Hackathon of digital startups for the southern regions of Kyrgyzstan has started

24 November, 2021

The youth project "Araketchil" held the opening of the "Startup Cup" hackathon Prosperity Cup among innovative and digital startups in Jalal-Abad, Osh and Batken regions. Previously, participants sent applications with their business ideas, which require development and investment, on the basis of which the selection was made. The most successful startups will receive grant support.

According to the acceleration coordinator of the AR Nuria Karakulova, this hackathon will have a beneficial effect on the entrepreneurial abilities of young people, motivate not only participants, but also young people in the regions to look for ways to solve problems through IT tools, and will affect social spheres, as well as provide a powerful base for business. - the skills of the participants.

The main goal of the project is to provide employment and employment for 4,000 young men and women in 41 target communities of the project. It includes communities living along the 450 km CASA-1000 power line in the Fergana Valley of Kyrgyzstan. The project aims to prepare young people for the labor market and market opportunities for them. In particular, it will support the skills that are in demand in the labor market for young people, emphasize the creation of added value in separate value chains and the development of IT and e-services and e-businesses and their potential, as well as support for youth-led groups with a common interest and job creation.