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Interview with Shkelzen Marku, Director of Yunus Social Business Balkans
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Interview with Shkelzen Marku, Director of Yunus Social Business Balkans

First and foremost: What is Yunus Social Business Balkans? As the Country Director of Yunus Social Business Balkans (once YSB Albania) Shkelzen Marku defines it, “Yunus Social Business – Global Initiatives is a social accelerator that incubates and finances local entrepreneurs to build solutions from ground-up. It is co-founded by the Nobel Laureate, Professor Muhammad...

Interview with Alen Saqe, founder of Dentem
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Interview with Alen Saqe, founder of Dentem

The Albanian startup scene is evolving and increasing due to many private and governmental initiatives which have boosted and encouraged young adults to be more creative and innovative in creating new businesses by using technology as a primary mean. Such initiatives as Innovation Week (organized by the Ministry of Innovation and Public Administration), Startup Weekend...

Interview with French investor Ludovic Laventure, CEO of MPAY
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Interview with French investor Ludovic Laventure, CEO of MPAY

Ludovic Laventure is an experienced French businessman/investor whose activity in Albania started back in 1996, in a period where Albania was still trying to escape from its communist past economically, politically and in social terms. As itself Laventure says, at that time was not easy to start investing in Albania, due to high informality and...