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Startuperi Launches Startup-course for Students

TBC Bank program ”Startuperi” creates specialized course for students, giving young people opportunity to receive theoretical and practical foundation knowledge to launch businesses.

The first startup course was introduced as a result of cooperation with the University of Business and Technology. The pilot course, which will start in March and last for 3 months, will be available for students from the University of Technology and Technology (BTU) at the first stage. The course will be introduced in other universities throughout Georgia  in the future.

Within the framework of the program, students will attend sessions of various topics that combine the full phase of the startup stage – from the birth of the idea to the successful business. During the course, students will have the opportunity to meet successful people, get recommendations and attend inspirational conversations around the startup topic.

At the end of the course, students will prepare presentations about startup ideas, and the winner team will go to Startup Safari, on one of the international startup event.

The course aims to establish startup culture among students, give them inspiration to make their ideas come true.

Startup course will be led by professionals from different fields, including: Andro Dgebuadze – Asia Development Bank Consultant; Levan Kiladze – Lemondu and TKT.ge founder; Nino Egadze – TBC Bank Head of Marketing, Pavle Gabrichidze – Head of Social Media and Advertising department of Livingstone.

“Startuper” is a program of TBC Bank aimed at establishing more successful startups in the country.

“Business and Technologies University” Silicon Valley is the first high-tech center in Tbilisi, which integrates business and modern digital technologies. The university operates multi-million international employment platforms, Business incubator, IT Academy, Media Center, Research Center, Virtual Reality Laboratory, Training Center. With the unification of students, academic personnel and researchers, the university is available to study and research.