New pitches, new opportunities! Eight ambitious Orange Grove entrepreneurs took the stage on the 27th of June 2017 to present their innovative business ideas to an international panel of experts consisting of:  

Margot Scheltema (Financial Director, Shell Netherlands),

– Vera Alexandropoulou (Legal Counsel, Piraeus Port Authority),

– Aigli Balamatsi (CEO and Executive Strategy Director) and

– Rune Theill (CEO and co-founder, Rockstart).


Our presenter of the “The Squeeze” #10 was Robin Schuil, Dutch entrepreneur (f.!  


Easy Exports won the first prize of €15,000 and Arpato won the second prize of €10,000. They competed together with 6 amazing ventures: Enaleia, Cyclefi, Eventlobster, Hook on Chic, Yaghtness and Arpato.  


“The Squeeze” #10 was complemented with exciting Pre-Squeeze events and trainings, taking place a day before “The Squeeze”.  


All this and much more, wouldn’t have been possible without the support of our Lead Donor, the Stavros Niarchos Foundation!