Events

Program Active Citizens Fund (by the Bodossakis Foundation)

 
The Bodossakis Foundation and SolidarityNow invite you at the opening event of the program
Active Citizens Fund for Greece. The program, worth € 12m, funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein, Germany &Norway and is part of its financial mechanism European Economic Area (EEA) for the period 2014-2021.
 
The opening event of the program Active Citizens Fund will take place onThursday, February 21, 2019, at 4 in the afternoonin Serafio of the municipality of Athens(Piraeus and Petrou Rallis, Ground Floor, Exhibition Area).

To join, sign up here.
 
The program aims to strengthen and enhance the sustainability of civil society and to promote its role in
promoting democratic processes, enhancing citizen participation and defending human rights. Managing the Active Citizens program Fund for Greece have been jointly undertaken by the Bodossakis Foundation and SolidarityNow.
 
On Friday 22nd and Saturday 23rd February, capacity building workshops will be held
NGOs to write proposals for the Active Citizens Fund program.
www.activecitizensfund.gr
#activecitizensfund_GR #acf_GR

A Greek startup selected by Parisian incubator Paris&Co

Amongst the of Paris Landing Pack Explore selected winners is a Greek Startup !

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#International #Startup

12 international entrepreneurs from all over the globe selected among more than 100 applications won their entry inside one of the most dynamic incubators in Paris.

With its thriving tech ecosystem, Paris is a perfect gateway for entrepreneurs wishing to conquer the European market. In order to help them deploy and boost their business on the French market, Paris&Co launched two years ago the Paris Landing Pack_Explore.The previous seasons hosted more than 80 startups from all over the world and various sectors that all spent one month in Paris&Co’s international incubator, Comet. The group of entrepreneurs benefited from a dedicated program of workshops on how to accelerate their business in the French capital. Some of them registered a legal structure in France, confirming Paris’ attractiveness for international startups.

The Greek awarded startup is:

Parity Platform - Environment, Energy, Cleantech, Greentech, Financing, crowdfunding – Greece

Parity Platform is a 2-sided financing Platform, that makes greentech investing accessible to everyone.

https://www.parityplatform.com/

 

List of winners also includes:

Totemi - Cultural & digital industries, Mobility & smart city, Tourism – Switzerland

TOTEMI helps cities to be more attractive, creates new kind of urban experience and provides new tools to understand the behavior of its users.

https://totemi.ch/

 

Cortexia - Environment, Energy, Cleantech, Greentech, Mobility & smart city -  Switzerland

Cortexia's solution helps cities get clean, reduce cleaning costs and environmental footprint.

http://www.cortexia.ch/

 

Twisted Mirror Films Ltd. -  Cultural & digital industries – United Kingdom

Twisted Mirror Films Ltd. is a dedicated comedy video on demand (VOD) App for short form original content.

https://twistedmirror.tv/

 

Ubiik - Media and information technology, Mobility & smart city –Taiwan

Ubiik creates the next wave of smarter, more cost-effective IoT devices that are easy for businesses to implement. Its IoT solutions enable objects to wirelessly communicate valuable information to its users.

https://www.ubiik.com/

 

KeyNest - Social & sharing economy, Tourism, travel & accommodation – United Kingdom

KeyNest is a network of local partner stores which are used by Airbnb hosts and rental agencies to share keys.

https://keynest.com/

 

See You There (SYT) - Human ressources – Romania

See You There (SYT) is a mobile app that increases engagement at work by building a strong community based on common interests, passions and values.

https://syt.app/

 

D3 Eurostreet -E-Commerce, Tourism, travel, accomodation, Social & sharing economy - China

D3 Eurostreet is an efficient bridge between the Chinese tourists and the retailing stores in Europe.

https://www.d3eurostreet.com/#/home

 

BESPACED - Building, architecture, real-estate, Mobility & smart city – Germany

BESPACED is AirBnB for commercial spaces one can use short term for business and networking events.

https://bespaced.com/

 

BY FILLING - Media and information technology – Senegal

BY FILLING provides digital marketing tactics that fits the market of organisation in Africa.

http://www.byfilling.com/

 

e-bot7 - B2B, Software - Germany

e-bot7  brings prac tical applications of Deep Learning and AI to customer service and help companies achieve greater customer service efficiency.

https://e-bot7.de/en/

 

Evey - HRTech, EdTech, FutureOfWork – Tunisia

Evey develops a platform that helps event organizers, manage/engage their audiences in one-stop shop with advanced data analytics and reporting.

https://evey.live/login


 

Insurance

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Crowdhackathon Insurance 3 on 9-10 February
 
For the 3rd consecutive year, Ethos Media, in cooperation with the Crowdpolicy Technology and Innovation Company, is organizing the Crowdhackathon Insurance 3 Innovation Marathon for New Technologies in the Insurance Industry.

