More than 660 thousand students applied for the competition «My first business»

© RIA Novosti / said Carnevali for computers. Archival photoMore than 660 thousand students applied for the competition «My first business»© RIA Novosti / said tsarnaev

Over 660 thousand applications from students enrolled for the competition «My first business» a week before the end of registration, the press service of the ANO «Russia — country of opportunities».

«Over 660 thousand applications were received for the international competition «My first business». The registration deadline is 10 December at 23.59 Moscow time», — stated in the message.

According to the press service, the most popular destination among participants became «videoblog» and «Do-it-yourselfer». The largest number of applications was filed from Moscow (224 795 thousand), Sverdlovsk region (35 thousand 504), St. Petersburg (33 882), Novosibirsk region (26 of 259 thousand), Krasnodar region (18 of 33 thousand) and the Republic of Tatarstan (14 248 thousand).

International competition «My first business» has been launched in 2017. It aims to develop youth entrepreneurship and includes a training programme for students on project management and entrepreneurship.

According to the press service, the winners of the competition «My first business» in 2018-2019 will receive 100 certificates for education at the Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, 20 IPhone XS, MacBook 20, 10 game consoles PS4, thousands of portable speakers, 1.5 thousand of vouchers on educational business intensives, 200 of vouchers in the camp «Eaglet», 10 certificates for teachers to travel to Moscow on a special training course and much more.

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