Rise Up Innovation Program: The Key for Start-ups in the Retail Field

By Endeavor Greece Apr 13, 2022

Kotsovolos, in collaboration with Endeavor Greece, the global organization supporting fast-growing companies, presents the “Rise Up Innovation Program”. A comprehensive program aimed at supporting promising start-ups, operating in the Retail field.

The “Rise Up Innovation Program” unites promising Tech Retail companies with investors, and empowers them to grow faster, and unlock new opportunities and ideas in the field.

Through the participation, the companies will:

  • Receive strategic guidance from high-ranking executives from top companies 

  • Get in touch with leading investors worldwide who are interested in the Retail industry 

  • Belong to a trusted community created and intended for entrepreneurs who face similar challenges, regardless of industry and market 

  • Receive useful information and insights on retail and technology trends, through discussions with experts in the field and business leaders  

The official event took place online, on April 13th, 2022, where we officially launched the program and presented the 6 companies,  (DatavivaHexaLeadooMishiPaySenseiTekmon) that were selected from a total of 50, from 3 different geographical locations. 

On that note, Vice President and CEO of Kotsovolos-Dixons South East Europe John Vasilakos said: “We are very happy with our partnership with Endeavor Greece, and the “Rise Up Innovation Program,” a program that offers the guidance, networking, and cooperation that businesses need to further their promotion and development. The benefit is mutual, as it gives Kotsovolos the opportunity to get in touch with reputable companies from different geographical regions and sectors, in order to offer an upgraded experience and service to the final consumer”. 

The Managing Director of Endeavor Greece, Panagiotis Karampinis states: “We are very excited about the launch of the “Rise Up Innovation Program.” Together with Kotsovolos, we have designed a program of international standards and scope, in order to further strengthen the extroversion and the dynamics of the Greek Innovation Ecosystem. With our weapon being our strong network of Endeavor Greece and Global, we are able to identify and strengthen innovative ideas, technologies, and international opportunities that can have a high impact on the development of the retail industry and the experience of the Greek consumer”.  

These pioneering ideas are an inspiration and example for Kotsovolos. This is why the company will continue to support collaborations that focus on the development and strengthening of entrepreneurship, through innovation and technology, with the ultimate goal of a Better Life.

For more information, visit the specially designed site tailored to the “Rise Up Innovation Program” found at the following link: