The CAREC Regional Startup Bootcamp, featuring startups from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Azerbaijan, has kicked off its Tashkent phase. The program, themed “Inspiring Innovations Transforming Communities,” started in Astana on August 21st and was organized in partnership with Astana Hub, IT Park Uzbekistan, and Next Step Innovation Center, Azerbaijan.
Startups will benefit from workshops on market analysis, customer development, legal aspects, and fundraising strategies, along with visits to innovation centers and investor networks. The bootcamp also focuses on pitch sessions and mentorship to enhance presentation skills and gain insights from industry experts.
This initiative is supported by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), CAREC Program, and the Republic of Korea’s Electronic Asia Knowledge Partnership Fund (EAKPF) to boost the startup ecosystem and innovation in the CAREC region.