The competition for entrepreneurs «Startup-marathon» started in Belarus

25 March, 2022

On March 1, 2022, Belagroprombank started accepting applications for participation in the Republican competitive program of JSC «Belagroprombank» «Startup-marathon».

The competition program is a whole range of activities aimed at the development and support of the startup movement and small innovative entrepreneurship in the country. It can be attended by both beginner owners of startups and active startups of Belarus.

Developers of innovative technologies will be able to compete for cash prizes and receive expert support in the following categories:

— AgroTech (technologies in agriculture);

— Creative (digital technology in media, design and culture, etc.);

— Fintech (financial technology, services and e-commerce);

— TechNet (Advanced Manufacturing Technology).

The format of the Competition Program provides a mechanism for transforming innovative ideas into practical and successful business projects with further cooperation with corporate clients of Belagroprombank.

The competition program will be held in three stages.

As part of the educational phase, teams will be able to develop their business ideas in detail, prepare a working model of the business project and develop a business plan. Those who cope with the task will be able to participate in the acceleration stage, which is focused on more mature startups.

The acceleration stage is an opportunity to develop elements of the business model to achieve the financial sustainability of the project, to prepare the project presentation for participation in the final conference under the guidance of business trackers.

The final stage of the Startup Marathon will be the Republican «DemoDay», which will allow presenting startups to members of the expert council, partners, potential investors and to receive investments for further development of the startup.  

The main prize of the Competition Program is 4 grants of 500 basic values for the winners in each nomination. In addition, the participants will have the opportunity to receive expert and financial support from the partners of the Competition Program.

If you have a startup idea (Pre-Speed stage), a developer of innovative technologies (Seed stage) or an active startup (Alpha stage), participate in the Contest program «Startup Marathon»!

Business trackers will help you to correctly build a business model and calculate the cost-effectiveness of your product! You will be able to present your projects to investors and get additional investments!

To take part in the «Startup-Marathon»:

Download and fill in the application form for the Contest Program,

Send the completed application form to the e-mail address: startup@belapb.by

Expect a call from the organisers.

Details on the contest page or by phone +375 29 608-23-07