PRIMEPOINT PARTNERS IS AN EXPERT SOURCING PLATFORM FOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AND CORPORATE ADVISORY IN THE WESTERN BALKANS. WE WORK WITH THE BEST EXPERTS TO DELIVER OUTSTANDING RESULTS TO OUR CLIENTS AND MAKE AN IMPACT IN THE REGION.
PrimePoint Partners is a private-partnership consulting company based in Macedonia, that provides sourcing services for deploying experts to projects in Macedonia and the region. We provide professional project implementation and corporate advisory services by combining a team of the most reliable and most relevant experts. We are affiliated with an extensive number of regional and international consultants with expertise in a variety of sectors including education and training, IT, technology commercialization, natural resources, agri-business, tourism, textile, financial and legal services, energy and renewable energy, etc. Our clients are private companies, international development organizations, municipalities, NGOs and foreign investors. We are passionate about developing the best community of experts for the Western Balkan region so we can bring value to our clients through the quality of implementation, trustworthiness and impact-oriented approach. PrimePoint Partners is focused on brain gain – most of our experts belong to the international expat community and are eager to contribute to the development of the region.
Our team consists of proven professionals focused on excellency in the execution, making an impact and delivering superior results.
We strive to work with the most reliable and most professionals experts who have regional or international experience and background.
We have access to organizations, companies and experts in the Western Balkans, and we also have experience in implementing projects this region.
International Advisory Board
Our Advisory Board is comprised of eminent business leaders from a variety of sectors who advise our team on issues related to key strategic initiatives.
The ICBA project is a business acceleration project that PrimePoint Partners has proudly been working on, which focuses on the cross-border region between Greece and Macedonia. With the hopes of fuelling economic growth and the employability of young entrepreneurs within the region, the project aims to create support mechanisms for start-ups and SMEs. We would[…]
PrimePoint Partners’s CEO is a key regional expert on the CEFTA Project: Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Foreign Trade Project
The Open Regional Fund for South-East Europe – Foreign Trade, is a project funded by CEFTA and implemented by GIZ Montenegro, which seeks to provide support in regards to regional economic integration. The aim of the project is to ultimately strengthen the trade and competitiveness of the region’s economies. PrimePoint Partners’s CEO, Biljana Markovic Stamenova[…]
PrimePoint Partners Announces the Completion of the ICBA’s Project Training Needs Assessment and Blueprint
Having announced its partnerships in the Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator (ICBA) project, between Greece and Macedonia in November 2020, which aims to provide entrepreneurial training and mentoring in the cross-border area, assisting the creation of start-up companies to enhance employment and economic growth; PrimePoint Partners have successfully conducted the project’s training needs and assessment survey,[…]
PrimePoint Partners Have Prepared a Report on Enhancing the Production Capacity of a Macedonian company, Assisting in the Implementation of Green Practices in Macedonia
PrimePoint Partners recently worked with a well market-ranked and competitive company that focuses on the production of Polyethylene products. The aim of the project was to boost the company’s business efficiency by implementing green practices, such as recycling and reusing to maximize the usage of raw materials, and by upgrading the production process with the purchase[…]
Throughout 2020 we worked on numerous projects, built strong strategic partnerships, engaged local and regional experts, expanded our staff, and helped promote economic growth in Macedonia and the region. Please read our annual summary below: Corporate Advisory & Donor Projects In collaboration with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, we deliver expertise to Macedonian SMEs in[…]
The Macedonian market has the potential for high levels of growth, especially with the use of supply chain finance instruments
Press release December 17, 2020 At the conference of the USAID Factoring Project implemented by Factor Trust, key experts presented the project highlights and provided a guide for Macedonian companies interested in using factoring or supply chain factoring, as an alternative financial instrument. The project successfully completed its goal of accelerating the growth of small-and-medium[…]
Покана за учество на настан: Презентација на факторинг и добавувачки факторинг како алтернативни финансиски инструменти за зголемување на ликвидноста на компаниите
