Have an innovative IDEA?

Start-ups at IDEA enjoy a total estimated worth of up to €60.000 in benefits:

  • €12.000 seed capital from the Bank of Cyprus
  • Business creation training & mentoring from industry experts
  • Specialized mentoring in Financial Technology – fintech – and cultural / art proposals
  • Consultation in legal, accounting, ICT & Marketing areas
  • Business development opportunities, networking, access to investors
  • Enthusiastic in-house staff, nurturing in-residence entrepreneurs

4th cycle - activities

Indicative timelines*

  • Opening of new call for Applications – 17/12/2018
  • Closing of acceptance of new applications – 24/2/2019
  • First evaluation – 25-26/2/2019
  • Mock Presentation – 1/3/2019 10:00-14:00
  • Formal Pitching of selected teams – 6/3/2019 10:00-13:30
  • Initiation of training sessions – 12/3/2019
  • 2nd Formal evaluation – Entry stage B – 4/7/2019
  • 1st tranche of seed funding** – July 2019
  • 3rd Formal evaluation – November 2019
  • 2nd tranche of seed funding** – December 2019
  • End of IDEA 4th cycle – 31/12/2019
  • Expected 4th IDEA Graduation Ceremony – February 2020

*timelines may change based on needs at the absolute discretion of IDEA Management

**subject to completion of requirements of the startup program – satisfactory Pass Rate.

How to apply

Kindly check the criteria.

If you feel that you qualify go ahead! We would love to hear from you.

Click APPLY and send your application.

For any questions email us at info@ideacy.com

Keep in mind that our open call is at the beginning of every year. See the program.

However, should you feel that your idea cannot wait or you just missed the deadline, we would be happy to see you anytime during the year.

To apply with your idea click APPLY NOW and follow the process