Business Terminal is a “one stop shop” for business at all stages of their life cycle, offering them personalized and cost-effective solutions. The global pandemic has presented businesses with many barriers. The key to success is the ability to adapt as swiftly as possible. Business Terminal is your partner in crafting sustainable strategies for tomorrow’s world.
Promoting entrepreneurship, competitiveness and economic growth by providing effective support, affordable services and innovative solutions to startups and SMEs.
Business Terminal structures its activity in 6 main functions which accompany businesses in different stages – idea – startup – incubate – spin off – accelerate – growth- providing personalized support in order to have a measurable impact on the performance of the business.
Business Terminal is a physical structure and virtual platform organized in six units.
We are a team of young professionals committed to raise self-awareness, to foster creativity and to maintain an effective communication.
Challenges are our motivation, and we strongly believe that “Whether you think you can or whether you think you can’t, you’re right!” – Henry Ford
Bora Panajoti: [email protected] / Blerina Hoxha [email protected]
If you are an eloquent, responsible and career seeking professional with a constant quest to better your skills, you might be exactly what we’re looking for. Stay tuned for new vacancies.
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Whether you’re a freelancer, an established enterprise or a growing startup, discover flexible spaces and solutions to empower your business. Co-working at Business Terminal is not just about the sharing of infrastructure and cost, it is about belonging to a community, accessibility and sustainability.
Depending on how much privacy and liberty the tenants want over the rented space, our co-working spaces includes:
Providing a sophisticated infrastructure and flexible memberships to suit most needs, our coworking offer is the new way of working, living and learning. Book your space now to:
Our tenants can use the sophisticated infrastructure of the Business Terminal, laboratories and other facilities, equipment and technologies which enable the design and implementation of prototypes for new products, thus providing a real advantage in overcoming entrepreneurial challenges.
Coworking is about community, bringing together freelancers, startups, local and international experts. We strive to create coworking communities that encourage members to grow their businesses and achieve their goals. Our coworking spaces offer a vibrant atmosphere where you can network, schedule meetings, and get your work done.
With us you become part of a productive and collaborative environment that:
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The Business Terminal offers services and products for a wide range of sectors as follows: Creative & Cultural Industries; Business & Services; Education & Innovation; Green & Blue Economy; Production & Manufacturing; Building & Construction; Tourism, Travel & Leisure; Agrofood; Health & Wellbeing; Digital Future & ICT; Smart Cities; Social Innovation; Growth & Competition, etc.
The cultural and creative industries typically bring together the arts, media, and design sectors, with a focus upon convergent digital technologies and the challenges and opportunities of globalization. Multimedia, applied arts, architecture, design, leisure, fashion, culture, digital apps, crafts and artisans, the theatre, visual arts, cinema, TV, radio, music, publishing business, computer games, new media, architecture, design, fashion and advertising are all part of the cultural and creative industries.
Business terminal help understand startup journey, identify key stages and to help develop startup from “idea to business” and from “entrepreneurial talents to organization”. We help and support startups and SME on the process of: Formation, Validation and Growth.
In innovation-driven societies, education and training systems must empower people to innovate and to quickly respond to new skills needs generated by technological and organisational change. Innovators and entrepreneurs require skill sets for innovation such as technical skills, thinking and creativity skills, as well as social and behavioural skills. Higher education plays an important role in providing people with skills for innovation
The green economy and the blue economy have both received significant attention in small states. Climate change, Blue biotechnology and the blue bioeconomy, environment, energy (non-renewable energy and renewable energy), cleantech, ocean, maritime, tourism (Accommodation, Adventure Tourism and Recreation, Attractions, Events and Conferences, Food and Beverage, Tourism Services, Transportation).
Manufacturing industry is the sector of the economy that produces finished products. The following are examples of manufacturing industries; robotics, mechatronics, nanotechnologies, new materials, industrial processes, photonics, transportation, electronics, chemical industry, pharmaceutical industry, sporting goods, etc.
The construction industry can be divided into three sectors of construction namely building, infrastructure, and industrial. Part of building and construction are; Residential building, Commercial building, Heavy Civil Construction, Industrial Construction, Environmental Construction.
The travel and leisure industry comprises of several industries that make up its network. These industries include art and attractions, exhibitions and dining, travel music and leisure activities, gambling, sports activities, lodging options and vacation destinations apart from companies that offer various forms of recreation and leisure. The general entertainment industry is formed by a variety of sub-groups that create and uphold the groundwork for the general entertainment industry at large. Exhibition entertainment includes amusement parks, trade shows, and/or fairs.