 
New businessmen, developers, analysts, designers, communications, marketing, customer service, business consultants, professionals, insurance and financial executives, students, students and anyone interested in taking part in and contributing to crowdhackathon #insurance 3 actively developing applications that promote innovative youth and social entrepreneurship and the economy through the critical and important insurance industry.
 
Stay tuned at https://crowdhackathon.com/insurance3/  and learn more about it!
Find the program here

Digitalization and 2024 Olympic Games

 Digitalizing French companies for Paris Olympic Games in 2024!
 
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French companies will be gathered on December 11th 2018 to build a strategy for offering innovative solutions and technologies and stand as a powerful ecosystem in the framework of the OG 2024. The fields of mobility, information dissemination, data security and people are particularly targeted.
The 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games are an exceptional opportunity for urban and economic development. They will ensure a rise in competence and an opening to the world of our companies as well as a valuation of our most innovative technologies. They will thus be vectors of many job creations.
 

1st Symposium on "Innovation in the Life Sciences"

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 Save your seat today! Learn from industry leaders and connect with them at the “Innovation in the Life Sciences” Symposium held by HBio on November 30, 2018. Hosted at the welcoming Stoa tou Vivliou, guests will hear from top-notch speakers about innovation in healthcare and how to bring that innovation to the market, uncovering international trends and emerging business models. 

More info & registrations: http://hbio.gr/symposium/2018/about


 

Startup Forum Eleusis 2018

The Startup Forum take place in Elefsina on 23 and 24 November 2018. The StartupNow Forum consists in talks, exhibitions and 1: 1 meeting, ...
 
Why in Elefsina?The city of Elefsina – the European Capital of Culture for 2021. A city that combines the industrial activity of the country, the cultural emergence of Europe and the creativity of the place. The existence of the largest Greek industries, the logistics companies and the operation of the Port make Eleusina a pole to enable the startups to close business partnerships and trade agreements with the productive fabric of the country.
 
The organization and support of the event are being attended by offering strategic assistance to representatives of the Greek ecosystem of new entrepreneurship such as Revolut (Fintech), Reload Greece (accelerator in London), Egg enter-grow-go incubator, GreenTech Challenge NTUA, Owiwi (HR), City Crop (Agrotech), and dozens of other startups will participate in the conference as speakers, panel judges and panel coordinators. The supporting ecosystem that has been created is expected to involve all Greek venture capitals.
 
What does the StartupNow Forum offer?The competition for entrepreneurship will be combined with a forum to develop modern tools for entrepreneurship, analyze new technological trends, create  right conditions for networking and award the best Greek startups. The Forum will include parallel events such as 1: 1 meeting with investors, corporate executives and other representatives of new entrepreneurship that will trigger new partnerships and sharing ideas between new and ambitious ventures and established entrepreneurs.Discussions and speeches in the context of the proceedings of the Conference will be developed in the areas of: fintech, regtech, agrotech, tourism , crowdfunding, environment, energy, healthtech, creative industries, IA, ...
 
Among other things
  • Pitching contest amongst the startups: Under the event, a pitching competition will take place to promote the best Greek startups.
  • Participate in matchmaking platform in collaboration with Greek startup
  • Access to a platform for evaluation and registration of all new innovative companies of Mantis Business Innovation
 
 

Blue Growth Marine Challenge Competition

 
 
The Bluegrowth aims to inspire and support startups with innovative ideas relating to the blue economy, including shipping, tourism, fisheries, and the marine ecosystem. The process is carried out through the big competition Bluegrowth, that was organized for the 4th year in a row, in which take part teams that have submitted their proposals. The selected ones join the “incubation” program of Bluegrowth, building a strong foundation to entry the “business world.
 
If you have an innovative idea relating to the blue economy, submit your proposal for the 5th Bluegrowth Piraeus Competition.
 

Gilles Trystram venue in Athens

The future of Food showcased at the French Institute
 
What will be tomorrow in our plates? How should we feed in a healthy and balanced way the 9 billion people on our planet in 2050?
 
Companies and laboratories are engaged in a race for innovation, while the planet is already exhausted by intensive farming and overconsumption of meat. A real challenge!
To help answer these crucial questions, IFG invites AgroParisTech CEO Gilles Trystram for a conference on the subject.