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!


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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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The Next Floor Technology for Tourism Accelerator is inviting highly motivated and committed #entrepreneurs to its #startup #accelerator #programme.

Applications close on June 30th! Check out the programme on their website.
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Congratulations to Εναλεία for being selected as one of the 5 best initiatives in Europe which have a positive impact on the environment in the UN Environment Program. Amazing work!

Always great to see our Alumni grow and create meaningful impact.
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Great news for one of our startups INOMO.

You will soon be able to find their designs on the VIP Terrace of the Upcoming BLUE MARLIN IBIZA MYKONOS! INOMO is an innovative furniture company, known for its original fiberglass designs.

Congrats on the great work!

#design #fiberglass #Mykonos
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Greek innovative Laddroller gets international attention as it futures on A Plus and is shared on Facebook by #Hollywood star and entrepreneur Ashton Kutcher! Great work Marios-Ermis Petrotos & Dimitris Petrotos
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Innovating for good.
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Girls Invest Greece invites a selected group of experts on waste management in order to close loops in scientific, technological, environmental & practical ways.

Moving from linear to a circular waste economy. Come join the discussion.

Experts on circularity: waste talks beyond singularity
Monday, 17.06.2019, 7 pm - 9 pm
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Leof. Vasileos Konstantinou 5
Athina 106 74

- Waste prevention
- Zero Waste solutions
- New technologies on waste management
- Creative Recycling, Upcycling & Reusing
- Circular living concepts

Moderated by Barbara Theobaldt & Stefanie Behrendt.

Photo by Laura Mitulla on Unsplash
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Orange Grove makes entrepreneurship programs out of Athens a priority. Read all about it at naftemporiki.gr


Congratulations to Εναλεία for being selected as one of the 5 best initiatives in Europe which have a positive impact on the #environment in the @UNEnvironment Program.

Great work!

#Enaleia #UNenvironmentEurope #championoftheearthfinalist https://t.co/I4uul5befH
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Big news for one of our startups @cyclefistartup! Their #Recycle bags are now to be found on the shelves of @ABVassilopoulos , in collaboration with Sanitas!


Read the article here: https://t.co/WKJNoWY0jwμεγάλη-συνεργασία-της-cyclefi-με-την-sarantis-group/. https://t.co/0oyHuNzjzz
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#TheSqueeze video is here! Get a small taste of what happened on May 14th during The Squeeze pitching competition when 8 ambitious #agrifood startups took the stage and presented their ideas!

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#Pitchingcompetition #RoadtoGES #GES2019 #innovation https://t.co/qhwg3jrlTs

The @theGESsummit has officially kicked off today!Make sure to tune in during their #livestream sessions that you can access through their official #YouTube channel. More info & the schedule here: https://t.co/DyU5N1YwK7.
#GES2019 #RoadtoGes #entrepreneurship #innovation

More exciting news from @ClioMuseApp! They have teamed up with @TripAdvisor, one of the largest online booking stores in the world! So now you can easily book your next exciting audio tour in Greece or Italy through TripAdvisor! https://t.co/FrMdazTZxT

#OrangeGrove #ClioMuse

Upcoming events

July 1, 2019
July 12, 2019
  • Andreas M. Antonopoulos: Thoughts on The Future of Programmable Money

    July 12, 2019  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    On July 12, at 19:00, Andreas M. Antonopoulos (https://twitter.com/aantonop) will be speaking at the Orange Grove !

    Andreas M. Antonopoulos is a best-selling author, speaker, educator, and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts. He is known for delivering electric talks that combine economics, psychology, technology, and game theory with current events, personal anecdote, and historical precedent effortlessly transliterating the complex issues of blockchain technology out of the abstract and into the real world.

    More info: https://www.meetup.com/BlockchainGreece-0/events/261996957/

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