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iED participates in the Startup Europe Summit 2018 in Sofia

iED as country manager of SEUA is going to attend the Startup Europe Summit 2018 in Sofia. During the event, the StartUp Europe Awards winners will be honored. The awards ceremony chaired by the Commissioner Mariya Gabriel will be held in Sofia between 14 and 15 November 2018.

134 startups from 16 countries opt to be recognized as the best in any of the 18 StartUp Europe Awards categories. The event will gather more than 400 leaders from the European entrepreneurial ecosystem ranging from investors, CEOs, accelerators to European authorities and technological journalists.

 StartUp Europe Awards, an initiative of the European Commission and the Finnova Foundation, will give recognition to the European winners in the Startup Europe Summit 2018 framework. IED is organizing the National competition of SEUA from 2016.

Startup Europe Summit in its annual event will address technological leadership, financing of European ecosystems (more than 10 billion euros in the pipeline) and business growth. During November 15, the founding startup leaders, technological leaders, and authorities will share knowledge and perspective of the requirement for building successful startups. The event will give attendees the opportunity to learn about European funding opportunities directly from Brussels, with more than 10 billion Euros in the pipeline, the EU is becoming the main investor in Europe! In addition, networking with key decision makers and technology leaders within the EU, especially in the Central and Eastern Europe and Western Balkans regions; and having access to commercial agreements with corporations, investors and public administrations for startups and scaleups.

iED as a startup ecosystem builder is participating in the event by supporting the Greek finalists. As an expert in the field of entrepreneurship, the key behind startup companies, The Institute of Entrepreneurship Development is a key stakeholder to supporting and helping the all the startups, taking part in the competition to gain a little more than the award. The IED can help startuppers gain the experience and confidence needed in order to evolve and become the best at what they do. Being professionals in the field.


Thodoris Alexandrou
Business Development Manager