A Zoom panel discussion about the record state of venture capital in Greece, which is fueling activity in life sciences, retail and agritech. According
A Zoom panel discussion about the record state of venture capital in Greece, which is fueling activity in life sciences, retail and agritech. According to a report from Found.ation and EIT Digital, over €500 million in funding was invested in over 70 startups in 2021. Of six exits, three were in the all-time top 10 list for value. Notably, Greece now lays claim to its first “unicorn” startups: PeopleCert, Blueground and Viva Wallet. With The Greek government pledging €200 million for further startup activity, where is this all heading?
George Dimopoulos, Venturefriends
Dimitris Kalavros-Gousiou, Velocity Partners
Myrto Papathanou, Metavallon
Katerina Pramatari, Unifund
George Tziralis, Marathon
Marco Veremis, Big Pi
Moderated by Niko Bonatsos, General Catalyst
Introduction by Dean Dimizas, Cambridge Associates
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