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Participate in the Star Venture Programme to Unlock the Potential of Your Startup in the Western Balkans Region!

Are you an entrepreneur with an innovative startup in the Western Balkans seeking opportunities to scale your business to new heights? If so, you’ll be happy to know that the EBRD’s Star Venture Programme has opened its sixth round of application submissions.

What is the Star Venture Programme?

The Star Venture Programme is an initiative by the EBRD to empower startups in the Western Balkans region. Through this program, EBRD identifies high-potential startups and provides a program with a range of resources, support, and funding opportunities to scale them globally!

Why Apply?

By joining the Star Venture Programme, you’ll gain access to an intensive and tailored 18-month programme that includes – but is not limited to – strategic innovation business diagnostic workshops, advisory projects, mentorship, business matching with different types of stakeholders regional and international expansion. 

How to Apply?

To apply for the Star Venture Programme, follow these simple steps:

Visit the website at https://www.ebrd.com/starventure/overview to access the call for applications and guidelines document.

Complete the application form via the following link: EBRD Star Venture Scaling Programme Startup Application Form

Submit the application before the deadline on September 1, 2023, to be considered for this incredible opportunity.

If you know of any startups or entrepreneurs who could benefit from the Star Venture Programme, please feel free to share this information with your colleagues, consultants, local partners, and anyone else who might be interested.

Learn More During EBRD Open Hours:

We understand that you might have questions about the program and the application process. To provide further insights and clarity, EBRD partnered up with ELEVATE to have organised open hours where you can connect with the EBRD team directly via rotimm@ebrd.com and avdict@ebrd.com 

The Star Venture Programme is run by EBRD and jointly funded by Luxembourg through the EBRD Small Business Impact Fund and EU – Western Balkans Enterprise Development & Innovation Facility (EDIF).

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