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Καραμπίνης Παναγιώτης, Managing Director, Endeavor (Συντονιστής)
Panagiotis joined Endeavor in 2012 and until 2018 he worked on the development of the network, overseeing the process of selecting prospective entrepreneurs and managing a portfolio of 14 major entrepreneurs in Greece, owners of successful companies such as Workable, FrezyDerm, Ergon, Konva, Christodoulou Brothers, Metamaterial Inc and others. Panagiotis was also the Head of the Global F&B Community, a community of 80 Endeavor entrepreneurs with a high impact from 30 countries working in the F&B industry. Through the association and cooperation of all entrepreneurs, he organized F&B initiatives and events around the world to help the community develop its entrepreneurial actions and skills. Since 2018 is the Managing Director of Endeavor Greece. Prior to becoming MD, Panagiotis led the creation of first ever global community of entrepreneurs in Endeavor. Responsible for the content, group activities, mentoring opportunities and synergies of a community of 80 Endeavor Entrepreneurs/Founders that work in the Food & Beverage sector. These entrepreneurs are leading high-growth companies in 30 countries, from CPGs in US to large scale food service chains in Brazil and Indonesia. Panagiotis holds a degree in Financial and Banking Management from the University of Piraeus. During his studies he worked in the International Fund of Investment Funds Group in Greece and was the Head of Corporate Partnerships at AIESEC in Greece, the largest student organization in the world. Additionally, he also is a co-founder of TEDxKalamata, a volunteer of the Red Cross Samaritan, and is a consultant to speculative and nonprofit organizations.
Μαρκόπουλος Αντώνης, Co-Founder & CEO, Prosperty
Antonis, CO-Founder & CEO of Prosperty, has more than 20 years of working experience. During the last 8 years and until present, he holds senior and executive roles in Strategy, Operations and Business Development. Areas of his expertise are: strategic planning, ownership of operational P&L, management of high demand operations, budget supervision, business development and sales, building of strong relationships with C-level and Governmental officials for business needs. However, one of his strongest assets, is the ability to form successful winning teams, that have a real impact on the organization he serves, that are built to last. Antonis, holds a Ph.D. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, from the National Technical University of Athens and has published more than 25 scientific papers. After gaining an extensive experience in the Management of European Research projects, he moved into Corporate Business and specifically in Sales/Business Development Department, for VELTI. (velti.com) aiming to the IPO for Nasdaq Stock market in 2010. Moving back into the private and corporate environment, as the Managing Director for INTRALOT Pacific, the world leading supplier in the Gaming Industry, he took the responsibility to deliver a very demanding project in the Australian government, ensure a successful P&L management for both Australia and New Zealand and lead a senior team of more than 100 people in both countries.
Φιοράκης Αντώνης, CEO, Protio
Ο Αντώνιος Φιοράκης είναι CEO της Protio, της πρώτης επενδυτικής πλατφόρμας για διαμερίσματα στην Ελλάδα. Έχει Master in Management από το IE Business School και Bachelor στην Διοίκηση Επιχειρήσεων και την Επιχειρηματικότητα από το Deree - The American College of Greece. Πριν την Protio, ο Αντώνης ήταν ιδρυτής της incrediblue, της πρώτης οnline πλατφόρμας για ενοικιάσεις σκαφών στην Ευρώπη. Η incrediblue ξεκίνησε από την Ελλάδα και είχε έδρα το Λονδίνο, έχοντας αντλήσει συνολικά χρηματοδότηση συνολικού ύψους $2,6 εκατομμυρίων και εξαγοράστηκε το 2018 από έναν Ισπανικό όμιλο. Ο Αντώνης χαρακτηρίζεται από επιχειρηματικότητα και καινοτομία, καθώς επίσης πάντα έχει πλήρη αντίληψη της τεχνολογίας γεγονός που τον ώθησε να συνεχίσει την επιτυχημένη πορεία του, ιδρύοντας τη δεύτερη startup την Protio, λαμβάνοντας από το πρώτο γύρο χρηματοδότησης 2 εκατομμύρια ευρώ.
Καραγεώργης Άλεξ, Co-Founder & CEO, Project Agora, a TDG company
Alex is a Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Project Agora a Thinkdigital Group Company. Project Agora is a Mediatech PIaaS working with more than 3000 Digital Media Owners across Europe/MEA/LATAM. Having started his career in the Telecoms Industry with Vodafone UK, in 2000, Alex has more than 20 years of experience in Business Development, Sales, Marketing and People Operations. Always in the market for a new challenge, he joined a 12 person company called Thinkdigitalgroup in 2008 and is certain this was the best move he has ever made! Starting at just over 3 million Euros when he joined he has actively supported the Group's Growth to 50million in just over a decade reaching a total headcount of 240+ people! He has been integral in launching 3 new companies of Thinkdigitalgroup across more than 7 International Office with clients in more than 30 countries in the world.
Μαλαβέτας Τάκης, Founder & CEO, Pop Market
Takis holds an MSc in Innovation & Entrepreneurship and between 2013-2015 was a lecturer at Warwick University in Supply Chain and Sales Management. In 2015 he founded HomeRun, the first same-day grocery delivery marketplace in the UK partnering with the largest supermarket retailers. He is involved in a number of startups either as an advisor or investor and in 2021, after moving back to Greece he founded Pop Market, a Quick Commerce grocery delivery service. Through its app consumers can order amongst 3,000 supermarket items and get them delivered in as little as 15 minutes from a network of Pop Dark Stores around Athens. Pop has raised more than €8mm from notable European VC’s and is set to expand further geographically and in different retail verticals.