Business programme

Mentor Investment Lounge

17 Jun , 12:00–14:00
International Youth Economic Forum
Congress Centre, zone E, conference hall E12

Setting up your own business is a time-consuming and taxing process which requires significant upfront expense. Young entrepreneurs, depending on the project stage, can encounter a wide variety of problems, such as searching for funding, team building, lack of information and knowledge, and absence of an experienced mentor. Experienced mentors and professional investors – lounge participants – can help entrepreneurs overcome these challenges and find new business opportunities.

Mentor track:
Format: talking 1 on 1
Entrepreneurs who have already achieved leading positions in their industries will offer advice to the track participants on how to implement the idea/project of the last ones or transform it. Owners of medium and large businesses will offer practical advice to new or existing young entrepreneurs via short consultations on different issues, from selecting a promising niche, to team-building and business development, all based on their own success stories.

Investment track:
Format: talking 1 on 1
A unique opportunity to get advice on your own investment project by talking 1 on 1 with an investor. Business angels investing in venture capital business and investment experts will personally analyse your case, answer questions and provide recommendations, such as where to seek funding and what state support measures are available for your project. You will receive a pitch analysis, feedback on your project from an experienced investor, the opportunity to attract the interest of an investor, raise funds and make useful contacts.