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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
  • Formal Pitching of selected teams – 6-7/3/2019 9:00-14:30
  • 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 – 14/11/2019
  • 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.

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