Welcome to Tirana
Welcome to Tirana, the beating heart of innovations in Albania.
Tirana has a great potential to develop as an ICT start-up hub due to a young, multilingual population that is looking for self-employment and low capital requirements to set up ICT businesses.
Even though it is hard to pin down the exact number of students in Tirana, it is considered the main “bakery” of IT and Economics students, without even counting those from privately held universities.
The sector of startups has experienced a fast rise in interest in the last 3 years and the students are the most active in this direction. This mass of eager students is the perfect pool for future employees and co-founders.
The ecosystem of startups in Tirana, even though in early stages, is developing rapidly and the Albanian young entrepreneurs are launching innovative startups and business ideas continually. Tirana is home for Aladini, Publer, Baboon, EasyPay, GreenLeaf, Division5, Kreatx, etc.
The population of Tirana has the highest purchasing power of Albania and is among the most affordable labor markets in the region. This is also powered by the lowest tax system in the area.
Use Tirana’s ecosystem to get in touch with serial entrepreneurs, IT professionals, startup alumni, innovators, accelerators, and any kind of innovative stakeholders.
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Co-working Spaces and Hubs
Being a developing capital, Tirana welcomes not only tourists but many businessmen and startups. There are hubs with up-to-date facilities and equipment, 24-hour service and constant collaboration of up-and-coming pacesetters.
Tirana offers a massive variety of co-working spaces with comparable prices.
Tirana offers plenty of professional communities which are led by people and for people who want to boost the Albanian ecosystem within various directions. Here is the list of the biggest ones:
Events and Programs
Business angels offer a bridge between a business idea and a company that is sufficiently developed to receive funding from a venture capitalist venture.
How can I find a business angel?
The best way to attract an investor is through a well-thought presentation.
The business pitch concept consists of presenting a business idea to an investor or a group of investors, a contact that can be initiated via email, official papers, or a casual conversation. However, it should be kept in mind that investors receive a considerable number of proposals, so it is difficult to determine what is the right time to take the first step.
In Albania you can find some international sites where different opportunities are offered:
Education statistics include data on the participation of children, pupils, and students in official public and private education, as well as graduations in basic, upper secondary, and tertiary education.
In Albanian universities, study programs are applied according to Bologna's system. The main direction in which higher education aims to develop is the demand for as qualitative universities as possible, oriented towards scientific research.
INSTAT produces relevant indicators on education based on international definitions, providing comparable statistics at the international level. Statistics on education in Albania are classified according to the ISCED-2011, classification used internationally in education statistics.