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Written by Antonis Spyridakis



You already know, Startup Weekend Kavala is coming to town on October 13th. Startup Weekend Kavala is the first event in Eastern Macedonia & Thrace.  Why should you join this event? We’ll explain the most important reasons along the way. 


Let’s get started!


 The first international event in Eastern Macedonia & Thrace


The event’s special language is English. Are you scared? You’re not. Why? First of all, you are reading an article in English right now. It seems that you’re familiar with English. Right?

 Why English? Startup Weekend started from the United States. Most of the events are in English even with locals. Startup Weekend Kavala is going to host a qualified French facilitator and the most valuable mentors from abroad.  Grab the chance to practice & improve your English in 54 hours. Startup Weekend Kavala gives you the opportunity to prepare yourself for a multi-cultural working environment. Learn how to collaborate in English and how to pitch your idea in front of potential foreign investors. Think global even, when you’re local!

If I’m not familiar with English? You should start reading English articles, listening to podcasts regarding entrepreneurship & startups and watching videos like TEDx Talks, Startup School on Youtube.


 Our French qualified facilitator

Bernabé Chumpitazi is the official facilitator of Startup Weekend Kavala. He is able to bring the right impact for a well-organized & successful event. Why Bernabe? Bernabe was the official facilitator of Startup Weekend Brno. (Final score as facilitator 8.7/10). A Good score right?  He had the unique way to motivate and help every participant. 

He could help each team regarding idea validation, customer approach & acquisition, business model canvas creation during Startup Weekend Kavala.  Bernabe beyond a qualified facilitator of Startup Weekend is also an angel investor for early-stage startups. Try to persuade him to invest in your startup after Startup Weekend Kavala.  Can you do it? Find out the answer during the event.


The most valuable mentors

 What is the most valuable feature of Startup Weekend? According to participants: “Mentors”. Mentors are well-experienced persons from different backgrounds like marketing, technical, entrepreneurs, and designers. Mentors share their knowledge and help other aspiring entrepreneurs during Startup Weekend. You’ll meet the most valuable mentors at Startup Weekend Kavala. We’re going to host mentors from different industries. Young aspiring entrepreneurs such as Valentine Tzekas, experienced Marketers such as Tasos Pagakis & Leonidas Skerletopoulos, business consultants, crowdfunding specialists & lawyers. They’ll help you turn your ideas into reality. Grab the chance and meet with all of them during Startup Weekend Kavala. Don’t lose this opportunity.


The most helpful prizes for starting your startup after the event

 We don’t organize Startup Weekend for improving our personal reputation. We’re trying to build the local startup-tech community. Our mission is to help potential young entrepreneurs start their own businesses. Startup Weekend is a great way to meet a bunch of talented people and find the right resources for starting your own startup.

We’ve already found the most helpful prizes for the winning teams and the best players of Startup Weekend Kavala. We cannot reveal it yet! Stay tuned!

Are you ready now?

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Antonis Spyridakis