Start-up and scale-up businesses in Portugal’s Algarve region are set to benefit from free training and mentoring sessions run by the Associação Nacional de Jovens Empresários (National Association of Young Entrepreneurs / ANJE), according to a report in Sul Informação.
Running between March and June, the Startup Business Skills (SBS) sessions will be held in the principals towns and cities of the region, such as Loulé, Faro, Albufeira, Portimão and Tavira, as both online and in-person talks and workshops. Workshops are being organised around fundamental themes such as management tools, EU funding, marketing & innovation and digital transition, while there will also be three business talks on the latter subject dedicated to health, tourism and agri-food, which are linked to the Algarve Tech Hub Summit.
In addition to the talks and workshops, the SBS program includes 150 hours of individual mentoring sessions.
SBS is linked to the RESTART Algarve initiative which was created to help the Algarve region rebound economically from the pandemic.
Commenting on the rollout, Juan Correia, national director of ANJE in the Algarve, said: “This is a fundamental initiative for ANJE and is in line with the strategy of diversifying the Algarve’s business base. It is, therefore, essential that the regional alignment, which is observed in the network of incubators, to which ANJE belongs, spreads to other sectors, in order to ensure that the region emerges reinforced from the difficult period we are going through”.
SBS is being promoted by ANJE together with the Regional Network of Incubators of the Algarve, as part of the RESTART project, financed by CRESC Algarve 2020.
Source: Sul Informação