Project title: Embracing failure to facilitate second-chance entrepreneurship in the Danube region 
Project acronym: DanubeChance 2.0
Programme: Danube Transnational Programme
Project duration: July 2018 – December 2021
Total budget: 1 822 550€
Budget of UKS: 130 650€
Lead partner: IFKA Public Benefit Nonprofit Ltd. for the Development of the Industry (Hungary)
Web: http://www.interreg-danube.eu/approved-projects/danubechance2-0

DanubeChance2.0 is designed to enable the creation of a business environment that helps entrepreneurs save viable business and create more companies in the Danube region.


  • Enabling a supporting ecosystem for honest re-starters
  • Awareness-raising of second chance entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Promoting re-structuring measures

WP1 – Project Management
WP2 – Communication Activities
WP3 – Landscape Screening
WP4 – Strategy Development
WP5 – Blended Learning Experience
WP6 – Business Restructuring

Kick-off meeting of project partners in Budapest 


Newsletter 1
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Newsletter 5
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Educational Programme:

Series of educational workshops focused on entrepreneurial skills:

Business planning with benefits of past experience – 19.5.2020 (online workshop)
Communication and negotiation – 25.5.2020 (online workshop)
Company resource management – 8.6.2020 (online workshop)
Motivation – 17.6.2020 (online workshop)

For more information, please, contact us via e-mail info@uksk.sk. 

VIDEO – Join us and learn from real entrepreneurs how to (re)start your business and keep your company healthy and crisis resilient 

Video – How to overcome the fears when starting a new business?

Video – Why start over? Overcoming fears and heading towards success

Video – Motivation: Every wrong action is a lesson learned 

Video – How the benefits of past experience help to build the brand


SAVE THE DATE! Final Conference (23.11.2021, hybrid event)

SAVE THE DATE! Policy Learning Dialogue & Transnational Community Building Workshop (18.-19.3.2021, online)

PROMO VIDEO: Fresh start for second-chance entrepreneurs in 2021

SAVE THE DATE! Policy Learning Dialogue (8.10.2020, online)

DanubeChance2.0: Instruments and tools developed within project with aim to help relevant stakeholders in the area of second-chance entrepreneurship (Press release)

The experience and recommendations in building a brand: Interview with Ivan Štosel about Slovak clothing brand POHAN (in Slovak language)

The provision of support to entrepreneurs in Slovakia: Interview with Peter Andrišin, CEO of Dozen, Ltd.

SAVE THE DATE! Thematic Capitalization Workshop (19.06.2019, Budapest)

SAVE THE DATE! DanubeChance2.0 Opening Conference (25.10.2018, Budapest)

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)