EBAN, the European Business Angel Network, is proud to announce that their 2022 Annual Statistics Compendium – Europe’s most extensive annual research on the activity of business angels and business angel networks - has been published.
On November 23, 2023 HeBAN organizes a workshop with the esteemed Business Angel Dr. Peter Cowley from the UK. The workshop will take place at the facilities of the Alexander Innovation Zone -AIZ at Filikis Etaireias 12 & I. Tsimiski in Thessaloniki on November 23, 2023 at 17.00h -20.30h. The workshop will be in English. Registration is required.
Raimo Matvere from eResidency and Martin Lään from the e-Residency Hub will be visiting Athens on 7 November and Thessaloniki on 8 November. You will also get to listen to panel discussions with e-residents and experts George Giannopoulos and Loukia Giannopoulou from Prooptiki SA on honest insights into running businesses as Estonian e-residents. More information available here.
Free tickets for the upcoming European Angel Investment Summit 2023 in Brussels on October 10-11, 2023
EBAN announces the following important news regarding the upcoming European Angel Investment Summit 2023 in Brussels on October 10-11, 2023: Only 1 Month Left for EBAN Members to Get Free Tickets! Join us at the European Angel Investment Summit 2023 (https://lnkd.in/dfRpwmv), Europe's leading event for early stage investors, entrepreneurs, and change-makers. Fuel Europe's growth, connect with international colleagues, and witness
HeBAN is happy to inform you about the following important event: ΟΣΑ ΧΡΕΙΑΖΕΤΑΙ ΝΑ ΓΝΩΡΙΖΕΤΕ ΓΙΑ ΤΗΝ ΠΡΟΣΤΑΣΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΔΙΑΝΟΗΤΙΚΗΣ ΙΔΙΟΚΤΗΣΙΑΣ Startups της Βορείου Ελλάδος, mark your calendar!! Σας περιμένουμε μαζί με όλο το οικοσύστημα της Βόρειας Ελλάδας. Μια πρωτοβουλία της ΑΛΕΞΑΝΔΡΕΙΑΣ ΖΩΝΗΣ ΚΑΙΝΟΤΟΜΙΑΣ, σημείο επαφής της Elevate Greece στη Βόρειο Ελλάδα Ημερίδα Startups and Intellectual Property rights: What every
HeBAN στο Capital.gr: "HEBAN: Δύο χρόνια δράσης, 70 business angels, 10+ επενδύσεις"
Στις 8 Ιουνίου "The PowerGame" γράφει για το HeBAN εδώ.
Σήμερα, 8 Ιουνίου 2023, η κορυφαία ελληνική οικονομική ειδησεογραφία vortal «euro2day» δημοσίευσε ένα ρεπορτάζ για το success story του HeBAN. Βρείτε το ολόκλυρο άρθρο εδώ.
On the occasion of the Beyond 2023 Trade Show in Thessaloniki on 24 - 26 May 2023 Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis speaks about the role of Business Angels with the newspaper ‘Οικονομικός Ταχυδρόμος’. The full article can be found here.
With great success the EBAN Congress 2023 in Thessaloniki came to an end. 500+ delegates from across the world gathered and enjoyed top keynote speeches, expert presentations and panel discussions of various topics and pitches of Greek and other European startups in a very inspiring and joyful atmosphere. A lot of new contacts were established, old relationships were refreshed, many
Tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 May, 2023 the EBAN Congress 2023 at Thessaloniki will open doors to an exquisite lineup of speakers and delegates from a multitude of countries inside and outside of Europe. From 24-26 May there will be a wide array of 'hot' topics presented and discussed by (keynote) speakers and expert panels, flanked by pitches of selected promising startups
On Sat, 29.04.2023, HeBAN board member Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis will be part of a high level panel at the Delphi Economic Forum VIII in the thematic track “Future of Work” with the title “Fostering Social Development While Protecting Environment”. Other panelists will be Spyros Arsenis, Board Member, ELLINIKI ETAIRIA - Society for the Environment and Cultural Heritage (ELLET), Greece, Nikos
April 2023 HeBAN wishes a Happy Easter to all our Members, Partners and Friends!
