The Importance of Early-Stage Investment

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. We believe that we have a huge innovation potential in our country, with bright scientific minds, but many ideas remain only in the idea stage.

To innovators and young startups, they need a safe place for trial and error, where they will be pushed out of their comfort zone to learn from their peers and mentors and validate the real need for their product or service. This is where UKIM Accelerator plays a major role in the startup ecosystem, providing access to knowledge and finance for the development of innovative products or services.

That's why we decided to be part of the early-stage investors of the Guinness World Record, as it was an extraordinary opportunity to meet highly motivated teams who presented innovative and alternative solutions to various business and social problems. Over thirty continuous hours, over 200 participants presented their 60 ideas, bringing the startup community closer together and showing us that we are talking about business to a large extent.

This encouraged us to pay special attention to innovators whose ideas are in the early stage of development, all in order to give them the necessary support. Continuous sharing of success stories and showing entrepreneurs as role models is needed to affect a change in consciousness.

Together, as supporters of the startup community in Macedonia, we hope to inspire and enable more innovation and growth, unlocking the potential of our country's brightest minds and creating a better future for all.

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Capital & Good Business Ideas in Macedonia

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.

Building a Brighter Future for Artists

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.

We broke the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™

We are making history for the extraordinary intellectual Macedonian startup community.

Investing in the Potential of Innovative Startup Ideas

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. 

Innovative Solutions for Common Problems

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.

From Freelancing to Business Success

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.

My Journey as a Private Investor

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.

Path to Building a Better Future Together

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.

Revolutionizing Trading

We continue with the success stories of our Longest Pitch Marathon winners.

Breaking Down Barriers

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?

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