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Training for young entrepreneurs - beginners in Kharkiv, Severodonetsk and Lysychansk on sustainable financing

Ukraine | English Access Microscholarship Program | 27 Oct 2020

For sixteen entrepreneurs from Kharkiv and Luhansk oblasts, experienced Ukrainian and American business development trainers will conduct an intensive 4-day training at the American House Cultural Center in Kyiv in February-March 2021 on the following topics: 1) Mechanics of Business Financing. 2) Best Practices and Models of Business Financing. 3) Concept Pitching. 4) Accountability to Investors and Lenders. 5) Ways to Sustain Financing Longer-Term. Travel, accommodation, and meals during the training are covered by the program. In case of restrictions on conducting activities due to the situation with COVID-19, training will be conducted remotely for 1.5 - 2 hours / session according to the developed distance learning course. Priority sectors of the program: creative industries, information technologies, food industries / public catering; agriculture; health care. Candidate age and experience requirements: young entrepreneurs – beginners aged 21 to 35 years of age who established their start-ups during the past 18 months. Especially encouraged to apply: women; youth with disabilities; members of the LGBTI + community; youth in rural areas; demobilized ATO / OOS servicemen; internally displaced persons; young people in difficult life circumstances. The training is organized by the international non-profit organization Project Harmony, Inc. and the Kharkiv Public Center for Private Initiatives with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. Applicants must provide (present the original and provide a copy): 1. Identity card indicating the date of birth. 2. Documents certifying the entrepreneurial status, including private entrepreneurs. 3. Two photos sized 3 x 4 cm. 4. Resume (list of personal achievements and skills) 5. Motivation letter in which candidates indicate why they would like to participate; what do they plan to gain from this training; personal experience and achievements in searching financing for their start-ups; and how they plan to use the knowledge gained during the training. 6. Consent to the processing of personal data (issued at the time of application). These documents should be submitted by December 21, 2020 to the group coordinators: in Kharkiv region: coordinator Halyna Ovcharova, tel. 0504018821, e-mail: in Luhansk region: coordinator Iryna Afonina, tel. 095-833-90-47), e-mail: