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FOR STARTUPS

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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Grekaddict
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Paradosie
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Kontolixima
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ParkingStream
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Travelmyth
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ANAS Company
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Β2Β Wave
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Lalemou
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Family Goes Out
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ClicktoTherapy
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Peace by Peas
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ARTOS & AGAPI

Since 2013, over 160 startups have been a part of Orange Grove.

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Orange Grove

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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Full house for the open discussion “Digital Policy for Better Lives”, organized by the Embassies of the Slovak Republic, Canada, Republic of Korea and Netherlands on the occasion of Slovakia’s Presidency of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris.
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Orange Grove
Eduard Puig is in the house and it's all about strategy today!

#happeningnow #FarmingtheFuture
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Orange Grove
The future is digital! Are we prepared?
Join us tomorrow at 6pm to the open discussion “Digital Policy for Better Lives”, organized by Veľvyslanectvo Slovenska v Grécku / Πρεσβεία Σλοβακίας στην Ελλάδα, Embassy of Canada to the Hellenic Republic, Korean Embassy in Greece (주그리스 대한민국대사관) and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece on the occasion of Slovakia’s Presidency of the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting in Paris.
Check below for registrations and the full programme!
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Our #FarmingtheFuture startups are having a tasting event getting valuable feedback for their products! Well it sure look delicious!
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Our fifth and last speaker of the panel discussion “Digital Policy for Better Lives” on March 21st at 6pm, is Mr. Yiannis Kotsis-Giannarakis, General Manager of the Hellenic Association of Mobile Application Companies (HAMAC). Yiannis is an entrepreneur, active in electronic publishing and digital content since 1985. He was one of the founding members of the Greek leading internet portal in.gr where he acted as Managing Director for the first five years, from conception till its establishment as a major media factor. Among others, he was Director of the Greek edition of National Geographic books and videos, newspaper columnist and editor of various electronic and paper publications.
We sure can’t wait to hear his point of view and insights on the burning topic of digitalization.

Organisers: Veľvyslanectvo Slovenska v Grécku / Πρεσβεία Σλοβακίας στην Ελλάδα, Embassy of Canada to the Hellenic Republic, Korean Embassy in Greece (주그리스 대한민국대사관) and the Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece

Please check here for the full programme & registrations:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/digital-policy-for-better-lives-registration-45196874067

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Time to continue with the panel discussion of our event organized by @SK_in_Greece , @CanadaGreece, Republic of Korea& @NLinGreece.
Representatives from all participating countries will share the Opportunities&challenges of digitalization&sharing best practices!
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Now Ms. Asimakopoulou, Parliament Member New Democracy, responsible for Digital Policies.

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Upcoming events

March 25, 2019
  • Week 3 of OG Acceleration Programme "Farming the Future"

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019  

    Week 3 of Food & AgriTech Acceleration Programme at Orange Grove: IdeaHackers training

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March 26, 2019
  • Week 3 of OG Acceleration Programme "Farming the Future"

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019  

    Week 3 of Food & AgriTech Acceleration Programme at Orange Grove: IdeaHackers training

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March 27, 2019
  • Week 3 of OG Acceleration Programme "Farming the Future"

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019  

    Week 3 of Food & AgriTech Acceleration Programme at Orange Grove: IdeaHackers training

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March 28, 2019
  • Week 3 of OG Acceleration Programme "Farming the Future"

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019  

    Week 3 of Food & AgriTech Acceleration Programme at Orange Grove: IdeaHackers training

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March 29, 2019
  • Week 3 of OG Acceleration Programme "Farming the Future"

    March 25, 2019 - March 29, 2019  

    Week 3 of Food & AgriTech Acceleration Programme at Orange Grove: IdeaHackers training

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  • Closing Event for "Farming the Future" Acceleration Programme

    March 29, 2019  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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