Start-up Academy

Project code:CB006.1.31.011
Project call:CB006.1
Priority axis / Specific objective:3.1 Improving the competitiveness of regional businesses
Type of project:Soft
Project duration in months:15
Project final contract amount:106801.15 €
Project EU co-financing rate:85.00 %
Project start date:17.10.2016
Project end date:16.01.2018
Project intervention field:104 Self-employment, entrepreneurship and business creation including innovative micro, small and medium sized enterprises
Project summary:

The project aims to build capacity of young people from the cross border area in entrepreneurship, business development and management and showing the potential for starting of new business through trainings, educational programmes and capacity building initiatives as path to successful business. Creating a network for cooperation between young people from the CBC area in the field of entrepreneurship and business development. Developing network for providing a space for sharing opinions, discussing on common problems, searching partners for realisation of joint projects. The main objectives of the Start-up Network and Start-up Academy are to build competences to the young people from the CBC area in entrepreneurship through series of events, open discussions, trainings with information and educational materials, uploaded on the Internet platform. Development of virtual instrument - the Virtual company for the acquiring practical skills in management, marketing, customer relations and other relevant issues. Virtual company piloting simulation creating training of young people on how to develop and manage business in a simulated real environment. 


Leading partner
Association of entrepreneurs Gotse Delchev region
Slou Fud Ograzden
South-east region