Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) Cyprus Kick-Off Event

The GEW Cyprus Kick-Off Event aimed to bring together public stakeholders and entrepreneurs in order to promote young entrepreneurship and inspire people to explore their potential as self-starters and innovators through various activities.  During the event we shared our vision on how the Cypriot ecosystem can move forward and discussed the future plans regarding GEW Cyprus, the launch of exciting competitions and upcoming activations in Cyprus designed to inspire and explore self-starters and innovators.

Get a taste of the speakers that participated and topics raised during the event:

Michalis Stangos, Co-founder, Industry Disruptors – Game Changers

Creating National Champions

Constantinos Yiorkadjis, Mayor of Nicosia

Nicosia: A Hub for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Professor Toula Onourfriou, Vice Rector for Academic Affairs of the Cyprus University of Technology and President of the Cyprus Hydrocarbons Company

Innovate Cyprus – A New Beginning

Michalis Papadopoulos, Innovation and Service Development Manager, Cyta

Innovation and Entrepreneurship: A new development model for Cyta

Martin Luxemburg, Co-founder Erasmus Centre for Entrepreneurship, Rotterdam

Made in Holland

Furthermore, 5 startups presented their ideas and joined the conversation regarding the Cypriot ecosystem. is a Crowdfunding platform for anyone with a cause! It can be individuals with innovative ideas, start-ups, artists, entrepreneurs, organizations, people who have a cause in life to help others or Charities and NGO’s which want to fund their cause.

Kleopas Pomegranate juice’s mission is to produce high quality pomegranate juice freshly squeezed daily in our factory, produced from our own pomegranates.

Funifi motivates and incentivises kids to get their chores done. Teaching kids responsibility and providing them independence through our unique incentive based platform.

AtYourService is an online Marketplace for Local Services. Our goal is simple – to expand globally and become the “eBay for Local Services”.

Electric Crimson proposes the creation of a single credit source that will facilitate one-click micropurchases across a variety of participating websites.

The event is in strategic partnership with Cyta and is under the auspices of The Mayor of Nicosia and the Municipality of Nicosia.