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Our vision is to empower talented individuals to create sustainable businesses, which contribute to economic growth, social cohesion and entrepreneurial culture in Greece.

Orange Grove is a flexible co-working space and community for young entrepreneurs in Greece. It is a renowned initiative of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens, and is financially supported by Dutch-Greek businesses and grantmaking foundations active in Greece.

Orange Grove helps startups by providing incubation services, workshops, networking opportunities, access to competitions and much more!

Startups

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ParkingStream
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Douleuw.gr
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Grekaddict
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Alios Tours
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Growie
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Bee Naturalles
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Airbots
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Torafugu Tech
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Elioplus
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Β2Β Wave
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Kontolixima

Since 2013, over 170 startups have been a part of Orange Grove.

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What is Orange Grove? Orange Grove is a flexible workspace where young Greek and Dutch entrepreneurs can work on their business, where they can network and learn. Orange Grove is located in the center of Athens, opposite the Kalimarmaro stadium. Who started Orange Grove? Orange Grove is an initiative of the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Athens and its Dutch and Greek partners. Its aim is to address problems posed by brain drain and youth unemployment in Greece. The Embassy works with a large group of Dutch and Greek people and organizations: Dutch companies with a long presence in the Greek market, Greek businesses, educational institutions, such as Athenian Brewery, Philips, InterAmerican, Coco-Mat, KLM, University of Amsterdam, Delft University of Technology and Athens University of Economics and Business. What does Orange Grove offer? Orange Grove offers state of the art flexible workspaces equipped with a conference room, workspaces on sofas and at desks, wifi and good coffee. Participants in Orange Grove will have the opportunity to attend master classes, seminars and lectures that will be organized in accordance with their needs. Participants get assigned a mentor who will be their advisor in the early stages of starting their business. Also, they will have the chance to be coached and mentored by experienced professionals (including services from our pools of lawyers and accountants). These professionals will share their entrepreneurial know-how and will occasionally provide mentoring on how to deal with the various issues that young entrepreneurs may be confronted with. The educational programme will be conducted in cooperation with the University of Amsterdam, Delft University of Technology and Athens Universitity of Economics and Business. Finally, Orange Grove offers access to a valuable network: the network of the participants, of the sponsors and that of the Embassy. Orange Grove wants to help young entrepreneurs to bring their start-ups a step closer to success. Who is Orange Grove looking for? Are you a Greek or Dutch entrepreneur? Have you just graduated and are you ready to start a business? Are you motivated, innovative and versatile? Are you younger than 35 full of entrepreneurial spirit? Then Orange Grove is the place to start working and to realize your dream. In Orange Grove you can meet likeminded young entrepreneurs with whom you can compare notes, share experiences and get inspired to turn your idea into a success. You can meet inspiring professionals who will share their insights on networking, social media, and niche markets, among many other things. How can I apply? Please see our page "How to apply" for more information. If you would like to apply for a working space in Orange Grove and you feel that you satisfy the selection criteria that are listed in our note "How to apply", please send us an email, with a scan of your passport or ID-card at info@orangegrove.biz and we will send you the application form. What are my obligations once I have been selected? You will be part of Orange Grove for a minimum period of six months As a participant you will enter into a participant’s agreement with Orange Grove. This agreement will list the benchmarks you will have to work on while in Orange Grove. When do the lectures, seminars etc. take place? Lectures will be held every Thursday afternoon at 19:30 hrs in Orange Grove. A schedule of speakers will be announced on Orange Grove website and on Facebook. Educational activities such as bootcamps and seminars will be announced ahead of time. Participants in Orange Grove can attend these seminars free of charge. How do I get access to the expertise relevant to my business that is not covered seminars, lectures or the pool of mentors? If you feel you need specific expertise, you can contact project manager Anna-Maria or assistant project manager Christina to discuss your additional needs. They can help setup meetings with relevant parties.
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Orange Grove
"The Squeeze", the pitching competition for startups you don’t want to miss, is back! Join us on May 14th, when 8 ambitious Food and AgriTech startups will have the opportunity to pitch their idea in front of a wide audience and a distinguished jury panel!
The competition is a collaboration between the Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece and the @U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS and an official “Road to GES” event.
Register now!
https://www.facebook.com/events/439035619989703/
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-squeeze-tickets-46398106987

#TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition #FarmingtheFuture #RoadtoGES #GES2019
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Orange Grove
MEET THE PRESENTER!
Our presenter for the upcoming pitching competition "The Squeeze" will be Jan Franke, Technology reporter and PR expert.

