ACT Entrepreneurship Hub Success – MITEF 2017

Another success for the Entrepreneurship Hub of the Anatolia School of Business followed the presentation of MITEF Greece startup Competition 2017, held at the American College of Thessaloniki (ACT) on December 5, 2017, at the Bissell ACT Library. MIT Enterprise Forum Greece announced the 25 semifinalist teams shortlisted to proceed to the next round of MITEF Greece Startup Competition, one of which graduated from VentureGarden of Thessaloniki and the second was one of the winning teams of John and Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Award Competition 2015.

Specifically, the first group is QBRIQ – Mobile App Service Checking Customer Reward Trataro – graduated from the 5th round of VentureGarden and the second, 3easyR – Web app for easier reading on the internet from people with learning difficulties – winner in the Annual Entrepreneurship Competition of John and Mary Pappajohn Business Plan Award Competition 2015 organized by the Entrepreneurship Hub of the Anatolia School of Business.

As the event was co-organized by MITEF Greece Startup Competition, Anatolia School of Business and VentureGarden participants had the opportunity to learn about the competition. For the next three months, the semifinalists will attend an intensive mentoring program and will have the opportunity to improve their business skills, acquire appropriate knowledge and the ability to have access to a network with successful mentors and entrepreneurs in Greece and abroad.

Since being founded in 1886 in Merzifon of Asia Minor, Anatolia has been synonymous with quality education. Based in Thessaloniki since 1923, Anatolia College is a private, non-for-profit educational institution imbued with the highest ideals of Greek and American education. Today, Anatolia comprises three academic divisions, offering education of the highest standards to young people as well as adults from Greece, the US and the Balkans: Anatolia Elementary School (Kindergarten - 6th Grade), Anatolia High School (Gymnasion and Lykeion High School and IBDP), and ACT - American College of Thessaloniki, which offers graduate and post-graduate programs. At the same time, CTY Greece (Center for Talented Youth) operates at Anatolia College since 2014, in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation.

(c) 2015 Anatolia College