PRIMEPOINT PARTNERS IS MANAGEMENT CONSULTING COMPANY THAT PROVIDES CORPORATE ADVISORY SERVICES, BUSINESS ACCELERATION AND PROGRAM IMPLEMENTATION IN THE WESTERN BALKANS BY COMBINING A TEAM OF ESTABLISHED LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL CONSULTANTS. OUR MISSION IS TO 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, specialized in business advisory and program origination, implementation and monitoring for donor-funded projects aimed at supporting the corporate sector with special focus on SMEs in the Western Balkans region. Our core team of experts consists of seasoned development finance professionals, industry consultants and technical experts, with specific expertise with origination, structuring and implementation of international economic development programs, business acceleration programs, SMEs business advisory, and SME access to finance programs.
We provide professional project creation and execution by combining a team of the most relevant consultants and technical experts. One of our core competencies is our extensive network of regional and international consultants with expertise in a variety of sectors including financial and investment planning, education and training, technology commercialization, agri-business, manufacturing, engineering, energy and renewable energy, etc. Our clients are private companies, international development organizations, municipalities, NGOs and foreign investors. We collaborate with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development for providing technical assistance to Macedonian SMEs and start-ups. We also have ongoing projects with other international donors such as USAID, GIZ, European Union, Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs, etc.
PrimePoint Partners Co-Founder, Zoran Martinovski, is a U.S. educated business professional with over 20 years of diverse business experience. Since 2000, he serves as the Country Manager at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) for Macedonia and Montenegro.
Biljana Markovic Stamenova,Mba
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Biljana has 14 years of executive/consulting experience in implementing economic development projects focused on supporting companies’ growth through know-how transfer, capacity building, access to funding and internationalization.
International Development Partner
Maja is responsible for international development and partnerships. She has been the national project manager at Freja Forum Foundation, co-founder of Freja Academy Sweden, programs director at Macedonia2025, national representative at European antipoverty network (EAPN) and president at Youth center for equal opportunities Skopje.
Donor Program Specialist
Magdalena has a Master Studies in Project Management, Budgeting and Evaluation from the University of Florence, Italy; an Advanced Master course in Intercultural Studies from the University Rovira and Virgili Tarragona, Spain; and a B.A in English Language and Literature Translation from St. Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Blaze Koneski Faculty of Philology.
With a degree in Accounting and Auditing from the Faculty of Economics “Ss Cyril and Methodius,” Velika has over 10 years of experience working in the finance sector as an accountant for various firms and companies. She also has experience in budgeting, reporting, business plans, etc. As financial analyst, Velika advises and informs on investment and business decisions.
stefani taskova miteva
Currently studying a Master of International Relations at Monash University, Melbourne, Stefani has 4 years of professional experience in non-profit management, leading youth development programs, public affairs and advocacy. Born in Australia and currently living in Macedonia, as Communications Specialist, Stefani handles information output and publications.
Senior Business Analyst
Ivana is an experienced investment professional, corporate finance expert and startup ecosystem builder. She is also the former special advisor to the Minister of Finance. She has experience in investment management and
management consulting, obtained through the role of an Investment Manager in a regional VC fund as well as the consulting engagement on diverse projects involving small and medium-sized private companies and public sector institutions.
Aleksandra kermetchieva, MSC
Senior Finance Analyst
Aleksandra has 17+ years of banking experience at top position in international banks. Experienced in banking, financial planning & analysis, budgeting, forecasting, reporting, business plans, financial models, etc.
Corporate Advisory and Innovation Partner
Dijana Despodov is a private sector development specialist with a focus on business regulatory environment, market expansion, and new technologies. She has 15 years of international experience working for organizations such as the World Bank, American chambers of commerce, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Corporate Advisory Expert
Frosina is a technology engineer with a Master in Business Administration, with a career spanning across 18 years within the private sector in several managerial positions at international companies in the food and technology sector. She has founded two startup companies based on breakthrough innovations. Frosina is a leading technical expert for the implementation of the Makprogres Technical Trainings as part of the Vincini Academy, which includes the following responsibilities: training of the trainers, curriculum development and program implementation. She also works as a supply chain management consultant specialized for manufacturing companies.