The Agri-food sector as a whole, remains one of the most important sectors of the current economy and fundamental to face the challenge of food security in the upcoming years. For this reason, the Agri-food sector cannot allow itself to lose the opportunities offered by digitization. Food remains a central need of all human societies. Key global trends are shaping the demands that modern agriculture and food production have to meet.
This section will explore some typical programmes within organisations with a focus on the effects of such programmes and their limitations. The focus of wellbeing at the organisational level is especially useful as it facilitates a healthy work organisation, i.e. one wherein the culture, climate and practices produce an environment that ensures employee safety and health as well as organisational effectiveness
ICT- sector is made up of the manufacturing and services sectors whose main activity is linked to development, production, commercialisation and intensive use of new technology. Manufacture of; electronic components, of loaded printed circuit boards, of computers and peripheral equipment, of telecommunication equipment, of consumer electronics, magnetic and optical media.
Smart cities exist on the intersection of digital technology, disruptive innovation and urban environments. They are an exciting place to work and live and the breeding ground for new ideas. Future transportation and mobility, service industries, geo-location, satellite-enabled services.
New ideas – products, services and models – that simultaneously meet social needs, more effectively than alternatives, and create new social relationships or collaborations. Innovation in services is increasingly becoming one of social innovation (in terms of social goals, social means, social roles and multi-agent provision) and how social innovation can be understood from a service innovation perspective.
Supporting new entrepreneurs with education and training to enable more effective start-ups and growth companies. Training and helping the founder of startups/ SME to understand other competitors in the competitive landscape.
We have been part of the ecosystem since 2013 by promoting the mindset of one entrepreneur, organizing different national and international competition, financing the participation in international competition of our startups, etc. Saying this, we have this facilities that aim to enforce the startup such as: Have an idea, start your business, Business Incubator: coaching and mentoring high growth potential start-ups, Maker Space, Spin Off, Funding & Finance: Access to Finance… more
Have you ever had a genius business idea struck you only to fizzle out in the end because you have no idea of how to bring your startup idea to the next level? Well, to help you get started with: Considering and analyzing the relevant markets; Carry out competitive analysis; Model your business; Create/design/sketch your mockup and Execute a market survey.
We help startups to understand the steps to start a business; like writing a business plan, selecting a legal structure, registering a business name, getting a business license, finding financing, etc. Services that we offer through initiatives and structures such as: startup academy, Business Support Center, Co-working space, etc.
Specifically, we provide: Hands on mentoring and coaching from those who have “been there and done it”; giving legal services to help properly form a company; Introductions to a large network of entrepreneurs, funding sources and specialists in the start-up process, creating network with national successful entrepreneurs, etc.
Makerspace is more than a space itself, it is a mindset that can and should be taught. The Maker Space exists to share knowledge and equipment that enables anyone to make anything. Our makerspace is designed as a room that contains tools and components, allowing people to enter with an idea and leave with a complete project.
A spinoff is a type of divestiture. Businesses wishing to ‘streamline’ their operations often sell less productive or unrelated subsidiary businesses as spinoffs. The spin-off companies are expected to be worth more as independent entities than as parts of a larger business. When a corporation spins off a business unit that has its own management structure, it sets it up as an independent company under a renamed business entity.
According to a recent study, over 94% of startups fail during first year of operation. Lack of funding turns to be one of the common reasons. Money is the bloodline of any startup. It costs money to start a business. We are creating the first network of entrepreneurs who will come to the aid of startups in funding and financing.
Are you seeking additional options to generate more profit? We offer management consulting services, analysis of strengths and weaknesses of your business and access up-to-date information on trends and policies. Using innovative approaches, techniques and tools we carry out surveys and implement development projects.
Personalized support and solutions ensuring a measurable impact on the performance and further development of your enterprise.
Business Terminal accelerator aims at overcoming the barriers of SMEs and start-ups in entrepreneurial opportunities, legal issues and standardization.
Smart, effective and personalized business solutions for startups and SMEs:
Are you interested in exploring foreign markets? We can guide you during unfamiliar legal and tax regimes and logistical challenges.
Smart Take-off – effective solutions for local businesses that want to export.
Soft Landing – reliable services for foreign companies investing in Albania.
Center of Excellence provides access to expertise, guiding businesses on the path of exploring and acquiring new forms of doing business, and adapting to new technologies.
