Start date: January 2009
Official launch of the Business Creation Competition 2009: Creators of the evening at the Fairmont Hotel Company, June 24, 2009.
End of project: Awards December 3, 2009 - Fairmont Hotel.
Committee Director: Christophe Feuillebois.
Committee members: Isabelle Wenden, Nadia Chouchane, Johana Laik, Serena Benedetti, Marie Delpech, Fanny Gaglio, Tony Guillemot.
Objective: To promote entrepreneurship and enable young promising entrepreneurs to start their business in the Principality of Monaco.
The Junior Chamber of Commerce continues to contribute to the development of innovative projects in the Principality, with the 14th Business Creation Competition, organized with support from the Prince's Government and our main partner, BNP Paribas Monaco.
For over 10 years, the goal remains unchanged: to encourage the establishment of young entrepreneurs in the Principality by offering concrete assistance recipients to create their business in Monaco.
The official launch of the competition took place during the evening for company creators on June 24 at the Fairmont. In partnership with key institutions Monaco (Chamber of Economic Development, Department of Economic Development, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Monaco Government Tourist and Convention Bureau, Chamber of Monaco Real Estate Monaco Employers Federation), this event has enabled many entrepreneurs to network with key people in starting a business in Monaco.
Business Plan Training was also held on the premises of the University of Monaco this year to assist candidates in preparing their projects. Hosted by Miss Vanessa Tubino, the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Claude Chailan International University of Monaco (IUM), this training was an opportunity for the twenty participants to learn or improve their knowledge on subject.
The award ceremony took place December 3, 2009 at the Fairmont: 4 projects were awarded during the 14th edition:
Presented by Catherine ORECCHIA-Matthyssens
Director of Economic Expansion (representing Councillor Mrs Sophie THEVENOUX)
- My Marketing Manager, project led by Laurie & Sandie GIACOBI
Provides outsourcing services of a marketing manager. The concept, very promising, is to make accessible and cost effective marketing function for TPE Monaco.
- Lion Bio Nutrition, project led by Madeleine BOUAKABOUL
A social enterprise that designs and distributes nutritional food products designed to address shortcomings in protein and energy of African people.
These two projects will share a bonus of 40,000 euros government.
Price of the Junior Chamber International
Presented by Jean-François ROBILLON
Chairman of the Board of Education and Youth (representing Mr Stéphane Valeri, President of the National Council)
- Monte Carlo Computing project led by Thierry Passeron
Computer service company promoting Open Source solutions development, integration and IT services.
This project will receive a government of 21,000 euros.
Price "Helping Heart Jury"
Presented by Mrs. Antonia Molin-IVALDI
President of the Association of Women Entrepreneurs of Monaco
- Polutos, project led by Emilie GRAU
A collection of fun and fluff eco-eco-designed, intended for 4 -10 years, published by the company LAKI DESIGN
All these projects will be supported by the Junior Chamber in the coming years.
They also share the goods and services partners to support entrepreneurship. 20,000 for goods and services will indeed be offered to the winners this year.
BNP Paribas Monaco Official Partner
* BNP Paribas account opening package and "BNP Pro" available for 1 year
* Institute of Chartered Accountants: accounting and legal assistance available for 1 year
* Chamber of Economic Development and JCEM: personalized advice & free membership for 1 year
* AGF Insurance: accident insurance and casualty office provided for 1 year
* Monaco Business Center: Start-up service offered for 6 months
* Global Site Position: SEO's website winner
* Workshop G: trophies
* MMS: graphic design and production site
* DGB Monaco: office furniture
* Manpower Monaco: recruitment assistance
* Telecom Monaco: Monaco Box
MS2 *: Advertising on company cars
* Fairmont Hotel