In the far East and the Arctic was more than 500 thousand small businesses, which employ 1.4 million people. During the operation of mode isolation for the individual companies, the Internet has become the only sales channel. The Project “Develop.RF | Business online” will allow entrepreneurs free to create and run a page for your business on the social network “Vkontakte”, as well as provide additional opportunities for their promotion. Entrepreneurs will receive consulting support at all stages of the transition to online, and the costs of the digitization and the promotion of business compensate the organizers of the project.

“Businesses need to help. Without economic development there can be no development of the social sphere. From the economic component directly on the improvement of the quality of life of people, their social wellbeing. This year has been a challenge for businesses – especially small and medium. Federal budget includes payments for the support companies. A number of measures adopted at the regional level: reduced taxes, of deferred rental property, subsidies. You need to look for new support, new incentives. The business is also looking for new forms in order to be effective. We see more and more applied digital technologies, the growing importance of online trading. Many entrepreneurs would like to develop in this direction, but not everyone knows how to make the first move. They need to help. I am sure that the project is implemented by development institutions and one of the largest technology companies, will be useful and in-demand far East”, – said the Deputy Chairman of the government of the Russian Federation – the Plenipotentiary of the RF President in far Eastern Federal district Yuri Trutnev.

to start online business entrepreneur you simply need to register on the portal “Develop.of the Russian Federation” and to create a Vkontakte page. Its promotion in the Internet for each entrepreneur is allocated to 53 thousand rubles. The system will analyze the needs and data about the company and how to develop business online – for example, for the remote trade is recommend to use the delivery for the cafe was to establish a community of regular guests to online services – to sell them directly via the built-in online store.

“Modern technologies of online trading allow entrepreneurs to scale the business and expand into new markets, which they had not even dreamed of. We find that many businesses in the far East and the Arctic want to develop in this direction, but not everyone knows how to make the first move. We decided to help them. Sure, created the online platform will be for thousands of small businesses not just a service, and a impetus towards a new destiny”, – said Alexey Chekunov, the General Director of Fund of development of the Far East and the Arctic.