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Ομιλία Δοξιάδη

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Ομιλία Δοξιάδη

  1. 1. ARISTOS DOXIADIS - EXPERIENCE <ul><li>“ COMMERCIAL CAPITAL” 1995 – 99 </li></ul><ul><li>NOTOS ASSOCIATES 2000 – TODAY </li></ul><ul><ul><li>REVIEWED >500 PROSPECTS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>INVESTED IN 15 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ONLY ONE STARTUP, NOT HI-TECH </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>STOPPED EARLY STAGE REVIEWS 2005 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY and INNOVATIVE COMPANY BoDs </li></ul>
  2. 2. WHY GREEK VCs DON’T INVEST IN STARTUPS <ul><li>EARLY STAGE INVESTING IS A PORTFOLIO GAME </li></ul><ul><li>GREEK PROJECTS HAVE LOW UPSIDE: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SMALL DOMESTIC MARKET </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>FOUNDING TEAMS HAVE LIMITATIONS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>EXIT IS DIFFICULT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SO, THEY AIM FOR </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LOWER RISK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>BIGGER SIZE </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>NO </li></ul><ul><li>GREAT IDEA </li></ul><ul><li>BRILLIANT FOUNDER </li></ul><ul><li>PRODUCT </li></ul><ul><li>YES </li></ul><ul><li>EXECUTION </li></ul><ul><li>FULL TEAM </li></ul><ul><li>USERS </li></ul>COMMON STARTUP MISTAKES
  4. 4. ARE YOU READY FOR FUNDING? <ul><li>Profits: 300 K for you or 10 Mil for the company? </li></ul><ul><li>Have you got clients? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>10^5 users or ONE KEY ACCOUNT </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Is there ONE key advantage? </li></ul><ul><li>If not yet, bootstrap! </li></ul><ul><li>See also TED.COM, talk by David Rose </li></ul>
  5. 5. FOLLOW UP <ul><li>Let’s start a workshop </li></ul><ul><li>Aristos Doxiadis </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul>

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