Following the successful first round of lectures, which launched the Intelligence Cross-Border Business Accelerator (iCBA) last week in Macedonia, we are eager to see the exchange of knowledge and business ideas continue, with the second round of lectures to commence on Tuesday the 27th– Thursday 29th
Focusing on IPR protection of new start-up ideas; entrepreneurial strategy of start-ups; market identification for start-ups; funding, finance, and investment readiness; and marketing of a New Technology, participants will be able to absorb expert’s know-how and new approaches and strategies to utilise in their business ideation.
It’s been exciting to see the flow of enthusiasm from the companies and participants involved, which has affirmed the great potential within Macedonia and the cross-border region at large.
As participants progress throughout the business acceleration program, those that present the best business project will receive access to business mentors, paid participation in the two-day boot camp in Ohrid in July, and paid participation in a brokerage event in Thessaloniki in September. Winners of the final pitching event will have the chance to win packages including resources, consulting services, a scholarship and so much more, worth up to €2,000, €2,500 and €5,000 each.
Project Parners include: Alexander Innovation Zone S.A., SEERC is a research center of CITY College, Technopolis Thessaloniki ICT Business Park, The University of Information Science and Technology (UIST) “St. Paul the Apostle,” National Centre for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning, and YES Foundation.
The business acceleration program in Macedonia is organized by PrimePoint Partners, and one of the winners, a company in a revenue-generating stage will get access to the PrimeAccelerator and valuable awards related to business development.