Timok Youth Center – TOC will organize International Youth Entrepreneurship Marketplace on April 1st and 2nd 2014 at Hotel “Srbija TIS” in Zaječar.

International Youth Entrepreneurship Marketplace is intended for all the young people from Zaječar County, employed and unemployed alike – the ones that wish to start their own businesses, as well as the ones without business ideas.

International Youth Entrepreneurship Marketplace will be organized as a part of “Youth Career Development, Employment, Entrepreneurship Networking and Transfer” project. As suggested by its title, the main goal of the project is improvement of Youth career development, promotion of Youth entrepreneurship, and increase of cross border cooperation among young people, as well as between educational and business sectors.

Beside young people from Zaječar County, representatives of partner organizations and other relevant stakeholders, International Youth Entrepreneurship Marketplace will be attended by twenty entrepreneurs from Bulgaria. If you have already started your own business, we invite you to participate in networking and joint ventures opportunities.

The participants will have the opportunity to learn about activities and results regarding Y-CEENATRA project, results of research on employment and entrepreneurial skills of young people of Zaječar County, as well as Youth entrepreneurship manual for cross border region entitled “Step by Step Guides – How to Enter the Bulgarian Market and How to Start a Company in the Cross Border Area”. Future Youth entrepreneurs will be able to initiate networking processes with Bulgarian colleagues, learn something new about possibilities of financing the start-up businesses in Serbia, concept of creative industries, as well as use of Internet as self-employment tool and business promotion.

Leading project partner is “Kauzi” Foundation from Sofia.  Second partner organization is Bulgarian National Association of Small and Medium Businesses.

The project is funded by European Union through EU trough the Bulgaria–Serbia IPA Cross Border Programme, №: CCI No 2007CB16IPO006. Project is co-financed by The Ministry of Youth and Sports of Republic of Serbia.