Competition 2018

  • The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Greece Startup Competition is a business skills accelerating competition in which Greek technology startups compete for prizes and international brand recognition. If you have an exciting new product or service, participating in the MITEF Greece Startup Competition will give you access to the practical knowledge, mentorship, and resources to take your venture to the next level. Competition winners are the best of the best in Greece and will receive global recognition through the MIT Enterprise Forum Global, a global network devoted to enabling early-stage entrepreneurs to transform ideas into world-changing companies.


    Key Dates & Deadlines

    First round: Nominations will open to eligible teams or companies on December 5, 2017. By the end of January 2018, the judges will select the top 25 entries. Semi-finalists will be individually notified and advance to the second round.

    Second Round: From February till May 2018 the 25 semi-finalists will be assigned mentors and go through a carefully designed series of free workshops, such as Perfect Pitch, Legal Matters, Marketing, Finance/Tax, by local and international partners. The judging of the 2nd round will be done through live presentations and the result will be the top 10 teams that will proceed to the finals.

    Final Judging & Award Ceremony: The top 10 finalists will get on stage in early July 2018 to pitch live to a high-profile panel of judges, which will select the winner and 2 runner-ups.

    For more information regarding the MITEF Greece Startup Competition application, please advice the FAQ’s page and the Eligibility page.

    For detailed information on the specific legal rules and terms of participation, please follow Rules & Terms of Participation page.


    MIT Enterprise Forum Greece is proud to announce the 24 Semifinalists selected to advance to the next round of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition. Participating companies/teams spanned a diverse range of disciplines: 7 in Software, 6 in Biotechnology & Medicine, 3 in Internet & Web, 2 in Computer & Electronics Hardwareand 6 in Other Industries (Agriculture, Fintech, Tourism etc). 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): ΑΓΩ, Advanced Intelligent Robotics, Agile Agriculture Technologies, AJM Med-i-caps, Algotracing Technologies, BoatsAdvisor®, Cashloop, DeepMed IO LTD, Disabledbook, Drizz, eNVy softworks, HireProfs, iBusiness, IFAAacademy, Ingredio, Innate Repair, Intellihost, Lawcals, Local Buddy, New Element, Pegneon, Quantimetrica, Solumbro and SWAP.

    Semifinalists have already started a 3 month period of intensive mentoring, with their assigned local and international mentors, and workshops, that will further their startup goals, such as: Perfect Pitch, Legal Matters, Marketing, Communication, Growth Strategies & Finance, Tax, and Human Resources, by MITEF Greece’s local and international strategic partners. Moreover, the content of this year’s program, includes learning material from entrepreneurship programs conducted at MIT and will be supported and facilitated locally by EY.

  • MIT Enterprise Forum Greece welcomes all qualified judges who can lend their critical eye and expertise, assess the merits of entrant startups and provide valuable feedback.


    Meet the Judges of the previous Startup Competitions.

  • MIT Enterprise Forum Greece is proud to announce the mentors who will guide the 25 semifinalists. 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, will share their valuable knowledge that is critical in determining the best of the best of the startup community in Greece.


    Meet the Mentors of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition.

  • For completing the application and more information, all interested parties are invited to visit the online competition portal:

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