Articles for December 2009

Creating Entrepreneurship – An Openfund event

Being in Athens and wanting to learn first hand about the Openfund, next to meeting us in person? Join us Saturday afternoon at Money Show Athens 09 for a 2h session including Q&A, featuring executive members, advisors and founders of selected companies. Here are the details:

Date: Saturday, December 19, 16.00-18.00
Place: Hilton Athens, Room Terpsihori B
Speakers:

  • George Tziralis, Executive Director, Openfund – The Vision and the Vehicle
  • George Kasselakis, Executive Director, Openfund – The Process and the Progress
  • Apostolos Apostolakis, Member of the Executive Board, co-founder & General Director, e-shop.gr – Replicating Success
  • George Saliaris-Fasseas, Advisor, Country Manager, Greece, Google – Multiplying Potential
  • Alexis Ballas, co-founder, Fashinating – The Inside Story

Looking forward to meeting you all there!

Second round of the Openfund – Applications now open

We are pleased to launch our second round of operations, with the reopening of our call for proposals. You may apply directly here, or check the process and FAQ for more info.

The call will remain open till the end February 28, 2010. However, you are strongly encouraged to submit your proposal much earlier, as we will be providing detailed feedback for you to improve and resubmit before the deadline.

The selection process will start on March 1st and will include extensive reviews, composition of a simple and to-the-point business plan, an interview and presentation, in between loops of feedback. Finally, the incubation of the companies that are selected to participate will start on May 1, 2010.

We’re looking forward to meshing our experience and your unlimited passion to come up with the best teams out there and help turn your great ideas into fantastic products and exceptional companies. It all starts with your proposal.