azercell_startupSummit in Azerbaijan to be held by Azercell’s Barama Center

 Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, established by "Azercell Telecom" LLC in 2009 with the view to support entrepreneurship in the country, is about to realize the next project. The Center with the organizational support of Aforyouth organization will hold "A’Startup Summit 2018" and an intensive seminar on July 18th-20th in Baku with Azercell and PASHA Bank acting as the general sponsors. The 3-day event aims to boost entrepreneurial and creative capabilities of aspiring entrepreneurs and young  leaders. The first day of the Summit will be a networking event where 45 local entrepreneurs aspiring to enter the international arena will get to know each other and engage with potential partners. This team formation will be followed by problem identification through different business methods. On the second day of the Summit participants will discuss  different problem statements of young startups and receive the advices on how to solve them. The last day of the event will be an open day for the extended entrepreneurial community of Azerbaijan, where participants will pitch their startup ideas developed during the past 2 days to relevant entities.

Please follow the link http://summit.aforyouth.com/ to participate in A’Startup Summit 2018. Places are limited!

Notably, Barama Innovation and Entrepreneurship Center, the first incubation center in Azerbaijan has excelled in maintaining rich experience, relations with professional mentors and support of outstanding partners and employees. Barama mainly supports and emerges IT projects, Cloud Computing and Business Solutions, Games, IOT, Fintech, Innovative Solutions in Agriculture, Virtual Reality, Enhanced Reality and Artificial Intelligence. The Center has organized various highly recognized international competitions in Azerbaijan and helped startups to establish their own businesses and attract new partners.

Aforyouth is a community-based youth organization which helps students & young professionals to pursue & polish their passions. Not only they edify these novices, but they also provide them with cross-border work opportunities so that they can learn & earn concurrently.

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The leader of the mobile communication industry, the largest taxpayer and the biggest investor of the non-oil sector of Azerbaijan Azercell Telecom LLC was founded in 1996. With 48% share of Azerbaijan’s mobile telecom market Azercell’s network covers 80% of the territory (excluding 20% of the occupied territories) and 99.8% of population of the country. Currently, 4.5 million subscribers choose Azercell services. Azercell has pioneered an important number of innovations in Azerbaijan, including GSM technology, advance payment system, mobile internet services, Metro coverage, 24/7 call centre service, 7 day/week Front Office service, M2M services, one-stop-shopping approach Azercell Express offices, mobile customer services, Online Customer Care and Social Media Customer Care services, mobile e-signature service "ASAN Imza" etc. Azercell deployed first 4G – LTE services in Azerbaijan in 2012. According to the results of mobile network quality and wireless coverage mapping surveys by international systems, Azercell’s network demonstrated the best results among the mobile operators of Azerbaijan. Azercell is the only company in Azerbaijan and CIS region which has been awarded Gold Certificate of International "Investors in People" Standard.