Gorazde and Sarajevo, BiH – Entrepreneurs and small businesses (SME’s) are invited to participate in the Bosnia StartUp Cup Business Model Competition. The program includes business model and pitch coaching along with an introduction to visual thinking tools to help accelerate go-to-market strategies. The Bosnia StartUp Cup Business Model Competition is open to any business idea. Business model submissions are open from April 13, 2015 thru May15, 2015 by11:59 PM Sarajevo Time, via the https://bosnia.startupcup.com/submit/ webpage. Participants will be competing for cash (to be announced soon) and prizes for the first, second, and third place.
This is the first year for the Bosnia StartUp Cup Business Model Competition, part of a growing global network of StartUp Cup Business Model Competitions.
Syed M. Kamal, an American Entrepreneur with several startup ventures in BiH, has brought StartUp Cup to Bosnia in partnership with www.gillaniconsulting.com, www.gillaniinternational.com, and http://lec.ius.edu.ba/. While speaking about the benefits Bosnia StartUp Cup brings to the entrepreneurial landscape in BiH, Syed said, “Entrepreneurs and SME’s are rewarded for going to market, securing customers, and generating revenue as quickly as possible.”
Leila Hrelja, current Director of Gillani International d.o.o., and Project Manager of Bosnia StartUp Cup said that, “If you have recently started a business, come see how competing can help you get feedback and mentoring that can take your business to the Next Level of Success.”
The StartUp Cup Business Model Competition process was born in Silicon Valley and proven in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the past six years. The competition has been fine-tuned based upon feedback from participating entrepreneurs, judges, coaches, entrepreneurial services providers, and community leaders.
Entrepreneurs interested in submitting their Big Idea may go to https://www.bosnia.startupcup.com/submit/ for further information and to submit their business model for consideration.