Selected among 5% of submissions, Mindspace won the U.S. Department of State Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2019. This year, alumni from 150 countries submitted over 1,300 projects. Our project is named "Youth entrepreneurship connecting the Balkans" and the ~$25k fund enables Mindspace to expand in the Balkan region.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is the premier exchange program of the U.S. Department of State. Over 500 current and former Chiefs of State and Heads of Government are IVLP alumni. Mindspace Founder Dimitris Messinis was invited to attend the IVLP "Social and Economic Entrepreneurship for Young Leaders".
Team of the year
Mindspace was awarded as team of the year, at an event organized by local media across the region of Peloponnesos, Greece. We received the "team of the year" award through the nomination of our Patras chapter in the event.
Angelopoulos - Clinton Global Initiative University Fellowship
Mindspace won the Angelopoulos Clinton Global Initiative University (CGIU) Fellowship, which included 10,000 Euros to develop Mindspace and attendance at the CGIU conference in California.
Interview with Founder of Mindspace Dimitris Messinis