Some call it the Fourth Industrial Revolution, others call it Industry 4.0 or the age of automation – no matter what you call it, a new era in which transformative digital technologies will play a central part in the way we live, work, and do business is upon us. Leading this era in the field of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) is Swedish-born […]
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A year ago, Vasiliki Ntampasi and Antonios Arvanitidis were testing algorithms at the Democritus University of Thrace in Xanthi, when they experienced an aha-moment that would engineer their future. In that very moment of joint insightfulness, they decided to turn their idea into a venture. Well, they wouldn’t be the first ones to do so, right? Yet, Vasiliki and Antonis had the […]
The journey that started on March 2 with the announcement of The Accelerator 2016 call for applications has been exciting, exhilarating, and ad-venturous. Just a few days before we officially Press Start on our high-impact acceleration program, we take you through the future-shaping finalist teams that made it to this year’s highly anticipated Bootcamp.
This year, extraordinary teams applied for The Accelerator, coming from countries […]
RoadCube is a mobile platform that enables drivers to discover and acquire the best services and goods for their vehicle while on the road. The team joined The Accelerator 2015 to validate their product, solidify their business plan, expand their global presence, and pitch… perfect. Almost a year after their accelerated experience, we caught up with them to find out how they are cruising […]
Ever wonder what is the missing link to your entrepreneurial path from building a product to ultimate success? Somewhere between setting up your startup up-and-running, receiving some initial traction from your amazing product, and profit-making, lays the mysterious and obscure road of market growth and business expansion.
In fact, in business, profit and grabbing a sizable share of the market kind of go hand-in-hand. Why? […]
If you are into tech startups, you probably love Google, Apple, and PayPal. Yet, have you ever wondered why you feel so passionately about these companies? The answer is simple: novel ventures turn into awe-inspiring brands thanks to useful, fascinating, and cutting-edge products – that change the way we work and lead our lives.
Right about now, you may catch yourself thinking “Yes, I know […]
So what are the most important financial indicators? Those that will help you run your new company, confidently pitch to new and existing investors, be ahead of the competition, and eventually move on from startup status to an established company?
There is no checklist, which will prepare you for what you are about to experience if you decide to start your own business. I am saying that in both the good way and the bad way!
Two months of hard work, 41 aspiring entrepreneurs (from the ages of 20 to 58), 20 awesome teams, 8 mindblowing Breakthrough sessions, 10 insightful local and international mentors and investors, and copious amounts of thriving entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking. This was The Lab at a glance, our new online-enabled program for transforming ideas to ventures, which just concluded its winter cycle.