The Big Negotiation Lesson in the Greece Bailout Talks

Inc Startups

Greece's bailout rejection shows what happens in dealmaking when you fail to frame the options on the table as attractive

Greece & Its Default

PureVC

There's been a lot in the news about Greece and its debt problem. Just this last week, leaders of the European Monetary Union agreed on a "selective default" of Greece and authorized the buying back of securities from Greece if necessary. The foreign currency markets have been jittery about the European Union and whether the Euro as a currency will even survive.

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Save the US from becoming Greece

David Teten

Save the US from becoming Greece. Sometime prior to the 4th Century BCE, the Greeks invented democracy. They were a model for the world. Unfortunately, I think the Greeks are well on their way to being a model for the world again.

Why Nobody Knows What Will Happen in Greece Now

Inc Startups

The EU and Greece are on a collision course in an emotional game of Chicken Forget rational negotiation.

12 Questions: Meet Nausika Georgakopoulou (Greece)

crowdSPRING Blog

Nausika lives and works in Athens Greece. … it’s pronounced Nafsika) and I come from Greece. I live and work in Athens which is Greece’s capital. How has the economy affected the design industry in Greece?

Yousician takes the whole team on the road for a month in Greece

ArcticStartup

This morning Chris Thür, CEO of Yousician (the new name for Ovelin ) rang me up to essentially brag about how they rented Greece''s largest villa for a month, and have taken their entire team and families down there.

emergentfutures: Scavengers Stripping Greece of Metals The.

Mark Birch

emergentfutures : Scavengers Stripping Greece of Metals. The Associated Press reported that Greece’s crushing economic crisis has created super scavengers stripping the infrastructure of whatever they can. Full Story: Greece Reporter. metal scavengers scrap metal Greece

Greece’s Former Finance Minister Outlines the Grim Future of the European Union

Inc Startups

The Eurozone has been, for some time now, in an advanced state of deconstruction

The Greek Bailout Explained:

Chaganomics

The Greek Bailout Explained: How to Protect Yourself February 18, 2015 Greece''s bailout expires at the end of this month. Ahead of the bailout deadline on 28th February, Greece and the Eurozone finance ministers (known as the Eurogroup) have held talks, but a compromise has not been achieved. How this may impact markets: A failure to reach a deal for Greece could cause a spike in volatility for financial markets and large swings in prices.

This Is the Man Who Started an Indiegogo Fund for Greece

Inc Startups

So far the campaign has raised over 20,000 euros in an effort to prevent the country from defaulting on its debt

EUR: Little To Stop Further Weakness This Week - Barclays

Chaganomics

The EU summit (Thursday) may also gain some attention as the situation in Greece is likely to be a topic for discussion, at least on the sidelines. Current funding pressures should encourage Greece to accelerate its efforts in this regard," Barclays adds. EURUSD A very light euro area data and event calendar this week is unlikely to stem recent EUR losses, says Barclays Capital. "We

Greek Start-ups? Nope, That's Not an Oxymoron

Inc Startups

A new event aims to nurture Greece's small but growing entrepreneurial ecosystem, despite the country's dire economic woes. And as entrepreneurial ambitions seized the continent from Estonia to England , they also took hold in Greece.

EURO: how short-term politicking is threatening our continent

Fred Destin

Countries like Greece were always going to have a hard time. What do you get when you marry Greece and Germany under one currency, as seen from Athens: Interest rates are low, which is an incentive to borrow, but there's no inflation eroding the principal.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Whitehill “saw a real resurgence of people in Greece who realize entrepreneurship is the way out of the [economic] challenges they were having.” According to Whitehill, entrepreneurs are “viewed as outcasts in Greece.”

Visiting the Balkan Ghosts

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

Greece is the most misunderstood Balkan country. The West demands that Greece behave exactly like the other members of the alliance because it is middle class and a member of NATO. The first time I arrived in Greece was by train from Yugoslavia.

How Packaging Design Can Help Create a Winning Product

Up and Running

The solution, designed by the Athens, Greece-based creative office Matadog Design , was a label that welcomes the consumer, and literally asks them to take it home. The label on the back reads: “I am a pure extra virgin olive oil from Greece and I am made especially for you.

Franklin Templeton hires Blackstone to advise on Ukraine debt restructuring talks

Chaganomics

Blackstone represented Greece''s creditors in 2012. "A Reuters Ukraine''s largest creditor, Franklin Templeton, has hired investment and advisory firm Blackstone to advise a creditor group during debt restructuring negotiations with Kiev, sources familiar with the situation told Reuters on Sunday.

How Turkish 'Dairy Boy' Hamdi Ulukaya Started $600 Million Chobani

Inc Startups

But when people go to Turkey or Greece, within 15 minutes of their return they start talking about how much they enjoyed the yogurt there. There was this imported yogurt from Greece, and it was available in cities here, and people were enjoying it. I went to Greece.

Greek default: What it would mean | Deimar ~ Business Tips.

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What's the Best Place in the World to Start a Company?

Inc Startups

This explanation makes sense to the bloggers behind The Drachma Startup, a blog chronicling the author's efforts to start a company in crisis-stricken Greece that deserves a hat tip for pointing the way to Sorenson's study. "On

Some encouraging data on migration

The Equity Kicker

Spain and Greece, by contrast, have seen increases in emigration. Recruiting great staff is the biggest challenge for many startups. This is the central conclusion of the Scale Up Report and we see it every day in our own operations and at our partners.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World

ReadWriteStart

Whitehill “saw a real resurgence of people in Greece who realize entrepreneurship is the way out of the [economic] challenges they were having.” Entrepreneurs as Outcasts According to Whitehill, entrepreneurs are “viewed as outcasts in Greece.”

