In-Person Event

Startup Founder 102

Learn the basics of being a startup founder

Feb 26, 2014
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Orange Grove, Vassileos Konstantinou Avenue 5, Ground Floor, Athens, Greece
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If you are curious about what it is like to run a successful startup, then join us for Startup Founder 102. Listen to what Founder Institute could do for you. The Founder Institute, the world’s largest startup accelerator with over 1,000 graduate companies, is exploring a new chapter launch in Athens. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 55 cities and 34 countries, the Founder Institute has helped aspiring technology entrepreneurs launch over 1,017 companies and create over 10,000 new jobs. Two keynote speakers are coming to Greece to give advice deriving from their expertise and share their experience of the entrepreneurship ecosystems abroad: Marc Habbema, Founder of SOWISO ( and Roy Uhlmann Coordinator of the E-Commerce Startups at the German Startups Association, Berlin ( As a part of the second event, Michalis Stangos ( will present the Founder Institute program. In addition, three of the program’s mentors, Kostis Stavropoulos (, Christos Kaskavelis ( and Tasos Flambouras (, will offer a crash course on best practices, strategies and mistakes to avoid.

Who Should Attend?

  • Anyone who has an idea for a startup or an early-stage company
  • Anyone that is interested in joining a new startup or looking for a co-founder
  • Anyone curious about what it is like to build a successful startup


 What are some of the Topics?

  • What is it like to be a succesful founder
  • What are the first setps in an entrepreneurial journey
  • How do you know if you have a good or bad idea
  • How to recruit initial Co-Founders, employees and partners
  • and more...


What is the Agenda?

  • Welcome and Socializing
  • Introduction to the Founder Institute
  • Talks on Founding a Company
  • Question and Answer
  • Networking


This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit



Kostis Stavropoulos

Managing Director @ iSquare S.A. (Apple Value Added Distributor for Greece & Cyprus)


Tasos Flambouras

General Manager @ Aventurine SA

Local Partners


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