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Economic Freedom in Greece Improving, Albeit Slowly

Greece has made its way up four positions in the Global Economic Freedom Index since 2019, but this movement establishes the country in just the 78th place out of 165, according to the Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the...

Elon Musk Tweet Causes Cryptocurrency to Go Up 1000%

Elon Musk caused a 1000% surge in the price of the Shiba Floki cryptocurrency after tweeting an image of a Shiba Inu dog, captioning it "Floki has arrived." The image is actually of Musk's newest addition to his family, a...

Thessaloniki International Fair: The History of the Region’s Biggest Event

The Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) is a commercial exhibition event of great importance in Greece and Southeastern Europe, taking place annually in Thessaloniki, Greece. Thousands of visitors from Greece and across the world flock to Greece’s second city to be entertained,...

The Hellenic Initiative Offers Cash Prizes to Greeks Making a Difference

The Hellenic Initiative, or THI, is offering support to Greek entrepreneurs hoping to make a positive impact on the world through their second annual Venture Impact Awards (VIA). Last year, during the first iteration of VIA, the Initiative's newest program,...

What is an NFT? How Non-Fungible Tokens Took Over Crypto

If you're an avid investor in cryptocurrency or a digital art lover, it's likely that you've heard about non-fungible tokens, commonly referred to as "NFTs." So what exactly are NFTs? Non-fungible tokens certify the ownership of a one-of-a-kind piece of...

Kim Kardashian Cryptocurrency Ad Criticized by Financial Watchdog

Charles Randall, the head of the United Kingdom's Financial Conduct Authority, has spoken out against Kim Kardashian's Instagram ad for a cryptocurrency known as Ethereum Max. Randall claims that the Armenian-American celebrity is potentially leading her 250 million followers into...

Concordia Annual Summit Kicks Off September 20

Leaders, entrepreneurs, and visionaries from across the world will address the 2021 Concordia Annual Summit which kicks off in New York on September 20. It will be held in a hybrid format, with both in-person and digital programming from September...

#AppleToo Demands Accountability at Apple

Several Apple employees have recently launched a campaign called #AppleToo to cast light on issues of discrimination at Apple. The group formed last week. The #AppleToo campaign aims to create a movement for employees to speak out on the marginalization...

Greek Toy Manufacturers Urge Support To Unlock Exports Potential

In a market dominated by international franchises and illegal knock-offs, the Greek toy manufacturing industry has stood its ground and continued its long-standing flourishment, providing consistent quality and creative originality to millions of customers in Greece and abroad. Robust over...

Donald Trump Calls Bitcoin a “Disaster Waiting to Happen”

Former President Donald Trump argued that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are  "potentially a disaster waiting to happen" during an appearance on Fox Business. When asked if he himself has invested in Bitcoin, Trump stated that he "likes the currency of...

ECOS Celebrates Its Essential Workers with Special Event

ECOS, a pioneer in environmentally friendly cleaning products, hosted California Lt. Governor Eleni Kounalakis, U.S. Representative Alan Lowenthal, and other dignitaries at its sustainable manufacturing facility on Tuesday, August 31. During the visit, the honored guests will celebrated ECOS’ essential...

Greece Raises $3 Billion by Reissuing 5-Year and 30-Year Bonds

Greek Finance Minister Christos Staikouras announced the successful reissue of Greece's 5-year and 30-year bonds. These bonds allow investors to invest in the Greek government's sovereign debt for the next 5 or 30 years, depending on which bond they...

John Paulson: Cryptocurrency Will “Eventually Prove to be Worthless”

John Paulson, a billionaire who made his money investing in hedge funds and who predicted the huge housing crash in 2008, says all cryptocurrency, like bitcoin, is inherently "worthless" and "will go to zero." The investor, who was one of...

The Greeks Making Millions Out of Trash in Waste Removal

Three Greek Cypriots based in London -- Aaron Marc Georgiou, Alexie Crassas, and Christos Yiannopoulos -- gave up their stable careers in the bustling city to turn people's trash into treasure with their waste removal business, called LITTA. LITTA, founded...

Massive Protests Erupt in El Salvador Against Bitcoin as Legal Tender

El Salvador is less than two weeks away from making the cryptocurrency Bitcoin one of its official currencies, the other being the United States dollar. This unprecedented move will make El Salvador the first country in the world to...