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ITU Telecom World 2016: Day 4 Highlights. Edutainment Workshop: Startup Start it!

The session provided participants with an overview of the world of startups and the skills needed by successful entrepreneurs. A mixture of workshops, keynote speeches and interactive activities tackled areas such as creativity, providing hands-on experience in building business models and empowering students with entrepreneurship skills in a positive, productive environment.

 

The workshop equipped participants with knowledge and skills on startups:  startup terminology, tips on how to get funding for startups, awareness of the different business stages of startups, and how to prepare for being a startup.

 

Led by a team called Young Entrepreneur Assembly Hub (YEAH), who have organized workshops in universities to empower students with entrepreneurship skills, the workshop gave participants random words as an input with participants put on the spot to produce a business model as an output.