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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 platform that offers support to 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 grant-making foundations active in Greece.
Orange Grove helps startups and SMEs by providing them with training, workshops, networking opportunities, mentors, international know-how & best practices, access to international markets and much more!

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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
🚨Job opening alert!
Our alumni B2B Wave is looking for a full time QA Engineer. Read all the details below!
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Orange Grove
One more startup that is adapting to meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our alumni Meet in Athens is now offering digital bike tours and a glimpse of the Greek cuisine and lifestyle.
So get comfy and follow the ride!
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Orange Grove
On 13-15 March, Garage48, AccelerateEstonia and the whole #startup community in Estonia took action and put together an online hackathon to offer solutions how to use tech for crisis response and deal with the post-crisis era. Now events ran by local communities all over the world are popping up to help solve issues for their communities.
Want to join the global community? Learn more below!
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Orange Grove
Crowdpolicy Open Innovation invites you to the 1st remote innovation marathon for the development of applications to tackle the pandemic. Join online and support public infrastructures, society and the economy. Check below for more information!

#stayhome #avcrowdhackathon
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Orange Grove
Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Chivas Venture Greece has decided to distribute the $1 million prize fund of the Chivas Venture Global Final event equally among the 26 finalists! This means that each one of them, including the Greek startup 100mentors, will immediately receive $40,000 and use the funds to create a positive change at a testing time for people across the globe. πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
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Orange Grove
Few hours left fot the digital pitching event of the Young Entrepreneurs Programme from Reload Greece! Hear innovative business ideas & inspiring entrepreneurial stories and see who will win the top prizes!
Book your tickets below!

#RGYEP

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🚨Job opening alert!
Our alumni @B2BWave is looking for a full time QA Engineer.
Read all the details here πŸ‘‰ https://t.co/MEuNAezLF8 https://t.co/dAS6jHSabs
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One more startup that is adapting to meet the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak. Our alumni @meetinathens is now offering digital bike tours and a glimpse of the Greek cuisine and lifestyle.
So get comfy and follow the ride! https://t.co/f1X1aAnBOs https://t.co/3YGlOH37ZP
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On 13-15 March, @garage48, #AccelerateEstonia and the #startup community in #Estonia took action and put together an online hackathon to offer solutions how to use tech for crisis response and deal with the post-crisis era. Learn more and join them here: https://t.co/dlY5mQgmQT https://t.co/cFicG3ixeO OrangeGroveAth photo

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, @ChivasVenture has decided to distribute the $1 million prize fund of the Final event equally among the 26 finalists! Each one of them, including the Greek startup #100mentors, will immediately receive $40,000!πŸ‘
https://t.co/Y7GIfzhYMk

Few hours left fot the digital pitching event of the Young Entrepreneurs Programme from @ReloadGreece! Hear innovative business ideas & inspiring entrepreneurial stories and see who will win the top prizes! Book your tickets here: https://t.co/KfNvMWFU9F

#RGYEP https://t.co/RJGWHFBBr8
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Are you a first time entrepreneur with proprietary or patented TECH, looking for PRE-SEED investment starting from €200k? Not a first time entrepreneur? SEED investment is also available!
@metavallon is excited to hear from you so SUBMIT NOW https://t.co/yhzgGRaW8y

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