The final day of the “Social Business and Entrepreneurship” program was organized by Yunus Social Business Center at UNEC.
The “Social Business and Entrepreneurship” program implied the presentation of 12 social business ideas by students in the fields of education, technology, agriculture and healthcare and the initial investment of 1.000 AZN and further support for the implementation of projects for each winning team.
The teams had joined the six-week mentoring program with the representatives of influential organizations with the support of HUMAN Foundation
During the event, it was mentioned that, within the framework of the “Social Business and Entrepreneurship” program the representatives of P&G, United Aid for Azerbaijan (UAFA), EY, PwC, United Nations Development Program, ABAD, Neuron Technologies LLC, Azerbaijan-American Medical Association, Ukranian Social Academy, American Alumni Association, the “Healthy Family” clinic and the representatives of Gilan Agricultural Group participated in the mentoring program.
During presentations, members of jury were evaluating the teams and winning business ideas include “Red Ruby” (packaging the pomegranate), “Doctor Bee” (the use of bee products as the treatment facilities), “Sweeteners” (use of the plant stevia as a food product), “Greeners” (acquisition of fuel from the agricultural wastes, briquette).
We are grateful for the financial support of Gilan Holding and the Azerbaijan State Economic University (UNEC) and Baku Business Factory co-working Centre for providing the winning teams with the office to realize ideas and also to every representative of organizations for contribution and great support in the development of social business in Azerbaijan!
Organizers: Elnara Mammadzade, Lala Alizada, Tahir Alakbarov
The coordinator of mentorship program: Zumrud Jalilova
More information: YUNUS Social Business Center UNEC