This is the 3rd edition of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition, an acceleration program that aims to identify promising Greek technology startups and accelerates them to the global market.
The program started with the application period late last year, continued with a 3 month semifinal round, that included an intensive program of workshops and mentoring, and concluded on Thursday, 6th of July, with the 10 finalists’ live presentations to the well respected judging panel, that selected the winner and 2 runner ups for 2017. For more information about the final judging and award ceremony you may find by following this link: Finals & Awards Ceremony.
MIT Enterprise Forum Greece is proud to announce the 3 winners of MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017:
1st Prize winner: Fresh Strips
2nd Prize winner: Exclusivi
3rd Prize winner: CubeRM
MIT Enterprise Forum Greece welcomed all qualified judges, who lent their critical eye and expertise to the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017, assessed the merits of entrant startups and provided valuable feedback.
Please follow this link and meet the Judges of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017.
Between the mentors of MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017 were many successful entrepreneurs, investors, partners at venture capital firms or experienced angel investors, partners at law firms, senior executives from established enterprises with domain experience and technical experts, who shared their critical knowledge in determining the best of the best of Greece’s startup community.
Please follow this link and meet the Mentors of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017.
MIT Enterprise Forum Greece is proud to announce the 24 Semifinalists selected to advance to the next round of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition.
Please, follow this link to meet the 24 Greek Technology Startups!
Participating companies/teams spanned a diverse range of disciplines: 6 startups in Internet & Web, 1 in Biotechnology & Medicine, 1 in Nanotechnology, 9 in Software, 1 in Transportation, 2 in Computer & Electronics Hardware, and 4 in Other Industries. We are excited with not just the promise of these exciting new technologies, but also the passion of the Greek entrepreneurs who have participated in our competition.
We are looking forward to great things from the 24 startups (in alphabetical order):
Active Social Networking (ASN),
CityCrop Automated Indoor Farming,
Fresh Strips B.V.,
Following the conclusion of the second round of the first MITEF Greece Startup Competition, MIT Enterprise Forum Greece, announced the 10 finalists selected to advance to the final round.
During the 2nd judging round, an extremely competitive process was completed where all the 24 semifinalists pitched live their business plans to MITEF Greece’s well respected judging panel. Please, follow this link to meet the judges of the 2nd judging round>
The top-level Greek and international business executives, entrepreneurs and investors evaluated and selected the following 10 startups, listed in alphabetical order:
Highlights of MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017
Constantine Moros, Senior Manager, Advisory Services, EY, coached the 24 semifinalists on business skills and talks about the advantages of participating at MITEF Greece Startup Competition.
Linda Plano, Founder at Plano & Simple, coached the 24 semifinalists of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition on their pitches and value propositions, and shares her excitement about the Greek initiative.
Elias Vyzas, Partner at EY, congratulates and welcomes the 24 semifinalists to the MITEF Greece’s competition.
Marco Veremis, Co-founder & Executive Chairman of Upstream, was a member of the Judging Panel during the Finals & Awards Ceremony and shares his thoughts about the “most serious competition for startups in Greece“.
Marios Chryssolouris, Co-founder & CEO at Fresh Strips, shares his excitement about winning the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017!
Babis Kourtzis, CEO at Exclusivi, the 1st runner-up for 2017, shares his excitement about participating at MITEF Greece Startup Competition, being awarded and after receiving INTRASOFT International’s Innovation Award.
George Boretos, Co-founder & CMO at CubeRM, was selected 2nd runner-up and shares his excitement for participating and discusses about the importance of accelerator programs that nurture the next generation of game changing technology start-ups.
Dimitris N. Antonopoulos, Founder of 10Muse, shares his experience as one the 24 semifinalists of the competition for 2017.
Anastasios Oikonomidis, CTO at Active Social Networking (ASN) and one of the 10 finalists, explain how his team decided to join the competition and the advantages they gained from the intensive 3-months accelerator program.
NIkos Naoum, Co-founder & Head of Product at Blueline, was one of the 24 semifinalists of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017.
Christos Raftogiannis, CEO at CityCrop Automated Indoor Farming and one of the 10 finalists of the competition, discusses about the pros and cons of accelerator programs.
Evi Freri, Co-Founder & CBO at Cyclefi, shares her experience as one of the 24 semifinalists of the competition.
Lefteris Papageorgiou, CEO at Entranet and one of the 10 finalists, discusses about his experience during the competition.
Dionysis Asimakopoulos, Co-founder of FixGuard and one of the 24 semifinalists of the competition discusses about the workshops, their assigned mentors and the hole experience.
Lefteris Serviou, Co-founder of hotelsonspot, joined the 24 semifinalists of the competition and shares his thoughts.
Dimitris Karapatis, Founder & CEO at LilTECH, a startup company that operates in the field of innovative wearable technologies, shares his excitement about being part of MITEF Greece’s community.
Ioannis Pavlakis, Founder of Metis Seagrass, explains the importance of all the learning and networking opportunities that arise the MITEF Greece’s programming.
George Koutras, CEO at OpenIchnos, was one of the 10 finalists of MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017.
Mara Tsoumari, Founder & CEO at SentiGeek, discusses her experience as one of the 10 finalists of the competition.
Nikos Mylonas, Co-founder & CMO at QBRIQ, discusses about participating at MITEF Greece’s accelerator program that opened up new horizons for himself and his team.
Vasiliki Ntampasi, Co-founder & CEO at Tesibit and one of the 10 finalists of the competition discusses about the importance of being part of MITEF Greece’s community in order to reach the global market.
Antonis Chalkiopoulos, CEO at Tooristas and one of the 24 semifinalists of the competition, discusses about the high value of the mentoring process and the significant opportunities that opened up for his startup.
Marios Papadopoulos, Co-founder & CEO at Wifins, was one of the 24 semifinalists of this year’s competition.