EU Incubator HiveInnovation Officer/EU Incubator Hive Manager
Jan. 2023Nicosia, CyprusIncubator: The EU Incubator Hive, funded by the European Union, serves as a beacon for entrepreneurship, offering facilities, marketing assistance, capital access, training, mentorship, and networking. It stands as a testament to fostering entrepreneurial talent, promoting innovation, and driving regional growth.
o Foundational Leadership: Spearheaded the establishment stage of the EU Incubator Hive, encompassing everything from physical design to logo creation.
o Mentorship Program: Pioneered the EU Incubator Hive Mentoring programme, curating a network of seven (7) mentors.
o Entrepreneurial Ecosystem: Actively motivated and nurtured young entrepreneurs, assisting in the launch and guidance of twelve (12) startups, securing investments for three (3) of them already.
o Investor Relations: Successfully identified and onboarded five (5) investors, establishing a robust financial support system.
o Training & Development: Designed a tailor-made training programme for startups and conducted branding education sessions.
o Technological Integration: Introduced startups to AI and XR, guiding them on integration and leverage.
o Digital Twin Advisory: Collaborated with a startup focused on creating Digital Twins for Medical Equipment.
o Mixed Reality Consultation: Provided strategic insights on leveraging Mixed Reality for sales, training, and maintenance.
o Strategic Guidance: Assisted startups in crafting robust innovation strategies, ensuring their ventures were aligned with market demands and positioned for sustainable growth.
o Event Organization: Orchestrated the largest Digital Transformation conference in Nicosia, attracting three hundred and fifty (350) businesses. This event not only positioned the incubator as a thought leader but also facilitated invaluable networking opportunities for the startups.