This project engages U.S. business experts to mentor and help Croatian entrepreneurs transform their business ideas into realities through dedicated coaching, business plan development, and engaging potential investors. The program has created new economic pathways for countless Croatian entrepreneurs and strengthened U.S.-Croatian trade and investment ties. Over the past decade, more than 100 entreprenuers who participated in the program have garnered more than 23 million kuna in investment funds for various projects and startup ideas.
Just in 2018 and 2019, Summer Business Camp and Startup Camp had over 50 participants in 30 teams. Many have secured investments that led to sucessfull business ventures, one of them being Ivan Jelusic’s Orqa.