Why Real-Estate Investing In Greece Is A Great Idea Now

YoungUpstarts

Greece has been on the verge of becoming a hot destination for real estate investment in the last few years. In this article, we are going to explore the major reasons why real estate investing in Greece is turning out to be a great idea now.

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5 Greek Startups Making Big Waves In The Travel Industry

YoungUpstarts

The tourism and travel industry is one of the most important and profitable in Greece and of major importance both for local personal trips and for foreign tourists who decide to spend their holidays in Greece, helping greatly the country’s economy. Focus Greece.

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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.

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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. Apart from that, Greece has always had amazing history in design that goes back as far as 70 years (given that we Greeks went through so many wars that it’s difficult to even count them). How has the economy affected the design industry in Greece?

Victor Restis – How COVID-19 Has Affected the Global Shipping Industry

The Startup Magazine

Mr. Restis’ home country of Greece is one of the premier tourist destination spots in the world, but they still build ships. Technology China container shipping coronavirus Covid-19 disruption economy ERP Government Greece Logistics Manufacturing markets operations pandemic production shipping Supply chain trading Transport

Global Innovation 2011

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Creativity and Self-Expression Innovation Politics & Government Trends, Futurism, and Research Alcatel-Lucent Booz and Company Chile China Confederation of Indian Industry Creativity Demark economics Finland Global Innovation Index Greece Gregg Fraley INSEAD Lithuania Moldova Sweden Switzerland UK United Nations USA World Intellectual Property Organization

More global innovation

deal architect

Mexico Technology on the ICE Train – Germany Shipping ice cream globally – US, China Big Data of Long Lives – Italy, Greece, Japan Nokia alumni. Innovation from around the globe'' iElevation – Nepal A museum or a library? Globalization and Technology

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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.” He teamed up with a number of Greek organizations, associations and institutions, including CoLab Athens (Greece’s first co-working space), which offers workshops and accelerator programs to startups. According to Whitehill, entrepreneurs are “viewed as outcasts in Greece.”

10 Startups To Keep Your Eye On

YoungUpstarts

Wine Outlet is a company based in Athens, Greece that was founded in 2016. Nannuka was founded in 2014 and within a year became a leading child care online platform in Greece and all Europe. The following companies have managed to define the word startup in the last couple of years thanks to their successful development and progress. They have been awarded and financed thanks to how well they’ve done. Veeno. Veeno Company is an Italian wine café in the United Kingdom.

European Real Estate in 2020: Cooling or Continued Growth?

The Startup Magazine

A December 19 th report by ING points towards a cooling of house price growth in 2020, with three exceptions: France, Italy, and Greece. Greece – a positive surprise. Real estate investors active in Europe cheered 2019 because it was an excellent year.

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Ellison Eyewear the Multi-Billion $ Sunglass Industry

Hearpreneur

Ellison Eyewear offers designer quality sunglasses made in Greece using Italian components. Aristotle Loumis was born in Greece and grew up in Chicago, one of 8 children raised by a single parent. Aristotle still splits time between, Greece, Iowa, and Chicago, and refers to himself as “Greek born, city raised, and corn fed.” I went to Greece to meet my father — a successful entrepreneur in his own right — for the first time. Handmade in Greece.

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.” He teamed up with a number of Greek organizations, associations and institutions, including CoLab Athens (Greece’s first co-working space), which offers workshops and accelerator programs to startups. Entrepreneurs as Outcasts According to Whitehill, entrepreneurs are “viewed as outcasts in Greece.”

#Stream11

Start Up Blog

For the next few days I am at the WPP Stream Un-conference in sunny Greece. Many of the worlds best minds in technology, communications and media are here. So I’ll be living tweeting their insights and blogging what I learn. If you don’t already make sure you follow my twitter stream by click on the icon below and share the learnings with your crew too. Click this to follow me: entrepreneurship stream tweetstream unconference WPP

[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. One of Singapore’s oldest startup competitions – Start-Up@Singapore – is back, this time for its 14th edition.

