EVENTSThe Tech Growth & Investments Challenge Forum. Digitize & ScaleUP



CAPITALS Circle Group (, Berlin, Athens, Brussels a Berlin based PR & IR boutique Advisory for Digital Economy & Tech Industry) in cooperation with Innovathens ( cordially invite you to its #4 CCG Tech Dialogue Initiative in Greece with the title this year “The Tech Growth & Investments Challenge Forum. Digitize & ScaleUP”. Join us to learn from and meet Investors, Corporates, Tech Startups, Tech Corporates, Policy Makers, Institutions, Media. Senior Speakers from Berlin Tech Ecosystem (Germany) & Greece.

Forum Agenda 16.30- 21.30

16.30 – 17.00: Regstration & Warming UP

17.00-17.10: Welcome Remarks by Organisers

17.10 – 17.25: Introductory Remarks: Stergios Pitsiorlas, Alternate Minister, Ministry for Economy & Development

17.25 – 17.40: Christos Dimas, MP, GR Parliament (Dep. Head for Economy & Development, New Democracy)

– Maria Nikotsiou, Journalist, Alpha TV, Alpha Radio, 9.89, Forum Moderator

A. 17.40 – 18.30: First Thematic Field. The National Policy/Strategy for Digital Transformation & Tech Ecosystem Challenge. Best Practices from other countries.

– Lois Labrianidis, General Secretary for Strategic & Private Investments, Ministry of Economiy & Development

– Dr. George Xirogiannis, Director, Industry, Growth, Infrastructure, Hellenic Association of Enterprises, (SEV)

– Prof. Dr. George Ioannou, Director, Management Science Laboratory, AUEB

– Yannis Gianarakis, General Manager, HAMAC

B. 18.30 – 19.30: Second Thematic Field. The Digital Transformation, ScaleUP Tech Ecosystem & attract Tech Investments/Startups from business perspective. Best practices from developed Tech Ecosystems.

KEYNOTE: Yannis Salavopoulos, MBA, CEO, CCG GmbH (CEO, Global Sustain GmbH) & Lecturer for Entrepreneurship & Innovation, PR, Leadership (Berlin). Presentation of a Benchmark Market Analysis about London VS Berlin VS Athens Tech Ecosystems by CAPITALS Circle Group.

-Tom Lautenbacher, CEO, Space Shack, Innovative Coworking Space, Former Startupper (Berlin)

-Kostas Champidis, Chief Technology Officer, City of Athens

– Filippos Zakopoulos, Managing Partner, Found.ation

The Investor Approach

– Sotiris Papantonopoulos, Partner Uni.Fund, Venture Capital

– George Karantonis, Partner, Metavallon Venture Capital

C. 19.30 – 20.30: Third Thematic Field. The Tech Investment / VC Fundraising & Go Global Challenge. The Investor & Startups Approach. The Partnerships with Tech Corporates Challenge. Presentation of Startups cases.

Tech Corporates & Startups Collaboration Schemes.

Gerasimos Michalitsis, Head New Ventures, Intrasoft International

How Tech Firms & Startups Establish Models, Fundraise, Grow & Go Global

– Dimitris Litsikakis, Country Manager, Revolut

– Fotis Talantzis, CEO & Co-Founder, Novoville

-Socrates Ploussas, President, Fund4All

– Christos Tsounis, CEO, Tech Talent

– Moe Dorfner, CEO, EIFAS GmbH (FinTech Startup, Berlin)

– Alexander Caravitis, Co-Founder, Syncbnb

20.30 – 21.30: Networking Reception with Buffett

Forum Powered by CAPITALS Circle Group in cooperation with INNOVATHENS powered by Samsung.

Forum Communication & Corporate Partners: 9,84 Radio,, Global Sustain, Crisis Monitor,, Hrima, Hrima Week, Found.ation, Academy of Entrepreneurship,, Equal Society

Forum Institutional Partners: HAMAC, Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs, ESYNE

Forum Academic Partners: Management Science Laboratory AUEB, MBA Int. AUEB

Register online to secure your forum pass. Please contact us in case of interest for forum partnership/sponsorship under: or +6972897227 or +491636750858.

Best Regards,

The CAPITALS Circle Group Team

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