Individual training in the field of sustainable entrepreneurship

Green Entrepreneurship Academy

Entrepreneurship trainers instruct the candidates about the necessary steps to make the green startup ideas feasible for Kosovo’s market

  • 2017, Mitrovica, Kosovo

Severe air pollution, contaminated water resources, depleted forests: The people from Kosovo are constantly experiencing the negative consequences caused by the negligence of environmental issues.

The Green Entrepreneurship Academy, organized by Borderstep in collaboration with the GIZ, turns the ecological crisis into a valuable opportunity of building new green startups in Kosovo.

Besides the development of a business model plan, pitching training is part of the academy’s schedule. The best entrepreneurs are going to compete in the finals for the „Sustainable Startup Award Kosovo“.

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