Location: Gobi-Altai aimag
Participants: 70 people (41 male, 29 female)
Objective: Promote the development of start-up businesses in the local community, cultivate a start-up ecosystem at aimag and district level, support start-ups led by youth, and build the capacity and mindset of the local youth to manage start-up businesses.
Participation: The pilot programs were organized in partnership with the local Labour and Welfare Service Departments and Start-up Mongolia NGO involving active participation of the Governor’s offices of Gobi-Altai, representatives from local private companies, Development Solutions NGO and the participants of the pilot program.
As result of the 3-day Pitch event following teams and their ideas were selected by referees:
First place: “Soyombo” team for their idea to produce sleeping bags with sheep wool.
Second place: “Golden Star” team for their plan to produce jelly drink powder with fruits and quark.
Third place: “Bronze horse” team for their plan to produce leather products.