The Competition - 2017

The MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Greece Startup Competition is a business skills accelerating competition in which Greek technology startups compete for prizes and international brand recognition. If you have an exciting new product or service, participating in MITEF Greece Startup Competition will give you access to the practical knowledge, mentorship, and resources to take your venture to the next level. Competition winners are the best of the best in Greece, and will receive global recognition through the MIT Enterprise Forum Global, a global network devoted to enabling early-stage entrepreneurs to transform ideas into world-changing companies.

The Finals & Awards Ceremony of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2017 took place on Thursday, July 6th, at NCSR “Demokritos”.


Conno Christou, Co-founder, Avocarrot

Christos Kontellis, General Manager, BU Enterprise Solutions

Alex Maniatopoulos, CEO, Yodiwo

1st Place

The competition’s winner, Fresh Strips are self-adhesive, plastic wrap labels for food. they stick the Fresh Strips on the outside of the food packaging. When exposed to high enough temperatures to cause the food to spoil, the color of the stickers changes from green to red. Thus, they ensure the safety of the food the consumer buys. In particular, they ensure that the food is not altered during transport from production to consumption.

2nd Place

Exclusivi helps hotels increase their turnover with the help of Artificial Intelligence. The company breaks the silos in the tourism value chain: connecting discrete systems, creating new business models and offering 1:1 guest analytics, helping the whole ecosystem function more efficiently. The secret recipe: They combine data collected on the basis of demographics of the reservation system, on the basis of visitor personality characteristics through simple quiz, on the basis of data derived from mobile phone sensors, etc., thus gathering important information about the visitors’ vacations. Featuring original content and advanced Artificial Intelligence tools, Exclusivi’s mobile, TV, wifi portals and digital signage applications provide targeted suggestions.

3rd Place

Cube RM develops SaaS software platform for Revenue Management & Optimization based on advanced predictive analytics methods and is aimed at large companies mainly overseas, focusing on the areas of Life Sciences, Consumer Products (FMCG) and Hi-Tech. The platform helps businesses create an optimized pricing strategy and implementation of pricing policies and marketing actions, with the goal of significantly increasing their revenue and earning thousands of productive hours of work each year.




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