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Benefits of the Mentorship Programme

The 3rd cohort of the Startup Mentorship Programme, presented by CyprusInno and hosted by The Base by CyprusInno, is a hybrid live and virtual programme which utilises curated mentorship to connect successful entrepreneurs and business leaders with early-stage founders (or simply those with an idea) island-wide to ensure their future growth and success and take their idea to the next level.  Ten teams/founders will be selected for the programme and will gain free access to the following over the course of 6 months:

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ARE YOU
READY TO
TAKE YOUR
IDEA/STARTUP
TO THE NEXT
LEVEL?

SUBMIT YOUR
IDEA FOR
CONISDER-
ATION!

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CyprusInno invites teams of young innovators 18-35 to submit their idea or their startup by Friday, September 24, 2021 at 11:59 EEST to be considered for CyprusInno's Startup Mentorship Programme!

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PHASE 2: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (AUGUST/SEPTEMBER)

Teams/founders are invited to submit their ideas/startups for consideration.  Announcements for the ten accepted teams will be sent out the last week of September. Preference will be given to ideas/startups that tackle a social or environmental issue.

 

PHASE 2: ONBOARDING & MENTOR MATCHING (SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER)

CyprusInno will guide selected founders/teams towards developing SMART Goals and conduct a needs assessment to pair them with a mix of expert mentors for curated support.

 

PHASE 3: MENTORSHIP SESSIONS (OCTOBER-MARCH 2022)

Selected founders/teams will receive expert 1:1 mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and professionals on the topics of leadership and innovation, digital marketing and social media, pitching and fundraising, business model canvas, startup legal, social impact measurement, data/analytics, finance and accounting, strategic planning and project management, and green line trade.

 

PHASE 4: ONGOING SUPPORT (MARCH 2022-ONWARDS)

Support on next steps after the program in the form of office space and support from CyprusInno, as well as networking opportunities and connections with relevant stakeholders.

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Meet The Mentors & Teams!

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Dimis Michaelides

Leadership & Innovation

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Eleni Karaoli

Startup Legal

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Aysem Zorlu

Data & Analytics

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Maria Papadouri

Social Media & Digital Marketing

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Aycan Garip

Social Impact

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MORE MENTORS COMING SOON…

George Vou

Pitching & Fundraising

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Hasan Tabakci

Business Model Canvas

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COMING SOON

COMING SOON

COMING SOON