Online contest for young entrepreneurs: "I have a business idea!"


Sonya Machorska

   The competition is organized by the Directorate "Central Coordination Unit" in the administration of the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Bulgaria and by all 27 Regional Information Centers for the European Structure and Investment Funds in the country, informed to the Regional Information Center - Vidin. Campaign is part of the EC initiative "Europe in my region".

   The purpose of the online contest is to provoke interest and creativity among adolescents and encourage entrepreneurship. Students from 14 to 18 years of age from all schools on the territory of Vidin may be included. Participants should create a video on the theme "I have a business idea!" With a duration of up to 2 minutes and a maximum size of 25 MB. The business idea must have potential for development as well as additional benefits to society - a contribution to environmental protection, better education, health care.

   Each participant sends his video as a Messenger message to the created account of Facebook of the OIC - Vidin - https://www.facebook.com/events/2275727175799348/.

   Videos with business ideas will be gathered by May 12, 2019. From May 13 to May 23, they will be public and will be eligible for voting. The rating will be by liking the clip. The vote shall end on 23 May 2019 at 10 am. The number of likes of each video is compared and the 10 finalists, including the two winners, are announced. All ten will be rewarded with speakers, and the first two, besides a speaker, will be given the opportunity to visit Sofia Tech Park, where they will participate in a specially organized event with officials and business representatives on June 1, 2019.