Aneida Bajraktari Bicja

About Me

Aneida Bajraktari is the co-founder and managing partner of "Balkans Capital" a financial consulting company based in Tirana helping companies unleash the transformative power of their finances. Aneida is a key player in the startup ecosystem in Albania. She is the director of Startup Grind Tirana, a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs; lead organizer of Startup Weekend Tirana, the world’s biggest educational movement for entrepreneurs, curator at Startup Digest, a media company that publishes curated email newsletters on startup events and educational content in more than 300 cities. Aneida is recently appointed as the Senator of Albania in the "World Business Angels Investment Forum" an international organisation aiming to ease access to finance for businesses from start up to scale up to exit, with the ultimate goal of generating more jobs and more social justice worldwide. It is committed to collaborating globally to empower world economic development by creating innovative financial instruments for innovators, startups, and SMEs. Aneida has organized numerous events with the desire to aid the development of the local entrepreneurial system. She has been invited as keynote speaker, mentor, jury member to different events. Her entrepreneurial spirit and pursuits not only engage and inspire but have also contributed in fostering innovation in the country.