Athens Investment Summit

Now in its sixth year of financial crisis, Greece finds itself at one of the most difficult junctures in its history. Although the Tsipras government signed the Third Memorandum and one of the most difficult structural adjustment programmes devised, the national fiscal situation continues to deteriorate.

In no small part, this is due to a fundamental inability of successive governments to foster investments and a climate suitable to private sector economic growth.

Despite the negative headlines and volatile political environment, investments in Greece are gathering speed. The Tsipras government is gradually implementing its privatisation commitments. And investments in export-oriented sectors, such as tourism, manufacturing or agriculture, are taking place. 

The Athens Investment Summit provides a practitioner-focussed, objective view of the real risks, opportunities and threats of investing in Greece. 

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Featured Speaker

Nicholas Jennett

Deputy Director General, European Investment Bank

Mr. Nicholas Jennett is Deputy Director General of the European Investment Bank, and Head of the Bank's Investment Team for Greece.

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Our Sponsors

British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (BHCC)

The British Hellenic Chamber of Commerce (BHCC) was founded in Athens in 1945 to evolve and cultivate two-way Greek-British trade, trade-related services and investment in the two nations.

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Investment Focus

Afternoon Thematic Session on Technology and Start-ups

The Greek technology sector has seen the rapid growth of a start-up culture and new business launches. Greek start-ups such as Taxibeat and Workable have excelled, expanding internationally and attracting funding rounds from domestic and international investors. Financers such as the Open Fund have provided cornerstone seed capital and early stage financing. Organisations such as The Cube, OpenCoffee and others provide networking, acceleration, incubation and a framework where like-minded, ambitious and motivated entrepreneurs can meet and develop.

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