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the program


MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Greece is a chapter of a global entrepreneurial network inspired by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), one of the world’s top technology universities.

The MITEF Greece Startup Competition, one of the leading acceleration programs in South-Eastern Europe, has been running for the past seven years and is designed to help early-stage entrepreneurs transform their ideas into world-changing companies.

Of the 177 program alumni teams and their 550+ founders, 57 companies expand globally and grow fast. They have already raised more than $60 million from local and international investors. They operate in many countries in Europe, America, and Asia, employing over 680 employees and having a cumulative turnover of more than $47 million.

Apply now to join the 2022 cohort. Have the unique opportunity to grow your business skills and global network through a series of carefully designed workshops, mentoring sessions, and networking events. Entrepreneurs who complete the program will take their venture to the next level and increase their impact and geographical reach.

The 2022 MITEF Greece Startup Competition will include four tracks; General, Energy, Transportation, and Life Sciences. Apply to the track that better fits your targeted vertical market and lunch your venture to the global markets

why startups

to apply


why partners

to support us

We are an independent, self-funded, not-for-profit association established by entrepreneurs, investors, and experienced professionals. We want to nurture technology entrepreneurs and help them become a positive force of growth for their communities. But we cannot do it alone.





Help us select the startups that will enter the annual acceleration program. Our network of judges includes researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and business executives from all around the world. Each judge is expected to review 1-5 applications and provide score and feedback through our online platform. If you are interested to be considered for a judge please.


Mentorship is an integral part of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition program. Each startup that enters the acceleration program is assigned to 1-3 mentors from different fields that help the entrepreneurs grow their venture. Our network of mentors includes researchers, entrepreneurs, investors and business executives from all around the world. If you have accumulated experience in global venture development and you want to give back to the community please







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