D3 Entrepreneurial Best Practices Report
Results
16 May, 2024

D3 Entrepreneurial Best Practices Report as part of the ExcellEnt project, showcases the initiative’s commitment to enhancing European entrepreneurship through youth employability and a culture of sharing resources. The report bridges the gap between academic institutions and innovation enablers, aiming to align formal educational practices with the dynamic needs of the entrepreneurial sector.

Unlocking Entrepreneurial Potential: Online Workshops for Greece, Bulgaria, Ireland, France, Turkey and Ukraine
Events
7 May, 2024

Are you eager to explore the dynamic landscape of entrepreneurship in Europe? Do you want to be part of insightful discussions that uncover the current situations, needs, challenges, and best practices shaping the entrepreneurial ecosystem across the EU? Then mark your calendars for our upcoming Online Workshop for entrepreneurs in Bulgaria, France, Greece, Ireland, Turkey, […]

Ireland — a Global Hub with International Headquarters
Showcases
19 April, 2024

Ireland is a Global hub, where top international companies locate their headquarters. The Irish entrepreneurial and business ecosystem is in a strong position. According to Professor Roy Foster, the cause for the success was a combination of ‘a new sense of initiative’ and factors such as low taxation, pro-business regulatory policies, and a young, tech-savvy […]

French Vibrant and Diverse Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Showcases
11 April, 2024

France has a vibrant and diverse entrepreneurial ecosystem characterized by a mix of traditional and innovative industries. Overwhelmed by institutions and traditional thinking in government agencies, France still shows a vibrant growth of tech startups, some of them becoming European industry leaders. France’s entrepreneurial ecosystem has become more dynamic in the last 4 years when […]

Turkey – One of the Fastest Growing ICT Sectors in the Globe
Showcases
28 March, 2024

With geographical and cultural proximity to several countries, a large domestic market and dynamic economy, and enabling institutions growing both in quantity and quality, Turkey offers unique advantages for the entrepreneurs to start and scale their businesses. In the Global Innovation Index (GII), the country has the 37th rank in the world in 2022 (WIPO, […]

Bulgaria — Growing Tech and Innovation Hub in Southeast Europe
Showcases
11 March, 2024

Bulgaria is a growing tech and innovation hub in Southeast Europe. As of 2023, Bulgaria is ranked 38th worldwide in the Global Startup Ecosystem Index. Country is progressively positioning itself as a digital-forward nation, emphasizing the integration of advanced technologies into its entrepreneurial landscape. Bulgaria offers a range of amenities specifically designed to nurture budding […]

Uprising Greek Entrepreneurial Ecosystem
Showcases
29 February, 2024

Greece is a growing hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, with skilled professionals, government support, and direct investments in several sectors. The entrepreneurial ecosystem in Greece is an evolving landscape marked by increasing dynamism, collaboration, and innovation. From healthcare and technology to energy and tourism, the Greek entrepreneurial ecosystem exhibits a unique blend of traditional expertise […]

D33 Impact Measurement and Monitoring
Results
18 January, 2024

Deliverable D33, ‘Impact Measurement and Monitoring’ of the ExcellEnt project, details a structured approach for assessing and evaluating the project’s impact. It focuses on tracking and measuring effectiveness against key performance indicators (KPIs) and strategic objectives (SOs) related to entrepreneurial success, ecosystem diversity, and strengthening. The deliverable outlines four strategic objectives and five deliverable elements, […]

D16 Communication and Dissemination Actions Report – First Report
Uncategorized
18 January, 2024

The objective of the deliverable is to outline the strategy for dissemination and communication activities carried out during the project. The D16 deliverable is structured in four sections addressing the different aspects that a communication plan may focus on. In the first section it covers the methodology, procedures, obligations regarding communication activities in the ExcellEnt […]

D5 Report on the SWOT Analysis of Entrepreneurial Ecosystems
Results
18 January, 2024

This report from the ExcellEnt project examines the dynamics of entrepreneurial ecosystems in six European countries (Greece, Turkey, Bulgaria, Ukraine, France, and Ireland). It presents detailed SWOT analyses of each country to understand their strengths and weaknesses in fostering new ventures.

D1 Compendium of interview with entrepreneurial ecosystem stakeholders
Resources
18 January, 2024

This document investigates the resources and paths needed to become a successful entrepreneur in Europe. It involves studying practices of successful entrepreneurs across six European ecosystems, analyzing support programs from various organizations and policymakers, and comparing business realities with academic models in entrepreneurship. The methodology employs an experiential learning approach, emphasizing real-world entrepreneurial stories to […]

Open Access to Project Research and Development
Resources
11 December, 2023

Sharing the good news — from now on, all of research&development materials made within the project are freely available. Including: Analysis of Successful Entrepreneurial Trajectories Prepared by Booster Labs, the Analysis of Successful Entrepreneurial Trajectories identifies the key success trajectories of entrepreneurs from 6 European ecosystems – France, Greece, Bulgaria, Ireland, Turkey and Ukraine. The methodology […]

Unlocking Entrepreneurial Excellent Experience Across Europe
Project achievements
30 November, 2023

Experience is a precious tool. It plays a crucial role in personal and professional development, contributing to learning, adaptability, confidence, and overall success. It is a dynamic and ongoing process that shapes individuals into well-rounded and capable beings. And what about experience in entrepreneurship? What challenges did tech entrepreneurs face at the beginning of their […]

ExcellEnt Project Announcement to the EISMEA’s Audience
Uncategorized
12 October, 2023

The European Innovation Council and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Executive Agency (EISMEA) presented the ExcellEnt project to its audience.  “They aim to revolutionise the European business landscape with its innovative approach to strengthening & homogenising business practices across Europe”, — the message says.  That’s what we actually do! ExcellEnt aims to strengthen entrepreneurial practices and […]

ExcellEnt Project Announcement — Launch of the Website
Project achievements
4 September, 2023

In January 2023 we have started a big and ambitious project, ExcellEnt. It is a project of the European Union, with the mission to strengthen entrepreneurial practices and build bridges across EU entrepreneurial ecosystems. Today we are announcing the launch of the website of the project, where you will get all the information on our […]