“Day of Promotion of Youth Entrepreneurship” was held yesterday within the “Global entrepreneurship week” at the premisses of the first business BIZOO start up accelerator in Sarajevo. “Global entrepreneurship week” presents a 7 day campaign of promotion of entrepreneurship in 130 countries in the world. Many activities aiming to promote entrepreneurship and raising awareness on the importance of entrepreneurship for economic development will be organized within global entrepreneurship week. The Kauffman Foundation from U.S.A is the initiator of “Global entrepreneurship week”.
The Chief of USAID Mission in B&H David Barth opened the “Day of Promotion of Youth Entrepreneurship”. During the first part of the event, the young entrepreneurs currently enrolled in the BIZOO start up accelerator program presented their business ideas. During the second part of the event, the General Partner of the CalCEF investment fund and the author of the book on entrepreneurship and investment, Susan Preston held a presentation on experiences of the USA in the field of entrepreneurship and investments.
The young entrepreneurs pointed out that BIZOO accelerator provides an opportunity to test their business ideas at the local and global market conditions and gives them access to potential investors.
(Source: Association “Start”)