KG Labs PF founder Aziz Soltobaev attended Startup Nations summit held on November 20-22, 2017 in Tallinn, Estonia.
The Startup Nations Summit gathers a network of entrepreneurship policy shapers from around the world to identify, test and track innovative policy levers and smart public sector driven programs for new and young businesses.
At the sixth edition of SNS, Aziz had met new partners to improve startup entrepreneurship policy in Kyrgyz Republic, learned case studies and best practices from different regions that advanced entrepreneurial growth all around the world.
In particular, Aziz passed crash course Estonian eGovernance: how it helps businesses improve operations and why startup from all over the world consider Estonia as new startup hotspot. It could especially helpful in drafting Taza Koom policy on businesses.
Another discovery was implementing sandbox approach to foster digital innovations. Representatives from South Asia, European Union and Latin America shared their experiences of adopting innovation policies and challenges they faced. Kyrgyzstan could adopt best practices to spur innovation in financial sector of economy.
Participants deep dived into agile policy making, applied Policy Lean Canvas (leanpolicy.org), developed by Dave Moscovitz, to draft user-centered, business-friendly policies. Most of the findings could be used in building agile policy making in Kyrgyzstan in future.
KG Labs founder visited Fujitsu Digital Transformation Center (DTC) in November, 2017.
Representatives of the working group “Taza Koom” National Digital Transformation Program – Talant Sultanov and Aziz Soltobaev met with the “Nippon Signal Co. Ltd. ” company and visited the Fujitsu Limited Digital Transformation Center. They held negotiations on company’s involvement in the implementation of digital projects in Kyrgyzstan.
The “Nippon Ko Signal., LLC” company reported its interest in participating in projects within the National Digital Transformations Program – Taza Koom. The parties discussed the features of the “Smart City” project in details.
In turn, Fujitsu Limited presented the latest developments in the field of intellectual systems to increase the transparency of financial reporting, as well as the virtual and expanded reality that could be applied in Kyrgyzstan.
T.Sultanov informed in detail the interlocutors about the National Digital Transformation Program of Taza Koom.
Kyrgyz Republic Ambassador in Japan – Chingiz Aydarbekov noted that at the Second Kyrgyz-Japanese Forum in Tokyo on qualitative infrastructure, held on September 14, 2017, delegations discussed a wide range of cooperation, including the Taza Koom program.
Moreover, Fujitsu Limited concluded a Memorandum of Understanding with the Kyrgyz delegation on cooperation aimed at implementing the Taza Koom Program.
In conclusion, the aforementioned Japanese companies expressed their intention to continue consultations with Kyrgyz partners in order to identify and implement joint projects within the framework of the Taza Koom program.