Starting Up in China: A Cypriot Perspective
Petros Djakouris, Curator & Co-founder at BeHive
Petros studied Economics at Nottingham University in the UK, has been in China for four years and speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese. After working with tech startups and corporates in Beijing, London, and Nicosia, he founded BeHive, a professional development platform that helps college students and young professionals become better communicators and culturally agile in today's constantly changing workplace. They have enabled so far more than 6000 young professionals and returnees to develop skills through 65 workshops and job fairs and work with universities and companies such as LinkedIn and S&P. Petros has served in the Special Forces as a Sergeant Major and has been recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Global Shaper. As an avid supporter of youth empowerment, entrepreneurship, and personal development, he is a mentor at Startup Grind, the biggest startup community in the world.
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