Mesup entrepreneurship competition kofteros 27-02-2013

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Mesup entrepreneurship competition kofteros 27-02-2013

  1. 1. Mentoring Startups www.cycrete‐mentor.euMESUP Entrepreneurship  Competition 
  2. 2. Mentoring Startups Project• Financed by INTERREG Greece – Cyprus• Partners: – Science & Technology Park of Crete/FORTH (Crete) – DIOGENES  Business Incubator, Univ. Of Cyprus  (Cyprus)• Total budget: €295.000 • Duration: July 2012‐June 2013
  3. 3. Main Objectives• Support the cooperation between Incubators  in Crete and Cyprus • Promote technological innovation • Develop of on‐line tools to promote  entrepreneurship and  support the creation of  spin‐off companies in the two regions
  4. 4. MESUP Tools1. E‐learning Platform for on‐line training2. Knowledge base3. Entrepreneurship Competition4. Business simulation game5. Social networking application www.cycrete‐mentor.eu
  5. 5. E‐learning platformTraining Modules Platform• Entrepreneurship and Business  • Communication with  development Knowledge base• Business Plan – Tool which manages • Marketing Plan metadata and offers access • Financial Management to the digital library  • Management of Intellectual  Property• Project Management• Internationalization of  business• Case studies
  6. 6. Business Simulation Game• Development of an application for a Business Simulation Game• Basic scenario – simulation of a business or a market or a good
  7. 7. Social Networking Application• special tools for dialogue, consultation and  networking on entrepreneurship issues   • Participation of new entrepreneurs in business  missions, events, exhibitions and other  promotional events
  8. 8. Mentoring StartupsENTREPRENEURSHIP COMPETITION
  9. 9. MESUP Entrepreneurship Competition• Regional: Greece & Cyprus• E‐learning component: Starting up Essentials• Mentoring • Active promotion of entrepreneurial culture in  Cyprus and Crete primarily, and rest of Greece• Prerequisite: register for the free online courses  through the MESUP moodle platform• Award: €2.000 worth of VC Forum Participation
  10. 10. Important Dates• On line• Phase 1: Deadline March 14th 2013 – Participate in online e‐learning courses • http://www.cycrete‐mentor.eu/lms/ – submit a Business Plan (guidelines provided) • http://cycrete‐mentor.eu/contest.php• Phase 2: Deadline April 14th 2013 – Mentoring  – Submit 10‐slide pitch ppt – Submit 3 minute digital pitch video
  11. 11. Success Criteria Is the business idea highly attractive and realistic?  Can the business idea be protected from the competition?  What is the business model? What is the investment needed to realize the business idea?  The market and financial projections reflect a team that knows its space?  How much time till launch in the market?  Can the idea acquire a leading market position?  Has the team tested the idea in the market in some way?  Who is/are their first customers/users?  Is the team focused on their target market?  Does the team have the necessary communication skills to present a compelling story?  What’s the team’s role in implementing the business idea?  Does the team have a clear investment plan?  Is the business plan complete and well written?  Are the team members focused on the proposed ides?  Primary target of participants:   Teams  Startups of <5years
  12. 12. Thank youwww.cycrete‐mentor.eu

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