Vincinni Academy: Certificate-giving ceremony to the first cohort of trainees

The Vincinni Academy was created with the purpose of uplifting skills and professionals, offering educational, training and business acceleration opportunities to professionals and youth. EBRD and PrimePoint Partners are proud to be part of the Academy, which will see the creation of Makprogres’ new Foundation.  “The Foundation will be located in a brand-new building and[…]

Israeli best practices assisting Macedonian start-ups and SMEs

PrimePoint Partners Pre-Acceleration Program on Advanced and Applied Technologies concluded this week after a series of successful lectures. With the aim of facilitating cross-border linkages for high tech companies with large firms from Slovenia, the pre-acceleration program offered Western Balkan start-ups and SMEs the opportunity to learn new skills and gain a range of insights[…]

“We [all] want to see Macedonia as the next startup nation of the Balkans.”

Biljana Markovic Stamenova, co-founder and managing partner at PrimePoint Partners, opened the officially launching of PrimePoint Partners new pre-acceleration 10-day program today, on “Advanced and Applied Technologies.” The goal of the acceleration program is to identify regional innovative companies, prepare them and connect them with technology-based corporations so they can expand their business. This is[…]

PrimePoint Partner’s Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Biljana Markovic Stamenova, presents at the European Training Foundations online event: “The Role of the Private Sector in the Youth Skills Ecosystem.”

Biljana Markovic Stamenova, co-founder and managing partner of PrimePoint Partners, presented at the European Training Foundation’s (ETF) online event today, focusing on “The Role of the Private Sector in the Youth Skills Ecosystem,” on behalf of the European Training Foundation and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, during the European Vocational Skills Week 2020.  The[…]

PrimePoint Partners: The local Western Balkans Partner for 2020s Future 4.0 Conference

We, at PrimePoint Partners, are proud to announce that we are the local partner for the Western Balkans Future 4.0 Conference.  Future 4.0 is a conference focused on industry 4.0, with the goal of connecting industrial corporations and enterprises with eligible companies from the Balkan region. The conference will be held online from the 17thto[…]

PrimePoint Partners Western Balkans Acceleration Program: Applications close today!

This is a friendly reminder that applications for PrimePoint Partners pre-acceleration program on “Advanced and Applied Technologies” closes today.  Facilitating cross-border linkages for high tech companies with large firms from Slovenia, our new pre-acceleration program, in cooperation with the Israeli Ambassador Dan Orygan and in partnership with the Azrieli College of Engineering and AtoBe Accelerator[…]

PrimePoint Partners New Acceleration Program in cooperation with Israeli Ambassador to Macedonia, Dan Oryan

In cooperation with the Israeli Ministry for Foreign Affairs, and Ambassador Oryan, PrimePoint Partners will be offering Western Balkan start-ups and SMEs within the ICT and cross-cutting sector, an opportunity to learn new skills from a range of experts, preparing them to pitch in front of some of the largest regional corporations.  Thank you, Ambassador[…]

Meet your lecturers: PrimePoint Partners new Acceleration Program on “Advanced and Applied Technologies”

Will you be attending our pre-acceleration program that will prepare you to present your company in front of regional corporations and expand your business? We’d like to introduce you to the lecturers who will be presenting on various topics, providing you with training on business model development, advanced technologies, pitch – coaching and practice, access[…]

PrimePoint Partners to work on the implementation of the Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator as part of the EU Interreg IPA Cross Border Cooperate Programme

PrimePoint Partners are proud to announce that they have been selected to take part in the implementation of the Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator (ICBA) project, part of the EU Interreg IPA Cross Border Cooperate Programme, which will focus on creating a support mechanism for start-ups and Small and Medium Enterprises in the cross-border area between[…]

PrimePoint Partners have prepared a feasibility study for establishing a wood-processing factory in Macedonia’s Eastern region and have assisted the company in raising affordable capital for the new investment

Client satisfaction is something we highly value at PrimePoint Partners. By helping businesses expand and succeed, we know we are contributing to making a difference.  In our recent work with a Macedonian mid-sized production company, we provided various project recommendations focusing on investment planning and strategic development, for establishing a light manufacturingwood-processing factory in Macedonia’s[…]

PrimePoint Western Balkans Acceleration Program Open for Applications

Applications now open! If you work in “Advanced and Applied Technologies” and are interested in applying in the PrimePoint Acceleration Program, that will offer you an amazing chance to connect to large companies in Slovenia, please fill in the form HERE. For more details please contact us at ivana@theprimepoint.com  Applications close November 6th Our PrimePoint Acceleration[…]

Business linkages for Western Balkans SMEs with large technology firms from Slovenia

