May 27, 2021: This June, a five-day summer business school organized by Step-Ri Science-Technology Park and the US Embassy in Croatia makes Rijeka the place for entrepreneurs.
Science parks, research parks or technology parks or less interestingly known as innovation centers are a cluster of office spaces, laboratories, work rooms and meeting areas specifically designed to support research and development. in science and technology. Bidwells, one of the UK’s most reputable real estate consulting companies. Infrastructures common throughout the world and in Europe, Kvarner’s largest city, Rijeka, are no exception to having one.
Step-Ri is a science technology park, part of the University of Rijeka, and a place where science and economics come together to foster knowledge-based entrepreneurship and new technologies.
„As one of the leading institutions in Croatia in terms of entrepreneurship, Step Ri brings the latest knowledge in innovation and management from around the world through interesting educational and business consultants. With our knowledge and experience, individually and with the help of the international network of partners and friends, we create specialized projects and programs to encourage entrepreneurial initiatives for both the employed and the unemployed, students and the scientific community. With new services, business models, personal and organizational skills, we make successful entrepreneurs more competitive “, says the head of Step-Ri website.
An example of such initiatives is the next Summer Business Camp, which will take place from 23 to 27 June. And most interestingly, this five-day program is taken to Step-Ri in collaboration with the American embassy in Croatia.
“Summer Business Camp brings together teams from all over Croatia who want to improve or refine their business ideas and solutions through exercises, conferences and individual coaching,” says Step Ri, promising an extraordinary mentoring of successful entrepreneurs and investors.
This year special attention will be paid to gaming startups, but other industries are also supported. Regardless of whether you are already an entrepreneur or just aspire to be one, you can apply if you have a developed business idea or a functional prototype.
Learn to protect the bullets of your idea, experienced entrepreneur as a mentor, the opportunity to hear directly from investors looking for and how to convey it, valuable feedback and honest thoughts to accelerate your project, creating new opportunities, meeting others Business people and having a good time are some of the promises of Step-Ri for those who apply.
But, it would be best for you to hurry, as June 6 is very close, and this is the deadline to overcome. At least ten teams will be selected after an expert committee evaluates the project applications. Bed and breakfast for up to two team members, lunch on site, local bus tickets to get to the venue and a commemorative t-shirt for those selected. And once inside, a group of venture capitalists, business angels and business people will reward the best with Apple iPad Pro (1st prize), Apple iPad Air 4 (2nd prize) and Apple iPad 8 (3rd prize).
Certain technologies like the one mentioned above can be useful for entrepreneurs, however, and money? The actual funding of your projects?
„Many teams in the past received funding from participating investors and judges. However, no one but you can answer. Come and present your idea and see how far it will take you, “concludes Step-Ri on the financial possibilities to turn your vision into reality.
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