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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 220 startups have been a part of Orange Grove.

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Orange Grove is an incubator and startups ecosystem empowering talented individuals to create sustainable and innovative businesses in Greece. Orange Grove supports startups & innovative SMEs by facilitating the exchange of know-how and providing access to entrepreneurial expertise and international networks. Furthermore, it encourages an open and transparent entrepreneurial environment, while it contributes to the strengthening and international interconnection of the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem. It offers incubation programs, workshops, bootcamps, mentoring, 1:1 sessions with acclaimed experts, as well as unique networking opportunities with its worldwide network. At Orange Grove, participants gain access to a powerful network of >170 volunteer mentors and consultants, from the USA to Australia, consisting of foreign, Greek Diaspora and local experts, successful entrepreneurs and corporate executives. The strong connection of Orange Grove with Embassies, international and Greek universities, startup ecosystems (mainly Greece and Netherlands) and leading corporations, creates unique opportunities of access to best practices and networking for participants to OG programmes. Orange Grove is an initiative of the Netherlands Embassy in Greece, operated by the non for profit civil company Ithaca, and is financially supported by Dutch & Greek corporates (Heineken, Reggeborgh, Interamerican, Philips, FrienslandCampina, KLM, HeDA) and grant-making foundations. It operates offices in Athens and Patras, while it also provides virtual nationwide support to new entrepreneurs across Greece via its online platform.
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
2 days left for you to apply to the John & Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Competition organized by the ACT Entrepreneurship Hub!
Submit your business idea and claim one of the 5 prizes of €4,000 each.
More info 👉 https://www.act.edu/pappajohn-awards
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ACT - American College of Thessaloniki
Πιστεύεις στη δύναμη της επιχειρηματικής σου ιδέας;

Έλα στον Διαγωνισμό Επιχειρηματικού Πλάνου John and Mary Pappajohn που διοργανώνει το Entrepreneurship Hub του ACT για 8η συνεχή χρονιά και διεκδίκησε ένα από τα 5 βραβεία των 4000€.
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Happening now!
Maria Fragkaki, founder of Lemonpie Social Media Branding Agency is sharing her insights and experience with the OG community in order to maximize their LinkedIn presence!
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Interested in re-organising your budget and financial life? Then join this weekend, April 17&18,
Angeliki Savvidou founder of #FinanceLady and member of our newest cohort, in a 6-hour “Roadmap to Financial Detox”!
Αdjust your money mindset, create a doable budget and work on new incomes, savings and ditching possible debts.
Additional bonus: Angeliki will offer a 30’ free call within the next month of your participation to share more tips and work on any questions you might have.
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
All entrepreneurs reach a point where they need to pitch their business. To a potential investor, client, partner, employee, reporter, or just simply that friend of a friend who knows someone...
Knowing how to pitch your idea is essential to your success. During the last workshop Sheila Schenkel shared all the tips and tricks to build up the pitching skillset of our startups using the Best 3 Minutes Presentation Coaching methodology!
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Elevate Greece announced funding opportunities for startups. Very small, small and medium-sized companies that have enlisted on the registry of Greece’s national startup entity will be able to apply for funding up to 100,000 euros.
Find out more here: https://cutt.ly/XcL970M
Orange Grove
Orange Grove
Interested in the female presence in the #entrepreneurial ecosystem? Then don't miss tomorrow at 5pm the Virtual Event: Female Start Up Founders!
Female founders and co-founders from different business sectors will share their journey from seed to startup and from scale up to exit!
ThenAngel investors and Venture Capitalists will take over and share their views on female-led startup ventures!
Register here: http://bit.ly/femalefoundersicc

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2 days left for you to apply to the John & Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Competition organized by the
@ACTGreece Entrepreneurship Hub!
Submit your business idea and claim one of the 5 prizes of €4,000 each.
More info 👉 https://t.co/Ityl8MUGvG https://t.co/PmYOHyDhE7
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Happening now!
Maria Fragkaki, founder of Lemonpie Social Media Branding Agency is sharing her insights and experience with the OG community in order to maximize their #LinkedIn presence! https://t.co/eVor2eG7Bx
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Join this weekend, April 17&18, Angeliki Savvidou, founder of #FinanceLady from our newest cohort, in a 6-hour “Roadmap to Financial Detox”! Αdjust your money mindset, create a doable budget &work new incomes, savings & ditching possible debts. More here: https://t.co/7BeCEDWfaU https://t.co/0HrhYdnI8x OrangeGroveGr photo

All entrepreneurs reach a point where they need to pitch their business to potential clients & customers or future investors. During the last workshop Sheila Schenkel shared all the tips&tricks to build up the pitching skillset of our startups using the @best3minutes methodology! https://t.co/M5WA2rNTJN OrangeGroveGr photo

Interested in the female presence in the #entrepreneurial ecosystem?Then don't miss tomorrow at 5pm the "Female Start Up Founders" event,where female founders, co-founders,Angel investors&Venture Capitalists share their views on female-led startup ventures
https://t.co/YcPcl7u4ET https://t.co/ViOVETccI7
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📢To all #fintech startups out there!
Applications for the 3rd Cohort of #VisaInnovationProgram are now open!
Deadline: April 15th
Find more info & apply here 👉 https://t.co/6hiTx5Ub3F
Or join the #openday tomorrow 👉 https://t.co/CQ5norbjTj https://t.co/dhqjeeBgC4
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