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;

  • Additional support.


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

EBRD Star Ventures Website


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.

Application guidelines

Application form


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.

Guidelines

Application form


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