By Anastasia Moroz
11 months ago

Entrepreneurs from Russia, Lithuania and USA together with Macedonian and global partners are organizing a blockchain and artificial intelligence hackathon in Skopje, Macedonia on June 22nd – 24th, 2018. The event will unite Macedonian startups, tech companies and venture capital funds to help develop new potential startups.

The organizers expect to gather people from different fields who are interested in learning about new technologies or starting a startup. The main goal is to empower participants to start their own tech companies and develop products based on blockchain and AI technologies.

Blockchain platform has confirmed its participating in the hackathon. NEM will be represented by István Deák, Solution Architect at the Foundation. The platform will announce its challenge and prizes this week.

Macedonian educational startup Brainster, software company GSIX and accelerator Ceed Hub are offering challenges for participants with prizes. Challenges and more partners will be announced soon. All upcoming information on event will be placed in Facebook event page and Eventbrite.

Swiss EP EiR program

Swiss EP Entrepreneur-in-Residence program is offering EIR placements for experienced startup founders and tech professionals who can advise local startup founders, investors, and IT firms. The goal is to help up-and-coming entrepreneurs and their communities to rise to global standards of excellence.

NEM Foundation

The NEM Foundation is endorsed by an international network, compiled of a wealth of experience in IT, entrepreneurship, business processes, trading, property and asset development, international management and academia. The business’ ethos is to provide NEM’s blockchain technology platform to enhance enterprise whilst being run by the people, for the people. NEM’s team provides this through an array of support and education, from training events and service providers to technical support for the ecosystem.


Brainster is a platform for offline courses where you can teach and attend courses on a wide range of subjects — from mobile application courses to street photography ones. Brainster allows students to actively participate in building a local 2.0 community, to network with people of similar interests, to create, share your knowledge and learn from others.


GSIX is a software engineering company that successfully operates in the global market for 10 years. With headquarters in Skopje and Denver, our team counts over 50 professional software engineers as well as experts in the fields of design, marketing, sales and many more. The fuse of our abilities with the entrepreneurship-driven mindset agilely adapt us to the latest trends. We add innovation to all of our software and hardware services and products aiming to disrupt the today’s view of technology.


CEED Hub Skopje acts as a central root of a fast-moving community and actively boosts and inspire idea generation, creation, innovation and cooperation for startups and business in favor of promoting their rapid growth and accelerate the progress through education, creative solutions & valuable resources. We offer access to co-working space, events and educational programs as well as access to finance and mentorship support. Besides a place to work you will get an opportunity for networking and expanding your business network through a number of events where we gather to discuss ideas, collaborate, meet business partners and new friends.