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Open Coffee Cyprus returns with Amazon’s C. Chrysanthou

18 November, 2013

And the support of MTN

Open Coffee Cyprus returns on the 22nd of November with the support of MTN and will host Chrysanthos Chrysanthou, VC/Startup Business Development of Amazon!
Chrysanthos Chrysanthou, honored guest at the tech community summit Open Coffee Cyprus, will share his experiences at Amazon, answer questions and offer valuable advice for the startup entrepreneurship to all those who wish to dare at the upcoming Startup Weekend Cyprus.
MTN supports the efforts of the new tech and entrepreneur community of Cyprus to make use of its ideas and to gain power and acknowledgement by providing help to startup initiatives: For two years now, since the creation of the Open Coffee Cyprus platform, MTN has offered its support to the tech community, it expanded its network, provided the resources and privilege to express and inspire. It continued supporting STARTup LiVE Cyprus, the number one three day initiative which aims at educating new business men and bringing them close with people in key positions in the market, as well as transforming an idea into startup. STARTup LiVE Cyprus gave birth to 37 new ideas, 24 final startup presentations and expanded the opportunities of the winners abroad. More specifically, FUNIFI entered a respective European competition in Berlin where it managed to secure an entrance to the biggest European accelerator. MTN always gives you more: Today, it supports the tech community for one more time by sponsoring the first Startup Weekend Cyprus.
Open Coffee is an international initiative which aims at bringing people who share the same interests together, to inspire people who have new ideas, to cultivate innovation and dialogue and to showcase new technologies. Open Coffee Cyprus completed seven summits up to date, with more than 1500 participations from the public and 45 speakers from Cyprus and from abroad.

MTN is one of the largest telecommunications providers in Cyprus, offering integrated mobile, fixed and broadband services. MTN has the biggest fully-owned retail network amongst telecommunications companies in Cyprus, with 18 ΜΤΝ Stores.
MTN is a member of the MTN Group, a multinational telecommunications group, operating in 22 countries in Europe, Africa and Asia and connecting over 200 million customers.
MTN Cyprus is a major contributor to the economic and social developments in the country, both through its 400 employees, and also as a responsible corporate citizen in the fields of sport, education, health and culture. MTN is a proud sponsor of the APOEL football team.