Opening of the Basic Training Programme

Opening of the Basic Training Programme

On Wednesday 2 November the 1st week of the Light Hub’s core programme started. The training modules were held at the Cooperative Space of the Entrepreneurship Support Structure Light Hub of Evros Chamber of Commerce and at the premises of Xanthi Tech lab.

The modules presented during this week, aimed to inspire and introduce the beneficiaries to the philosophy and concept of start-up businesses, business planning and the way the structure operates. In addition, the participants had the opportunity to present their ideas to the Scientific Committee and receive feedback.

The programme was honoured with the presence of members of both the Scientific Community of the Structure and its Board of Directors. The beneficiaries were addressed by Marina Hatsopoulos, an entrepreneur in the field of technology, as she participates as a financial expert in the boards of directors of both public and private companies. More specifically, the trainees had the opportunity to meet Messrs,

– Petros Soukoulias, Digital Transformation and Technological Innovation Specialist Board Member SEEMS P.C.
– Stathis Loizo, Senior Member of the Boards of Companies
– Ioannis Kessanlis Economist, Registered Evaluator of Funding Proposals
– Thodoris Spiliotis, Founder of Athenian Management, Author
– George Atsalakis, Associate Director, Author. Professor, Technical University of Crete, Laboratory of Data Analysis and Forecasting
– George Kokkas, Director of Entrepreneurship Center – American College of Thessaloniki
– Fiori A. Zafeiropoulou Director of Fashion Ethics Management Projects, Athens University of Economics and Business, Founder of SOFFA & Fashion Revolution Greece
– George Theriou, Associate Professor, Department of Management Science & Technology, International Hellenic University
– Eleftherios Metaxoudis, Innovation Manager | PhD Researcher, University of Thessaloniki
– Leonidas Skerletopoulos, Light Hub Manager

The aim of the business development programme is to provide the teams and individuals who joined after applying at the first stage with the necessary skills to transform their idea into a business model which they will then capture in a comprehensive presentation.

Light Hub, is the entrepreneurship support structure created by the Chamber of Evros. It was included in the operational programme “Eastern Macedonia-Thrace” and is co-funded by Greece and the European Union.