GroWING Hackathon Winners

GroWING Hackathon, powered by EU for Innovation and organized by Yunus Social Business Balkans was a great success yesterday!

After two days of problem solving, 12 teams of aspiring entrepreneurs pitched their solutions in front of the jury of Challenge Owners, coming from Lufthansa Industry Solutions, Raiffeisen Bank, and duapune.com.

Money prizes as well as the opportunity to collaborate with the Challenge Owners, were in the game for the top 4 best solutions in the topics of ‘Greening Albania’, ‘Managing Carbon Footprint’, ‘Environment, Social and Governance’, ‘Financial Literacy’ and ‘Improving Employability’.

eCO2, Simik, Fistat and Gjelbër were announced the winners of the ‘GroWING Hackathon’. The first prize was handed by H.E EU Ambassador Christiane Hohmann, who came along with ‘Team Europe’ to award the prize of ‘Greening Albania’.

She showed appreciation for the work done by the Action, to coach and help youngsters who want to create a start-up or develop a business idea.

She also advised the audience to see the failure as a power and as experience, and never to give up!

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