New winners of the Own Business program have been determined: within the tenth wave of this initiative, 266 entrepreneurs will receive micro-grants for a total of UAH 62.5 million. This was announced by First Deputy Prime Minister – Minister of Economy of Ukraine Yuliia Svyrydenko.
“The Own Business grant program remains the most popular among entrepreneurs who want to start or expand their own businesses. Every two weeks, among those who have submitted applications, we determine the winners who will receive micro-grants from the Government – up to UAH 250 thousand. According to preliminary estimates, the tenth wave of implementation of this program will create almost 700 new jobs,” Yuliia Svyrydenko said.
Among the winners of the tenth wave of the program, most are entrepreneurs in the following fields:
Implementation of grantees’ business plans will create 689 jobs.
The largest number of winners of the tenth wave are from Lviv (46 people) and Rivne (31 people) oblasts as well as from the city of Kyiv (36 people).
The eRobota project includes 6 grant programs aimed at encouraging entrepreneurship. In particular, these are micro-grant programs for opening or developing one’s own business, grants for the establishment and development of processing enterprises, arranging a garden and viticulture, greenhouse farming, support for IT startups and starting business in IT.
Currently, applications for all components of the eRobota program are accepted. Applications are submitted through the Diia Portal.