Other | November 21, 2013

Cyprus Hosts First GEW

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For the first time, Cyprus is hosting its own Global Entrepreneurship Week. The island has been full of passion for entrepreneurship this week.

Here is a summary of some of the events Cyprus hosted.

The Cypriot Enterprise Link is joined forces with the Cyprus Business Angels Network, Industry Disruptors – Game Changers, and Cytamobile Vodafone to host an event called “Show me the Money: Raising Funding for Startups”. Attendees learned how to pitch to investors, got tips, tales, and real life experiences from successful start-ups in raising capital, and participated in a Q&A with CYBAN and networking opportunities.

Start-UP Legalese was a 3 hour long workshop aimed at providing information to entrepreneurs on legal issues they should expect to encounter in the start up phase of the business.

Chrysanthos Chrysanthou, who currently heads Business Development for Amazon Web Services, participated in Open Coffee Cyprus. During the event, he will shared his experiences at Amazon, answered questions and offered valuable advice on startup entrepreneurship to all those who attended Startup Weekend Cyprus.