Jan is a PR and Content strategy expert working in the world of technology, based in Tel Aviv. He is also a Community Builder and Start Up Mentor as well as Co-founder of Dadaviz (exit in 2015). He used to be a former reporter on Israeli high tech and innovation for leading international media (online/radio/television). As Jan says he can help startups get their message across. https://www.linkedin.com/in/janfrankejr/

So register now and see Jan Franke at the stage of The Squeeze
https://www.facebook.com/events/439035619989703/
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-squeeze-tickets-46398106987

#TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition #FarmingtheFuture #RoadtoGES #GES2019
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page to get the latest scoop and info on "The Squeeze"!

#TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition #FarmingtheFuture #RoadtoGes #GES2019
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Do you have a business idea in the following sectors?
🚀Healthy Living
🚀Smart Home
🚀On Demand Insurance
Then apply now to the Open Innovation Initiative organised by Interamerican and Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation!
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Check below Βασίλης 's interview during his participation in the MWC Barcelona 2019! # BrainInsurtech was one of the participants in our Acceleration Programme "Ideas that Change us" that focused on HealthTech & Wellness startups.
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Γιώργος Χριστοφορίδης
O Vasilis Plavos / Βασίλης Πλαβός μας εξηγεί πως η #‪BrainInsurTech‬ λύνει τα χέρια ασφαλιστικών εταιρειών, αυξάνοντας τις πωλήσεις τους μέσω αυτοματοποιημένων διαδικασιών στον κλάδο ασφάλισης υγείας. Οπως λέει, το Mobile World Congress 2019 είναι μια μοναδική ευκαιρία για να έρθει σε επαφή με επενδυτές και εκπροσώπους του κλάδου του από όλο τον κόσμο. Υπουργείο Ψηφιακής Πολιτικής, Τηλεπικοινωνιών & Ενημέρωσης Enterprise Greece Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies (HAMAC) #MWC19 #GreeceMWC #GreeceScalesUp #4YFN #Barcelona #DigitalGreece #startup
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#TheSqueeze, the #PitchingCompetition for startups you don’t want to miss, is back on May 14! The competition is a collaboration between @NLinGreece& @USEmbassyAthens&an official #RoadtoGES event.Check the teaser below&don't forget to register! https://t.co/xOSYRnYkUj

MEET THE PRESENTER!
Our presenter for the upcoming pitching competition "The Squeeze" will be Jan Franke, Technology reporter and PR expert.
So register now via the link below.
https://t.co/0QmE7h0ZaF
#TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition #FarmingtheFuture #RoadtoGES #GES2019 https://t.co/DvSJ8C5Ld7
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Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook page to get the latest scoop and info on "The Squeeze"!
#TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition #FarmingtheFuture #RoadtoGes #GES2019 https://t.co/tEadaz9Sge
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Do you have a business idea in the following sectors?
🚀Healthy Living
🚀Smart Home
🚀On Demand Insurance
Then apply now to #OpenInnovation2019 organised by @INTERAMERICANGR and @ACEinAUEB https://t.co/1ryI0LZXZS
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ACEin AUEB @ACEinAUEB
📢 Έχεις τη δική σου επιχειρηματική ιδέα και αφορά τις τρεις παρακάτω θεματικές:
🚀Healthy Living
🚀Smart Home
🚀On Demand Insurance

Η @Interamerican και το @ACEinAUEB σε καλούν να πάρεις μέρος! Δήλωσε συμμετοχή έως τις 3/5 εδώ 👉 https://t.co/eZgM0fbtmC
#OpenInnovation2019 https://t.co/IO81H7g8EN

Check below Vasili's interview from #BrainInsurtech during his participation in the MWC Barcelona 2019! Brain Insurtech was one of the participants in our Acceleration Programme #IdeasthatChangeus that focused on #HealthTech & #Wellness startups. https://t.co/2Rp0lZvhtP https://t.co/CJQ0PnjtkB OrangeGroveAth photo

Well, you heard right! #TheSqueeze #PitchingCompetition is back on Tuesday, May 14th! So don't waste time and book your place early at our Facebok event https://t.co/fBmU28C9iW & through Eventbrite https://t.co/0QmE7h0ZaF

#FarmingTheFuture #RoadtoGES #GES2019 https://t.co/sQVLvGG5yj
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Upcoming events

May 6, 2019
May 12, 2019
  • Orange Stories

    May 13, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    The Squeeze judges share the story of their professional journey in an open discussion.

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May 21, 2019
  • Workshop (Closed to public event)

    May 22, 2019  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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