Get ready to be blown away by the amazing lineup of keynote speakers joining us for the EBAN Annual Congress in the beautiful city of Thessaloniki, Greece on May 24th-26th! And here's the cherry on top - as a valued EBAN member, we want to offer you an exclusive discount with the code ebanxmembers2023! But wait, there's more: Gather four or more investors from
Talk by Nick Gonios: “Reimagining Products for Good – The five secrets for circularity-led startups to thrive” at the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone
HeBAN is proudly announcing a talk given by our member Nick Gonios: "Reimagining Products for Good - The five secrets for circularity-led startups to thrive" at the Thessaloniki Innovation Zone on Thursday, March 16, at 18:30. The event is F2F and Co-organized by Thessaloniki Innovation Zone, Ideas Forward and HeBAN - Hellenic Business Angels Network (Association) . Nick Gonios is
Το EBAN - European Business Angel Network, το InvestEU και το Enterprise Greece SA , συνδιοργανώνουν στη Θεσσαλονίκη για πρώτη φορά το EBAN Annual Congress, στις 24 με 26 Μαΐου 2023. Το HeBAN - Hellenic Business Angels Network (Association) ως το ελληνικό δίκτυο επιχειρηματικών αγγέλων καλεί τις ελληνικές #startups που επιθυμούν να συμμετάσχουν να υποβάλλουν τις αιτήσεις τους εφόσον πληρούν
Today, on March 8, we celebrate International Women's Day. HeBAN as a member of EBAN, the European Business Angel Network, is committed to promoting gender equality and supporting women-led businesses. On March 16 at 15:00 (CET) EBAN is organizing the webinar, "The Power of Diversity: Unlocking the Potential of Gender Equality in a BAN": https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2d12In_URqmpQ05C-3pSkQ This webinar features a panel
On Tuesday Feb. 21, 2023 HeBAN held its General Assembly in Athens at the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens Hotel. It was a great pleasure for old and new members to finally gather in person and get to know each other better. In a lively and happy atmosphere filled with enthusiasm and good energy the members discussed various organizational and thematic topics
This May 24-26, the EBAN Congress 2023 with the theme "Shaping the Future with Every Investment" is headed to Thessaloniki, Greece, a city that’s been making waves in the innovation and angel investing scene in South Eastern Europe. With its bustling metropolitan area, home to over 1.1 million people, Thessaloniki is the place to be for companies looking for a
Deadline for submission to the mitgsw Startup Pitch Competition is extended until the 20th of February. MIT Global Startup Workshop 2023, 25TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE, will be held in ATHENS, GREECE, at the Athens Concert Hall - Megaro Mousikis, on MARCH 30-31, 2023. MIT Global Startup Workshop (MIT GSW) is an annual multi-day conference that brings together entrepreneurs, students, investors, and
HeBAN member Leonardo Valettas, Founder and Executive Director of Stewards, is participating at the 1st Hellenic Impact Investing Conference in the Benaki Museum, Athens, on February 16, 2023. Greece is today on the spotlight in terms of foreign investments and an ideal destination for sustainable investments. Join at the first international Impact Investing Conference in Athens, Greece! The Hellenic Impact
HeBAN is represented by its co-founder Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis at the LEAP2023 conference "Into New Worlds" in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, on 6 - 9 February 2023. LEAP2023 is the global tech event in its 2nd edition that connects tech innovators and leading experts from around the world to discover new ideas, build new partnerships, and connect with inspiring mentors and
HeBAN's co-founder Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis recently gave an interview to MAKEDONIA newspaper about the current opportunities for Business Angels initiatives in the Greek ecosystem. The full article published on January 4, 2023 can be found here.
