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11 Tziralis Smart

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11 Tziralis Smart

  1. 1. the story
  2. 2. 240507 / London
  3. 3. 070607 / Athens
  4. 4. 2007-2008
  5. 5. 2008-2009 5
  6. 6. 2009-2010 6
  7. 7. OC Greece, so far •50 events •7 cities •150 start-up speeches •1000s participants •no budget
  8. 8. we came a long way y-w ise unit c omm
  9. 9. still, the ecosystem is broken
  10. 10. Putting the pieces together
  11. 11. to start-up, you need •brainpower •community •funding •advisory
  12. 12. to start-up, you need ✓ brainpower ✓ community - funding - advisory
  13. 13. what we offer ✓ brainpower ✓ community ✓ funding ✓ advisory
  14. 14. who are we •7 executive members - bringing, knowledge, experience & passion to the table •49technology, management, - on advisors & counting sales, marketing, everything you need
  15. 15. looking for •stellar teams •globally innovative ideas, still at seed level •disruptive biz models •in and around software and the web
  16. 16. call for proposals •open to everyone (teams of 2-4) •online submission, •in person interview & •presentation day
  17. 17. “incubate” •pick up to 5 start-ups •extensively support in all things start-up •for a 4-month period •iterate
  18. 18. offer •hands-on mentoring, day-to-day, no interfering •networking, globally •20-30k€ for 20% of shares •smooth start & grow
  19. 19. all you need to •quit everything else •focus on your skills, team & idea •don’t waste time on unproductive activities •make it happen
  20. 20. progress update •1st call closed in Sep 30 •57% applications from Greece •20 countries in total
  21. 21. progress update •full reviews returned •interviews on Nov 7 •start-up day on Nov 21 •incubation starts & next call opens Dec 1
  22. 22. www.theopenfund.com

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