Astana Hub and InDrive will continue the joint implementation of the social project “Beginit by inDrive”

The international technopark of IT startups Astana Hub and the international IT company InDrive, as part of their “Beginit by inDrive” project, signed a memorandum of cooperation. The signing ceremony took place at the Digital Bridge 2023 forum.

The collaboration between Astana Hub and InDrive involves the development and delivery of educational courses covering the startup industry, project activities, social leadership and technical skills. These courses will help unlock the potential of young people and help them turn their ideas into reality. Both parties will be able to exchange knowledge and experience in the field of creative talent support, startup industry, technology and innovation.

The collaboration between Astana Hub and InDrive opens up opportunities for growth, development and inspiration for young people, and is designed to contribute to social change in the country. This agreement is a big step towards the development of education and support for young talent in Kazakhstan, designed to promote leadership development and project activities among schoolchildren, as well as inspire them to create and implement their own projects to solve social problems in their regions. The program is aimed at promoting the regions of the Republic of Kazakhstan as a space for realizing talents, obtaining education and realizing professional and entrepreneurial potential," said Alina Abdrakhmanova, Managing Director of Astana Hub.

“In his message, President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev instructed the government to create conditions for developing the potential of the regions, in particular to develop entrepreneurship, IT and the creative industry. In 2022-2023, in collaboration with Astana Hub, we implemented the Beginit project, the purpose of which was to identify and support talented schoolchildren from rural regions. The project has shown its necessity and relevance. Over the course of the year, 327 schoolchildren and 25 teachers from 17 regions of Kazakhstan took part in the project," comments Elena Tropinova, project manager at Beginit by InDrive.

For more information about the Beginit 2024 project and the participant selection process, please contact representatives of Astana Hub and InDrive.

Let us remind you that on October 12-13, the capital of Kazakhstan hosted Digital Bridge 2023, the largest IT forum in Central Asia. The main topic of the forum is a discussion of the role of artificial intelligence in the modern world - Artificial and Human Intelligence: The Right Balance.

The two-day forum program included large-scale events, such as a plenary session with the participation of the Head of State and one-to-one meetings with him, 30+ panel sessions with international speakers, signing agreements, events from Google for Startups, filming of a reality show about startups “Meet” the Drapers", Digital Bridge Awards, Astana Hub Battle, Startup Alley, job fair and a number of exhibitions - corporations, robotics, VC, IT schools and regional IT hubs.

Digital Bridge 2023 was organized by the Ministry of Digital Development, Innovation and Aerospace Industry of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana City Akimat and International Astana Technopark Hub. The general sponsor is . Sponsor and partner - Freedom bank, Visa, Yandex, Citix, Ozon, TTS, Halyk, Eurasian bank, BI Group, Allur, Bereke bank, Huawei, Mycar, Kazakhtelecom, Kcell, Tele2, Altel, Beeline, KazMunaiGaz, Qazaqgaz, Bitrix 24 , QIC, KDSS, 7Generation, Binance. 

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