The First St. Petersburg business incubator 10th anniversary

13.06.2017

The First city business incubator 10 year anniversary Gala took place on June 9th in the Business center "Crystal".

The ceremony marked the successful work of the state small and medium enterprises support program for over 10 years.

Ceremony hosted all of the leaders of the support infrastructure and enterprise development in St. Petersburg: Governor of St. Petersburg Georgy Poltavchenko, Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Sergey N. Movchan, Chairman of the Committee for entrepreneurship and consumer market of Algis Idrisovich Kachaev, Head of the First ST. Petersburg business incubator Victoria V. Boytsova, representatives of the residents and graduates of the business incubator.

Georgy Poltavchenko noted that 10 years ago the incubator was conceived as a place for those who want to create their own business, to implement interesting ideas. Small businesses in the beginning of its growth were able to obtain comprehensive support, significantly reduce rental cost and receive other help.

After the 10 year the project has shown good results, and the Governor of St. Petersburg announced that the city will continue to support the small and medium business, including in promoting it on foreign markets, subsidizing various costs, increase lending and reduce interest rates.

During conference dedicated to the anniversary of the First city business incubator many gratitude speeches were made by residents and graduates companies.

Victoria Boytsova, Head of the Incubator Programm, thanked the guests of the ceremony marking the anniversary of the First city business incubator and expressed hope for further fruitful cooperation.

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