Ukraine is a member of the COSME program of the European Union for the development of small and medium-sized enterprises. Therefore, young Ukrainian entrepreneurs have been allowed to participate in the Youth Start-Up Competition (YSC) 2023. This was announced by the Ministry of Economy of Ukraine.
Who can enter the contest?
Young entrepreneurs aged 18 to 25.
What do I have to do to enter the contest?
Create a video presentation of your startup idea, its relevance, and business plan. The video should be no longer than three minutes and should be in English.
What is the theme of the contest?
Start-ups that promote sustainable development and reflect European values will be considered.
How to apply?
You can apply here. The application deadline is September 25, 2023. Finalists will have the opportunity to present their startups at the SME Summit, which will take place in Bilbao, Spain, November 13-15, 2023.
They will have the opportunity to meet with potential investors and partners, as well as industry representatives at various events, seminars, and discussions.