Our PrimePoint Acceleration Program on “Advanced and Applied Technologies” for Western Balkan start-ups and SMEs in the ICT and cross-cutting sectors, offers you an amazing chance to connect to large companies in the region. The program is organized in partnership with some of the best accelerators from Israel and will draw on the technical expertise[…]

PrimePoint Acceleration Program for the Western Balkans: Facilitating cross-border linkages for high tech/ innovative companies

Do you work in advanced and applied technologies, such as artificial intelligence, virtual reality, robotics, big data, automation, software and more? Interested in one on one’s with big regional companies such as Bosch, Gorenje, Kolektor, Iskra, Iskratel, Esotech and others? We have developed a free of charge pre-acceleration program to prepare your company for this[…]

Can Alternative Financial Instruments Support International Trade Growth?

PrimePoint Partners held an online event for the purpose of presenting the key findings and conclusions from the study on the “Availability of Supply Chain Finance Instruments and the potential for growth in the Macedonian market.” The event was attended by more than 50 business representatives from renowned companies and banks, and featured the following[…]

ПРЕЗЕНТАЦИЈА НА ИСТРАЖУВАЊЕТО ЗА ДОБАВУВАЧКИ ФАКТОРИНГ

Тим од консултанти и експерти кои се дел од PrimePoint Partners, во склоп на проектот за Факторинг на УСАИД имплементиран од Фактор Труст, спроведе анализа за пазарниот потенцијал на инструменти за финансирање на трговијата, со фокус на добавувачки факторинг. Во склоп на анализата, направивме истражување меѓу компаниите со голем број на добавувачи и меѓу најголемите[…]

ПРИСТАП ДО ФИНАНСИИ ЗА ИКТ КОМПАНИЈА

Компанијата PrimePoint Partners беше вклучена во консултантски проект за брзо растечка македонска ИКТ компанија со цел изработка на стратешки план за проширување и утврдување на најдобриот модел за финансирање кој ќе го поддржи растот на компанијата. Проектот беше поддржан од Европската банка за обнова и развој и се одвиваше во периодот од Декември 2019 –[…]

ACCESS TO FINANCE FOR A MACEDONIAN ICT COMPANY

PrimePoint has provided advisory to a Macedonian fast-growing ICT company to boost their performance, expansion and to assist them in securing the best financing model that will support the company’s growth. The project was supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and took place from December 2019 – June 2020. Please read the[…]

МАКПРОГРЕС РАЗВИВА РЕГИОНАЛНА АКАДЕМИЈА И ЦЕНТАР ЗА ИНОВАЦИИ СО ПОДДРШКА НА ЕБОР, ПРИМЕПОИНТ Е ЦЕЛОСЕН ИМПЛЕМЕНТАТОР НА ПРОГРАМАТА

Компанијата Макпрогрес Виница, која оваа година прославува 30 години од постоењето, како лидер во индустријата за кондиторски производи својата работа ја базира на постојана иновација и континуиран развој на вработените. Во таа насока, оваа година Макпрогрес започна со проект за основање на тренинг центар за обуки кој ќе служи за потребите на Макпрогрес, но исто[…]

MAKPROGRES WILL ESTABLISH A REGIONAL ACADEMY AND INNOVATION CENTER; THE PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY EBRD AND IMPLEMENTED BY PRIMEPOINT PARTNERS

The company Makprogres Vinica, celebrating 30 years of its operation, as a leader in the industry of confectionery products, grounds its operation on constant innovation and continuous employees’ development. In this respect, this year, it has started a project on establishing a training center for the training needs of Makproges, as well as the business[…]

PrimePoint Partners assigned by the EBRD to establish a regional training center in Eastern Macedonia as part of Makprogres Vinica

A team of consultants and experts, lead by the Managing Partner of PrimePoint Partners, Biljana Markovic Stamenova is working on the implementation of the project “Vincinni Academy” which will serve as a regional training center for skills upgrade of the current and future the employees of Makprogres Vinica. Our team is fully dedicated to establishing[…]

Добра идеја е важна, но добар тим кој знае да ја спроведe е од многу поголема вредност!

Нашиот шести „Онлајн разговор“ овој пат беше со Рок Хабинц, искусен инвеститор  од Словенија, кој зборуваше за „инсајдерски совети од поглед на инвеститорите“. Рок инвестира во компании кои се водени од технологија и на кои им се потребни менаџерски и финансиски вештини што тој може да ги донесе и да помогне во нивниот раст. Според[…]

A great idea is important, but a good team that knows how to execute is a much bigger value!

