Huercal-Overa entrepreneurs know the initiative Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates.

The foundation Embark Andalucía, under the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment, He has performed in Huercal-Overa a day of outreach to raise awareness among entrepreneurs and entrepreneurial platform municipality 'Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates' and show how they can interact through this digital resource and try to create synergies, offer and demand products and services and develop cooperation projects.

Activity, held at Plaza de Toros Social Center Township, It has been organized by the Center for Entrepreneurial Development (CADE) Huercal-Overa and has been assisted by 18 women, 14 entrepreneurs and 4 workers who attended on behalf of your company, framed mainly in commerce, personal services and proximity. During the day case studies of the usefulness of the platform is presented and the traders were encouraged to make cooperation between them and other entrepreneurs registered 'Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates'.

In the words of the territorial delegate of Economics, Innovation, Science and Employment, Adriana Valverde, "The intended purpose of this website is to broaden the scope for synergies between entrepreneurs, namely, the extent of the cooperation, exchange of experiences, the sum of ideas ". Valverde said "through cooperation, companies have the opportunity to learn from the experience of other entrepreneurs, find partners, investors or new partners, have more strength to the market and with suppliers and, ultimately, gain insight and competitiveness ".

'Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates' has its origins in an earlier experience of Andalusia Foundation Embark, the 'Cooperation Network Entrepreneurs' program, developed from 2008 together with the Andalusian Institute for Women. This resource has improved the competitiveness of women-owned businesses by establishing networks of mutual collaboration, and has been taken over by 'Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates' to multiply the potential for collaboration between participating companies.

'Andalusian Enterprise Cooperates'

The portal aims to respond to all future entrepreneurs who need advice, Contacts and information to mount your company. With a simple login system, the entrepreneur can, among other actions, post your business, with different offers and services, create a network of friends, search providers, demand services and even publish informative pills in Knowledge Bank website.

The platform promotes the participation of its users with a system based on gamification system, namely, the use of game mechanics to acquire habits and achieve goals, so that users who cooperate with each other rewards, publish content or hire the members of the platform, so that their offers and services appear prominently portal. Another great advantage of the platform is direct contact with experts from Andalusian Enterprise, offering advice and expertise. Also, The portal aims to be a dynamic repository of companies, accessible to anyone via a search engine will show companies and / or offers, sorted by categories, subcategories and locations.

Embark Andalucía

Embark Andalucía's main mission is to promote entrepreneurial culture and business in the region by providing free support services for entrepreneurs and business people to assist them in the implementation and development of their business ideas. For this, has 215 Centers for Entrepreneurial Development (CADE), 26 of them in Almería, and a qualified team of specialists in the various business materials provided, inter alia, free qualified technical advisory services, training, tutoring, Free corporate housing and support to entrepreneurs and businessmen for creating new businesses and strengthening existing.

In 2014, the 26 CADEs of the Almeria province contributed to the creation of 1.137 new companies with an initial investment of 11,7 million, and 63 development plans, which generated 1.498 new jobs, of which 1.367 came from the companies created and 131 of development plans.