The Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) and the Small and Medium Business Development Agency (SMBDA) under the patronage of the Ministries of Economy and Culture of the Republic of Azerbaijan are inviting startups to Baku for the Azerbaijan Culture Investment Summit 2021. The event will see the merging of the worlds of culture and business as we connect young businesses to the world of finance and investments while introducing ICYF’s initiative “Young Business Hub” with its special goals to the Turkic nations start-up sector, their entrepreneurs and investors.
The three day summit is organized under the theme “Toward Enhancing Intra-OIC Investment Opportunities: Investment to Sustain Peace and Development in Karabakh“ and will contain a series of fairs, panels, cultural events, exhibitions and networking sessions and other events. The panel discussions will take place centered around the same theme. Moic activities will take place meanwhile, and a MOIC declaration will be announced at the end of the panel. On the third and last day of the summit, a special panel will take place to discuss the recovery of the cultural heritage in Karabakh in the post occupation era. Cultural tours, photo and visual exhibitions, and other cultural activities will take place side by side at the investment summit.
Startups will take their fair share of the summit under the verticals: Food & Agri-Tech, Green Industry, Fintech, Games and Applications, Environment & Renewable Energy, Smart Tech, Aviation & Space Tech, and Logistic & Smart City. In the context of the business fair, around 20 leading innovative international start- ups and SMEs will showcase their innovations in 3 days fair format of high-level participants. Investment pitching will also take place in the areas of Food & Agri-Tech, Green Industry, Fintech, Games and Applications, Environment & Renewable Energy, Smart Tech, Aviation & Space Tech, Logistic & Smart City
A CLOSED ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION is also planned between Domestic & International Investors, Governments Officials and Representatives of the Youth focusing on Economic empowerment of the Karabakh/Azerbaijan for reaching sustainable development. A visit to Karabakh is also planned within the cultural activities of the summit.
To apply for the call please visit: https://bit.ly/3l9IZT