ProductionHUB Helps You Search For Media Production Professionals

YoungUpstarts

Just this past week, we used ProductionHUB to find gear and crew in Athens, Greece!”. If you’re a small business or entrepreneur that needs some quality, professional media production work but have no idea where to look for a reliable provider, ProductionHUB ( www.productionhub.com ) is probably your answer (or at least, it will give you your answer).

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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.

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Startup To Translate Obama’s State Of The Union Address Up To 6,976 Languages In Real Time

YoungUpstarts

“Barack Obama’s address this evening touches more than just folks from the United States,” says Dunne, who first co-founded Babelverse in Athens, Greece. This evening, as U.S. President Barack Obama speaks to the nation during his State of the Union address, many volunteers will be working behind the scenes to translate his speech into thousands of languages.

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Top Emerging Startup Industries For 2019

YoungUpstarts

While David Skibbins, the author of Becoming a Life Coach , points to the origins of personal coaching dating back to Ancient Greece, he notes that it has taken a little longer for the industry to fully bloom, thanks in part to the rise (and partial fall) of the corporate culture of business mentoring. by Pamela Webber, Chief Marketing Officer at 99designs.

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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. Training and education are a big part of the solution, but skilled migrants are another. Hence I was encouraged to see the UK is close to top of the chart when it comes to share of foreign born population with tertiary degrees.

Why Creativity And Empathy Will Be The Key Skills In An AI-Driven Future

YoungUpstarts

Given this trend of some of the leading industrialists and thinkers supporting and promoting leisure in the early 20th century we should now be living in a culture which, similar to say Ancient Greece and Rome, values leisure highly and sees busyness actually as a form of laziness and lack of time management and deep reflective thought.

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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. by Evan Varsamis, Founder/CEO at Gadget Flow Inc. Myself and my co-founders were just a bunch of young upstarts with a big idea.

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Learning This One Language Will Instantly Make You A Better Leader

YoungUpstarts

Originally from Greece, Rafael lives in Los Angeles and when he’s not working at Weberous, he offers business and marketing consulting to small businesses.> by Rafael Romis , founder of Weberous. No matter where in the world your company is based, the number one language in offices is always the same and no, I’m not talking about English. In fact, the language I’m talking about doesn’t even involve talking at all.

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Business Ethics And Social Responsibility

YoungUpstarts

From its roots in ancient Greece to modern topics like unequal gender pay, business ethics is a large field of study. The study of business ethics refers to the ethical dimensions of productive organizations and commercial activities, according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. It applies to the production, distribution, marketing, sale and consumption of goods and services. It can include potentially controversial issues like insider trading, bribery and discrimination.

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. Picture a supermarket with thousands of products.

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”. This page tells me nothing about what a vacation to Greece might be like, and if my family hadn’t already made up their minds about going to Greece, we might give up on Greece all-together (think about that for a second) . There is one variable that data is not very good at deciphering – the human.

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Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

Strategy Roundtable For Entrepreneurs: Three Open Opportunities For 2012

ReadWriteStart

Today Stathis Katinas from Greece, pitched CarRentalBookers.com , a business he founded with his partner Tristan Mcvean. Nonetheless, I was very happy to see a European entrepreneur, especially one from Greece, amidst that country's utter crisis-ridden state. At today's roundtable, we discussed three major trends and opportunities for 2012 and also worked with an entrepreneur from Europe. Social Contacts. Our audience of readers is full of entrepreneurs.

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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”. This page tells me nothing about what a vacation to Greece might be like, and if my family hadn’t already made up their minds about going to Greece, we might give up on Greece all-together (think about that for a second) . There is one variable that data is not very good at deciphering – the human.

America, Inc.

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Lenders have been patient so far, but the sky-high rates on the sovereign debt of Greece, Ireland, and Portugal suggest what might lie ahead for USA Inc. Mary Meeker has created quite a buzz with her cover story this week in Bloomberg Businessweek. It is based on her analysis of the U.S. as if it were a corporation. Her assessment? The bottom line on USA Inc.? Cash flow and net worth are negative, profits are rare, and off-balance-sheet liabilities are enormous.

