The Squeeze

With the generous support of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation, two Orange Grove startups are awarded, each quarter, a total of 25.000€ in pre-seed funding in a thrilling pitching competition called “The Squeeze”.

An acclaimed jury made up of successful businessmen, investors and entrepreneurs “squeeze” 8 of the most promising Orange Grove startups, in a live show, as they shoot their ideas through the roof and battle to the bitter end to win the ultimate start an entrepreneur could only dream of 15.000€ and 10.000€ in prize money!

The competition offers exposure to a broad audience as well as valuable feedback from an international judges’ panel, whose extensive knowledge and network can prove extremely helpful to the startups.

The Squeeze gives a substantial impetus to youth entrepreneurship by offering startups access to capital and, in the meantime, the opportunity to grow their business to the next level.

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