Revolutionise the Dreaded Conference Call

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

At 10am (GMT) on Thursday the 16 th July 2015 Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch leader of the Eurozone confirmed a bail out for financially unstable Greece. The decision to offer a bridging loan of £5 billion was discussed via a conference call between Greece ministers and the Eurozone which includes 19 countries. Dreading that meeting? Then make a call.

Forget Good Grades, Success Depends on Hard Work, Passion, and Optimism

Inc Startups

The guy who owns my neighborhood pizza shop, as well as two other pizza shops, emigrated from Greece 20 years ago and never finished high school. The guy who owns my neighborhood pizza shop, as well as two other pizza shops, emigrated from Greece 20 years ago and never finished high school.

3 Steps To “Activate” Visitors and Convert Them To Subscribers, Leads & Customers

ConversionXL

I’m planning on going to Greece with my family this summer, so obviously the first stop is to Google “Greek travel”. The image is stunning, the typography is welcoming & it makes me feel excited at the peace and relaxation I’ll have when I’m finally in Greece.

Covert Greek Currency Talks??

Chaganomics

This couldn't get any better - ATHENS (Reuters) - Some members of Greece's leftist government wanted to raid central bank reserves and hack taxpayer accounts to prepare a return to the drachma, according to reports on Sunday that highlighted the chaos in the ruling Syriza party.

New Pan-European Early-Stage Fund From Greece

ArcticStartup

Openfund is a pan-European early-stage seed fund based in Greece focused on mobile apps, Internet and software industries. The reason it's pan-European is because the founders of the fund recognized that many promising entrepreneurs live outside Greece and decided to fully embrace that and extend their programme for the whole of Europe. Finnish entrepreneurs, just like their peers from the whole of Europe, can now benefit from a new instrument to fund their ventures - Openfund.

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The Lost, Ancient Guide to Better Copywriting

ConversionXL

In Ancient Greece, public speaking was the main channel for political debate and decision-making, legal decision-making, and even philosophical discussion. Like memory, delivery is a little different today than it was in Ancient Greece.

Europe’s Autumn (or, Why You Can’t Outrun Big Debt Forever)

Seeing Both Sides

First, the bond market knocks on Iceland’s door (see Michael Lewis' Vanity Fair article and his book Boomerang ), then Ireland's, then Greece's and now Italy's. And when the bond market comes to collect on the debt, leaders are overthrown – Papandreou in Greece, Berlusconi in Italy.

Here’s What’s Driving Collaborative Consumption and Where the Market May Head Next

Both Sides of the Table

Example: More than 50% of all youth in Greece & Spain (34% in Italy) are unemployed and if you take “under-employment” it is even worse. I spoke this past week at the LeWeb conference in London, which was a superbly well run event with a very quality production team. Kudos.

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Supercharge Growth Without Raising Money

YoungUpstarts

I applied this method to every single one of our hires and today our team consists of 22 people from United States, India, United Kingdom, Ukraine, Greece and the Philippines. I was scared with what was happening in Greece but myself and the team were determined to build our brand.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

But Blank and the teaching team encouraged the students to keep “getting outside the building” and iterating their MVP – particularly with refugees themselves and the first responders tasked with handling corpses in front-line countries like Greece and Italy.

Hacking for Diplomacy – The State Department Takes Notice

Steve Blank

But Blank and the teaching team encouraged the students to keep “getting outside the building” and iterating their MVP – particularly with refugees themselves and the first responders tasked with handling corpses in front-line countries like Greece and Italy.

The Socialist Republic of Twitter

Diego Basch

Same with censorship; if Europe threatens to block Twitter unless they filter out the word Greece, Twitter will probably do it (and probably Italy too, for good measure). I attended a Machine Learning meetup at Twitter yesterday. It was a very good event, and I learned a few new things.

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[Singapore][Competition] Applications For 14th Start-Up@Singapore Now Open

YoungUpstarts

Its recent edition attracted more than 3,000 teams and 9,000 participants, both locally as well as from countries such as Australia, Canada, Norway, India, Brunei, Pakistan, Russia, Greece, the Philippines and Indonesia.

The 3 Step Approach To Successful Customer Activation

ConversionXL

I’m planning on going to Greece with my family this summer, so obviously the first stop is to Google “Greek travel”. The image is stunning, the typography is welcoming & it makes me feel excited at the peace and relaxation I’ll have when I’m finally in Greece.

Book: Boomerang: Travels in the New Third World

Feld Thoughts

The book starts in Dallas, takes us to Iceland, to Greece, to Ireland, to Germany, and finally back to the California. If you want to understand what is going on in Europe, especially Greece, Ireland, and Germany, how it happened, why it matters, and where it might go, read this book. I’ve generally ignored the mainstream media during the original US financial crisis and the more recent European financial crisis.

When Talent Can Easily Find New Opportunity, How Do You Retain Talent?

Ben Casnocha: The Blog

” In Greece, this was the question elites in the country were thinking about. Talent in Companies.

The 3 Step Approach To Successful Customer Activation

ConversionXL

I’m planning on going to Greece with my family this summer, so obviously the first stop is to Google “Greek travel”. The image is stunning, the typography is welcoming & it makes me feel excited at the peace and relaxation I’ll have when I’m finally in Greece.

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