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Top Ideas and Proposals on the topic:How to improve startup ecosystem in Azerbaijan

Published on May 23, 2023 by RUFAT

Improving the startup ecosystem in Azerbaijan requires a combination of supportive policies, access to funding, infrastructure development, and fostering a culture of entrepreneurship. Here are some top ideas and proposals on how to enhance...


The Azerbaijan Startup Community was founded in April-May 2023 by Rufat Samadov and Murad Quliyev. Rufat Samadov is a social entrepreneur and business development manager in the pharmaceutical field, while Murad Quliyev is an IT specialist, participant in global startups, accelerations, and a professional in UX/UI design.

The community was established with the aim of fostering the growth and development of the startup ecosystem in Azerbaijan. It serves as a platform for aspiring entrepreneurs, startups, and industry professionals to connect, collaborate, and exchange ideas. By bringing together individuals with diverse backgrounds and expertise, the community aims to facilitate knowledge sharing, mentorship, and networking opportunities.

Rufat Samadov and Murad Quliyev, with their respective experiences and skills, recognized the need for a supportive ecosystem that nurtures innovation, creativity, and entrepreneurship in Azerbaijan. They envisioned a community that would provide resources, guidance, and support for startups at various stages of their journey.

Since its establishment, the Azerbaijan Startup Community has organized various events, workshops, and mentoring programs to empower entrepreneurs and startups. It has also partnered with local and international organizations to create opportunities for startups to access funding, investment, and market exposure.

Through their leadership and dedication, Rufat Samadov and Murad Quliyev aim to build a vibrant and thriving startup community in Azerbaijan, contributing to the country's economic growth, technological advancement, and job creation. 

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