On Wednesday, 14 Dec 2022, HeBAN had the great pleasure to present to its members the opportunity to follow a webinar with Marcia Dawood, Chair of the Board of Directors of ACA, USA - Angel Capital Association and Ronald Weissman, Vice Chair of the Board of Directors of ACA, with the theme “Angel Capital Association (ACA, USA) insights / principles
Yesterday, on Wednesday 16 November 2022, HeBAN's webinar with Jesper Jarlbæk, Chairperson of DanBAN, the Danish Business Angels, was a great success. Mr. Jarlbæk generously shared with HeBAN members and selected guests the success path of DanBAN and the experience from many years of Angel Investing in good and challenging times. The audience was very appreciative, and Mr. Jarlbæk was
Great discussion at Techne Summit Alexandria 2022 , which takes place this year in Alexandria, Egypt, on Nov 5-8, with contribution from HeBAN's co-founder and board member of EBAN - European Business Angels Network, Prof. Panayiotis KETIKIDIS, about “Risk Management During Economic Turmoil”. Techne Summit is an international multi-industry-focused Investment & Entrepreneurship event that aims to impact multiple sectors and
Dear HeBAN members, As promised we have organised two online webinars to take place towards the end of 2022. We are glad to invite you to the exclusive member-only webinars on Wednesday 16 November 2022 at 19:00 EET (=18:00CET) and Wednesday 14 December 2022 at 19:00 EET (=18:00CET) Insights / principles of investing and Angel investing in the current challenging times for capital markets and the global economy
On July 15-16, 2022 Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, co-founder of HeBAN, participates at the 3rd Tbilisi International Business Angel Summit in Georgia. Axel, the Georgian Business Angel Network, in cooperation with Tbilisi City Hall's and European Union's Business Accelerator Spark and Georgia's Innovation and Technology Agency (GITA), is hosting this summit that will feature talks, panel discussions and workshops by experienced
For all our guests of HIBAS-22 (Hellenic Business Angels Summit 2022 in Athens on June 23&24 2022) who would like to see again the sessions they may have missed or they liked in particular we are happy to provide here the links to have another look. Enjoy! Video Photos (large archives) Photos (archives & social media/web) Speeches ©
HIBAS-22, the International Hellenic Business Angels Summit, that took place in Athens on June 23-24, 2022, was a huge success! Here are some impressions of the rich programme. We say a big "Thank you!" to all participants and are looking forward to welcoming you again next year!
In two days, on Thursday, June 23, 2022 HIBAS-22, the International Hellenic Business Angels Summit, will open the doors in Athens. Co-organised by HeBAN, EBAN and Enterprise Greece the summit will welcome Business Angels, Venture Capital Funds, Policy Makers, Accelerators, Entrepreneurs and Startup-founders for a two-days event filled with expert keynote speeches, panel sessions, workshops, startup pitches, and more. The
Join European Innovation Council (EIC) in Paris (or online) on 14 June 2022. Held at the Sustainability and Technology: Investing in the future conference in Paris, the event will also offer an opportunity to gain valuable insight on European scale ups and get a unique possibility of networking with tech companies. More info here.
HeBAN co-founder, Dr. Andreas Baresel-Bofinger, will participate at the webinar “Demystifying Impact Investment” on Wednesday June 15th, 2022. The webinar is organized by Village Capital, the world’s largest impact-focused seed-stage accelerator, and Anthology Ventures, a Venture Studio for early-stage teams and business angels. As the Impact Investment industry is rapidly growing this webinar will shed a light on the investors’
Δείτε το βίντεο! Το Πανευρωπαϊκό Συνέδριο Επιχειρηματικών Αγγέλων του 2023 (EBAN Congress 2023), το σημαντικότερο ετήσιο event για νεοφυείς επιχειρήσεις που αναζητούν επενδυτικά κεφάλαια, θα φιλοξενηθεί στην Αθήνα, στις 24-26 Απριλίου 2023. Περισσότεροι από 500 επενδυτές από όλο τον κόσμο, αναμένονται στη χώρα μας για να συναντηθούν με ελληνικές Start-Up εταιρείες και θα γνωρίσουν από κοντά, το ελληνικό οικοσύστημα νεοφυούς
HeBAN takes part at the 2-days European Business Angels Network Annual (EBAN) Congress 2022 in Cork, Ireland, on May 18 & 19. Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, member of HeBAN's board of directors and Executive Board member of EBAN, joins more than 300 Business Leaders, Early Stage Investors, Business Angels, VCs, Entrepreneurs, Accelerators, Seed Funds and Startups at Europe's largest and most
HeBAN is happy to announce that several of its Angel Investors have successfully been engaged in the closing of a second funding round of Swaplanet, the first kids’ clothing swapping platform in Greece. The fundraising comes only 12 months after their seed capital round, bringing the total capital raised to date to over €500K. The funding round was co-led by
Το HeBAN σας εύχεται Καλό Πάσχα & Καλή Ανάσταση!
