Former Advocate for The Balkans
Macedonian Ecommerce Association
President and Co-founder & former CEO of Grouper.mk
Nina is the co-founder of Grouper.mk, a leading e-commerce company in Macedonia. She also initiated the creation of the First Macedonian Ecommerce Association which she nows heads as President. She is an eternal optimist and believes that happiness comes from finding the problems we enjoy solving.
Early Milestones and Business Development
She fell in love with e-commerce during while studying Economics at Saints Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia. Just before graduating in 2010, Nina won the most innovative business plan competition and got a small funding grant to launch what would become Grouper.mk, the first deal platform in North Macedonia at a time when e-commerce was just beginning to develop in the country. From then, Nina never looked back and fully committed to her new venture.
I am committed to inspiring other women, to show them that if they embrace digital technologies, sky is the limit.
Nina transformed the e-commerce industry in North Macedonia and became known as the e-commerce game-changer. In August 2019 Angelovska was appointed Minister of Finance in North Macedonia, making history as the first woman to rise to that position in the country. Her thirst for change and impact led her to lead the Macedonian E-commerce Association and to sit on the Boards of the Economic Chamber of Macedonia and the European e-Commerce Association. She has impacted hundreds of entrepreneurs in the region. Nina has been speaking to numerous events in order to share her experience and inspire other entrepreneurs to follow her path.
Recognition and Awards
- In 2016, named one of the “100 Female Founders Europe!” by The Hundert, a German start-up magazine.
- In 2018, “Forbes 30 Under 30”.
In a Nutshell
President of the E-Commerce Association of North Macedonia
Co-founder & former CEO of Grouper.mk
- +200.000 customers
- +3.500 merchants
- +1 million USD sales
- 18 employees
Former Minister of Finance of North Macedonia
eTrade for Women Advocate since 2019
In September 2019, North Macedonia hosted and co-builded the first eT4W Masterclass gathering:
- 50 women
- 15 professional speakers