Being an entrepreneur means being creative, persistent, and ready to take risks, while never letting your fears limit you from achieving what you want. Clapsify, a young team of talents who managed to secure an investment of 25,000 euros at this year's Longest Pitch Marathon, is proof of possessing all these characteristics.
Today, in this blog post, we are talking to Bojan Simichiev, a young and successful talent who amazes with his charisma and talent for entrepreneurship.
"I believe that a person cannot be shaped by one experience he has had because we all shape ourselves throughout our lives by learning from our ups and downs."
"Clapsify is an online platform dedicated to hiring artists. It represents a collective of artists that allows them to promote themselves faster and easier and earn money. With this, we solve the problem of lesser-known artists being seen, promoted, and people reaching them, and on the other hand, we facilitate access to and the process of hiring popular artists."
"The experience was amazing, I made a lot of connections, and had the opportunity to hear more startup ideas."
"To be confident in myself and the idea I represent, as well as to believe in what I do."
"We aim to take Clapsify global to help artists around the world."
"I'm convinced: That what separates successful entrepreneurs from losers is persistence." - Steve Jobs
Making mistakes means that you are persistently aiming to tread the path to success, and not trying means that you have already lost."
As founders of Widnet Solutions, Darko Micskoski and Miroslav Draganov actively participated in the Longest Pitch Marathon with the goal of finding and supporting the most innovative domestic startup ideas.
As founders and chief executive directors of the Business Accelerator UKIM, we continuously strive to support the most promising technology entrepreneurs, startups, spin-offs, and fast-growing companies through early-stage investments and tailored mentoring for product and technology development.
If you think you have a great business idea, you already have an advantage over your competition. The most successful entrepreneurs are those who firmly believe in their idea from the very beginning, relying solely on their knowledge and skills.
Are there chances for prosperity in Macedonia for every young person who sees their future here, instead of outside it? Of course, yes. The only thing they have to do is take advantage of the open opportunities offered to them.
We continue with the success stories of our Longest Pitch Marathon winners.
We are making history for the extraordinary intellectual Macedonian startup community.
As the first fintech company established with domestic capital, we at SN Finance know the value of early-stage financing for startups. It's important to invest in the growth of young people and their ideas to build a better future together. This is something that we take to heart, and we want to make a contribution to our community.
As the founder of Networker, a company that directly deals with the development of startups, I firmly believe in the next generation of Macedonian businesses that can shape the world. It is precisely for this reason that we appeared as an organizer and investor at the Longest pitch marathon event, where investments were made in the business idea phase for the first time.
As a banker and private investor, I have always sought out companies and businesses that share my values of creating a better and sustainable future for everyone. Over five years ago, I began investing in the 10 best Macedonian companies, which allowed me to feel the satisfaction of impacting someone's business idea.
How many young people haven't dreamed of being successful and achieving most of their goals at a young age? And how many adults have looked back and wondered why a certain event didn't happen differently, or why they made the wrong decision about this or that?