Participants of Youth Inc. Business Academy accelerator programme will undertake intensive 6-week educational and training courses, guiding them in business models for building teams, acquiring customers and growing a business.
The chosen 25 young entrepreneurs will gain business knowledge and practical advice from foreign and local mentors, and will pitch their business ideas to investors from USA and Azerbaijan with the opportunity to get an investment up to AZN 50 000. As well as offering a real window into partnering with co-founders, investors and mentors, the program will teach the fundamentals of business strategy, intellectual property rights, technology usage and raising finances.
The Youth Inc. Business Academy acceleration program is hosted under the umbrella of the young entrepreneurs program Youth Inc., which Nobel Oil supports alongside Coca-Cola, the Ministry of Youth and Sport of Azerbaijan, NGO Debate in Civil Society (DVC), and the High-Tech Park of the Ministry of Communications and High Technologies.
Youth Inc. was launched in Azerbaijan in 2013, and has so far enjoyed great success, aiding the training and activities of over 5,000 people, with alumni founding 8 business ventures.
Find more information here: www.academy.youthinc.az