About Bosnia StartUp Cup

The Bosnia StartUp Cup business model competition is open to any type of business idea. Entrepreneurs who compete in the Bosnia StartUp Cup are rewarded for turning their idea into a viable business, going to market quickly, testing assumptions, and modifying their business model as they learn what drives customers and revenue. Entrepreneurs of the Bosnia StartUp Cup do not have to be experts at creating polished documents or accounting wizards. Instead what they lack in experience, they make up for in passion and dedication to achieve their dream. For some facts about StartUp Cup.

Bosnia StartUp Cup event is being organized by a team of International and Bosnian entrepreneurs lead by Gillani Consulting Group Inc. based out of Dallas, USA, Gillani International d.o.o. Gorazde, and Gillani Foundation, based in USA, in cooperation with International University of Sarajevo, and several other partners and sponsors.

The event organizers of Bosnia StartUp Cup are passionate about seeing regular people realize their dreams by starting and building their own businesses. The program will aim to have a strong emphasis on youth involvement and women’s economic empowerment.

The way startups are being built is rapidly changing. Today, entrepreneurs are rewarded for going to market fast, securing customers, and generating revenue as quickly as possible. Our focus is to facilitate this process.

We believe that investing in the business leaders of today and tomorrow is vital for our long term economic sustainability, that Entrepreneurs are the hero’s of our time, fostering an increase in creativity, imagination, and innovation. The Bosnia StartUp Cup is a tribute to the dreamers, doers, and visionaries of our community.

What’s your big idea? Go ahead and unleash it today!


– Syed M. Kamal, Serial International Entrepreneur

– Leila Hrelja, Entrepreneur and Bosnia StartUp Cup Event Manager