Press Releases

  • SureLight from UK, best JA Europe Company of the Year 2018

    20 July 2018

    After a year-long entrepreneurial experience, developing their own company from the idea to reality, over 200 students gathered in Belgrade (Serbia) to compete with their counterparts from across Europe. 39 student-teams took part in the European competition, as part of JA Europe’s flagship JA Company Programme, which gives them the opportunity to set up and run a real business, supported by teachers and business mentors. 

  • Festera, a student company from Estonia, wins the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition 2017

    13 July 2017

    Over 200 students gathered in Brussels to celebrate the top JA companies from across Europe. This year, 37 student-teams competed as part of JA Europe’s flagship JA Company Programme, which gives them the opportunity to set up and run a real business.

    His Majesty the King of the Belgians, EU Commissioners Marianne Thyssen and Tibor Navracsics, Belgian Ministers Alexander De Croo and Willy Borsus, as well as foreign dignitaries and various business volunteers were among those who attended the stand exhibition of the student companies, all keen to show their support.

    Participants of the European Entrepreneurship Education Summit also came to see the students in action, both events being held simultaneously in Brussels, seat of the European Institutions.

  • Changing dyslexics’life thanks to SubReader

    28 July 2016

    SubReader, a students’ mini company from Denmark won the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition (COYC) Award 2016.

    JA Europe’s ‘Company of the Year Competition’ celebrates the best 200+ young entrepreneurs across 35 countries in Europe.

    JA Europe Company of the Year Award recognises the student company that demonstrates the best approach to communication, teamwork, problem-solving, objective-setting, planning and review, administration and financial systems, personnel management, product development, customer focus, marketing and sales, as well as financial results. 

  • Student-company RAUTECK from Germany wins top awards with sustainable business venture

    31 July 2015

    RAUTECK student-company from Germany crowned as winner of the JA Europe Company of the Year Competition (COYC) after impressing the judges with their strong business concept.

  • JA-YE Network Hosts its Largest Youth Entrepreneurship Competition Ever

    25 July 2014

    Students from Iceland took the top prize at the silver jubilee of the JA-YE Europe Company of the Year Competition 2014 with their innovative glass made out of Icelandic lava and black clay. They were competing against 37 other national winners from across Europe.

  • Estonian company 3 Little Pigs crowned winners

    19 July 2013

    Students from Estonian company 3 Little Pigs, have today won the title of the Young Enterprise and Junior Achievement Europe (JA-YE) European Company of the Year 2013 after the UK hosted the final at Wembley, UK. Their company offers science shows to children aged 6-12. The hands-on experiments are available for private parties (birthdays and other events), schools and kindergartens and they have performed to over 1000 students.

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