Institutionalizing Support: The Creation of Georgia’s Innovation & Technology Agency (GITA)

During the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress, the World Bank and the Global Entrepreneurship Network hosted the V Startup Nations Ministerial with delegations from 32 different economies, led by cabinet-level officials, ministers and government agency directors.

Here are some policy lessons the then Deputy Minister Lasha Mikava shared with the Startup Nations policy network at the 2019 Global Entrepreneurship Congress.


Please tell us about a recent policy success related to entrepreneurship.

A New Approach to Creating New Markets: From Proof-of-Concept to Implementation

Estonia has led the way in terms of digital transformation. Now, the country is exploring whether it can develop the standard for dealing with very tricky market failures.

In close collaboration with the tech ecosystem, the Estonian government is currently exploring which public domains are ripe for disruption, and building models that would bring about that disruption via Accelerate Estonia (aEstonia).

Policy design

Se lanzó la segunda edición del concurso el Emprendedor del Año

El Ministerio de Producción y Trabajo de la Nación, en alianza con, con el apoyo de GEN Argentina, Fundación Empretec Argentina, Nashav y Social Team, lanzaron la segunda edición del Concurso Emprendedor del Año, que premia el talento, la dedicación y el compromiso de aquellos que impulsan con pasión sus proyectos y generan un impacto positivo en su comunidad.