StartTech Ventures is the investment and incubation arm of the Materializing Innovation Group* and has three functions: Seed Fund, Incubator and Business Angel Network.
StartTech capitalizes on the experience its people gained out of starting Virtual Trip in 2000, the first successful student startup in Greece, spinning out more than 10 high-tech companies via investing 4.5 MEur and creating a next generation start-up accelerator via introducing the “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” concept;
The actual model of “Entrepreneurial Ecosystem” was introduced for the first time worldwide on November 2009 by StartTech Venture’s CEO, Mr. Dimitris Tsigos. Ιts main aim is to provide participating startups with the chance to explore the benefits of economies of scale combined with flexibility and strong entrepreneurial drive.
Thus, the mission of StartTech is to assist young, innovative and high-growth companies with all the important resources (i.e. funding, incubation) in order for them to be able to successfully develop their ideas, products or services and establish their presence in today’s challenging markets, with access to a completely balanced service network of 60 countries worldwide.
StartTech Ventures also brings together cutting edge entrepreneurship and trustworthy investment opportunities (both institutional and private) through specific networks of business engagement.
Ignite Athens is the ideal venue!
“Ignite Athens” event is about ideas that can change the world - that can affect people's lives - that are shaping the future - that identify with Generation Innovation. It takes place in Athens for the first time, offering an ideal information exchange platform for fostering and inspiring the city’s diverse community. While mainly focused on the tech and creative communities, it encourages anyone with a good idea to speak.
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Learn more about the"Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" here:http://en.wikipedia.org/
*Materializing Innovation Group has been created via spinning out companies from Virtual Trip Ltd, the first IT student start-up in Greece.
The spawn out companies focus on international, vertical markets aiming to develop innovative & high-growth products and services in areas such as e-learning, mobile social networking, unified communications, mobile gaming and insurance software.
Materializing Innovation Group is a prototype implementation of the "Entrepreneurial Ecosystem" concept, introduced in November 2009 by Dimitris Tsigos and Virtual Trip.