Málaga in the Startup Europe Week, an initiative of European Commission
02/02/2016 BIC Euronova | General
BIC EURONOVA has been chosen to organise this event in Málaga showcasing the advantages this city can offer ti entrepreneurs
The European Community Business and Innovation Centre (EC BIC), BIC Euronova, based in Málaga, hosts this morning the 'Startup Europe Week' after being elected by the European Commission for this purpose, in order to show the entrepreneurs all the resources available to invest in this city.
The Startup Europe Week is taking place simultaneously in more than 240 European cities in order to strengthen the entrepreneurship and startup ecosystem. Particularly in Málaga, this event will be hosted by BIC Euronova.
From the 1st to the 5th February, more than 40 European countries will participate in the Startup Europe Week, an initiative promoted by the European Commission to help entrepreneurs to make a difference and to transform Europe in the best place for startup and growth of an enterprise. The European Regions play a key role helping startups to grow through several advice, back up, location and financial support programmes. This is the reason for the European Commission decision of getting the regions involved in the support of entrepreneurship.
This morning conference took place at BIC Euronova headquarters at the Parque Tecnológico de Andalucía (Andalusia Technology Park) and was hosted by Álvaro Simón de Blas and had the online support of an European Commission officer, Isidro Laso Ballesteros. Moreover, all the services and support tools to entrepreneurship that are being showcased. This services and suppoirt tools are provided by: BIC Euronova, Chamber of Commerce of Malaga, Malaga Business Angels network and by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science, and Employment through Minerva Programme and Andalucia Open Future, Agencia IDEA (Regional Innovation Agency), Oficina del Empresario del Ayuntamiento de Málaga (Entrepreneur Helpdesk, City of Malaga), and Confederación de Empresarios de Málaga (Malaga Entrepreneurs Association).
Once the presentations performed by delegates from the above-mentioned entrepreneurship support institutions are finished, and after an open discussion, more than half a hundred of entrepreneurs will meet to share opinions and experiences during the networking sessions.
After the end of the Startup Europe Week the European Commission will create a site where entrepreneurs can check all their enquires and the available services in each city.