Soft Surge was part of the 2020 class of startups hosted by IDEA Innovation Center.
IDEA is the only non-profit, inclusive innovation centre in Cyprus. They perform a cluster of projects and develop Cyprus’ youth’s entrepreneurial skills & mindsets.
They host start-up companies, giving the highest degree of training and aid. IDEA turns start-ups’ new ideas into viable businesses with a global scope. In four years, they have hosted 48+ start-ups with over 130 entrepreneurs.
Within the support offered, they emphasise the significant success factor for startups is themselves; Their passion, drive, sense of need, hard work, commitment, willingness to give and take their goals, and perseverance.
IDEA is the 2018 National Winner under the “Promoting the Entrepreneurial Spirit” category at the “European Enterprise Promotion Award” by the European Commission. This award comes from recognising their hard work in the past four years. It encourages them to keep expanding the entrepreneurial ecosystem on the island. In due time, elevating Cyprus on the global map of innovation.