Our sixth “Online Conversation” featured Rok Habinc, an Experienced Venture Capital Investor from Slovenia who talked about “Insider tips from a VC investor”. He is investing in technology-driven companies that need managerial and financial skills which he can bring to the table and assist their growth. According to Mr. Habinc, the investors are looking for: Good team[…]

“Agile decisions – key prerequisite for overcoming the crisis” with Mr. Svetozar Janevski – Partner at M6 Investment

Effective Crisis Management Series – Weekly Online Conversations M6 Educational Center, in partnership with PrimePoint Partners, has put together a series of interactive online conversations on the topic of Effective Crisis Management with a special focus on the current pandemic and its impact on business. The series will feature a lineup of prominent experts from[…]

Rok Habinc, successful VC from Slovenia: “Funding a startup in a small market“ – Insider tips from a VC investor

Our sixth “Online Conversation” will take place on Thursday, May 21st at 3pm – 4pm CET (Central European Time) and will feature Rok Habinc, an Experienced Venture Capital Investor from Slovenia. He will talk about the “Funding a startup in a small market “ – Insider tips from a VC investor. The event will be[…]

Секој пат кога одите во супермаркет, гласате за својата иднина

Емил Христов е успешен претприемач со македонско потекло кој дипломирал на Вортон Бизнис школата и во моментов престојува во САД. До сега има основано неколку успешни бизниси во сектори како што се инвестиции со изнајмување на недвижнини со краток престој, сметководство и финансиски софтвери и апликации, малопродажба, соларна индустрија, испорака на храна на природни производи[…]

“Every time you go to the supermarket, you vote for your future”

Emil Hristov, a successful US entrepreneur of Macedonian origin and Wharton Business School graduate, has established several successful businesses in sectors such as real estate investing in short term rentals, accounting and financial software and apps, retail, the solar industry, food delivery of natural products in a sustainable way, etc. He has two different approaches[…]

Webinar with Srdjan Radosavljevic, from Kaspersky: “Cyber Security as imperative for businesses in Times of Crisis”

PrimePoint Partners, in partnership with the M6 Educational Center, has put together a series of interactive online conversations on the topic of Effective Crisis Management with a special focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on business. The series will feature a lineup of prominent experts from the international business arena, development agencies,[…]

Online Conversation with Emil Hristov, USA: Business models of the future

The forth “Online Conversation” will take place on May 7 at 3 pm CET (Central European Time – time in Macedonia) and will feature Emil Hristov, experienced Founder with a demonstrated history of turning ideas to businesses from Florida, USA. Emil will talk about the Entrepreneur’s response to COVID-19 and the options that entrepreneurs are[…]

Доверба на граѓаните во Владата, компетентни луѓе на соодветни позиции, одлуки базирани на наука – дел од стратегијата на Шведска

Нашиот трет вебинар со дигиталниот стратег, Сесилија Херцел, го разгледа различниот пристап што го презеде шведската влада во справувањето со кризата COVID-19 и како се справија шведските компании. Стратегијата на шведската влада се состоеше од потпирање врз научни докази и статистика, доверба на граѓаните во владата, компетентни луѓе на вистинските позиции и високо ниво на[…]

Organic food products, IT services, data scientists – opportunities in Sweden for the companies from Macedonia

Our third webinar featuring digital strategist, Cecilia Hjerzell, looked into the different approach that the Swedish government took in dealing with the COVID-19 crisis and how the Swedish companies dealt with it. The strategy of the Swedish government consisted of reliance on hard science and statistics, citizens’ trust in the government, competent people on the right[…]

April 30 at 3pm CET: Online Conversation with Cecilia Hjertzell, Sweden

Our third “Online Conversation” will take place on April 30 at 3 pm CET and will feature Cecilia Hjertzell,  an experienced Digital Strategist with a demonstrated history of working in the technology sector. She will talk about the “Crises impact on Swedish Economy- opportunities for outsourcing ”. The event will be moderated by Dijana Despotov,[…]

PLAY ON YOUR STRENGTHS AND INCENTIVIZE THE SMART YOUNG PEOPLE TO STAY IN MACEDONIA AND HELP REVIVE THE ECONOMY

Our second webinar hosted 50+ prominent business professionals from across the world and featured an established Corporate Director and International Business Advisor from Canada, Mr. Lou Naumovski. The lively discussion and open debate were intriguing and touched upon some of the crucial dilemmas that we all are currently experiencing, in a sense of how the[…]

Online conversation with Lou Naumovski, Corporate Director and International Business Advisor, Canada

