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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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FOODAKAI
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ClicktoTherapy
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Crowdwell
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Fivetwenty
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INOMO
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Kontolixima
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Arpato
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Map of Care
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Paradosie
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ARTOS & AGAPI

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
You are invited to participate in the Salzburg Innovation Challenge #4, in which young companies have the chance to co-create an innovative pilot together with Salzburg AG in the following areas: 5G campus services in all kinds of different industries; Digital platform business models aiming to offer attractive services to Salzburg AG’s customers; Smart Energy Services (eg. in algo-trading or photovoltaic, battery, e-charging, smart meter data).

Applications are open until July 18!

#Innovation #Challenge #smartenergy
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Orange Grove
Full, full house at Orange Grove! 🍊

Tonight, we are hosting another successful Bitcoin & Blockchain Tech Meetup. This time with the best-selling author, speaker, educator and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts: Andreas M. Antonopoulos! 👏
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Orange Grove
🚀🏝Tech travel and hospitality startups! Time is running out, apply till Monday July 15 and join the CapsuleT Travel & Hospitality Accelerator program which includes mentoring from industry and business experts, workshops with #Google, Stanton Chase, Grant Thornton and other partners as well as participation at #Xenia and #Philoxenia expos.

#innovation #tourism #startup #business #scaleup #travel #smallbusiness #networking #acceleration #collaborators
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Orange Grove
Meetup session at Orange Grove of representatives from the Embassy of the Netherlands in Greece & U.S. EMBASSY ATHENS and the Greek innovative startups who were selected to participate at The Global Entrepreneurship Summit!

Every year, the #GES brings together 2,000 global leaders in #entrepreneurship, #innovation, #investment, and #policy to support deals that matter to everyone. This year The Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2019 was hosted by the United States🇺🇸 and the Netherlands🇳🇱, in #theHague on the 4-5th of June.
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🔎Make sure to visit and learn more about Social Dynamo during their open day tomorrow from 9am till 8pm!

Social Dynamo is a great initiative by our friends from Bodossaki Foundation - Ίδρυμα Μποδοσάκη!
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User testing workshop by Design 4 Future tomorrow, 10th of July! Are you 17-55 years old, like technology and are interested in testing possible new services and features? Then check out the post below! But hurry up, the workshop is tomorrow!!!

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Full house at @OrangeGroveAth! 🍊

Tonight, we are hosting another successful #Bitcoin & @BlockchainGr Meetup. This time with the best-selling author, speaker, educator and one of the world’s foremost bitcoin and open blockchain experts: Andreas M. Antonopoulos, @aantonop! 👏 https://t.co/CEsiqPgL3y
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Meetup session at Orange Grove of representatives from the @NLinGreece & @USEmbassyAthens and the Greek innovative startups who were selected to participate at @theGESsummit!
The GES 2019, was hosted by the United States🇺🇸 and the Netherlands🇳🇱 in #theHague on the 4-5th of June. https://t.co/uwFOf7qoK4
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🔎Make sure to visit and learn more about Social Dynamo during their open day tomorrow from 9am till 8pm!

#SocialDynamo is a great initiative by our friends from @bodossaki Foundation - Ίδρυμα Μποδοσάκη!

https://t.co/36jF0k6VGx

Very proud of our amazing friends at @ClioMuseApp for making it on the @Forbes list of the 30 most #successful #entrepreneurs under 30!

Congratulations!!! https://t.co/2hIGcrPwhA
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Great news! One of our startups, #Healthier, has just announced their support by @Cross4Health for the creation of the HealthierHome platform!

Congratulations! Great work! https://t.co/WyscF3AaE9
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A big thank you to our valuable sponsor @FrieslndCampina who received 2nd #Squeeze #prizewinner Peace by Peas at their R&D department in #Wageningen, last week.
Throughout the years, @FrieslndCampina has sponsored and supported Orange Grove & OG's startups in many valuable ways. https://t.co/3XU9zX4DAq
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July 18, 2019
  • Hello Europe - Design4Future Workshop

    July 18, 2019  9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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