The EBAN Cork Annual Congress in Ireland will take place on 18-19 May 2022. Buy your EBAN Cork tickets until April 29th to profit from the Early Bird Discount. Hundreds of investors, VCs, and corporates will be attending and you can seize this opportunity to network with entrepreneurs and top-notch business angels. More information here: https://lnkd.in/dTZQuG98
Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis speaks with 'newmoney' about the role of Business Angels in Greece. Find the article here.
At the announced Hellenic International Business Angels Summit (HIBAS-2022) in Athens, Greece, on 23-24 June 2022 qualified start-ups will have the extraordinary opportunity to pitch in front of a distinguished international gathering of Business Angels and Venture Capital Funds. Please register here. (Deadline is April 30)
The full article can be found here.
On June 23-24, 2022 Enterprise Greece, EBAN - European Business Angels Network and HeBAN - Hellenic Business Angels Network will organize the Hellenic International Business Angels Summit 2022. 50 top business angels from all over Europe and beyond will come together to discuss a wide variety of topics. Promising Greek startups will pitch. More details you can find here.
In a latest article in the newspaper “ΤΟ ΒΗΜΑ” (31.12.2021) the Greek Deputy Minister of Development & Investments, Ioannis Tsakiris, talks about the important role that Business Angels have also taken on in Greece in the development of the economic landscape. The full article can be found here.
On Dec 16, 2021, HeBAN members and guests had the opportunity to attend an online session with Reima Linnanvirta, the ceding Chair of FiBAN, the Finnish Business Angels Network. It was a very delightful and insightful talk about angel investing and best practices. Many thanks and great to have such a splendid network!
EBAN, the European Business Angels Network, has published its Annual Statistics Compendium – Europe’s most extensive annual research on the activity of business angels and business angel networks. More information available here.
On Dec 01, 2021,MARATHON Venture Capital has released for the first time a comprehensive survey of full compensation data for the technology workforce in 27 Greek Start-up companies. Well done Marathon team! Read more here.
Η Ελληνική Αναπτυξιακή Τράπεζα-HDB υπογραμμίζοντας για μία ακόμη φορά, τη σημασία που δίνει στη δημιουργία διεθνών εποικοδομητικών συνεργασιών, συμμετέχει από φέτος, ως νέο πλήρες μέλος του European Business Angels Network (EBAN). read more here
On November 15-16, 2021, HeBAN's co-founder, Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, took part as panelist at the Tax Forum 2021 together with the Deputy Minister for Development and Investments in charge of Research and Technology, Dr. Christos Dimas, and Prof. Katerina Pramatari, Founding Partner of Uni.Fund. Tax Forum was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce for the 17th consecutive year. As
HeBAN as member of EBAN will take part in the 2021 European Angel Investment Summit, taking place online on 27-28 October. The Summit will gather hundreds of investors, selected start-ups, policymakers and corporates and focus on the following topics: Building a Better Future with Every Investment – Technologies to Reach SDGs and Overcoming the Challenges Angels Face in Europe – Cross Border Investing;
EBAN, the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community, has initiated a brand new service feature on their website. This TV channel is dedicated to angels, early stage investors and entrepreneurs providing valuable insights on sector and industry trends through webinars and workshops on best practices from across the EBAN community.
