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Banco Macro awarded a trip to Russia to the Winners of the NAVES Program

Banco Macro awarded a trip to Russia to the Winners of the NAVES Program

Buenos Aires, September 4, 2015. Banco Macro supports the NAVES Program, an entrepreneurship project competition organized by IAE Business School that helps entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into ongoing business ventures and enterprises to strengthen their business projects. Banco Macro finances 100% of the competition, in each of its stages.

In the frame of this program, Banco Macro awarded a trip to entrepreneurs who will be attending the commercial, multi-sectoral and cultural Mission organized by Unión Argentina de Jóvenes Empresarios (UNAJE) to be held in Moscow, Russia during the month of September.

The awardees are:

- "Proyecto VAS", of Magdalena Day (Salta)
- "Eco Alfa", of Leticia Espinosa (Misiones)
- "From The South" of Fermín Varela (Córdoba)
- "Arwind Energy SA" of Sergio Román Nasich (Santa Fe)

The 2015 NAVES edition was held simultaneously in the Provinces of Salta, Misiones, Córdoba and Santa Fe. Projects from all sectors were received, including industrial, services, technological, agri-business, and social entrepreneurship.

In the first stage of NAVES three seminars were delivered by lecturers of IAE Business School to approximately 160 SME totaling approximately 400 individuals. The seminars included the following subjects: Basics of Finance, Marketing, Management & Operations, Soft Skills (Self-knowledge, Team Building, Leadership, Human Resources), Planning and Business Model.

Upon completion of the first stage the best five entrepreneurs of each province were selected to attend the NAVES Nacional in the City of Buenos Aires. There they attended four seminars held in IAE Business School Campus in Pilar. The awardee that ranked first among the five provincial awardees won the trip to Moscow, Russia.

Providing support to SMEs and entrepreneurs is one of the pillars on which Banco Macro’s sustainability strategy is based. By means of its different proposals Banco Macro accompanies entrepreneurs in each stage of their development.

"Spirit of improvement, a vision to enhance opportunities and enthusiasm to do things better or to learn those that were never attempted at. And desire, lots of desire to do things, that is what we appreciates in those entrepreneurs we support from Banco Macro", states Milagro Medrano, Institutional Relations Manager.

Milagro Medrano
Gerente de Relaciones Institucionales

IAE’s Entrepreneurship Center focuses its efforts in fostering enterprises and start-ups. The experience, network and know-how that the Center has developed since its inception, together with access to the corporate and executive network that compose the IAE community- and its prestige as one of the best Latin American and worldwide Business School and its international credentials- allow providing entrepreneurs -who will be the future businessmen that Argentina needs- with the support and training that they need in order to boost their dreams and talents and successfully carry out their projects.

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