Reload Greece comes to Berlin- @The Place Berlin

General Admission Registrations period has ended.


Are you interested in developing your early stage business idea while networking with like-minded entrepreneurs from 5 countries?
The Young Entrepreneurs Programme, the flagship pre-accelerator of UK based educational charity Reload Greece, runs across leading universities in the UK, Germany, Netherlands, U.S and Greece. The programme aims to enable youth (Final year, Masters & Ph.D. students and Researchers) and young professionals to develop business ideas with a positive socio-economic impact on their home counties. RG YEP is particularly keen to meet ideas coming from the MedTech, AgriTech, GreenTech, FinTech and Tourism sectors. 
The programme runs in 3 phases: 
IGNITE (workshops in each country, where we source business ideas)
ACCELERATE (6 weeks of 1:1 mentoring with dedicated mentors per team & masterclasses) 
PITCH (entrepreneurs pitch at the final event in London)
Kick start your entrepreneurial journey by joining this IGNITE workshop, you’ll have the chance to work on your early stage idea or the problem you want to solve using the methodology of Reload Greece. 
Session Breakdown:
•18:00 - 18:05: Registration
•18:05 - 18:15: Introduction to the programme and awards
18:15 - 18:30: Inspirational talk by Dimitris Magiakos, Head of Development at Moonfare
•18:30 - 18:55: Presentation on the Greek startup ecosystem and VentureFriends by Apostolos Apostolakis & George Dimopoulos, Partners at VentureFriends
•18:55 - 19:10: ‘Time to shine’*
•19:10 - 20.10: Breakout Session (mentoring)
•20:10 - 20.25: Present your developed business idea to the group
•20:30 - 21.30: Networking drinks with VentureFriends
RG Mentors include:
1. Dimitris Magiakos, Head of Business Development at Moonfare

2. Thorsten Jahnke, Head of the Social Impact Lab in Berlin

3. Bernd Kopin, Head of Business Development at Mimi Hearing Technologies GmbH
*- If you have an idea that you would like to share with the audience, please answer the questions in the registration form to be able to present it during that time.
  -  If you do not have a business idea; no problem! Come along to enhance your skills and join a team to develop the idea further together.
  - If you already have an idea and a team, join us to get the ball rolling!
***THIS EVENT TAKES PLACE AT The Place, 2 Charlottenstraße, 10969 Berlin, Germany***
Plus: Free pizza for our hardworking participants! 
Proudly hosted by Reload Greece - Reload Greece is a UK-based educational charity; we are building a new generation of entrepreneurs to create ventures with a positive social or economic impact in their home countries.
Watch this video with testimonials from last year’s winners and participants. 
VentureFriends is an Athens-based seed and post-seed stage fund, managing €70 million through 2 funds. The fund has invested in 25+ startups so far and it specialises in PropertyTech, FinTech, e-marketplaces, SaaS, and on-demand services. Its portfolio companies are operating in 28 countries across 4 continents and in the last 2 years have created more than 500 new jobs and raised additional funds of a total €45M from leading international investors. VentureFriends II operates with the support of Equifund.
Community Partner for the YEP Berlin workshop:


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 6:00 PM
Wednesday, November 28, 2018


The Place Berlin
2 Charlottenstraße
10969 Berlin
Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, Germany

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