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The Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award Announces 2014 Winners

The Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award has announced the four winners of the 2014 award who, in addition to sharing prize funding of up to €700,000, will be assigned an expert mentor and receive a range of business support services.

Startup Pirates to Gather in Athens, June 21-28

Startup Pirates, the week-long program that enables aspiring entrepreneurs to get inside the startup world and learn how to develop a business idea comes for the first time in Greece at The Cube Athens, June 21-28. Spreading the culture of...

TIME: Greek Start-Ups Could Be a Global Success Story

The U.S. magazine “Time” featured an extensive article on Greek tech start-up enterprises, which could be the answer to getting the country back on track during this financial crisis, as today roughly 60 percent of young people are unemployed. The...

Startup Weekend Takes Athens by Storm

The Athens Startup Weekend is taking place for the 7th time in Greece at The Cube Athens, a state of the art startup cluster and innovation space. The Startup Weekend Athens, which runs March 7-9 and is part of the global nonprofit organization aiming...

Seventh Athens Startup Weekend

The Athens Startup Weekend is scheduled to be held again for the 7th time in Athens, Greece,  following the previous successful events. The Startup Weekend (SW) is a global nonprofit organization aiming to bring together people of different backgrounds and...

7 Greek Start-Ups You Need To Know About

Did you know that it’s Greek software which allows your smartphone to access Wi-Fi hotspots? In a surprising twist to Greece’s economic story, Greek start-ups are giving the geeks of Silicon Valley a run for their money. That’s why Neelie...

The Bus That Spreads Entrepreneurship Around Greece

CampusBus is a five month campaign promoting entrepreneurship, business skills and a “startup mentality” all around Greece. The project is delivered through a training team travelling on a bus around Greece, setting up week-long training camps in larger towns and...

Bookukoo: The New Greek Book Swap App

Panos Kouretas is a graduate of the Department of Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras, he attended Harvard University for his postgraduate studies (Master of Science in Engineering Sciences) and then worked in Tokyo and Hong...

Greek PM Talks 15% Flat Tax Plan; Golden Dawn; Startups from New York

During his trip to New York, Antonis Samaras revealed his plans to make Greece a startup heaven and the possibility for the country to move to a 15% flat rate tax in the future. He also said that his government...