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KAZAN OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum

     Call for Applications for 9th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is open!


The ICYF International Incubation Center (IIC) is thrilled to announce a game-changing opportunity for young entrepreneurs in the OIC region! Get ready to showcase your innovation and take your startup to the global stage at the 9th Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum. Co-organized by the Government of the Republic of Tatarstan, Eurasian Regional Center of Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF-ERC), Ministry of Youth Affairs, and Youth Social Fund “Selet” of Tatarstan Republic and supported by Islamic Cooperation Youth Forum (ICYF) this event is your chance to get the support you need to navigate the ever-changing business landscape.

The Forum focuses on IT development and cooperation between the Russian Federation and OIC member countries, and the online accelerator program starts on March 15, 2023, running until May 10, 2023. The top 35 startups will be invited to an in-person bootcamp in Kazan in May 2023, and this could be your chance to shine on the global stage. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to take your business to the next level! Apply now and showcase your startup to the world!

Kazan OIC Youth Entrepreneurship Forum is the unique opportunity to:

  • Close investment deals
  • Develop your startup
  • Broaden your perspectives
  • Visit Kazan!

 Ready to Take Your Startup to the Next Level?

Join our global community for a chance to win a cash prize of $20,000, while challenging yourself to work with diverse teams from around the world. Gain valuable experience and satisfaction by helping your team achieve its goals.

You’ll also have access to 20 hours of inspiring lectures, 80 hours of personalised one-on-one mentorship sessions, and a wealth of resources to support early-stage startups across the OIC geography.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect, learn, and grow with like-minded entrepreneurs.


  • Application: February 1 – March 1

You can Apply if: You have an IT startup: e-commerce, edtech, apps

You are the founder/co-founder

You have a prototype (MVP)

  • Selection: March 1 – March 20

Selection based on team, product, market and traction.

Top 100 startups will be invited to the online accelerator.

  • Accelerator: April 1 – May 10

20 hours of lectures, 80 hours of one-on-one mentorship sessions. Through a series of assessments and progress reports, top startups will be invited to the Boot Camp in Kazan.

  • Boot Camp: May 15 – 20


The most successful startups will have the opportunity to compete for $20 000 in cash prizes. The culmination and award will be done during Demo Day.


Don’t let this opportunity pass you by to boost your startup and secure its future success.


Application Deadline: 15 March 2023

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