Business for peace
The non-profit organisation was founded in 2016 by a mixed Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot team who overcame historical and geographical divisions to form the largest platform connecting entrepreneurs across the island.
The organization has 4,000+ members. a jobs board, a funding database, a mobile app for virtual networking, and an e-learning lab with free coursework, mentorship programs, networking events, hackathons, bootcamps, panels, and pre-accelerator programs. CyprusInno additionally contributes to policy regarding entrepreneurship, youth, peace, and security, on the EU and UN levels.
Today, CyprusInno operates The Base by CyprusInno, a historic space located within the UN Buffer Zone which it transformed from a military container into a the world's first Social Impact Generator™.
*Steven Stavrou (CyprusInno co-founder) with President Barack Obama. Steven was selected as a Leader in Europe by "Obama Foundation".