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#UniversumTalks me Driton Hapçiun: Entrepreneurship and Start-ups in IT sector

Postuar më: 25/04/2016

Driton Hapçiu is a Kosovar born cooperative and lifestyle entrepreneur. Born in Prishtina, Kosovo on 18th of November 1967. Lives in Prishtina, is married and has a daughter and a son.

Mr. Hapçiu is one of the founding and managing partners (Strategic officer) of CACTTUS sh.a, one of the largest ICT companies in Kosovo and Albania. He also hold managing director positions of the 4C group holding (holding of4 CACTTUS spin-offs) and HARRISIA llc – Software Testing services provder. Mr. Hapçiu studied in the Electro Technical Faculty, University of Prishtina (1987-1992). His previous work experiences include IN Design (founder-‘92-‘99) – KOHA (Javore) group (‘94-’97), RTV 21(’97-’99), UN World Food Programme (’99), Swiss Development Agency for Cooperation (’98-2000), IPKO Institute (co-founder – 2000-‘03), KTTN (’03-’06 Kosovo Terrestrial Telecommunications Network), CACTTUS (cofounder – 2003 – continuing) and RECURA Financials (2010 – continuing).
Being active in ICT industry in Kosovo since 1991, he is also one of the co-founders of the ICT Association (STIKK) and was its Chairman and member of the Board for some years. He headed the project idea of creating an Innovation Hub, which resulted in founding of the Innovation Center of Kosova (ICK)..
During his career, he was involved early on as a co-founder and/or social entrepreneur in a number of startup’s turned into successful organizations such as KOHA Javore, RTV 21, IPKO Institute Of Information Technology (IPKO Foundation and AUK Institute), EKONET (KS and AL).
His latest projects (co-founder and partner) include: RECURA (M&A; Asset management, Financial Advisory Services), HARRISIA (Software Testing Company), PeshkuiArte.com (Online Classifieds), CONCEPTICON (Business and Social Media consultancy), SociaLive (Social Media Marketing) and lately redesigning business model in CACTTUS (spin-off CACTTUS Education and CACTTUS Business Solution) and KOSOVALIVE News Agency.
Currently holds the positions or is involved in: Strategy officer – CACTTUS. Managing Director – HARRISIA, Member of the Board in RECURA, Member of the Board of Innovation Center of Kosova (ICK), CEED Network Mentor and Mentor at EYE Venture. He is also one of the funding members of the Kosovo Business Angels Network

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