Young people from Cahul took part in the second edition of the technology hackathon organized within the framework of “EU4Moldova: Startup City Cahul” – Entrepreneurship Program for Youth. Several programmers, designers, project managers, engineers, teachers, and other professionals worked together for three days to turn ideas into viable businesses. On the first day of the event, the participants of the competition formed working groups, analysed their ideas, and developed an action plan for the development of a potential business.

They were accompanied by experts in entrepreneurship, information technology, business development, marketing, design, etc., who advised them on strengthening business ideas. In the end, the participants’ efforts were rewarded with cash prizes as well as outstanding entrepreneurial experience.

The event took place on 3-5 September 2021 and brought together more than 30 active young people from the Cahul region. With the help of the EU4Moldova: Startup City Cahul, the southern region will become an innovative entrepreneurial community, a leader in society, with events and meetings, educational initiatives, programs for startups, and government agencies that will unite their efforts to ensure the implementation of all activities envisaged by the project.