Benefits of the Mentorship Programme
The 3rd cohort of the Startup Mentorship Programme, presented by CyprusInno and hosted by The Base by CyprusInno, is a hybrid live and virtual programme which utilises curated mentorship to connect successful entrepreneurs and business leaders with early-stage founders (or simply those with an idea) island-wide to ensure their future growth and success and take their idea to the next level. Ten teams/founders will be selected for the programme and will gain free access to the following over the course of 6 months:
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CyprusInno invites teams of young innovators 18-35 to submit their idea or their startup by Friday, September 24, 2021 at 11:59 EEST to be considered for CyprusInno's Startup Mentorship Programme!
PHASE 2: CALL FOR APPLICATIONS (AUGUST/SEPTEMBER)
Teams/founders are invited to submit their ideas/startups for consideration. Announcements for the ten accepted teams will be sent out the last week of September. Preference will be given to ideas/startups that tackle a social or environmental issue.
PHASE 2: ONBOARDING & MENTOR MATCHING (SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER)
CyprusInno will guide selected founders/teams towards developing SMART Goals and conduct a needs assessment to pair them with a mix of expert mentors for curated support.
PHASE 3: MENTORSHIP SESSIONS (OCTOBER-MARCH 2022)
Selected founders/teams will receive expert 1:1 mentorship from successful entrepreneurs and professionals on the topics of leadership and innovation, digital marketing and social media, pitching and fundraising, business model canvas, startup legal, social impact measurement, data/analytics, finance and accounting, strategic planning and project management, and green line trade.
PHASE 4: ONGOING SUPPORT (MARCH 2022-ONWARDS)
Support on next steps after the program in the form of office space and support from CyprusInno, as well as networking opportunities and connections with relevant stakeholders.
Meet The Mentors & Teams!