RISE

WESTERN BALKANS – The six Local Incubators based in the Western Balkans are looking for young people from 18 to 35 years old from the region in a group of a minimum of two persons who are motivated to learn about social entrepreneurship and be involved in a regional program. They should be ambitious and

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Regional RISE Forum 2022

TIRANA – The Regional Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs (RISE) project, supported by the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) organized a three-day regional Forum on social entrepreneurship, which took place in Tirana, on 6-8 September 2022. The Forum brought together the most relevant actors and stakeholders of the entrepreneurial

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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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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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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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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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WESTERN BALKANS – The Regional Incubator for Social Entrepreneurs (RISE), formerly knows as the WB6 Lab, is looking for the final evaluation of the project that will cover the initial application as well as the amendment requests submitted and validated since the start of the project. The external final evaluation of the project will be

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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 (RYCO),

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