Share this on

iStart Thessaloniki Startup Academy

iStart Thessaloniki Startup Academy
Added on 26/06/2017

iStart Thessaloniki Startup Academy: June 26th to June 30th 2017
City college, An International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, Thessaloniki, city centre.

Participation is free of charge.

If you have an entrepreneurial interest in solving contemporary urban problems (e.g. aging population, environmental regulations, transportation, refugees, etc.) with state-of-the-art technologies (gamification, AI, VR, data analytics, etc.), we invite you to join the iStart Thessaloniki Academy!

Deadline for applications: 14/05/2017

The iStart Thessaloniki Academy aims to select 20 students from Thessaloniki with an entrepreneurial interest in Urban Solutions applications. The Academy (26-30 June) will be held in City college, An International Faculty of the University of Sheffield, with emphasis on interaction, team-work, experimentation and coaching from professional experts. The academy will assist future entrepreneurs to form teams, design prototypes from their ideas, develop innovative business models and prepare pitches.

You will learn about:
Entrepreneurship fundamentals
Opportunity recognition and validation
Budgeting and Foresight principles
Marketing Fundamentals
Business Planning

You will be engaged in:
Creative thinking
Idea generation
Team building
Lean Business Planning
The (lean) Business Model Canvas
Pitching tactics

You will:
Become part of a team.
Form an idea/prototype.
Compete against the rest of the teams in the last day of the Academy.

Important dates:
- 27/04/2017: Call for Applications
- 14/05/2017: Deadline for applications
- 21/05/2017: Communication to selected candidates
- 26/06/2017: Start of the academy
- 30/06/2017: Final academy day – Evaluation and selection of the best teams

See also



  • Dr Dimitris Bibikas

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website.
You can disable cookies by modifying the settings in your internet browser’s options.