YEA! - Albania

The actual mission of YEA! is spreading the start-up vision all over Albania, providing vocational trainings and fascilitating a network of stakeholders and entrepreneurship ambassadors as positive role-models in cooperation with the national and regional educational institutions and schools.

In April 2016 the final event of an interesting entrepreneurship competition – the YEA! Young Entrepreneurship Albania Summit & Award 2016 – took place in the Austrian School “Peter Mahringer” in Shkoder. Over 250 interested visitors, press and a jury had the possibility to visit the business fairy where 12 student teams presented their business ideas to the audience.


In the final meeting Gernot Scheffknecht, the initiator of YEA! Young Entrepreneurs Albania, explained the mission of the new founded NPO YEA! to support young talents all over Albania to live their dreams and believe in the power of visions.

The proud winning teams of the YEA! Award & Summit 2016:

1st place: Team “TECH Security”
2nd place: Team “MSP”
3rd place: Team “LakeSplash”
Special price: Team “Crowdpower”

The winner of the Albanian contest “TECH Security” will have the possibility to present the idea in the European Entrepreneurship Award Event in Berlin in December 2016.