Почитувани, Ни претставува особено задоволство да Ве поканиме на конференција на проектот за Факторинг на УСАИД кој ќе се одржи на 17ти декември од 11:00 – 11:30 часот на платформата ZOOM. Во изминатиот период во рамки на овој проект кој го имплементира компанијата Фактор Труст беа спроведени низа успешни активности за зголемување на ликвидноста на македонските компании преку користење на[…]
Co-Founder, Biljana Markovic Stamenova Speaks at the First Bilateral Event of the IPA Project aimed at establishing an acceleration program between Macedonia and Greece
As part of the Intelligent Cross Border Accelerator (ICBA) project, PrimePoint Partners are involved in developing the blueprint of the Intelligent Cross Border Acceleration Program and are conducting the Training Needs Assessment in the Macedonian cross border area. At the first bilateral Cross Border event focused on the initiative to create and support companies and partnerships[…]
“My participation in the PrimePoint pre-accelerator program has changed the way I approach problems, how I solve them and most importantly how to create a product / business from them…” – Bojan Dzikov, Owner and General Manager at Target Group LLC Skopje
Eager to hear what our first Pre-Acceleration Program on Advanced and Applied Technologies meant to the participants? Read their testimonials below and stay tuned for what’s to come! “Great program, prepared with a lot of enthusiasm and full of useful information “- Ana Damjanoska-Popovska, STRIMFORM d.o.o“Супер програма, подготвена со многу ентузијазам и полна со корисни[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Biljana Markovic Stamenova, co-founder and managing partner at PrimePoint Partners, opened the official launch 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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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 email@example.com Applications close November 6th Our PrimePoint Acceleration[…]
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[…]
PrimePoint Partners has kicked off the “Train the Trainers” activities as part of the Vincinni Academy, which will focus on developing the technical skills of the employees of Makprogres. Our team of experts and consultants have selected and trained the initial team of trainers of the Vincinni Academy. We have also selected the first cohort[…]
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[…]
A team of PrimePoint consultants and experts, have conducted a study on the “Availability of Supply Chain Finance Instruments and potentials for growth on the Macedonian market”. This is activity is part of the USAID Factoring Project implemented by Factor Trust. In order to assess the need and the supply, we have also conducted a[…]
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[…]
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 –[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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,[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
by Dijana Despodov Corporate Advisory and Innovation Partner Last week I had the pleasure of attending the startup conference Pitch. Match. Grow organized by PwC North Macedonia, the Macedonian Stock Exchange, and Startup Macedonia, in an unusual but forward-thinking partnership. The result was an engaging, informative, and thought-provoking conference that highlighted the key developments in[…]
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[…]
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.
Makedonska Kamenica is a town in the north-east of Macedonia, with 5,147 inhabitants. The city has enormous potential for eco-tourism and rural tourism. Our experts work with the Mayor of the Municipality and her team in preparing a development strategy and in empowering the local women and youth to start their own business.
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
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 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[…]
Biljana Markovic Stamenova, MBA
Stefani Taskova Miteva
Aleksandra Kermetchieva, MSc
Prof. Dr. Mile Terziovski
We partner with international development organizations that implement projects for job creation, leadership and entrepreneurship development, women empowerment and equality, social inclusion, rural growth and tourism, youth engagement, etc. We provide capacity building to NGOs and municipalities in creating development strategies and getting access to funding.
We work with local companies and we assist them with business strategy, strategic marketing, market research, financial advisory, investment planning, access to funding, access to new markets, technology commercialization and operations management. We assist companies with donor applications and project implementation.
We assist international investors or investment funds that consider investing in Macedonia or have already established a company, with feasibility studies, regulatory requirements and availability of government incentives, talent recruitment, linkages with local suppliers, etc.
We have developed a “Leadership Acceleration Program” that we deliver to companies for their management and team leaders. We also provide leadership training to start-up companies, students and NGOs. We provide strategic advisory on corporate leadership events, workshops, conferences and forums.