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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
The #Blockchain Partnership Programme BlockStart is calling blockchain/ DLT startups & SMEs to join their next Open Call.
Apply until September 30th and claim up to €20.000 in order to fine-tune, test and demo your solution while getting access to a network of strategic partners, industry experts & investors. 👇👇👇
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Orange Grove
💥Few days left 💥
Αpply until September 27th for the 12th cycle of the OKThess online acceleration programme!
Apply now and get the support you need to mature your ideas in a short period of time, and discover a financially viable and scalable business model that will allow you to grow, as a startup business, in large markets.
More info and applications here: https://okthess.gr/en/apply/
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Orange Grove
Looking for the opportunity to start or grow your startup?
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Hurry up and join our Online Incubation Programme!
2 DAYS LEFT! Applications end this Sunday, September 20th.
APPLY NOW: https://orangegrove.eu/apply/

#lastchance #OrangeGrove #opencall
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Orange Grove
Find out more about the winner of our latest #AgriFood Masterclass #KYTION and their next steps. The co-founder Dionisios Bitas shares about the way their participation in the Masterclass helped them evolve faster and develop their first paid pilot within 6 months!
Read more below.👇👇👇
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Orange Grove
Still have questions about #OrangeGrove and our Incubation Programme? Then check last night's online discussion Startups Online by POS4work - Presenting the Orange Grove new Online Incubation Program with @Alexandra Sarma (General Manager) and @Yiannis Kanellopoulos (Chairman of the BoD) of Orange Grove and OG's alumni Clio Muse Tours, Fisea - Book Unique Fishing Trips& LIA' Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Ready to start your own startup after watching? We've got you! Applications for our Fall Incubation Programme are still open.

Apply until September 20th here:
👉 https://orangegrove.eu/apply/
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Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Don't forget to join today at 7pm the online panel discussion Startups Online by POS4work - Presenting the Orange Grove new Online Incubation Program organised by POS4work!
The #OrangeGrove team and OG's alumni startups will talk all about innovation, crowdsourcing, success & failure stories and of course our online Incubation Programme that you can still apply to until September 20th.

Hurry up and register 👉bit.ly/2RbLqXp
See you in 2 hours!

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The #Blockchain Partnership Programme @BlockStartEU is calling blockchain/ DLT startups&SMEs to join their next Open Call.Apply until September 30th&claim up to €20.000 in order to fine-tune, test&demo your solution while getting access to a their network! https://t.co/wWe4MQMMNh https://t.co/0DoCgm2fQh OrangeGroveGr photo

#RacefortheCure goes digital!
Join the biggest digital event against breast cancer in Europe taking place on September 25-26-27. Wherever you are in the world, you can run, walk or donate and support the cause.
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💥Few days left 💥Αpply until September 27 for the 12th cycle of the @okthess online acceleration programme & get the support you need to take your idea to the next level! More here: https://t.co/y3MjStYEM5 https://t.co/WesYRY8MDt OrangeGroveGr photo

Looking for the opportunity to start or grow your startup? STOP RIGHT HERE.
👇
Hurry up and join our Online Incubation Programme!
2 DAYS LEFT! Applications end this Sunday, September 20th.
APPLY NOW: https://t.co/wqGNppsXCo

#lastchance #OrangeGrove #opencall https://t.co/HPz7e5U47q
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Find out more about the winner of our latest #AgriFood Masterclass #KYTION & their next steps.The co-founder D.Bitas shares about the way their participation in the Masterclass helped them evolve faster&develop their first paid pilot within 6 months! 👉 https://t.co/ILlFO7mqrj https://t.co/AINFMiIJpP OrangeGroveGr photo

Still have questions about #OrangeGrove's Incubation Programme?Check last night's #StartupsOnline by @Pos4work with OG's team&alumni startups @ClioMuseApp, #Fisea& @LiaOliveOil!👉 https://t.co/hTsu4CuYCC
Ready to start your own startup after watching?Apply: https://t.co/wqGNppsXCo https://t.co/bFCaJUrmwO
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