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On Friday, 4 November, the third Junior Achievement Cyprus Bi-communal Innovation Camp took place at the University of Nicosia. The Innovation Camp aimed at encouraging young people to use their skills in enterprising and innovative ways, fostering their employability and entrepreneurial flair in the process. The participants were made up of 93 Greek-Cypriot and Turkish-Cypriot […]

Bi-Communal Innovation Camp Winners Attend Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program at the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship

The winners of last year’s bi-communal Innovation Camp travelled to the US to take part in the Creative Entrepreneurship Summer Program organised by the Berklee Institute for Creative Entrepreneurship in partnership with the Brown Leadership Institute. The 2-week summer camp, which took place from 5-15 July, offered a unique exploration of entrepreneurship and leadership through […]

Ignium at the JA European “Company of the Year” Competition 2016

Ignium, the mini-company that represented Cyprus at the JA European “Company of the Year” Competition, held between 25 and 28 July 2016 in Lucerne, Switzerland, garnered warm applause from the audience. Over 200 students gathered to celebrate the top 36 student companies from across Europe, that competed as part of JA Europe’s flagship JA Company Programme. SubReader, the […]

Getting Ready for the Big European Finale!

Ignium, “Company of the Year 2016”, composed of students from Kykkos B’ Lyceum, is getting ready to travel to Lucerne, Switzerland! Their mandate is to represent Cyprus at the JA-YE European “Company of the Year” Competition that will be held between 25 and 28 July 2016. Anna Gregoriou, Raphael Dimitriades, George Efraim, Marios Catalanos, Evi […]

Interview with Evgenios Evgeniou, CEO of PwC Cyprus

EVGENIOS EVGENIOU: In order for JA Cyprus to achieve its key objectives, it requires support from sponsors but also from the Government Evgenios Evgeniou, CEO of PwC Cyprus, highlights JA Cyprus’ important contribution to youth entrepreneurship education and, consequently, to the  development of the country. Why did PwC Cyprus decide to support JA Cyprus? Could you […]

COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2016: The Big Winners

“COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2016”: IGNIUM (Kykkos B’ Lyceum) Team Members: Anna Gregoriou, Raphael Dimitriades, George Efraim, Marios Catalanos, Evi Loizou, Mariam Markitani, Serafeima Papadimitri, Carolina Papademetriou, Rena Stavrinou, Stefanos Chilides, Antonis Christodoulou, Neofytos Christodoulou, Alexandros Christofi Product: Ecological briquettes   “COMPANY OF THE YEAR 2016” – 1st Runner-Up: GREENPLAY (American Academy Larnaca) Team Members: […]

Ignium Named Student Company of the Year 2016

On Friday, 22 April, the 2016 Company of the Year Competition Finale and Award Ceremony, took place successfully at Royal Hall, in Nicosia. More than 400 people attended the event and were offered the opportunity to experience students’ innovative business ideas and the actualisation of their entrepreneurial spirit and creativity. The Finale and Award Ceremony was […]

Company of the Year Competition 2016

JA Cyprus is delighted to invite you to the 2016 Company of the Year Competition Finale and Award Ceremony!  During this special event, 10 finalists out of 42 student companies created under the 2016 Company Programme, will pitch their entrepreneurial ideas in an attempt to secure the title of “Company of the Year”. The winning […]

JA Cyprus Hosts 2nd Trade Fair Attended by over 250 Youth

On Saturday, 9 April 2016, the 2nd Company Programme Trade Fair organized by Junior Achievement Cyprus, took place at The Mall of Cyprus, Nicosia. The event was attended by numerous Mall visitors and people interested in discovering the entrepreneurial spirit of Cypriot youth. During the Fair, 250 talented student entrepreneurs, aged 15-18, from all over […]