SEED focuses on promoting and utilizing entrepreneurship resources as a catalyst for positive change and impact throughout the region of Southeast Europe. We believe that with practical know-how and collaborative resources we can create the next generation of changemakers and role models.
SEEDs of Change is a is an initiative to engage young (18-28) aspiring entrepreneurs over a course of week-long in-person, interactive & intensive entrepreneurship workshops. The first regional workshop will be taking place on February 19-26 in Kragujevac, Serbia.
The regional workshop model is based on learning by doing; this method will allow the participants, in a short period of time, to experiment and test their know-how, business ideas, and create a foundation for further pursing their entrepreneurial endeavors.
Workshops will focus on the following areas
What is a business model
How to pitch and build confidence
How to become an entrepreneurial leader
What is an entrepreneurial mindset
How to spark regional entrepreneurial synergies
If you are interested in developing business ideas, want to acquire an entrepreneurial mindset, and want to be a positive role model for your peers across the entire region, apply today! The deadline to submit your application is January 15th, 2023 at midnight CET.
You will have an opportunity to work with select peers from the region, leading regional & international experts, learn from top global founders, and collaborate with mentors.
If selected, the transporation, accommodation, and meal expenses will be covered as part of the workshop program.
Who are we looking for?
- 42 current and recently graduated students aged 18-28
- Students and recent graduates that reside in Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro
- Individuals that have focused on STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art & Math) and business/finance areas during their studies
We strive towards achieving diversity within the selected cohorts that will contribute towards the overall values cherished by SEED; the Regional Workshop will effectively demonstrate that entrepreneurship can act as a catalyst towards promoting equality, balanced gender participation, open-minded attitude, tolerance, and progressive mindsets.
This Program was funded in part by a grant from the United States Department of State. The opinions, findings and conclusions stated herein are those of the author[s] and do not necessarily reflect those of the United States Department of State.
SEED is a regional focused NGO that stems from the experience and track-record of Network 20/20, a U.S. based international organization. Visit Network 20/20’s website to learn more about their work in Southeast Europe.
In cooperation with regional and global entrepreneurship stakeholders we facilitate the exchange of experiential entrepreneurial know-how and introduction of progressive solutions to the startup ecosystem.
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