Albanian tech ventures are taking off in 2017—from mobile app design studios to social photo editing solutions, the following 7 startups are building innovative, digital offerings that are among the best in the Balkan Peninsula.
Check out our top picks from this Balkan hub of tech innovation poised to go head-to-head with the best and brightest from Silicon Valley.
Oxygen is a digital marketing agency compromised of experienced web development and online marketing professionals. The company offers website creation, SEO/online marketing services, social media management, and more.
Omega Core Audit specializes in Oracle database security—its Omega Core Audit solution enables users to better protect their database systems from insider/outsider threats, prevent unauthorized access, and meet regulatory compliance requirements.
SeeYa is an app that allows users to invite their friends or people nearby for a coffee. The free app requires Facebook or Google+ to register and is free of ads or locked premium content.
Agral is a virtual market for agricultural products, livestock, and aquatic produce. The company enables buyers and sellers to transact directly over its digital platform.
Creatic is a social photo editor for mobile devices that allows users to retouch and explore photos. The offering features a public library of photo filters anyone can download—users can also share personalized filters to the community.
TechAlin is a leading digital marketing firm that specializes in a myriad of services: web development, mobile app development, SEO, and more. The Tirana-based startup consists of a tight-knit team of creative developers, designers, and sales professionals.
NUTRA Gardens allows users to produce organic food from the comfort of their home. The offering is a self-sustaining, wifi-enabled planting system that allows even beginners to successfully harvest their own crops.
Due to its close proximity to Italy, cutting-edge universities, and well-educated/tech savvy population of 3 million, Albania is fast becoming a leading hub of tech innovation in the Balkans. Be sure to keep this South East European nation and its tech startups on your radar in 2017 and beyond.