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. The 20-minute video of my presentation is here if you’re interested.

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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”. This page tells me nothing about what a vacation to Greece might be like, and if my family hadn’t already made up their minds about going to Greece, we might give up on Greece all-together (think about that for a second) . There is one variable that data is not very good at deciphering – the human.

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. It's one thing to let Greece "restructure its debt"or "exchange its bonds" (for the unitiated, that's a default, it's just that a different of technology will be used).

8 Web Design Principles to Know in 2019

ConversionXL

A famous example is the Parthenon, built in Ancient Greece: Can the Golden Ratio work for web design? Your website design is more important for conversions than you think. You can implement every conversion-boosting tactic in the world, but if your web design looks like crap, it won’t do you much good. Design is not just something designers do. Design is marketing. Design is your product and how it works.

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Which Button Color Converts the Best?

ConversionXL

Yellow symbolizes happiness and peace in Hinduism but represents sadness in Greece and jealousy in France. Color is an essential part of how we experience the world. But do colors really matter for conversion optimization ? Can a button color guarantee better performance for a call to action (CTA)? No single color is better than another. Ultimately, what matters is how much a button color contrasts with the area around it.

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Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

How Not to Screw Up Your Startup Presentation

ReadWriteStart

Method of Loci : This memory-retention device dates back to ancient Greece. It’s the moment every startup founder dreams about. You’ve spent countless days and nights, sacrificed your personal life and most likely tossed in your life savings - just for the chance to make this presentation. Whether it’s to a bank, potential investors or possible partners, it has to be pitch-perfect. You may not get a second chance, so you better make sure you don’t screw it up.

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Concentrated Production, Diversified Consumption

Growthink Blog

The world where I order new leather seat covers for my car, from Greece, on Ebay, and at a fraction of the price of what the dealership is asking. Watching the disaster of a process that was the D.C. fiscal cliff drama this past week, I found myself with a curious reaction. And maybe even a little bit of a selfish one.

[Infographic] Best Business Climates Of The World

YoungUpstarts

On the other hand, much of Europe is languishing in recession – Portugal, Spain and Greece bring up the rear as three of the five cities with the worst business climates. Did you know that the many of the best cities around the world for business is actually in the Middle East? In fact, Qatar, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates are amongst the top five cities in the first world (based on the Human Development Index) that have the best business climates.

Tough Love

Growthink Blog

Because their partners in government – and whatever one’s political persuasion government is and will remain a key partner that must work well if business is to thrive (see Greece, Argentina, et al.) – have to and are working better.

Links

Venture Chronicles

What we are seeing happen in Greece right now, both with the insolvency and citizenry on the dole fighting against any cuts, is California on a national level. Greece can’t devalue their currency or print money, like California.

Generate and Transformify: Umbrella Solutions to Help Businesses Hire Top Talent Worldwide

Transformify - Recruiting

London, 18.08.2018. Transformify Recruitment CRM and Generate FS have joined forces to help employers hire top talent worldwide.

Can Ireland Offer Startups Something Silicon Valley Can’t?

ReadWriteStart

Russia, Belarus, England, Greece and South Africa. In the past few years just about every country with a high-speed network and a national budget has hatched a “startup ecosystem.” From [link] to the Silicon Taiga , these programs offer entrepreneurs funding, infrastructure and support in an effort to lure a critical mass of promising young companies and spawn the next Silicon Valley. None has succeeded. The Dropboxes and Instagrams of the world still flock to the original Silicon Valley.

6 Women Entrepreneurs Who Failed Before Succeeding

Women Entrepreneurs Can

Born in Athens, Greece, she was rejected by 36 publishers early in her career. Many years ago, the business world was full of men in tailored suits, while women stayed at home to support their husband. This usually meant looking after the kids, cleaning and preparing home-cooked meals for the family. Today, everything has changed, and women are refusing to conform to the stereotype set upon them. Statistics from the National Association of Women Business Owners (NAWBO) show that 11.6