On September 16, 2021, HeBAN co-founder Andreas Baresel-Bofinger, PhD, will participate as juror in the Next Stage Challenge 2021, a start-up competition & support programme for early stage start-ups from the region of Northern Greece. The event will be hybrid, taking place at the premises of Alexander Innovation Zone in the centre of Thessaloniki and also via Zoom. More information
On Tuesday, Jun 29, 2021 Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis will represent HeBAN at the Med Angels Investors' Roundtable to discuss the topic "Accelerating Cross-border Investments on the Mediterranean Post COVID19". The event will be hybrid (Barcelona & Virtual).
The ENTREPRENEURSHIP WORLD CUP 2021, the world’s largest startups competition & acceleration, is going to take place in 200+ countries. There are US$1 MILLION in prizes for the global winners & $75 MILLION in tech perks for the 200,000+ entrepreneurs & startups participating from 200+ countries. Further info & free registration can be accessed here: EntrepreneurshipWorldCup.com Application deadline for Greece
Την Τρίτη 22 Ιουνίου 2021 και ώρα 19:00 – 21:00, θα πραγματοποιηθεί μέσω της πλατφόρμας Zoom από την Ελληνική Ακαδημία Βιομηχανικής Ιδιοκτησίας διαδικτυακή επιστημονική εκδήλωση που αφορά τη μετάφορά της Τεχνολογίας στην Ελλάδα. Link σύνδεσης εδώ: https://authgr.zoom.us/j/94358298358
The EBAN Annual Congress will take place on June 16-18, 2021. The Congress is entirely online this year, running each day between 13:00-17:30 CEST with an agenda packed full of great speakers, networking opportunities and start-up pitches. Highlighted topics taking center stage at the EBAN Congress include:- SpaceTech and Leveraging Space in Other Industries- Climate Action and Investing with your
Καλή Ανάσταση! Καλό Πάσχα! Με υγεία και αγάπη! HeBAN wishes a safe Happy Easter to all its members and followers!
On May 5th 2021, from 9am-6pm the Austrian Angel Investors Association organizes the investors summit as part of the ViennaUp'21. It brings the perfect opportunity to get an overview of the startup ecosystem in Austria, meet the key players & local investors and stay up to date about recent trends & developments. The first part of the digital event is focused on the most
The long-awaited and highly appreciated step by the Greek government to create a more attractive investment environment for Business Angels in the country has now been realized in the following Ministerial Decree: Business Angels who are tax-resident in Greece can deduct from their taxable income 50% of their investments in Greek start-ups registered on the ‘Elevate Greece’ platform. This applies
On April 15, 2021, at 3pm CET, HeBAN’s co-founder Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis will moderate a DLT4All round table about ‘Public & Private Investment in DLTs: Quadruple Helix for Decentralization’. The high-level panel will discuss the status of DLTs investment in Europe and how to grow it with smart money and a multi-stakeholder model. The goal is to: Explore the role of
HeBAN celebrates the upcoming VIRTUAL EVENT “Female Startup Founders” organized by the new cluster of ICC WOMEN HELLAS, the Female Founders’ Startups Cluster! The event will take place on Thursday, 08-4-2021 at 17.00h. More information about the event can be found here.
Η Πεννυ Κούτρα στο HuffPost Greece αναφέρει ότι τη θέσπιση κινήτρων για πρώτη φορά στην Ελλάδα για Επενδυτικούς Αγγέλους (angel investors) ανακοίνωσαν ο Υφυπουργός Ανάπτυξης και Επενδύσεων, κ. Χρίστος Δήμας, ο Υφυπουργός Οικονομικών κ. Απόστολος Βεσυρόπουλος και ο Διοικητής της Α.Α.Δ.Ε κ. Γεώργιος Πιτσιλής. (Τα περισσότερα δείτε εδώ.)
