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Albafone

Albafone is an ethnic MVNO focused on the Albanian population in Macedonia, who are about 1/3 of the population. Over 27,000 subscribers in less than 6 months.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Telecommunications
  • Location Skopje, Macedonia (FYROM)
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 48
  • Website albafone.mk

Company Summary

Albafone is an ethnic mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) focused on the niche market of Albanian mobile phone users in Macedonia, which represent about 1/3 of the population in the country. It is the only MVNO in the country and the only operator specifically targeting the Albanian population. It launched services in October 2013 and gained over 27,000 subscribers in less than 6 months, which is about 2% market share in the pre-paid segment.

Team

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    Driton Arifaj
    CTO

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    Olivera Jovanovska
    CFO

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    Bleta Begu
    CMO

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    CEO and President of the Board

    Holds an Executive MBA, IEDC – Bled School of Management (2009); awarded the “UNICREDIT Alumni Achievement Award” (2012).

    Founded the American School of Kosova (2003), a k-12 school accredited by AdvancED.
    Founded the DUPLEX Club (2007); awarded the “FashionTV Nightlife Award”.
    Founded Albafone (2013); presented at the MVNO World Congress in Berlin, on April 9, 2014.

    Founding member of Rotary Club Prishtina; Club President in 2009-10.

Advisors

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    Misko Radisavljevik, Bonafide Law Firm
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Jasmina Simonovska
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Nebi Hoxha
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    Bashkim Reçica
    Unconfirmed