for Public Consultation
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New Draft-Law on Startups Open for Public Consultation

TIRANA, November 3 Albanian authorities are working on a draft-law on supports and development for innovative startups. The new bill is expected to fill the legal gap regarding the startup ecosystem in Albania. According to the draft-relation, supports for startups include new policies, fiscal incentives, the creation of a friendly ecosystem for innovative startups in...

EBRD Launches Program for Innovative Startups in WB6
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EBRD Launches Program for Innovative Startups in WB6

TIRANA, September 25 The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) launched the Star Venture program in the Western Balkan countries (WB6). The program’s goal is to identify innovative startups with the potential to scale up. The program will provide applicants with business advice and access to finance to accelerate their life-cycle. Based on the...