Start-Up Choihona

The Field Office of United Nations Volunteers in Tajikistan is delighted to invite you to the first Start-Up Choihona event to observe a pitching competition among new business ideas.


Start-Up Choihona project was born as a joint initiative of various development and private sector partners to support innovative new entrepreneurship and increase youth employment and income generation. The project creates a platform for young entrepreneur-minded people, and helps to boost the start-up ecosystem in Tajikistan and to bring entrepreneurs, ideas and partners together. The partners of the event are UN Volunteers in Tajikistan, Accelerate Prosperity (AKDN), UNDP Aid for Trade Project (Phase-III) and Club of Young Entrepreneurs among others. Please see the agenda below:


Time: Friday, November 18, 2016 at 1-7 pm

Venue: Accelerate Prosperity premises, at TCell building 11th floor, 34, Rudaki Ave


13:00 Registration of the start-ups

14:00 Introduction and speeches

14:30 Pitching category: Idea level

15:30 Pitching category: Early Stage

16:30 Pitching category: Seed level

17:30 - 17:45 Break

17:45 Announcing the winners of each category

18:00-19:00 Time for socializing and networking


RSVP by November 17, 2016


Kind regards, Heli Nykänen