Applications are now open for the 2021 7th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum, it is an annual large-scale international youth entrepreneurship activity.
The organizers of the annual Kazan – OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum are: Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Eurasian Regional Center of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC), Tatarstan Republic Youth Social Fund “Selet”.
The Forum will be held in partnership with Academy of Youth Diplomacy and Kazan IT Park, among others.
These startups typically would have raised a family and friends round or no funding at all. The reality of the coronavirus pandemic has exposed the vulnerabilities of the world as well as the opportunities for technology to help mitigate many problems.
The OIC has been one of the worst hit regions with declining incomes from oil and gas and a declining global demand for commodities, it is indeed a tough time.
- Cash prize: Cash prize of 25 thousand USD
- Challenge yourself: Working with global teams from diverse cultural backgrounds can be a useful learning experience in itself. Helping those teams achieve their goals can be even more rewarding
- Join a global community: 20 hours of lectures, 80 hours of one-on-one mentorship sessions and hundreds of resources to support early stage startups across the OIC geography
- The 2021 Kazan Forum is intended for early stage startups with proven MVPs from the OIC region.
For more information, visit https://kazanoicstartups.org/