Apps.co managed to get a total of 4,600 teams of entrepreneurs from Colombia to access the program to promote these ICT-based initiatives in 10 years. In this same time, the seedbeds of digital entrepreneurship have reached more than 263,000 citizens.
Apps.co is a program that seeks to promote and enhance the creation and consolidation of digital businesses based on the use of ICTs. From now on, the offer of courses, digital entrepreneurship workshops and mentoring is available for free, on the page www.apps.co. The ICT Minister, Carmen Ligia Valderrama Rojas, specified that only last year, 21,609 Colombian entrepreneurs benefited, who had access to key tools to strengthen their digital business. The Growth component of this program reached 147 entrepreneurial teams, achieving sales increases of up to 62 billion pesos.
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The presence of Apps.co has reached the 32 departments of the country, so for this year 2022 they hope to increase the number of beneficiaries of these digital initiatives. It is important to know that all interested Colombians who have ICT-related entrepreneurship projects have the opportunity to access the training offer in agile entrepreneurship methodologies and the calls. The purpose of Apss.co is to reverse the statistics that say that 50% of startups fail due to lack of financial models that are sustainable.
Within the framework of the Reconéctate event, the representatives of this program announced that the call to participate in the 2022 edition is now open, which will seek to benefit more than 300 companies in the country. So far this year, this program has trained more than 6,000 Colombians through 78 Digital Entrepreneurship Seed Workshops in 51 cities, 20 departments, and 7,000 more in virtual courses and mentorships. Now, between July and August, digital entrepreneurs have the Digital Product, Business Model, Tech Growth and Immersion calls available.