EBRD launches Star Venture programme for Startups in Greece and the Balkans
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The Star Venture Programme was launched by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) to support innovative enterprises. The Star Venture programme supports start-ups by:
Providing access to consultancy and mentoring;
Providing access to finance;
The programme has opened to startups in Greece and, indirectly, to Cyprus, if the Cypriot enterprises can point to operations in Greece. The deadline for applications is:
26 June 2022
We are posting this for the benefit of our ecosystem: we are not involved in the Star Venture Programme as mentors or advisors.
Additional Information (from the EBRD Website)
The EBRD’s Star Venture programme identifies high potential, innovative start-ups which are ready for lift off.
We support them with world-class business advice and access to finance to strengthen their performance and accelerate their life cycle.
Star Venture assigns these start-ups advisory projects tailored to their specific competencies and needs. Our consulting services cover a wide range of segments, including strategy, business planning, finance, operations, organisation, marketing and sales among others.
What we offer
Business diagnostics workshops
Customised consulting projects
Online/in-person mentoring sessions
Global networks of business partners
Access to finance
Are you eligible?
Your business or your development team are based in one of 30 countries listed here
You have an annual turnover of up to €1 million
You have been in business for less than 5 years
You have the technology that makes your business scalable
The enterprise’s main areas of activity fall under any business area except: military products or services, gambling, tobacco, alcoholic drinks
Do you fit the profile?
You demonstrate a high potential to scale
You have a competitive advantage
You display a strong market opportunity
You are committed to continuous engagement throughout the programme
Call for Applications from Greece
We are currently accepting applications from high-potential start-ups from Greece. Please refer to the guidelines and registration link below. The deadline to apply is June 26th 2022.
Call for Applications from the Western Balkans
We are currently accepting applications from high-potential start-ups from the Western Balkans. Please refer to the guidelines and registration link below. The deadline to apply is June 25th 2022.