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entrepreneurcountry: Mykonos

Written by Julie Meyer on Thursday, 08 October 2015.

Follow Julie’s Travels as she builds EntrepreneurCountry. She writes a regular monthly column, Adventures in EntrepreneurCountry, for British Airways Business Life magazine. Here is one her columns:

Dimitris Tsigos – Placing Faith in Youth

Written by Dan Ginger on Thursday, 11 December 2014.

EntrepreneurCountry was delighted to welcome Dimitris Tsigos to London in early December, with Dan Ginger speaking to the Greek entrepreneur and mentor about the role of young people in modern innovation, the state of Greek entrepreneurship, and the role of government in stimulating the economy.

Entrepreneurship Is The Way To Go

Written by Maria Kagkelidou on Monday, 28 July 2014.

Dimitris Tsigos, head of the Greek Startup Association, explains how Greece has its very own startup bubble and outlines the Association’s proposals for the future

Dimitris Tsigos, in his mid- 30's, sits in his office ,in downtown Athens, overlooking the Acropolis. He appears to be living the dream of many young Greeks, namely turning the startup he founded during his student years into a profitable business. We started by asking him what exactly the StarTech group of companies does.

Locish leading the charge of Greece's startup revival

Written by Amit Pau on Friday, 25 July 2014.

Greece hasn't had the easiest time in recent years, but a new wave of startups is pitching in to get the country's economy back on its feet. Back in 2012, Greece had just 65 registered enterprising Davids to its name, but the tables have turned and that number more than doubled to 144 in 2013. One such company steering a course to success, and hopefully taking Greece with it, is innovative travel app Locish.

Greek entrepreneurs leave public sector jobs for tech startup

Written by EntrepreneurCountry Global on Tuesday, 08 July 2014.

The global financial crisis of recent years has had a well-documented impact across Europe, with countries such as Greece still working hard to bring their economies back to robust health. Although unemployment rates in Greece remain persistently high, there's a promising silver lining in the form of a burgeoning startup boom.

Coursera offers insight for entrepreneurial Greek hopefuls

Written by EntrepreneurCountry Global on Monday, 02 June 2014.

Coursera's online education platform has changed the way the world learns with its impressive array of MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses). But its partnership with indigenous and international bodies to deliver a live entrepreneurship course with specialist Greek content shows that local knowledge still matters.

Bugsense: how David met Goliath

Written by EntrepreneurCountry Global on Monday, 02 June 2014.

Startups all over Europe are full of intrepid entrepreneurs who are keen to make their mark on the business world. As they grow and develop their companies, many of these Davids have aspirations to attract the attentions of a Goliath who will take them to the next level. Bugsense, a crash reporter for mobile phones, has done just that.   

Startups all over Europe are full of intrepid entrepreneurs who are keen to make their mark on the business world. As they grow and develop their companies, many of these Davids have aspirations to attract the attentions of a Goliath who will take them to the next level. Bugsense, a crash reporter for mobile phones, has done just that.   

Globo: making waves in Silicon Valley

Written by Amit Pau on Monday, 12 May 2014.

In the digital age, there are few businesses that can truthfully say they still stick to the traditional 9-5 working day. Recognising the complications that arise from mobile communication and working remotely, an intrepid Greek-based startup is developing technology that complements the 'new normal' of employees staying connected even when outside the office.

Workable continues its rise with $1.5million fund raise

Written by EntrepreneurCountry Global on Monday, 12 May 2014.

Bred out of a combination of desperation and 60% youth unemployment, the tech scene in Greece is beginning to thrive. The latest success story is that of Workable, the developer of a cloud-based recruitment platform for SMEs, which has recently confirmed a new investment of $1.55 million.

Greek startup disrupting drone space

Written by EntrepreneurCountry Global on Monday, 12 May 2014.

Drones are rarely out of the news, but a humanitarian startup led by Greek-American entrepreneur Andreas Raptopoulos and his company Matternet aims to revolutionise the way we perceive these unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Goliath online retail company Amazon has already gone public with their plans to use unmanned drones to deliver goods to their customers' homes, but Matternet has an even more innovative and admirable goal.

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entrepreneurcountry: Mykonos

by Julie Meyer

Follow Julie’s Travels as she builds EntrepreneurCountry. She writes a regular monthly column, Adventures in EntrepreneurCountry, for British Airways Business Life magazine. Here is one her columns:

Read more

Locish leading the charge of Greece's startup revival

by Amit Pau

Greece hasn't had the easiest time in recent years, but a new wave of startups is pitching in to get the country's economy back on its feet. Back in 2012, Greece had just 65 registered enterprising Davids to its name, but the tables have turned and that number more than doubled to 144 in 2013. One such company steering a course to success, and hopefully taking Greece with it, is innovative travel app Locish.

Read more

Dimitris Tsigos – Placing Faith in Youth

by Dan Ginger

EntrepreneurCountry was delighted to welcome Dimitris Tsigos to London in early December, with Dan Ginger speaking to the Greek entrepreneur and mentor about the role of young people in modern innovation, the state of Greek entrepreneurship, and the role of government in stimulating the economy.

Read more

Greek entrepreneurs leave public sector jobs for tech startup

by EntrepreneurCountry Global

The global financial crisis of recent years has had a well-documented impact across Europe, with countries such as Greece still working hard to bring their economies back to robust health. Although unemployment rates in Greece remain persistently high, there's a promising silver lining in the form of a burgeoning startup boom.

Read more

Entrepreneurship Is The Way To Go

by Maria Kagkelidou

Dimitris Tsigos, in his mid- 30's, sits in his office ,in downtown Athens, overlooking the Acropolis. He appears to be living the dream of many young Greeks, namely turning the startup he founded during his student years into a profitable business. We started by asking him what exactly the StarTech group of companies does.

Read more

Greek Digital Marketplace Startups

by Theoharis Mihailidis

Entrepreneurs try to find gaps in a market and swiftly move in to fill them. Greece's new generation of technology entrepreneurs are no exception to this age-old rule of business. 

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