PrimePoint Partners, in partnership with the M6 Educational Center, has put together a series of interactive online conversations on the topic of Effective Crisis Management with a special focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on business. The series will feature a lineup of prominent experts from the international business arena, development agencies, and academia. The goal[…]

It is time to talk about flattening the recession curve

Our first Live Conversation on April 16, featured a renowned Israeli tech entrepreneur, Mrs. Yael Rozencwajg and was attended by business professionals from Macedonia and the region. Mrs. Rozencwajg is a 20+ year entrepreneur with professional experience in London, Paris, New York and now she resides in Tel Aviv, where she leads Blockchain Israel.  She discussed the[…]

Effective Crisis Management Series – Weekly Online Conversations

PrimePoint Partners, in partnership with the M6 Educational Center, has put together a series of interactive online conversations on the topic of Effective Crisis Management with a special focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on business. The series will feature a lineup of prominent experts from the international business arena, development agencies, and academia. The[…]

A partnership developed between PrimePoint and M6 Educational Center

Posted on April 10, 2020 PrimePoint Partners and M6 Educational Center have developed a partnership for a joint initiative in delivering virtual knowledge transfer activities, courses, and lectures. The two organizations have put together a series of interactive online conversations on the topic of Effective Crisis Management with a special focus on the current COVID-19 pandemic and its impact[…]

Dijana Despodov Joins PrimePoint Partners

We are pleased to announce that private sector development specialist Dijana Despodov has joined our team as Corporate Advisory and Innovation Partner. Dijana focuses on business regulatory environment, market expansion, and new technologies. She will be leading PrimePoint Partners’ corporate advisory service and act as liaison with the startup ecosystem and investor community. Dijana has[…]

Maja Staleska’s working visit to Israel featured in the Macedonian portal www.innovativnost.mk

I recently visited Israel representing the company I work for as an international development partner, PrimePoint Partners. I was also developing further collaborations for the upcoming “Challenge” (an event to be held in Bitola in mid-March). ) together with the Israeli Ambassador to Macedonia, Mr. Dan Oryan. PrimePoint Partners is a platform of experts engaged[…]

PrimePoint Partners collaborate with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in delivering technical expertise to Macedonian SMEs

Our team of experts has been deployed to Macedonian innovative and high-growth companies to conduct market analysis, investment plans, strategic advisory, organizational assessment, capacity building, and operations/ production plans. The technical assistance has been supported by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) program for empowering Macedonian SMEs to expand their products and exports.

Biljana Markovic, keynote speaker on Leadership at the University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle”

Our Managing Partner, Biljana Markovic was a keynote speaker on leadership at the International Day of Women and Girls in Science organized by the University of Information Science and Technology “St. Paul the Apostle” in Ohrid, Macedonia. Biljana’s speech has inspired the audience to consider developing their leadership and soft-skills in order to achieve greater[…]

Balkan Economic Forum, our new regional strategic partner

We are pleased to announce that we have developed a strategic partnership with the Balkan Economic Forum, a regional organization focused on economic development, security and stability. In addition, our Co-founder Biljana Markovic became a member on their Advisory Board comprised of exceptional professionals from the Balkan region. Click HERE for more information on the[…]

PrimePoint Partners become a strategic partner of a London-based news and community platform, Emerging Europe

PrimePoint Parters and Emerging Europe share a common vision in providing enhanced economical opportunities of the countries in the Adria region. The two organizations will collaborate on events and will promote the success stories of this region through their extensive networks. Headquartered in London, with correspondents on the ground in key locations across the region[…]

PrimePoint Partners’ Managing Partner speaks at the Freja Forum in the Macedonian Parliament

Biljana Markovic Stamenova has given an overview of the current state of the CSOs, best practices and future trends. In conclusion, the CSOs are becoming increasingly redundant with the advance of technology. Social innovation activism, digital engagement, bottom-up social innovations, and social enterprises are the future of citizen activism. The event was organized by the[…]

PrimePoint Partners’ Managing Partner completes the Advanced Management Program at Kellogg

During October 2019 Biljana Markovic Stamenova has attended the Advanced Management Program at the Kellogg School of Management in Chicago, USA. The three-week program was focused on the latest knowledge on leadership, achieving growth, improving team performance, understanding the profound impact of the new technologies on the business processes, and many more. Please contact us[…]

PrimePoint Partners sign a cooperation agreement with Kosovo Leadership Academy

PrimePoint Partners have expanded its imact on the youth and business community in Kosovo through a Cooperation Agreement signed with the Kosovo Leadership Academy. PrimePoint Partners and the Kosovo Leadership Academy share a common vision in developing the region and assisting the development of the young people by bringing excellent educational programs, sharing know-how with[…]