09:30 – 10:00: Registrations

10:00 – 10:30: Opening

  • Host:  Mr. Andreas Vyras, Larnaka Mayor
  • Co-organizer: Mr. Stavros Stavrou, Chairman of Larnaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Co-organizer: Mr. Panayiotis Sentonas, Chairman of the Youth Board of Cyprus

10:30 - 12:00: Lectures

  • Chaired by Prof. Panikkos Poutziouris, Professor of Enterpreneurship and Family Business, UCLAN Cyprus
  • Roy Shternin – All about innovation around the world - Mr. Shternin will take us on a 30-min tour around the world to see, feel and understand what the “start-up-world” looks like in numbers and impact. 
  • Erez Gavish - How to Turn Person's Idea into A Visible Business - Mr. Gavish will take us on a 30-min tour into the world of an entrepreneur: How it feels like? What are the things you should consider? Can you start with no money? What is a good product? and more.
  • Jonathan Jacobovitz – Herzliya HAC cooperation - Ms. Ganz will talk about the clear benefit of being part of the acceleration programs of the municipality and will share success story.

12:00 – 13:00: 5 start-ups pitch

13:00 – 13:45: Lunch

13:45 – 14:00: Announce the winner Start=up

14:00 – 16:00:Workshops (coffee break at 15:00 for 15')

Innovation and Ideation

Roi Shternin


Erez Gavish

The psychology of start-ups

Yael Man Shahar

Why to start a start-up  

Roi will show us the advantages of starting a start-up and not a conventional business and NGO or a social movement. utilizing the impact of start-up in order to disrupt a market, realm or a system

"Start-up’s and Funding Overview" 

Get a glimpse into the 'money side of the business', from the entrepreneur point of view. Should you start without any money? Who are 'the investors'? What do they want? What should you do in order to be investment-ready? Do's and Don’ts, and more

How to present in an innovative way'The Art of Attention'

This lecture outlines explores the following questions: What are the major changes that occur in the brain due to changes in the digital world?  Which of these major changes occur and affect entrepreneurs? Which techniques can we use to overcome these radical changes?  In this lecture, Yael explains how everyone can succeed and overcome the dramatic technological changes that are constantly occurring around us. 

How to start-up-the ABC of idea generation

Roi will show us his method of starting your own start-up from idea to market. the method will help you to organize the chaos of starting a start-up.

"Crafting a start-up pitch presentation"

With a unique style and tons of examples, photos and videos, we will explore and learn how to design a start-up presentation. The focus would be on practical tips & tools, including a Pitch Canvas Tool made by me 

How to make people listen in a changing world

For example:  5-finger technique for first impressions, the 20-80 technique on how you can influence the mind of the other, and new body language skills for drawing the other's attention.  This seminar combines theory and practical skills that can be used in everyday life.



Venue: House of Art and Literature, Vasileos Pavlou Square, Larnaca

For more detailed information please contact Mrs Myrto Katsouri, Phone number: 24 620993