EUC Startup programme powered by Microsoft 3rd Cycle
The 3rd round of the EUC Startup Programme powered by Microsoft is officially launched on the 1st of February 2024. Do not miss this unique opportunity to grow your start-up through an amazing network of supporters! The Programme is organised by the School of Business of European University Cyprus, in close collaboration with Microsoft and 12 leading Cypriot companies, as Innovation Partners: BSM Cyprus, CNP Cyprus, CYTA, ExxonMobil, EY, Gnomi, GrantXpert, Hellenic Bank, IMH, Logicom, NetU and NewCyTech. Also, the Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI) is a strong supporter of the programme.
The Programme is aiming to help 10 Cypriot start-ups to build strong networks with key players of the start-up and entrepreneurial ecosystem of Cyprus, while also developing their start-up idea further through training and mentoring, completely free of charge.
- Training: Our comprehensive training programme, tailored to participants’ needs, will cover a diverse range of essential topics based on the identified needs of the participating start-ups, ensuring an enriching learning experience.
- Mentoring: Each participant is matched with a dedicated mentor from various fields, and through one-on-one mentorship, participants will gain strategic insights, industry-specific wisdom, and tailored guidance, accelerating their path to entrepreneurial success.
Startups participating in the EUC Startup programme powered by Microsoft will have the opportunity to be introduced by Microsoft representatives to the Microsoft for Startups Founders Hub, benefiting from:
➢ Cutting edge AI tools: All startups get free access to OpenAI GPT-4 models through Azure. Participating start-ups receive $2,500 of OpenAI credits.
➢ Free Azure credits: Up to $150,000 in Azure credits to conserve runway while our start-ups experiment, prototype and build.
➢ Access to real people: Unlimited 1:1 meetings with professionals from Microsoft Founder’s Hub expert network, who can help solve immediate business challenges, plus provide technical guidance on the latest in AI.
➢ Free software and development tools: 30+ additional free and discounted tools, tech, and services from Microsoft and its partners, including M365, GitHub, LinkedIn and more.
For more information about the programme, please read the Call Announcement