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SEW18 Thessaloniki

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Startup Europe Week is the largest multi-event of its kind for startups in Europe. The third edition was held 5 – 9 March 2018. YET was happy to support the SEW18 Thessaloniki event, which was actually the closing event for SEW18.

SEW18 Thessaloniki was co-organised by MADE Group CO and ViLabs. “SEW 2018: Start(up) from Thessaloniki to EU” showcased the support and resources available for entrepreneurs in the Region of Central Macedonia. The event took place Friday 9thMarch at the University of Macedonia and hosted entrepreneurs, professionals, academics, organizations, members of the European Parliament and SEW Founder.

YET Chairman, Mr. Vassilis Tsoulis was invited moderator of the last panel of the event.


Event agenda:
Launching – Introduction by Mantalena Kaili, MADE
Startup Europe Initiative – Startup Lighthouse Project, Vasiliki Madesi, ViLabs

Welcoming Speech:
Nikos Antonakis, President of Central Macedonia Region, Economic Chamber
Stella Balasi, National Chambers Network of Women Entrepreneurs
Prof. Athanasios Mpozinis, Univesity of Macedonia


Interviewing the startups and their journey, by John Dionatos, journalist at 
Startups joining:
Pantelis Angelidis, Vidavo
Stergios Chairistanidis, Checkinexpo
George Stefanidis, IoTech
Alexander Nousias, Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award / Envolve
Simos Nalmpantoglou, GoZone
Ioannis Kostopoulos, SAMMYacht


Innovation and Social Purpose
Digital Social Innovation & CAPs projects: SavingFood & FamiliesShare projects, Charalampos Chatzimallis,ViLabs
Child Rescue Project, Mantalena Kaili, MADE


European policies, Balances, Potentials and Challenges
Coordinator: Vasilis Tsoulis, Founder, Young Entrepreneurs of Thessaloniki – YET , joined by
Eva Kaili, MEP, Chair of Foresight Committee – STOA
Dr. Sharon T. Freeman Entrepreneur and Advisor to the US Sec. of Commerce for SMEs
Prof. Athanasios Kaisis, International Hellenic University
Kyriakos Loufakis, President, Association of Exporters-North Greece – SEVE


SEW18 Closing
Skype call with Igor Tasic, Founder, Startup Europe Week



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