Astana Hub Battle Winners Received $18,000 at Digital Bridge 2022
On September 29, Digital Bridge 2022 ended with the Astana Hub Battle Final. 97 IT startups from countries of Central Asia competed for cash checks for the development of their IT product for $10,000 (1st place), $5,000 (2nd place), and $ 3,000 (3rd place).
Learn more about the private IT schools participating in Tech Orda 2022.
On September 29, at Digital Bridge 2022 - 50 private IT schools were selected for accreditation under the Tech Orda Program. The program was launched thanks to the cooperation of the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the international Technopark of IT startups Astana Hub. Selected schools will begin training about 3,000 IT specialists this year.
At the Digital Bridge 2022, Astana Hub and Glovo signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in the development and support of IT startups.
International tech park of IT-startups Astana Hub and Spanish technology company Glovo, signed a memorandum of cooperation which is also a part of the implementation of the strategy for training IT specialists until 2025, announced by President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
Record number of agreements signed at the Digital Bridge 2022 Forum
Within two days, state agencies, large companies, international technoparks, and other organizations signed 29 memorandums and agreements on cooperation in developing IT innovations. In particular, the international tech park of IT startups Astana Hub signed 11 memorandums, including an agreement between technoparks of Turkic countries. As a result, Kazakhstan will be able to attract international tech companies to mass-train IT personnel.
Trends, risks, and measures in Kazakhstan's crypto industry were discussed on Digital Bridge.
The Digital Bridge International Forum has been held annually in Astana since 2018. This year the business program of the forum includes 45-panel sessions. An exhibition of technoparks, an IT Startup alley, an IT school exhibition, an IT jobs fair, and the Astana Hub Battle competition are presented.
Astana Hub and TikTok launch educational project and competition for startups
Astana Hub, the largest international technopark for IT startups in Central Asia, and TikTok, a leading platform for creating short video clips, signed a memorandum of cooperation at the International Forum Digital Bridge 2022. The key part of the agreement was the launch of the joint project TikTok StartUp Academy, an exclusive educational program for Kazakhstani startups