23rd April from 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM CET Startups, apply now to pitch at the Europe-India VC Connect Porgram Pitching Session! EBAN has partnered with Nasscom, Global Business Inroads (GBI) and Invest Europe to connect European start-ups with Indian VCs, Corporates, Angel investors and investor networks and platforms: a perfect opportunity for potential investments and growth! Get the chance to pitch
Startups can apply now to the 2021 Annual Congress taking place online on June 16-18, organized by EBAN, the pan-European representative for the early stage investor community. Virtually join hundreds of investors and corporates - make connections, learn from experts and pitch in front of the world’s best angel investors! The call for startup applications is open - apply now to
On March 25 HeBAN celebrates the bicentennial of the start of the Greek Revolution that led to the country's freedom. Ζήτω η 25η Μαρτίου!
On April 08, 2021 at 19:00h -20:00h, HeBAN co-founder Dimitris Tsingos will speak on the panel of the Webcast Series broadcast "From Greek Start-Up to Global Scale-Up" organized by the Hellenic Innovation Network. Please see further details and registration here.
Growing Your Business Abroad - Insight on How to Enter New Markets International sales are tricky and the key to their success lies in solid planning and relentless execution. The whole international sales team needs to be a well-lubricated engine, building a solid pipeline and closing deals. Winners will be companies that can execute on their go-to-market strategies and think
At the CorkBIC Venture Academy® on Thursday March 25th from 11:00 - 13:00 (Irish Time) you will hear 8 pre-screened investment opportunities across all sectors. More information can be found here.
The EIF published the results of a broad survey among Private Equity firms, Venture Capital firms and Business Angels on the impact of the Covid-19 crisis on market sentiment, policy responses and various other important topics for the year 2020. See the full report (Working Paper 2021/71, published 23/02/2021) here.
Despina Konti of Kathimerini News reports on February 21, 2021 about a recent review of the Greek startup scene for the past decade by Chris Gasteratos of Marathon Venture Capital: "The Greek Startup Industry: Investments and Exits, 2010-2020". "Σύμφωνα με μελέτη της Marathon Venture Capital, με τίτλο «Η βιομηχανία των ελληνικών startups σε αριθμούς: επενδύσεις και εξαγορές, 2010-2020», περίπου 1,34
The European Commission has announced today, on January 6, 2021, the first round of direct equity investment through the new European Innovation Council (EIC) Fund. 42 highly innovative start-ups and small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) will together receive equity financing of around €178 million to develop and scale up breakthrough innovations in health, circular economy, advanced manufacturing and other
On November 16, 2020 Global Entrepreneurship Week is celebrated worldwide. The official launch event is held on Monday, Nov. 16 at 13:00 GMT with a welcome note by Global Entrepreneurship Network President and GEW founder, Jonathan Ortmans, and campaign leaders from many countries.
On October 28, 2020 EBAN elected the new President and the new Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 term. The new President is Mr. Janne Jormalainen of the Finnish Business Angels Network. Prof. Panayiotis Ketikdis from HeBAN is one of the newly elected members of the EBAN Board of Directors for the 2020-2022 period which brings together a number of different
Όπως η πύλη ενημέρωσης ‘Capital.gr’ αναφέρει στην έκδοση της Κυριακής, 18-Οκτ-2020, το Εθνικό Μητρώο Νεοφυών Επιχειρήσεων (Elevate Greece) παρουσιάστηκε επίσημα την προηγούμενη εβδομάδα με τον στόχο του καλυτέρου σχεδιασμού ειδικών εργαλείων, στοχευμένων αποκλειστικά σε startup εταιρείας. Περισσότερες πληροφορίες μπορείτε να βρείτε εδώ.
