BalkanMed Gazelle acceleration programme Kick-Off in Limassol


On Wednesday 23rd of March 2022, ARIS A REALLY INSPIRING SPACE lifted the curtain for the beginning of the acceleration programme of the BalkanMed Gazelle Program in Cyprus. With an interesting agenda, the kickoff took place at the facilities of ARIS in Limassol.

The program started with a coffee and an introduction of the agenda by Eliza Loucaidou, director of ARIS. Following, the startups introduced themselves with a 3-minute pitch. It turned out that the acceleration program of GAZELLE in Cyprus has very interesting innovative startups.

Verality – A healthcare management ecosystem
JJOBO – Online service marketplace platform
IREROBOT – Auditory communication enhancement through touch
Not Busy Now – Availability booking platform
RokiToki – Voice-based social media platform
PLUTOS – Innovative investment platform
POKERLOAD – Land-based poker management system
TytoView – Online drone e-shop building custom parts through 3D printing
Mindswaps – Online Education marketplace and teaching platform
Fitolio – Platform for premium fitness mentorship

After the pitching of each startup, the expert from the Cyprus University of Technology Hristo Andreev took the stage to present and showcase the StartupToolkit platform, which will benefit the involved businesses in the acceleration program as well as the support center. Following this, Eliza Loucaidou of ARIS took the stage once again to present the structure of the acceleration program and the added value to the startups.
Nice productive conversation followed between the startups and the organisers in a form of Q&A session. Finally, networking took place.