Aephoria.net is a business incubation program for startup companies operating in Greece. Its goal is to support great ideas and get them through the tough early stages, so that entrepreneurs can transform their dreams into good business with a positive economic, environmental, and social impact. The program provides participating teams with business and sustainability education that will enable them to create scalable businesses and eventually enter the market as change-agents towards a sustainable business model.
The Municipality of Piraeus constitutes the third biggest municipality and settlement in Greece. Nowadays, Piraeus is the biggest industrial centre of the country while at the same time the biggest port in Europe and the third biggest port in the whole world based on travelling records, a fact that makes the Municipality of Piraeus the largest commercial centre of the Greek Economy
The Municipality of Piraeus has a comprehensive strategy based on solid and longterm planning, aiming to combine effectively a dynamic business environment with the concern for social inclusion towards a new model of growth and job creation. In collaboration with Aephoria.net, the Municipality of Piraeus implements the BG initiative.
The incubation stage of BG, takes place in the Municipality’s premises, in the neoclassical building of Kantharus.
The two organizations decided to collaborate with Celestyal Cruises there organazing the first entrepreneurial contest on board: Get CruiseINN! Their Goal, to inspire and motivate talented students to get involved in the most active and growing sector of our economy.
Louis started operating cruises in the early 70s and has over the years has expanded significantly. Today, with a fleet of 9 cruise ships, Louis Cruises is a Mediterranean specialist and transports its passengers to the Med’s most enchanting ports embarking from Piraeus, Istanbul and Limassol. Experience a historic visit to the Parthenon and the Acropolis, the magic of the Imperial city of Istanbul, a breathtaking sunset in Santorini, the cosmopolitan aura of Mykonos, the stunning Ancient kingdom of Ephesus, the impressive Minoan Palace in Crete, the unique beauty of Rhodes and Patmos, the island of the Apocalypse- all aboard MV Louis Cristal and MV Louis Majesty and enrich your life with a… Sea of Memories!