POPRI international youth business model competition

Online | 11-12 May 2021

POPRI international is a competition for the best entrepreneurial idea among young people from 9 countries of the Adriatic-Ionian macro region

The competition started in Slovenia, where 3,494 participants (supported by more than 500 mentors and 300 institutions) have taken part in it so far. POPRI International enables young people to develop innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.

Who takes part?

- High school students aged 14 to 18

- University students from 18 to 29 years of age

- Resident in: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Kosovo, Northern Macedonia, Greece, Italy.

By participating in POPRI you will develop creativity and entrepreneurship, learn to work in a team and make contacts with different people. At POPRI you also learn to take initiatives, take risks, seek advice to solve challenges with the right people. At POPRI competition, you will get useful feedback for your business idea from experienced entrepreneurs. Last but not least, POPRI teaches you that victory is sweet, but that on the way to victory lies the greatest treasure - the knowledge and connections with which you will create a better future!

But besides all of that, POPRI competition offers the winning teams of young participants additional tempting and prestigious prizes:

- All members of the winning teams (1 team of High School Students and 1 team of University Students) will get the opportunity to upgrade their entrepreneurial knowledge and skills. Primorski tehnološki park and M Accelerator from Los Angeles, USA, will enable young participants to participate at 2 weeks virtual course on business modelling; students will be challenged to solve specific issue together with other participants from the whole world. Read more: https://maccelerator.la/en/

- The second and third ranked team will receive tickets that will allow them to participate at the most influential Startup conference PODIM. PODIM will be happening from 17 to 19 May, online and in Maribor, Slovenia. Read more: https://podim.org/

All that having in mind, makes it really an event, which you will regret if  missed. Therefore make sure, you'll be there!!

The preparation of young people for the competition in individual EUSAIR countries has already started.

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