EBAN, the European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds and Early Stage Market Players, organizes the online European Angel Investment Summit on October 28, 2020, 12:00 PM until October 29, 2020, 8:00 PM. Join hundreds of investors, selected startups, policymakers and corporates! Selected Startups will receive great benefits: - Up to 5 complimentary European Angel Investment Summit ticket per
The CorkBIC 2020 Venture Academy will take place online on Thursday, October 1st 2020 at 11:00 - 13:00 (Irish Time). Are you an Investor Ready Entrepreneur? Are you currently seeking Investment? Apply today to be part of the CorkBIC Venture Academy. Pitching companies get real feedback, advice and coaching on their pitch from Seasoned Entrepreneurs & Investors. This online event
On Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM EEST, the Hellenic Innovation Network, an outgrowth of MIT Enterprise Forum Greece, will give the webcast “Journey from Greece to an International Exit” with Greek entrepreneurs who have successfully grown and sold their start-ups. Speakers include George Sidiropoulos, Think Silicon; Conno Christou, Avocarrot; Aimilios Chalamandaris, Innoetics; Cosma Pabouctsidis, Roboteq;
HeBAN Co-Founders Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis and Mr. Dimitris Tsingos have contributed to the latest edition (July-August 2020, BP 109) of the renowned Business Partners magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce. Prof. Ketikidis articulates the significance of start-ups for the Greek economy, the current threats by the Covid-19 crisis as well as the important role of Business Angels. Reflecting on
Το Σάββατο 11 Ιουλίου 2020, δύο μέλη του HeBAN μίλησαν στο πρώτο ψηφιακό ‘Πανόραμα Επιχειρηματικότητας και Σταδιοδρομίας’, η πιο σημαντική συνάντηση νέων και του κόσμου των επιχειρήσεων. Ο Δημήτρης Τσίγκος, ιδρυτής και CEO της Starttech Ventures και συνιδρυτής του HeBAN, ο Γιώργος Χατζηγεωργίου, CEO του Skroutz και ο Περικλής Ακριτίδης, CTO της Niometrics παρουσίασαν τις πορείες δυο εκ των
Στις Δευτέρα, 29 Ιουνίου, 2020 η Λίτσα Παναγιωτοπούλου, Πρόεδρος Επιτροπής Εκπαίδευσης-Καινοτομίας-Επιχειρηματικότητας, Μέλος Διοικούσας Επιτροπής, Ελληνο-Αμερικανικό Εμπορικό Επιμελητήριο γράφει στο ‘emea business monitor’ και στο 'Startupper'.
The ‘Venture Investment’ course of the Moscow School of Management Skolkovo and the international organization of investors INVESTORO will have HeBAN’s co-founder Prof. Panagiotis Ketikidis as a guest speaker together with Greg Kidd, co-founder and CEO of Globalid, the first angel investor in Twitter, Square, Ripple and Coinbase. The course entitled ‘The best theories and practices of investments in the
The European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) has published a paper (April 30, 2020) on the Coronavirus economic crisis and its impact on venture capital and high growth enterprises, authored by Professor Colin Mason. See full text here.
On Wed, 3 June 2020, 17:00-18:30 PM (EEST), AmChamGR together with HeBAN and EBAN organized the webinar “Startups and SMEs: Challenges and Opportunities to Overcome the Covid-19 Crisis”. The foremost interest in this webinar was to analyze in greater detail: 1. Τhe imminent risks for the Greek ecosystem with particular focus on SMEs and startups, 2. What economic and political
A greatly welcome step by the Ministry of Development and Investments, Research, Innovation and Technology has been taken with the latest announcement to establish the startup registry platform “ElevateGreece” and to grant significant tax benefits to Business Angels. More information here.
Governments across Europe have unveiled measures for companies, with some specific to small and medium-sized businesses, addressing concerns essentially about running out of cash, not being able to pay off debt and what to do with staff left idle. (March 18, 2020) Read more here.
April 2, 2020 The German government announces a € 2 billion cash injection to help startups combat economic difficulties caused by the Coronavirus impact. Read more here.
Call by the Hellenic Business Angels Network to the Greek government for immediate preventive measures against the imminent financial crisis to protect Greek startups in the face of the Coronavirus threat To the Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic cc: Minister of Finance cc: Minister for Development and Investment March 13, 2020 Dear Mr Prime
On Wednesday, January 29, 2020, the 4th Scale-up Greece meet-up will take place at Ionia, Alekou Panagouli 91, from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM. More information you can find here.
