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Envolve Presents Seventh Annual Awards to Greek Entrepreneurs

  On Monday, July 20, Envolve Entrepreneurship announced the four winners of the 7th Envolve Award Greece, a competition that awards start-ups and early-stage businesses in Greece. Hosted by TV personality Sakis Tanimanidis, the award ceremony took place in Athens...

Five Ways Greece Will Benefit from the Lifting of Capital Controls

Greek businessmen and citizens across the country hailed the government's decision this week to lift capital controls and return to fiscal normalcy, after fifty months of strict monetary oversight of the economy. The Greek economy is now free to return...

Greece the Most Difficult Country to Set Up a Business

Greece is the most difficult country in the world to set up a business due to bureaucracy, frequent changes in legislation, differences in VAT depending on the region and unpredictable treatment of businesses by state and local authorities. Greece comes...

EU Poll: Greeks Overwhelmingly Convinced of Widespread Corruption

Corruption in Greece is an ongoing political issue, that has been debated to death over the past 35 years. Now a new EU Commission "Eurobarometer" poll places Greece second only behind Cyprus in corruption perception in business, in the...

Greece Lags Behind Albania in "Ease of Doing Business"

Greece ranks 67th in the "Ease of Doing Business 2018" report in a total of 190 countries, when last year was in 61st place. In this year's World Bank report that was released on Tuesday, Greece lags behind other Balkan...

SEV: Growth in Greece Will Not Come With Gyms and Hair Salons

In crisis-stricken Greece the businesses that flourish are hair salons, dry cleaners, funeral parlors, electronics repair shops and gyms, says the weekly Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) report. However, the bulletin says, such businesses will not bring growth, as the only...

Atlantic Bank President: How Greek Companies Can Enter the American Market

  A Greek company that wants to enter the U.S. market must have prior knowledge of the legal framework, the U.S. market and its competiveness, along with knowledge of tax laws, said Atlantic Bank President Nancy Papaioannou. Speaking at the Capital...

Greek Businesses Make Up Considerable Portion of Foreign Companies in Albania

Greek business continues to grow in Albania as Greek companies make up a considerable portion of businesses with foreign capital in the country, according to statements by the Albanian Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) on Friday. "Foreign companies and companies with...

Ten Successful Companies that Export Greek Goods Throughout the World

The four extrovert Greek companies that were awarded on Monday at the Greek Exports Awards 2016 showed that despite the economic crisis, good business ideas and practices can thrive even in an environment that hinders growth. In an evening of...

Greece Comes 2nd in Taxing Businesses and Executives

Greece comes second among European Union countries in taxing companies and executives, according to the Hellenic Federation of Enterprises (SEV) monthly report. The report says that high taxation makes Greek businesses not competitive, while at the same time executives pay...