greac nowe logoGetting Ready for Capital project aims at adapting and transferring to Poland, Belgium and Bulgaria an existing and successful training path developed in Italy, for would-be-entrepreneurs looking for start-up money.

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 The GReaC (Getting Ready for Capital) project is EU funded and designed to develop a knowledge transfer strategy based on existing practices for supporting would-be-entrepreneurs in Poland, Belgium and Bulgaria in developing the proper understanding of the private equity market and the business/communication skills needed for effectively present their business proposition to investors, increasing in that way, their changes to access early stage capitals.

The project Knowledge Transfer Strategy is designed to support entrepreneurs in effectively shape and present their business idea to potential investors, has been successfully developed and tested and both of contents of the programme and its organizational model, based on direct involvement of early stage investors in the process, could be use as a base to tailor training initiatives in each transferee country.GReaC artykuły
Project core goals:
• create synergies among the key actors that should be involved in the process of facilitating knowledge-based start ups in accessing equity financing;
• create a regional training and coaching scheme, ensuring that it will be embedded within the regional VET Systems;
• favour the transmission to entrepreneurs of the proper attitude and skills to deal with financial investors;
• increase the professionalism of the personnel and the quality/effectiveness of the support services they provide to start-ups in facilitating the matching with financial operators;
• promote a cultural change, stimulating a more supportive environment for start ups.
The proposal addresses the European priority "Promotion of the acquisition of key competences in VET (LEO-TraInno-9)", because it will foster the further development of entrepreneurial skills in the end-users. Entrepreneurial skills include also the ability to shape reliable business propositions and communicate them effectively to investors.

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Project info materials:

- Newsletter 1

- Newsletter 2

- Newsletter 3

- Newsletter 4

- Newsletter 5

- Newsletter 6

- Project brochure

- Project leaflet



Contact persons of GReaC project Coordinator:

Regional Development Agency in Bielsko-Biala, Poland

Ul. Cieszynska 365, 43-382 Bielsko-Biala

0048 338169162

1. Jan Sienkiewicz :

2. Joanna Trela :

3. Tomasz Świszcz: