II Forum for small and medium business "Startup Forum KAZKA-2012" was held on October 4th in Almaty . Fund "Damu" took part in the two sections of the Forum, where it’s representatives presented to the audience the 4 direction of the "Business Road Map-2020" Program and mechanisms of financial support for entrepreneurs.
In 2013, the Fund intends to train up to 15,000 entrepreneurs across Kazakhstan within the 4th direction of the "Business Road Map-2020" Program. Since the beginning of October the first Business Service Centre in the country has started to operate. It is planned that such С enter will also be opened in the South Kazakhstan region in Shymkent city by the end of October.
During the Forum, businessmen showed their interest in the state support for Internet startups and commercial activities related to training. Also Fund "Damu" organized mobility counsultations for entrepreneurs at the forum, where businessmen got primary expertise of their projects and learned what support they could expect.
Consultations were also provided by the Fund’s partner organization- LeasingGroup. By giving leasing services to entrepreneurs, the company provides customers with the opportunity to participate in all programs of Fund "Damu" in this area.