Bucharest Stock Exchange (BVB) launches ‘Made in Romania': the league of 15 companies for the growth of the Romanian economy, a press release informs.
Organized for the first time in the history of the Romanian capital market, ‘Made in Romania’ is a unique project that will identify and promote next most innovative Romanian companies.
The project is organized together with Banca Transilvania Group, Google, Mazars and NN. Entrepreneurship Academy, Inoveo, Romanian Business Leaders foundation and start-up.ro are the official supporters.
‘Made in Romania: BVB League’ represents a special project focused on promoting and advising that will take place between April and November 2017. BVB and its partners will guide 15 companies by providing them trainings, workshops, networking and business development opportunities that will aim to foster their growth.
The trainings will encompass many areas that can be of an interest to any growing company including, but not limited to: branding, marketing and selling techniques, product development, management consulting, financing alternatives, financial reporting, investor relations, listing processes and other related topics.
The project is organized in several stages: nominalization, selection of a short list of companies and final selection.
The first stage will last between February 6th and February 19th. The proposals of companies will be primarily put forward by the Nomination Committee, consisting of the local industry experts who are actively involved in the Romanian entrepreneurial and business community.
In the second stage, between February 20th and February 21st, BVB together with the Nomination Committee members will shortlist 50 companies that will go further into the last stage. The final 15 companies will be officially announced on March 23rd, 2017 during the first edition of the Bucharest Entrepreneurship Forum, organized by the Bucharest Stock Exchange. A number of 14 companies will be selected by a special Jury consisting of 10 top market experts, including leading institutional investors, business angels and entrepreneurs and top business professionals. The 15th company will be selected by the popular vote which will take place between 23rd February and 11th March.