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Tuesday, December 20

John Papadakis

Pollfish

John is co-founder and CEO of Pollfish, a platform that provides brands a revolutionary way to learn, communicate and interact with existing and prospective customers. Pollfish raised $4.2M, has 20 employees and has a reach of 350,000,000 consumers that respond to surveys.

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Tuesday, January 17

George Dimopoulos

Venture Friends

George has been an angel investor for the last 5 years investing in Greek and foreign tech companies, including Taxibeat. He has a rich finance / deal structuring experience stemming from his 4 year tenure with Bank of America Merrill Lynch in London where he was involved in numerous transactions with total EV valuation of c. €17bn across multiple geographies.

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Past Events

Michalis Gkontas

Michalis Gkontas

Andreas Grammatis

Andreas Grammatis

Theodore Theodoropoulos

Theodore Theodoropoulos

Networking Event 2016

Networking Event 2016

Spyros Magiatis

Spyros Magiatis

Alexia Kotsi

Alexia Kotsi

Claus Rosenberg Gotthard

Claus Rosenberg Gotthard

Marco Veremis

Marco Veremis

Paul Efmorfidis

Paul Efmorfidis

Manos Moschous

Manos Moschous

Antonios Fiorakis

Antonios Fiorakis

Fanis Koutouvelis

Fanis Koutouvelis

George Spanoudakis

George Spanoudakis

Networking Event

Networking Event

Xenia Kourtoglou

Xenia Kourtoglou

Nikos Drandakis

Nikos Drandakis

Philipp Brinkmann

Philipp Brinkmann

Apostolos Apostolakis

Apostolos Apostolakis

Nikos Kakavoulis

Nikos Kakavoulis

Spyros Trachanis

Spyros Trachanis

George Chatzigeorgiou

George Chatzigeorgiou

Haris Karonis

Haris Karonis

Global Sponsor

Local Sponsor

Local Partners

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A Startup Grind Success Story: On the Power of a Global Network with Claus Rosenberg Gotthard of Book'n'Bloom

When I jumped on a plane to visit Silicon Valley for Startup Grind's flagship Global Conference, I couldn't imagine how many friends I was about to make. Fellow Chapter Directors from around the world - South Africa, China, Sweden, and more - joined me and 3000 other founders and investors for two days worth of learning and connecting. One of them was Claus Rosenberg Gotthard, a Danish-born entrepreneur who is not only running the Startup Grind Madrid chapter, but has Co-founded Book’n’Bloom, a services booking platform powered by Facebook. He just raised a whooping €11.5M in Series A funding from a London-based VC to expand the business in new markets, including Greece.

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With 65M Subscribers in 43 Countries, Upstream Co-founder on Doing Business Around the World

The world isn’t flat according to Marco Veremis. He's CEO & Co-founder of Upstream, a mobile commerce company operating in 43 countries and more than 25 languages. Just this past year, his company Upstream converted 65 million paying subscribers and handled 10 billion consumer interactions. He joined Startup Grind Athens at InnovAthens to tell a packed room of entrepreneurs his vision about doing business around the globe.

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Greek Entrepreneurs Unite to Help Startups During the Economic Meltdown

What's going on in Greece?

This is a really bad day for Greece. After the surprise decision on Monday by PM Alexis Tsipras to call a snap referendum within a week, people run to the ATM's to withdraw their savings. That resulted to Capital Controls, the first time such a thing has happened in the Eurozone. It's also the first time a developed country has not paid IMF, and Greece today joined the club of three other countries,

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