June 5, 2018
“Your Bussines Idea” – Start Up 2018, Balfin Group gives you the opportunity to accomplish your dream of being a successful business person

Have you ever had a dream that you could not accomplish? Would you like to help your community, to contribute for Albanian society and have a genial idea?

If you have a business idea and aim to make a fundamental change in your life and others life, this is the right moment. After the success in it two first edition, Balfin Group present for the third year “Your Business Idea” project.

Enea Jorgo was the winner of the last competition with the “Select App” project. It is about a digital platform that will operate as a B2B between suppliers and retail businesses. This digital platform will include an application for iOS / Android and the Web.

This year the focus will be on Start Up businesses and special attention will be given to innovative ideas and business proposals that have not been applied in the country or have been re-conceived in terms of market and technology developments and conditions. Such initiative is undertaken within the social responsibility that Balfin Group seeks to deliver to the development of new business ideas. In the first two years of the project “Your Business Idea”, participation and interest has been great both from Albania and from other Albanian speaking areas.

The purpose of this program is to contribute to the country’s economy and to help the future generation of Albanian innovators to be successful in global markets as well. In this context, all those individuals or groups of individuals who have a business idea and want to turn it into a lucrative business can become part of the program by building a business strategy.

All interested parties can apply through the Balfin Group’s official website www.balfin.al where they will also find more extensive information about the program. For the best winning project, a financial reward will be offered in the form of a grant that will assist in the implementation of the winning project. Also, for the second-place winner will be provided support in the preparation of appropriate documentation and will be oriented towards addressing financial and support institutions to apply for funds.

Full information on the program “Your Business Idea” will be available on official websites on social networks and by visiting www.balfin.al.
Balfin Group is one of the largest private investment groups in Albania and the region. The Group’s investment portfolio can be categorized into activities for real estate development, retail sales, commercial or industrial space management, services, telecommunications, consumer finance, mining, tourism and agriculture. Balfin Group is a leading player in Albanian and international markets, being present with its activities across the borders of Albania, Austria, Macedonia, Kosovo, Greece, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dubai and USA.

* What do you need to know about “Your Idea for Business”?

“The process begins with the submission of an application. Once you have submitted your application to be part of the program, the Evaluation Commission will consider it. If your idea will be considered valid to go to the next stage, you will be notified and will continue to work to build a business plan by addressing the best field professionals.
If you are selected as one of the program’s finalists, then you will present your project before the jury,when all the recommendations have been reflected.
Out of this phase will be the winners who will have the support of the Balfin Group in realizing their ideas and the chance to win a monetary prize to start the business.”