The Junior Achievement Foundation, global philanthropic player focusing on teaching entrepreneurial skills to youths, carries out a yearly micro company competition across Europe.
Participating micro companies are expected to be functional entities, complete with supplier deals and financial statements.
Participants are invited to compete at a national phase, which consists of a trade show and a pitching session. The best team(s) will go on to compete continentally against other national phase winners.
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No significant barriers to entrance to be expected
Participation fees nominal, but the emphasis of the project is on real business-building, so some costs are to be expected.
No particular background required
A successful team will have devoted a fair amount of time to its project.
Participating schools must be registered by a staff member.