HeBAN as the National Lead for Greece of GBAN (Global Business Angels Network) supports the Global Entrepreneurship Week 2019 (GEW2019). Global Entrepreneurship Week is a collection of tens of thousands of events, activities and competitions each November that inspire millions to explore their potential as an entrepreneur while fostering connections and increasing collaboration within their ecosystems. Powered by the Kauffman
Global Fundraising Stage of the World Congress of Angel Investors WBAF 2020 in Istanbul on February 17-18, 2020
HeBAN is happy to announce that qualified Greek start-ups are invited to compete to pitch on the 2020 Global Fundraising Stage (GFRS) of the World Congress of Angel Investors WBAF 2020 in Istanbul, Turkey, on February, 18, 2020 (www.wbaf2020.istanbul). The 2020 Global Fundraising Stage is supported by the WBAF Angel Investment Fund, which aims to invest in startups of the
HeBAN will participate at the European Angel Investment Summit (EAIS) in Brussels on November 25th-26th in Brussels. The Summit will bring together hundreds of investors, selected start-ups, policymakers and corporates to discuss possible solutions to Europe's most important challenges. Opening keynote speaker will be Marco Landi, the Former COO and President of Apple Computer. HeBAN’s co-founder and member of EBAN board
Through the WBAF network there is an opportunity for startups in the realm of real estate & construction industries to participate in the SIMED INNOVA, a new zone showing innovation/tech/startups focusing on real estate & construction industries inside SIMED, 15th edition of the Mediterranean Real Estate Expo, in Malaga on 8/10th November 2019. The Startups Call is open until 20th
Prof. Panayiotis KETIKIDIS, Ph.D., Member of the Board at EBAN, will give a speech at the 3rd International Early Stage Investors Summit VOX ANGELIS in Moscow on 13-15 Sept 2019 with the title: ‘Valuing Startups: Valuation challenges’.
HeBAN participated at the 5th OK!Thess DemoDay hosted by OK!Thess in the framework of the Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF) on Sep 12, 2019. The well-organized event gave ample opportunity for investors to meet compelling start-up teams from Greece and South-East Europe. (picture © fortunegreece.com)
HeBAN will participate at the Thessaloniki Demo Day on 19 March 2019, organized by OK!Thess. This event will bring together in Thessaloniki startup teams and investors from Greece and South-East Europe enabling information exchange and one-to-one meetings. More information is to be found here.
On 17-29 February 2019 the World Business Angels Investment Forum 2019 will take place in Istanbul. The World Congress of Angel Investors WBAF 2019 is the world’s biggest annual gathering of early-stage equity and investment markets. HeBAN will be represented by Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis, Vice Principal for Research and Innovation at the International Faculty CITY College, who will participate also
At the Annual General Assembly of EBAN in Sofia on 25th June, 2018, Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis was elected to the Executive Board of EBAN reflecting his dynamic engagement in EBAN’s activities and goals to further the global entrepreneurial and early stage investment community.
HeBAN participates at the EBAN Annual Congress 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 25-27 June Prof. Panayiotis Ketikidis will represent HeBAN at this acclaimed international event that brings together hundreds of investors and entrepreneurs from all over the world. 55 startups from 23 different countries have been selected to pitch at the EBAN Sofia Startup Competition in 5 different vertical sessions
On May 16, 2018 HeBAN was guest at the International Hellenic University in Thessaloniki to talk to Master students about Angel Investing. Dr. Andreas Baresel-Bofinger discussed with the students the importance of building up a vivid Business Angels community in Greece and the resulting opportunities for the growing national startup community. With the students’ lively interest the concept of smart
Greece is emerging as a hub for innovative startups. Helping to fuel this transformation is EquiFund, a platform established by the European Investment Fund. EquiFund expects to provide Greek startups with up to €1 billion for early-stage and growth-stage funding by 2022; about €260 million has already been committed for this purpose. This infusion of capital will embolden growing startups