EIT ICT Labs Business Accelerator on stage at ICT Conference in Nicosia

EIT ICT Labs' Business Accelerator, Alain le Loux, will give a presentation on starting or digitizing ones business at the annual ICT National Conference, organised by the Cyprus Information Technology Enterprises Association in Nicosia, on 6 March. As an expert, working in the pan-European EIT ICT Labs Business Accelerator programme, he can share his experience and the do's and don'ts in setting up ones enterprise, with the target audience. He has been invited to act as the main guest speaker. The organisation plans to have around 100 young people attending the event.

The event takes place within WATIFY, a European funded initiative, aiming to build the first platform for stimulating digital entrepreneurship across the EU. WATIFY brings together young people, especially students and graduates from Cypriot universities who would like to know more about digital entrepreneurship.

The project is implemented in all EU countries and WATIFY Cyprus is implemented by Cyprus Information Technology Enterprises Association (CITEA).

What is WATIFY?

WATIFY is a European funded initiative aiming to build the first platform for stimulating digital entrepreneurship across the EU. The project is implemented in all EU countries and Watify Cyprus is implemented by the Cyprus Information Technology Enterprises Association (CITEA). Watify emphasizes the importance of young entrepreneurs overcoming their doubts. This will be achieved through the sharing of experiences by many EU entrepreneurs on how they have managed to overcome their doubts while starting or digitizing their own business.

Specific Objectives Watify

Digital entrepreneurship embraces all new ventures and through the creation and use of novel digital technologies it contributes to the transformation of existing businesses that drive economic and social value. The specific objectives of WATIFY are to enhance the digital entrepreneurial culture by identifying and promoting digital icons, serial entrepreneurs and their success stories at pan European, national and local level. Watify wants to spark and support new business ideas in the digital world and boost their successful commercialization to the market.

To read more about the Watify initiative and view videos from digital icons from around Europe please visit the official EU website: ec.europa.eu/enterprise/dem/watify/

For more information please contact Dr Celia Hadjichristodoulou at celia@grantxpert.eu

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