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What is the RISE Regional Mobility Program?

RISE Regional mobility program represents 12 study trips that RISE social entrepreneurs teams will undertake across the Western Balkans 6. During their trips, the supported entrepreneurs will connect with their peers and experienced businesses, explore the similar concepts of social entrepreneurship and share the lessons learnt. The objectives of this program are for young entrepreneurs …

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RISE Bootcamp Brings Regional Young Entrepreneurs Together

SARAJEVO – The RISE Bootcamp, a six-day intense program consisting of workshops and training sessions, was organized in Sarajevo from 14 to 19 March. The Bootcamp brought together over 40 regional and international young entrepreneurs, trainers, experts, RISE Consortium representatives and decision-makers. During the event, young entrepreneurs officially accepted their 2500€ rewards for their business …

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RISE Selects Second Generation of Entrepreneurs from Western Balkans for Support

WESTERN BALKANS – For the second year in a row, two social businesses from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, are chosen to be supported with financial grants of 2.500€, a regional mobility program and a regional incubation program to make their ideas a reality. The twelve selected social businesses of …

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RISE Project Double National #EEPA2021 Winner for Montenegro and Serbia

PORTOROŽ – National EEPA coordinators of Montenegro and Serbia have awarded the RISE (Regional Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs) project as the national winners to participate in the European Enterprise Promotion Awards (EEPA) in Category 6 – Responsible and Inclusive Entrepreneurship. The EEPA recognizes those who promote entrepreneurship and small business at the local, national, and …

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RISE Supports 129 Young Entrepreneurs in the Western Balkans

WESTERN BALKANS – The RISE project selected 129 young entrepreneurs gathered in 47 teams coming from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia to develop their social business ideas. Through a series of workshops, mobility programs and financial support, young people will have a chance to learn, grow, develop their businesses and …

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RISE Regional Forum: Social Economy Plays Significant Role in Post-COVID Recovery

BELGRADE – The RISE Regional Forum, organized within the 8th Social Innovation Forum, took place in Belgrade, Serbia on 9-10 September 2021. The event brought together young social entrepreneurs as well as representatives of French Embassy to Serbia, RYCO, Pulse Group, the French Development Agency and other donors who discussed the current state of social …

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RISE Continues Supporting Social Entrepreneurship in Western Balkans and Launches Second Open Call for Young Social Entrepreneurs

08/09/2021 A successful cooperation between France and the Western Balkans to enhance social and solidarity economy at the European level  A press conference was organized by the French Embassy to Serbia at the French Institute in Belgrade on Wednesday, 8 September 2021. On this occasion, the French Development Agency (AFD), the Regional Youth Cooperation Office …

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RISE Regional Forum meets Social Innovations Forum in 2021! 

When: September 9-10, 2021  Where: KC Grad, Belgrade, Serbia   We are excited to invite impact-makers, entrepreneurs, organizations, representatives from international organizations and governments to join us for this year’s Social Innovations Forum taking place in KC Grad in Belgrade, Serbia. The agenda will be packed with insightful and energizing panels, presentations and workshops.    Join us for a …

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