European Western Balkans

[Balkanoscope]: Being an entrepreneur in the Balkans

Photo: Flickr/Jung won Chung

If one takes a look at the most recent Forbes’ “30 under 30” list, as well as recent major awards, it is apparent that talents, creativity, and determination are not lacking in the Western Balkans. More and more companies are investing and externalizing activities in the region.

Some cities have become hubs for co-working adepts, working retreats and popular bases for digital nomads. All of these are encouraging signs. Yet, the situation is still far from being ideal, especially for local entrepreneurs.

Balkanoscope spoke with three entrepreneurs: Sanja Korić from Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina; Uranik Begu from Pristina, Kosovo; and Lazar Mugoša from Podgorica, Montenegro, about the situation on the local level.

Read the full article on Balkanoscope.eu.

Balkanoscope is a joint project of the European Western Balkans and European Fund for the Balkans aimed at promoting personal stories of individuals affected by issues common to the entire region of the Balkans. It aspires to speak up for those people faced with all the issues that have been agonizing the region for decades and obstructing its European perspective. The portal is bilingual, in English and French.

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