Interviewing Dimitris Methenitis

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? Encouraging was the innovative idea and the challenge of achieving the goal through a small group . What did the University contribute to your entrepreneurship route, until this moment? University gave us a first input into … Read more

Interviewing Marianthi Nika

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? AIESEC has been an important factor that encouraged me to get involved with entrepreneurship, as it taught me the simple principle of “if you don’t like something, change it”. The matter that concerns me deeply is … Read more

Interviewing Antonis Mantzavrinos

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? From a young age, I wanted to  work on something of my supervision . On the other side, whereas my first degree was about business administration, I received all the right stimulations to start something of … Read more

Interviewing Nikos Foros

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? The main stimulus for me was my involvement with a students’ organization named AIESEC, through which I became much more outgoing. I began to understand better the environment around me and it gave me the impetus … Read more

Interviewing Alkisti Michailidou

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? We, our project’s team, when we started working on it, weren’t really thinking about entrepreneurship. Essentially, due to the Educational trip, where we built our team ad as time passed structuring our ideas and procedures, we … Read more

Interviewing John Stefanidis

What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? Ever since I remember myself, I was interested in the process of creating goods and selling them. From a young age, I created and sold objects to my classmates. Growing up, neat and sophisticated branding, that … Read more

Interviewing Aris Konstantinidis

1. What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event? Personal curiosity and desire to do things. I attended ASWU, where I went to just see what it was and eventually founded GloVo. 2. What did the University contribute to your entrepreneurship route, until this … Read more

Incubators and seed finance in Greece

Reposted from Startus, written by Demetrios Pogkas Although in Athens there are only a couple of incubators that offer funding to hosting companies (a typical standard in other startup ecosystems), there are a lot of incubation and acceleration programs here. They offer office space, mentors and guidance, services, educational programs and other perks, saving a … Read more

Interviewing Ine Alexakis

Ine Alexakis interviewed by Kostapanos Miliaresis What encouraged you to work on entrepreneurship in a young age? Was it an organization, a person, an event?Basically, it was the startups’ founder proposal in addition to the fact that I had chosen at that point to work more firmly on my second degree to enrich my knowledge … Read more

Choosing the right business partners

Blog post by Keiran McGaughey, co-founder of Like An Egg Productions Ltd.   October 2015.  Credit: Cardiff Met Centre for Entrepreneurship @cardiffmetent I still remember the grimace the business advisor made the moment I brought up starting a business with two other people. He didn’t fill me with confidence and hinted that it was perhaps not … Read more