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Endeavor Greece: Greece at the center of foreign investors and entrepreneurs

Top European investment schemes met with fast-growing Greek companies as part of the online Investment Roadshow organized by Endeavor Greece on Friday, January 28th.

More specifically, during the event, 80 acquaintance meetings (speed dating sessions) took place between 35 Greek and foreign start-ups and 19 investment schemes, creating valuable opportunities for financing. The interest of investors was great, a fact that highlights the dynamics of the Greek business environment and especially the technology sector, which according to Endeavor estimates, this year is expected to set a record in all the basic ecosystem sizes created by Greek startups.

The first Investment Roadshow of the year featured 19 investment schemes including world-class VCs such as Softbank Vision Fund, Prime Venture Partners, Highland Europe and AXA Venture Partners, which raise hundreds of millions of dollars and have invested in many of the world leading technology companies. At the same time, 35 fast-growing companies took part, with headquarters in Greece, Ireland, Germany, the United Kingdom, Bulgaria, Turkey, Romania, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

The participation of investment schemes and companies from the wider region of Europe in the Roadshow of Endeavor Greece highlights on the one hand the established position of the organization in the European ecosystem and on the other the dynamics of the country’s ecosystem, while confirming the forecasts for its rapid growth next five years.

Following the completion of the first Investment Roadshow this year, Periklis Vassiliadis, FinTech & EdTech Portfolio Lead of Endeavor Greece said: “At a time when the Greek business ecosystem is constantly growing, it is important for Greek companies to attract investment from leading investment We are particularly pleased that Endeavor, through the Investors’ Roadshow, has acted as a platform for attracting investment from leading international funds, some of which have interacted for the first time with Greek companies. already similar actions that will place the domestic ecosystem on the map of international investment “.

Aphrodite Theodorakopoulou, Healthcare Portfolio Lead of Endeavor Greece added: “Endeavor has a long experience in developing ecosystems in emerging markets, which gives us the necessary knowledge to identify the margins of development and consolidate the position of Greek entrepreneurs on the world map. The success of the Investment Roadshow is due to this, as we were able to identify the need for successful matching between investors and entrepreneurs and to turn the attention of investment giants to Greek companies. and European ecosystem “.

Endeavor Greece has in recent years carried out a series of actions internationally which have created a large community of hundreds of Greek entrepreneurs, investors and executives, from the field of innovation around the world. Through its action, the organization wishes to fulfill its goal, which is none other than the creation of important opportunities for start-ups in the Greek ecosystem and the general support and promotion of Greek entrepreneurship and the ecosystem internationally.

Source: Capital

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