Six entrepreneurs attended first bicommunal Startup Mentorship Programme




As a result, the entrepreneurs launched websites, adjusted their pricing strategies, enhanced their social media presence and expanded their product lines.

FAMAGUSTA GAZETTE CYPRUS•

CyprusInno, a bi-communal digital platform connecting Cypriot entrepreneurs, has concluded its first bicommunal Startup Mentorship Programme, connecting successful Cypriot business leaders with entrepreneurs island-wide.

According to a CyprusInno announcement, a total of six Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs were selected to participate in the program, and were paired with one of six mentors each, all successful Greek Cypriot and Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs and business leaders.

Selected Greek Cypriot entrepreneurs were paired with Turkish Cypriot mentors and selected Turkish Cypriot entrepreneurs were paired with Greek Cypriot mentors.

It is added that participants gained access to Skype sessions and email exchanges with their mentor, while in some cases they also met in person. They worked with their mentors to tackle business challenges, explore growth opportunities, and seek advice on upcoming projects.

As a result, the entrepreneurs launched websites, adjusted their pricing strategies, enhanced their social media presence and expanded their product lines.

“It was really inspiring for us to see how innovators from both communities worked together in the spirit of entrepreneurship,” said Steven W. Stavrou, CyprusInno co-founder. Co-founder Burak Berk Doluay said from his part that it was an honor to be able to organize this programme. “We look forward to the next one and to connecting the island day by day via entrepreneurship” he added.

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