The Don business has new opportunities


In the Rostov region, the federal program "Business Class" was launched for active and beginning entrepreneurs of the region. The launch of the project was dedicated to a press conference at the site of the State Unitary Enterprise "Don-Media" with the participation of the governor Vasily Golubev today, December 14.

From this day, small businesses have another opportunity to obtain or expand their own business skills, to receive advice from leading entrepreneurs, experienced experts.

The regional authorities supported the project, which will help start-up entrepreneurs to bring business to a qualitatively new level.

- In the Rostov region, over 170,000 entities and half a million workers in small and medium-sized businesses produce a fifth of the gross regional product. And we think this is not the limit. We are consistently expanding measures to support small business. The implementation of the Business Class program is another good opportunity to help the Don business, - says Vasily Golubev.

Recall that in the Rostov region this year from the regional budget sent over 360 million rubles for financial, advisory and property support for small and medium-sized businesses. The support infrastructure is active - there are 50 funds, agencies, business incubators. A regional leasing company was established.

The Governor is convinced that the Business Class program will increase entrepreneurial activity, will promote the opening of new enterprises in the Don and, as a result, increase the economic potential of the region.

Andrey Sharov, Vice-President and Head of Sberbank's GR Directorate, thanked the government of the Rostov Region for supporting the program.

- I hope that our program is as beautiful and effective as the new airport in Rostov. We will be guided by this air harbor. Handsomely. And, you know, "cool", - said Andrei Sharov.

"With the help of the program, we will create conditions for beginning entrepreneurs to convert skills into successful business models," said Yevgeni Titov, chairman of the South-Western bank of PJSC Sberbank. - Sberbank is ready to share the most important resource-knowledge and practical cases in the sphere of their commercial activities. The Bank has expertise in projects in all sectors of the economy, which makes it possible to give clear instructions on hedging risks. The Business Class program is a real tool for business development. Such projects are simply necessary for the formation of a small business ecosystem in the region.

The head of media procurement platforms "Google Russia" Alexei Arshinov said that the program will help to grow successful entrepreneurs.

"Our task is to create a new wave of entrepreneurship," said Alexei Arshinov.