“B-Cube Entrepreneurship Lab” Announced by Envolve Entrepreneurship and the Hellenic American University/Hellenic American College

“B-Cube Entrepreneurship Lab” Announced by Envolve Entrepreneurship and the Hellenic American University/Hellenic American College

  • New entrepreneurship lab will support student start-ups hosting inspirational talks, business and design workshops
  • Launch event on 03, November features prominent speakers

Athens, 27/10/2021 – Envolve Entrepreneurship (https://greece.envolvelglobal.org) announces the launch of “B-Cube” Entrepreneurship Lab in collaboration with the Hellenic American University/Hellenic American College (https://hauniv.edu/). B-cube offers entrepreneurship support, including business and design workshops led by Envolve’s team and industry experts, weekly activities such as networking events, inspirational talks and design challenges.

The B-Cube will officially launch on 3 November at 18:00 at the Hellenic American Union. Leonidas-Phoebus Koskos, President of the Hellenic American University/Hellenic American College will open the event which will host Jimmy Athanasopoulos, Chairman of Envolve Entrepreneurship & Greece Representative of Libra Group Social Responsibility, Leonidas Tzonis, Executive Vice President & CFO of Hellenic American College/Hellenic American University and Danae Bezantakou, CEO of Navigator Shipping Consultants and shareholder of KEFI S.A. and Matilda Hotel.

The launch of B-Cube will take place in a hybrid format via live streaming plus a live audience, restricted due to COVID-19. In-person participation is available for the first 80 people to register. Click here for more information and registration:  https://bit.ly/3baGAnd

Jimmy Athanasopoulos, commenting on the new business lab under Envolve’s education pillar, said, “Nurturing an entrepreneurial mindset has always been at the heart of Envolve’s mission, since its inception in 2012. Partnering with the Hellenic American University, we bring a global perspective and best practices to offer the next generation of entrepreneurs, through the academic framework of one of the leading educational institutions in Greece and the USA. B-cube will introduce students to the startup community, provide networking opportunities business leaders and successful entrepreneurs, and build business, leadership, and management skills by sharing solutions to real-world business issues.”

President Leonidas-Phoebus Koskos added, “Entrepreneurship and innovation are at the heart of economic growth and social development.  Cultivating entrepreneurial thinking is a clear way forward and one that we, at Hellenic American University, promote. We need to provide young people with guidance from experts, as well as tools and a place to experiment with innovative ideas and design thinking. B-Cube is such a place.”

The resources of B-Cube are available to students working on their start-up ideas, while entrepreneurship talks hosting industry experts will be open to the public. HAU/HAUNIV will fund a summer internship at a start-up company for selected students who have an outstanding academic record and have demonstrated an interest in entrepreneurship throughout their studies.

To find out more about the B-cube launch event and November’s program, click here: https://b-cube.gr/

Envolve’s mission rests on three main pillars: education, resources and awards. The non-profit organization provides education for start-up and early-stage businesses, leveraging partnerships that increase the availability of entrepreneurship resources.

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About Envolve Entrepreneurship: 

Envolve is an entrepreneurship support organization, founded by the Libra Group. It provides education, resources, and award programmes for start-up businesses globally. The organization encompasses the former Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award (HEA) and the American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA) – programmes which have declared 61 winners since 2012, supporting job creation and economic growth in Greece and the USA. Striving for a global society where all business owners can prosper and grow, Envolve is committed to developing and cultivating entrepreneurial ecosystems, by ensuring business support services are more readily available to entrepreneurs.

To learn more about Envolve, please visit https://greece.envolvelglobal.org

About Hellenic American University:

Hellenic American University is an American university that is chartered in the state of New Hampshire and accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education. The University has instructional sites in Nashua, New Hampshire and in Athens, Greece and offers degree programs in business and management, psychology, informatics, music, and language-related disciplines such as English, translation, applied linguistics and conference interpreting. Programs in Athens are offered at Hellenic American College.

To learn more about HAUVIN, please visit https://hauniv.edu/