Many young people are looking ways on how to start their own business but most of them believe it requires lot of money.
Learning from the others and an easy but effective handbook on how to set up a business will probably help you change your mind or at least motivate you starting thinking of your own business steps.
Let’s firstly explore the handbook.
The Youth Entrepreneurship Handbook is designed based on youth needs, including practical information, successful young entrepreneurs startups report from Greece, Spain, Poland and Turkey, and methods/tips to be followed in order to help you develop your own business and to promote entrepreneurial spirit among youth as a solution to the high number of their unemployment. In the handbook you can also find information, visuals, and great examples of new young entrepreneurs. In particular, the handbook is consisted of
- Starting your own business tips
- Characteristics of young entrepreneurs
- Skills of young entrepreneurs
- Asking yourself and ways to figure out
- The 4 steps to start
- Ideas brainstorming, if you don’t have already one
- Tips to analyze the market place and your potential competitors
- Marketing Plan
- Ways to obtain capital
- Establishment process checklist
Let’s now explore the best practices of Young entrepreneurs in Greece, also included in the handbook.
Morfotiko/Culture Club is a non-profit youth organization created by students who decided to empower their own future in a more independent way. Club’s vision is to prepare students’ during their studies, enhancing their abilities to enter in the corresponded to their degree job market.
One of the best practices of Morfotiko Club’s Business sector is Unique Holidays Bureau an entrepreneurial initiative in the touristic sector activating members’ managerial, marketing, IT, R&D, customer service and financial capabilities and talents. It is an international office based in Greece that started to operate in the context of club’s Business Sector. It is operating since 2018 and had expanded in two countries so far, Albania.
BRAINSHOT is a streetwear label with an ethos that everyone is equal and able to use fashion as they wish, away from social constraints and ephemeral trends. Each collection features a unisex approach with relaxed silhouettes of all sizes to ensure that no one is excluded.
Elisavet is an empowered youth entrepreneur who started her business activity online by her own savings. Even if she faced many challenges at the begging, she continues to learn and she is trying to adapt the feedback received from her clients in order to create an impacted business activity that can motivates other young people.
Biosan Agriculture business is an agricultural production company, located in Thessaly region and more specifically in Larissa city, a town famous for its tradition in agriculture which is surrounded by rural areas.
Christina Malagari who is managing her family business the last few years, holds a BA in Agriculture Crop Production and Rural Environment from University of Thessaly, a Master in Quality Control from Hellenic Open University, and a Certificate in Milk and Diary production from Open Mellow Vocational Xl Training Center. Her vision is to improve and change the cultivation procedures of the family business in an environmentally and healthy way. Thus, she improved the cultivation techniques adding less medicines for growing vegetables.
Biosan Wine & Spirits is a family owned liquor store at the center of Larissa city. What makes this place special is that most of the wines are organic from small wineries from all over Greece. Most of the wines are in bulk and anyone can try them out and buy as much as they want.
Malagaris Jason, who is managing the liquor store, studies in Department of Agricultural Engineering Technologists of University of Applied Science of Thessaly. At the same time, he is also working in the production of olive oil (PDO) from Samos Island. His vision is to gain more experience in production of olive oil in order to start produce his own products and sell them in his own store.
Read more details about the Best Practices on the Handbook!
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