Winners of the competition within the program "Business road map-2020"
According to the official website of capital akimat, in the international center of it startups "Astana Hub" were awarded the winners of the competition for the provision of state grants.
The final selection of projects for the provision of grant funds under the program "business Road map 2020" was completed on November 30. This year, for the first time, the competition was held in a new format: the hearing of projects was held in an open format with the participation of all applicants. The voting process was fully automated, members of the Commission in the online mode, using the gadget, exhibited points to contestants. The time limit was determined by the example of the startup weekend, which was 3 minutes for speech, 1 minute for questions and answers.
"Hearing of the project took place at the international centre for IT start-UPS "Astana Hub" for 5 days with a live stream. In total, 280 applications were received from entrepreneurs in such areas as education, health, light industry and so on. Projects were evaluated according to the criteria of novelty of business ideas, competitiveness and readiness of the project for implementation. As a result of the competition, 24 entrepreneurs were awarded a state grant. Each project will receive no more than 3 million tenge from the state budget for the implementation of their ideas and projects", - Deputy head of the Department for investment and business development of Astana Yerlan bekmurzayev said.
He noted that this competition is held annually. The organizers plan to double the number of participants and winners.
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