The JA Europe Enterprise Challenge 2019 will bring together student start-ups for a two-day competition in Oslo, Norway.
The competition is JA Europe’s annual celebration of the achievements of its Start Up Programme students and their companies from across Europe. At this event, the winning companies from all participating countries will proudly present their business and what they have learned from their experiences.
More than 17 000 students from 500+ higher education institutions across Europe have participated in the Start Up Programme this academic year. Supporting European goals of improving youth employability and the start-up ecosystem, the programme fosters key competences to ensure that they are prepared for success after university.
Moving from ideas to action, students gain crucial insights into self-employment, business creation, risk-taking and coping with adversity with the support of specially trained teachers and mentorship of business volunteers. The long-term success of which, can be seen through the countless alumni who continue to grow their innovations and ideas after the programme’s completion, turning them into sustainable businesses.