www.theopenfund.com
where it all
   started
40 events
  6 cities
130 speeches
100s of participants



                   4
still the ecosystem
           is broken
funding, World




seed       public       buyout
funding, Greece




seed        public   buyout
€
      high-tech, early stage
investments in GR, 2007 (EVCA)
United Kingdom                                                                                                            ...
• as vital as money
• providing expertise, directions &
  contacts
• you need the best, with a network
  of global reach
•   harder to find than VCs
•   locals, not well connected
•   internationals, not approachable
•   you are left in the da...
   1.7% of Greeks holding MSc or PhD

   #1 in EU regarding people studying abroad

   top in availability of scientist...
In large volumes



15
Dimitris Athanasiadis
    Apostolos Apostolakis,                Entrepreneur,
  Entrepreneur, e-shop.gr, GR            Ope...
Onic Palandjian
  Venture Capitalist, Capital        Sokratis Papafloratos,
        Connect, GR             Entrepreneur, ...
   Tasso Argyros
    CTO & co-founder, Aster Data Systems, CA
   Francesco Benincasa
    Director, Ultimate Holdings, UK...
 George Saliaris-Fasseas
 Country Manager, Google, Greece
 Christos Tsangos
 CEO, Microsoft, Greece
Open call for proposals

Selection of the best ideas or prototypes
(up to 5 for every round)

Fund and incubate the most p...
8% Management Board
12% Investors
80% Entrepreneurs
100%
30k€ =
 We do your due diligence
 Teams get advice
 Optionally incubation space
 Rigid selection process
 Global networking
...
Call for submissions
  has just began

Open until September 30th
Simple questions
Self evaluation comments
 Detailed business plan
 Legal documents
 Summary slide decks
www.theopenfund.com
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  1. 1. www.theopenfund.com
  2. 2. where it all started
  3. 3. 40 events 6 cities
  4. 4. 130 speeches 100s of participants 4
  5. 5. still the ecosystem is broken
  6. 6. funding, World seed public buyout
  7. 7. funding, Greece seed public buyout
  8. 8. € high-tech, early stage investments in GR, 2007 (EVCA)
  9. 9. United Kingdom 0,224 Sweden 0,058 EU 0,053 Israel 0,040 Portugal 0,039 United States 0,035 France 0,030 Finland 0,027 Spain 0,027 Switzerland 0,024 Iceland 0,024 Ireland 0,015 Denmark 0,015 Norway 0,013 Netherlands 0,012 Belgium 0,012 Germany 0,011 Hungary 0,005 Romania 0,004 Austria 0,003 Italy 0,002 Greece 0,002 Poland 0,001 Slovakia 0,001 Latvia 0,000 Czech Republic 0,000 0,000 0,020 0,040 0,060 0,080 0,100 0,120 0,140 0,160 0,180 0,200 0,220 0,240
  10. 10. • as vital as money • providing expertise, directions & contacts • you need the best, with a network of global reach
  11. 11. • harder to find than VCs • locals, not well connected • internationals, not approachable • you are left in the dark
  12. 12.  1.7% of Greeks holding MSc or PhD  #1 in EU regarding people studying abroad  top in availability of scientists and engineers
  13. 13. In large volumes 15
  14. 14. Dimitris Athanasiadis Apostolos Apostolakis, Entrepreneur, Entrepreneur, e-shop.gr, GR Open Coffee, GR Teresa Farmaki Georgios Kasselakis Head of Equity, Piraeus Bank, GR Entrepreneur, Open Coffee, GR
  15. 15. Onic Palandjian Venture Capitalist, Capital Sokratis Papafloratos, Connect, GR Entrepreneur, Trusted Places, UK George Tziralis Spiros Xanthos Entrepreneur, Open Coffee, GR Entrepreneur, Pattern Insight, US
  16. 16.  Tasso Argyros CTO & co-founder, Aster Data Systems, CA  Francesco Benincasa Director, Ultimate Holdings, UK  Aristos Doxiadis Managing Director, Notos Associate, Greece  Andrew Hyde Entrepreneur, Techstars  Panos Ipeirotis Associate Professor, Stern School of Business NYU, NY  John Lovitt Investor, former SVP Rational/IBM, CA  Ioannis Methodios ex-CEO, Accenture, Greece
  17. 17.  George Saliaris-Fasseas Country Manager, Google, Greece  Christos Tsangos CEO, Microsoft, Greece
  18. 18. Open call for proposals Selection of the best ideas or prototypes (up to 5 for every round) Fund and incubate the most promising (20k-30k€) Provide advice and guidance until the exit
  19. 19. 8% Management Board 12% Investors 80% Entrepreneurs 100%
  20. 20. 30k€ =
  21. 21.  We do your due diligence  Teams get advice  Optionally incubation space  Rigid selection process  Global networking  Focus on SE Europe & Mediteranean
  22. 22. Call for submissions has just began Open until September 30th
  23. 23. Simple questions Self evaluation comments
  24. 24.  Detailed business plan  Legal documents  Summary slide decks
  25. 25. www.theopenfund.com

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