THE RESULTS OF THE ENACTUS KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL EXPO 2019
TARAZ STATE UNIVERSITY named after M. H. DULATI
M.NARIKBAYEV KAZGUU UNIVERSITY NURSULTAN
KAZAKH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY NAMED AFTER AL-FARABI
KAZAKH HUMANITARIAN JURIDICAL INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITY, SEMEY
ON 22-23 APRIL ANNUAL NATIONAL CUP OF STUDENT ENTREPRENEURSHIP, STARTUPS AND INNOVATION ENACTUS KAZAKHSTAN NATIONAL EXPO 2019 HELD IN ALMATY, WHICH WAS ATTENDED BY MORE THAN 1,000 STUDENTS FROM 50 UNIVERSITIES FROM ALL OVER KAZAKHSTAN. WITHIN TWO DAYS THEY PROVIDED MORE THAN 100 ACTIVE PROJECTS IN THE FIELD OF ECOLOGY, ECONOMY AND SOCIAL SPHERE. THE 37 COUNTRIES TOOK PART IN THE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM ENACTUS KAZAKHSTAN, THE SECOND COUNTRY WHO OPENED THE SEASON OF NATIONAL EXPO.
"The program Enactus Kazakhstan allows obtaining the basic knowledge necessary to start their own business. Enactus is an excellent learning platform for aspiring entrepreneurs. Young people are the most powerful potential strength for the future of Kazakhstan, and its support is an investment in the progress of our country." stated Raimbek Batalov, chairman of the board of directors of Enactus Kazakhstan.
"Enactus forms generation of entrepreneurs, by applying innovation and letting young people build the business. each of the students of Enactus, step by step, gaining experience, and practical skills in the life of the school, which is so important to overcome challenges. By working with business partners, we managed to form a coherent system of entrepreneurship education, leadership, and independence". - said Albina Yerzhanova, president of Enactus Kazakhstan.
"The competition is already over, but emotions are still so real. We have gone through a lot, tried to invest everything in each project. As captain, I am thrilled that the Enactus Dulaty team won national expo 2019 the year of our fifteenth anniversary. Firstly, I want to thank the national office and partners of Enactus Kazakhstan for emotions, impressions, and an incredible experience. Besides, I am honored to be captain of the team that will represent our country at the world championship. I want to thank each member of my team. We made it only as a result of our common achievement! The next goal of our team is to proudly raise the flag of Kazakhstan in the international competition and demonstrate a level of Enactus Kazakhstan! said Karimzhan Suleymanov, the captain of the team of Taraz state university named. M. Kh. Dulati.
During the Enactus Kazakhstan national expo 2019 the following events took place:
· The annual job fair, where every student was able to interview them and got a chance to start the first steps in the personal professional career.
·Special contests from business partners of Enactus Kazakhstan:
- More than 60 applications for creating digital startups were presented on a special competition from the beeline Kazakhstan in the framework of Enactus Kazakhstan, the total prize fund was 1 750 000 tenge.
In this special competition, the team of Enactus Astana Medical University took first place and received the main prize of 1,000,000 KZT for the mobile application project "wmn+" The team of Karaganda State Technical University took second place and won 500 000 KZT for the delivery project OTTERLY The team of Kazakh National Agrarian University took third place and received 250 000 KZT for the project of unmanned flying camera UAV CONTROLLER. Students from over 30 universities of Kazakhstan have developed educational computer and board games for financial literacy of young people in a special competition of the international financial center Astana and the Bureau of Continuing Professional Development in the framework of the Enactus Kazakhstan, the main prize was a trip to Silicon Valley, San Jose. In this special competition winner was the team from Astana Medical University with the project BEBAI.
· Exhibition of start-up projects of Enactus teams, attended by 10 best startup projects, like eco-products, applications, and innovative projects.
· Panel discussion on "Entrepreneurial opportunities in the Year of the Youth, attended by the owner and the chairman of the board of directors of the company RAIMBEK – Raimbek Batalov, Director of corporate communications at Beeline Kazakhstan – Alexei Benz, independent director - member of the board of directors of the Fund "DAMU" - Askar Yelemessov, head of corporate university – Olga Sinkevich, and the moderator of the discussion was the publisher of "business and government" - Oleg Khe. They discussed the interaction between business and young people, the section was full of advice and guidance. The finalists received gifts from the Largest Mall in the Kazakhstan Aport. The team with the most successful projects in the agricultural sector were awarded gifts from the agricultural credit corporation Agrocredit. Each year the speakers' team will receive packets of business literature to apply knowledge in projects.
Behind every successful team has academic advisors, they were presented with certificates for a major water park in the country MIAMI and books.
Official sponsors of Enactus Kazakhstan are the company RAIMBEK, Asia Waters with the mineral water brand, Turan, Mall Aport, Beeline Kazakhstan, KMF-DEMEU, Agrarian credit corporation, TARTIP, TSSP, Pay Point, Reception House "Bakshasaray", Best Western Plus Atakent Park Hotel.
Media partners: Isker media, creative business FMA, Inbusiness.kz, Atameken business, neupusti.kz.
Official partners: Ministry of Education and Science Republic of Kazakhstan , Akimat of Almaty region. IGTIC, AIFC BUREAU FOR CPD, Kazakhstan Public-Private Partnership Center, Astana convention bureau, NATD.