About Us

Business Accelerator UKIM (BAU) is a business-technology accelerator established to identify, and support the growth of the most promising technology entrepreneurs, startups, spin-offs and scale- ups in Macedonia. Support includes financing/investment and tailor business acceleration program, including mentoring, access to international markets and business networks, business development, and fundraising support.

Nested under the wings of Macedonia’s most renowned University, the University Cyril and Methodius Skopje, it boosts the BAU’s strong technology knowledge and provides access to unique infrastructure for development. Co-financed by the Fund for Innovation and Technology Development (FITD) of North Macedonia, BAU is unique due to its founding partners in addition to the University (RSM Macedonia, Crimson Development Foundation and the Foundation Prof. Dr. Dimitar Stamboliev) with deep roots in investment portfolio management and successful business development, this makes BAU unique in its ability to provide its services.

Investment committee









Ivan Chorbev

Ivan Chorbev

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder UKIM In The Board Of Directors
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Ivan Chorbev

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder
UKIM In The Board Of Directors                                                                                                                                

Read MorePHD ASSOC. PROF. DEAN OF THE FACULTY FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING, UNIVERSITY SS CYRIL AND METHODIUS IN SKOPJE (FCSE, UKIM)









Michael Gold

Michael Gold

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder Crimson Capital And Development Foundation In The Board Of Directors
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Michael Gold

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder Crimson Capital And Development Foundation In The Board Of Directors

Read MoreCHAIRMAN, CRIMSON SME FINANCE FUNDS (NORTH MACEDONIA, KOSOVO AND ALBANIA).









Vojdan Jordanov

Vojdan Jordanov

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder RSM In The Board Of Directors
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Vojdan Jordanov

Representative Of BAU Co-Founder RSM In The Board Of Directors                                                                                                                          

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PRESIDENT OF THE MANAGING BOARD AT TRIGLAV PENSION COMPANY JSC MACEDONIA









Aleksandar Stamboliev

Aleksandar Stamboliev

CEO Of Business Accelerator UKIM
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Aleksandar Stamboliev

CEO Of Business Accelerator UKIM                                                                                                                         

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PRESIDENT OF THE MANAGING BOARD AT TRIGLAV PENSION COMPANY JSC MACEDONIA

Operations Team









Perica Vrboski

Perica Vrboski

Chief Operations Officer
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Perica Vrboski

Chief Operations Officer / Business Development Specialist









Nina Atanasovska

Nina Atanasovska

Chief Financial Officer
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Nina Atanasovska

Chief Financial Officer

                                                                









Ruzica Simovska

Ruzica Simovska

Accountant

Founding Partners