Kosta is a social tech entrepreneur and national enterprise champion who simply loves helping people and has nearly 10 years experience promoting and facilitating entrepreneurship campaigns, events, initiatives, communities and digital platforms that support startups.
He was one of the founding members and later the Digital Development Director (Executive Director) of the National Association of College and University Entrepreneurs (NACUE), a non-profit that works in over 100 UK universities and 200 further education colleges that secured £3.5m from the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills. His other current/previous commitments include heading up digital at national non-profits (e.g. NACUE), leading the engagement/partnerships on national campaigns (e.g. StartUp Britain), mentoring on accelerator programmes (e.g. Mass Challenge UK, Dotforge, Spark Up), judging national business competitions (e.g. Shell LiveWire Entrepreneur of the Year Awards & UKTI’s Sirius Programme), advising non-profits (e.g. Cypriot Enterprise Link, Reload Greece) and funded startups (Accredible.com, CoffeeMunch.com and GZero – Makers of TV Catchup App), Speaker (British South India Business Council Business Meet 2015 at Houses of Parliament, Cypriot Enterprise Link’s Insights Conference, NACUE National Leaders Training Conference) in the UK, Greece, Cyprus, and Canada.
Kosta completed his bachelors and a masters’ degree from the University of Warwick in Computer and Business Studies, and Information Systems and Management respectively.