Supporting students’ business ideas at the University of Belgrade’s Startup Centar

The Startup Centar (SC) at the University of Belgrade’s Faculty of Economics is one of only a few programmes for developing entrepreneurial thinking and behaviour among students in Serbia. The SC is open for all students eager to learn how to build their company with support from some of the best mentors available. In the main part of the programme, participants focus on developing go-to-market strategies, becoming acquainted with potential clients and market size, and building a Minimum Viable Product. In addition, the SC organises events aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship. At the end of the programme, the teams can present to investors. By the end of 2019, 25 students in 15 teams completed the programme. The SC is searching for further financial partners to grow. With regards to curricular offers, the Faculty of Economics has a mandatory course in Entrepreneurship and Small Company Management. It takes place every year and consists of both lectures and practice classes.

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  • Case studies
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Country:
Serbia
Area of discipline:
Business and Economics