The program is growing and preparing to welcome its next cohort.
A new round of applications for Tirana Inc.
will be announced soon.
First order priority: teams from founding partner universities
Second order priority: teams from program supporter universities
Third order priorities: teams from other Albanian universities
“Wild card”- innovative international initiatives with a strong reason/ preference to be based in Tirana.
Student or recently (>5 years) graduated.
Expertise on the subject matter
Committed & driven
Founder can develop the product (MVP) him/ herself or has a right team at hand.
First order priority: at least two co-founders or founder and a team member.
Second degree priority: sole founder with a strong expertise relevant to the startup.
Complementary Skillset among team members/ co-founders.
Innovative solution to clear customer problems
Impact – preference for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) or alliance with university policies
Scalability – is the idea capable of being scaled?
Sizable market – does the market for the idea exist; is it big enough for a scalable business?