Intesa Sanpaolo supports preservation of cultural heritage in the region
Sarajevo, July 25, 2016 – Fondazione Marche, Chamber of Commerce of Ancona, Università Politecnica delle Marche, City of Ancona and Istao, with support from Intesa Sanpaolo, the parent group of Intesa Sanpaolo Banka BiH, have presented a public call for ideas for the second edition of “ECAPITAL Culture Adriatic Start Up School” for young people from the Adriatic – Ionian Macro Region aimed at enhancing cultural heritage of the region through development of innovative start-ups.
The project allows young people to use their skills and creativity to implement their business ideas in the cultural field and establish contacts with peers from other countries. The selected candidates will attend lectures, workshops, case studies and studios on business plan development and implementation, enhancement techniques for start-up projects, as well as planning and launching start-ups.
People up to 40 years of age from eight countries of the Adriatic – Ionian Macro Region: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Albania, Greece, and Italy are eligible to submit their ideas for setting up start-ups that contribute to the preservation of cultural heritage by September 15, 2016 by filling in an application form on the website www.ecapital.it.
The applicants will be required to present their business ideas, and they need to have at least a high school diploma and excellent knowledge of English. The names of the selected candidates will be announced by September 30, 2016, whereas lectures and workshops will be held in the Italian city of Ancona between October 17 and December 16, 2016.
“ECAPITAL Culture Adriatic Start Up School” was launched in 2015 with 25 young people from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Serbia, Albania, Greece, and Italy attending the first edition.
Intesa Sanpaolo is one of the leading eurozone banking groups; owing to its international network, it provides support to corporate clients in 29 countries across the world. Through its International Subsidiary Banks Division, the group has strategic operations in another 12 markets of Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, offering clients retail, commercial and corporate banking services.