Centers of Zonal Development of Companies (Cedezo) are articulated organizations that think about how to strengthen territorial economy by means of the generation of employment, entrepreneurship, development and consolidation of micro and fami companies according to seven strategic cluster of the city:
• Electrical energy
• Dressmaking, design and fashion
• Specializing services of health
• Tourism of events and business
• Forest products
The Cedezo are framed inside the Development Plan Medellin 2004 – 2007 “Medellin commitment of the whole citizenship”. They are physical spaces located in different communes of the city with the intention of putting at the disposal of the corporate and social web of these sectors, services in favor of the promotion and development of entrepreneurship.
To fulfill the targets, the entities that compose the Microcredit Network and public institutions have been joined as: the National Service of Learning (SENA), universities, NGO's and private entities through the Planning and Participative Budget Program.
The services offered in the Cedezo center have two lines: support entrepreneurship in the territory and strengthening of the existing business activities.
Supporting entrepreneurship in the territory
- Trainings in entrepreneurship and business mentality
- Incubation of companies
- Specialized accompaniment
- Access to credit
Strengthening of existing business activities
- Business partnership
- Godfathership and tutorship
- Productive chainings
- Access to markets
- Training in business and labor competences
- Training in technical specific competences
- Technical assistance
- Access to credit
To whom is it directed?
Centers of Zonal Development of Companies (Cedezo) are opened to all people who have business or clear ideas of business. They only can go to the corresponding Cedezo of their commune or area.
To have a business or clear idea of business.
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