Our Academy aims to promote entrepreneurship and self-employment offering to small businesses, young entrepreneurs, recent graduate students and freelancers the opportunity to improve their skills and expand business knowledge.
If you are a student, a freelancer or an employee our Academy can help you in:
Designed to help individuals who want to implement their business ideas, offering all the skills needed to start a business, Startup Academy aims to achieve the following objectives:
Business Academy provides the necessary skills that contribute to business productivity, competitiveness and sustainability.
Providing the necessary skills and knowledge on key business direction through trainings modules and courses designed for:
A team of experts in business process management and customer relationship management, equipped with an arsenal of best practices and tools.
The business terminal offers services and programs for different groups of startups diversified in the sector, level of market maturity, based on the categories of founders, etc. saying this, some of the Business Terminal programs are: Startup Program; Young Entrepreneur; Business Women; Inclusive Business; Digital Business and Competitive SME’s
Startup Program helps startups which are in one of the three stages of business development such as: pre-incubation, incubation and post-incubation. Macro program, helps; startup-et with know-how, capacity building; co-working space; maker space, network of mentors, funding and financing, maker-space; etc.
Young people are considered as one of the main sources of entrepreneurship and innovation. Therefore, this program is mainly focused on young people who may be in the early stages of creating an idea and who need constant mentoring, training, physical space to develop their idea. This program mainly focuses on high school students, university students and recent graduates.
Gender inequality is not only a pressing moral and social issue but also a critical economic challenge. Throw our programs and project we would like to enforce and support women in entrepreneurship. This program is focused on four main activities: SCOUTING; BOOTCAMP; STARTUP WEEKEND and COMPETITION.
The purpose of this program is to increase capacity by orienting them in the minds of an entrepreneur, all groups which are less involved in society such as: vulnerable groups; persons with disabilities, excluded women, minorities, etc. This program aims to be geographically extended not only in Albania but also in Western Balkan Region.
Digital Business program provides the essential components of a traditional business plus a broad selection of cutting-edge technology and advanced digital business management and marketing tools. It will help prepare you to succeed in a highly competitive business environment. The digital business program represents the impact of new technologies on business practice, products and services.
In many developing countries, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) play an important role in development. They contribute to a large part of output, employment, and growth. SMEs can spur a country’s growth for two reasons. First, integrating proven practices and technologies is faster and safer than testing new ones, and SMEs have a large adoption gap to close. Second, start-ups, which are a critical subsegment of SMEs, have become important sources of innovation.
Business Terminal work based on the model of Quintuple Helix focused on university-industry-government relations- society. Saying this we have at least one representative of each of the four mention actors which are: Barleti University, Adriapol Institute, government institutions, international organization and living lab. Each of the mentioned actors have a large impact in well function of the ongoing programs, project and daily activity of Business Terminal.
The multifunctionality of Triple City is concretized through interconnection of different structures and functionalities, within a single environment, in the form of a physical or virtual ecosystem. Co-working space, various production laboratories like Fab Lab, Maker Space, Clusters and Smart City Lab, Creative City Hub, Business Terminal as a service space, variety of events as a space for networking and socialization, as well as skill development… more
Since its opening, Barleti University has been working to create a sustainable, dynamic profile with quality, contemporary programs that combine academia and research according to the ever-increasing and changing demands of the labor market and development challenges. Since its genesis, Barleti University has developed a growing interdisciplinary academic offer in the most prominent areas of the market, society … more
Adriapol Institute is one of our closer collaborators in most of the projects and programs that Business Terminal develops. Adriapol Institute realizes its sustainability and versatile multisector integration as an indispensable demand for the urban, economic, cultural, technological development of the community and its life improvement. The Institute realizes its mission in collaboration and partnership with specialized enterprises of the respective fields.
Government bodies are very important in Quintuple Helix, considering them as an actor who sets the rules in the operation of the system and helps in times of crisis. In Albania, based on the decision to draft the draft law on startups, a law which was initiated by the state sector, specifically by the Ministry of Entrepreneurship and which will come to the aid of startups
Business Terminal is working is close collaboration with Adriapol Institute on some of the most important international events and competition such as: Beta Pitch Berlin, Future Agro Challenge; Creative Business Cup, etc. Participating in such competitions increases the opportunity for startups and businesses to create a wider network internationally, also capacity building, mentoring and finding business angels.
A living lab, or living laboratory, is a research concept, which may be defined as a user-centered, iterative, open-innovation ecosystem, often operating in a territorial context, integrating concurrent research and innovation processes within a public-private-people partnership.