Young Sustainable Impact 2017
The deadline to apply for Young Sustainable Impact (YSI) 2017 is fast approaching! YSI aims to “bring together the greatest young entrepreneurs from all over the world to create, prototype and implement real solutions to the 17 UN sustainable development goals.” YSI is calling all “earthpreneurs” to create solutions that help the earth. Accepted individuals will have the opportunity to participate in the YSI Innovation Program from April to August, creating a startup that addresses one or more of the sustainable development goals, and will be offered mentorship, workshops, networking, and the opportunity to attend YSI 2017 in Oslo, Norway. Apply by March 5!
This past Wednesday, the Council of Ministers approved the Cyprus Startup Visa, a startup visa for foreign nationals of non-EU countries with the aim of attracting individual investors/founders or groups of investors/founders/managers who may be interested in launching a startup in Cyprus. The Cyprus Startup Visa program hopes to help establish successful businesses in Cyprus, contributing positively to the economy via job creation, economic and entrepreneurial ecosystem development, and the promotion of research and innovation.