APEC Young Entrepreneurs Kick-off

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APEC Young Entrepreneurs Kick-off

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September 2020

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SOM Steering Committee on Economic and Technical Cooperation(SCE), Small and Medium Enterprises Working Group(SMEWG)





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This report provides a summary of the the APEC Workshop on Young Entrepreneurs Kick-off held from 18-19 February 2020 9n Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.The objective of the workshop was to impart relevant skills-sets and knowledge to young entrepreneurs to realize their potentials. 

The two-day workshop covered topics related to market access, innovation and technology adoption, and access to financing. It also provided mentoring session, tips on business pitching, and followed by pitching session with potential investors. The programme had attracted a total of 184 local and international participants. The workshop also served as an ideal platform to share ideas with fellow entrepreneurs, establish business relationship with mentors as well as obtain hands-on advice from successful entrepreneurs and potential investors.