Under the Make your life project All-Russian Public Organization of Small and Medium Enterprises SUPPORT OF RUSSIA carries out a contest for the Best Business Idea for the Olympic Sochi. The competition is supported by the OJSC Savings bank of Russia. The winners will receive cash prizes and valuable gifts, the opportunity to receive training in a summer-school, organized by SUPPORT OF RUSSIA and Savings Bank in Sochi, as well as to get a loan and state grant to implement their own start-up projects.
On the threshold of the Winter Olympic Games in 2014 the development of the service component of the Sochi resort, in comparison with the world's ski resorts, is at quite a low level. The main reason is the low level of competition and the entrepreneurial culture in the service sector and tourism.
SUPPORT RUSSIA has developed special program Small business for the Olympics, which allows to quickly make a qualitative leap in the development of the resort service infrastructure. First, by expanding the offer of ready business solutions in the field of tourism and recreation, and assisting their mass placement in Sochi.
SUPPORT RUSSIA invites all wishing to become participants in the program Small business for the Olympics by taking part in the competition Best business idea for the Olympic Sochi.
Accepting the applications for the competition is held from March 1 to May 31, 2012.
The business ideas that meet the following requirements are considered within the project:
• Business must be sought-after at the resort during the Winter Olympics and after the event; • The need of invest is to be no more than 3.5 M RUR; • Business idea can be fully implemented within the unsteady small businesses (businesses operating on the basis of carts, kiosks, tents, pavilions (quickly constructed structures) or autopavilons) or not requiring special facilities • There is a possibility of business multiplication.
The winners will be the authors of the ideas receiving the maximum number of votes in an open discussion and voting on the site opora.rf, as well as in vkontakte and facebook groups Make your life.
The laureate authors of the ideas will receive cash awards: 300000 RUR for the 1st place, 200000 RUR for the 2nd place, 100000 RUR for the 3rd place. The creators of ideas that take places from 4 to 10 will receive valuable prizes: IPad2 and IPhone4.
All the authors of ideas, without exception, that take part in the competition, will have the opportunity for training in a summer-school, organized by SUPPORT OF RUSSIA and Savings Bank in Sochi. They will also have a chance to get a loan and state grant to implement their own start-up projects.
To participate in the contest it is necessary to fill the competitive bid on the site opora.rf and follow the discussion on the site and in social networks.