Finals & Awards Ceremony for MITEF Greece Startup Competition 2015

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  • MIT Enterprise Forum Greece in cooperation with NCSR “Demokritos”  have the pleasure of inviting you to the Final Judging & Award Ceremony of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition, staged during the 3rd Hellenic Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation, on Wednesday 1 July 2015, at 18:00 at the Central Amphitheater of NCSR “Demokritos”. The MITEF Greece Startup Competition is a technology accelerating competition in which Greek technology entrepreneurs compete for prizes and global recognition that will further their startup goals.

    During the event the top 10 finalists of the competition will pitch live to our high-profile experts, which will select the winner and 2 runner-ups. Furthermore, MITEF Greece’s invited speakers, Theodora Koullias, Founder & CEO of Jon Lou, and Marc Filerman, Accelerator Executive at CIMIT, will share experiences from their work and discuss the opportunities that innovative technology creates. The evening will draw to a close with a light cocktail reception celebrating the winners and all participants of the MITEF Greece Startup Competition.

    For more information about the competition please visit the following link: MITEF Greece Startup Competition

    Speakers:

    Theodora Koullias, Founder & CEO, Jon Lou

    Marc Filerman, Accelerator Executive at CIMIT

    Opening remarks: Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman, MITEF Greece

    Host: Charalampos Papadopoulos, Economic Diplomat & Business developer for tech startups 

  • Judging Panel:

    Marina Hatsopoulos, Entrepreneur and Angel Investor

    Dimitrios Ioannidis, Partner, Roach, Ioannidis & Megaloudis LLC

    Chris Kaskavelis, Entrepreneur & Author

    Antonis Kondis, Founder, Icarus Sailing Media

    Iraklis Prokopakis, Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Danaos Corporation

    Elias Spirtounias, Executive Director, American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

    Stefanos Theocharopoulos, Chief Technology & Operations Officer, OTE GROUP

    Spyros Trachanis, Co-founder and Managing Partner, Odyssey Venture Partners

  • Highlights: On Wednesday 1 July 2015, at the Central Amphitheater of NCSR “Demokritos”, MIT Enterprise Forum Greece produced the Final Judging & Award Ceremony of MITEF Greece Startup Competition, a technology accelerating competition in which Greek technology entrepreneurs compete for prizes and global recognition that will further their startup goals.

     

    Testimonials: Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman of MITEF Greece, discusses about the MITEF Greece Startup Competition during the Finals & Awards Ceremony at NCSR “Demokritos”.

     

    Testimonials: The competition winner RTsafe claims that radiation therapy (RT) for cancer patients is no more unsafe. Evangelos Pappas, Founder, shares his excitement about being awarded.

     

    Testimonials: The 1st runner up is reportbrain Limited which has developed a smart news analysis and reporting platform. Alexandros Kostopoulos, President & CEO, shares his excitement about being awarded.

     

    Testimonials: The 2nd runner up is TomoTECH which offers a dynamic and innovative cloud-based software service for the processing of 3 different MRI exams: DTI, fMRI & Perfusion. Co-founders Zoi Giavri and Paris Ziogkas share their excitement about being awarded.

     

    Vassilis Papakonstantinou, Chairman of MITEF Greece, warmly thanked the 82 judges, 57 mentors and 16 workshop coaches who through their efforts made MITEF Greece Startup Competition possible.

     

    The Finals & Awards event was officially opened by the Director and President of the Board at the National Center for Scientific Research “Demokritos”, Dr. Nikolaos Kanellopoulos, who welcomed over 180 attendees.

     

    Speaker Theodora Koullias during her presentation «Fashioning Tech: The State of the Fashion Economy», showcased the innovative features of the “smart” 314 bag that charges your smartphone and lights up inside to help you find your items.

     

    Speaker Marc Filerman, during his presentation «Healthcare Innovation Commercialization: The Important First Steps» shared his professional experience and highlighted the current challenges that innovative technologies create for the startup ecosystem.

     

    Charalampos Papadopoulos, economic diplomat & business developer for tech startups and host of the Finals & Awards ceremony, referred to his personal experience as member of the executive committee of the Competition, and also mentor and judge.

     

    The 10 Finalists of MITEF Greece Startup Competition: Live pitch presentations

     

    Athanasios Ladopoulos, Founder/CEO & Nathan Tufte, Co-Founder/CTO, pitched live presenting eLearning Industries Ltd-MyeTutor.

     

    Nick Tsamis, Co-founder, pitched live presenting Eventora Connect.

     

    Dimitris Moraitis, Co-founder & CTO, pitched live presenting mist.io.

     

    Pavlos Stavrou, Principal S/W developer, pitched live presenting MuseRobotics.

     

    John Papageorgiou, CEO & Co-founder, pitched live presenting Nestcargo.

     

    Alexandros Kostopoulos, President & CEO, pitched live presenting reportbrain Limited.

     

    Evangelos Pappas, Founder, pitched live presenting RTsafe.

     

    Paris Ziogkas, Co-founder, pitched live presenting tomoTECH.

  • You can now download any of the following presentations delivered during the Finals & Awards Ceremony

    10 finalists of MITEF Greece Startup Competition

    CareAcross

    eLearning Industries Ltd – MyeTutor

    Eventora Connect

    Joincargo

    Mist.io

    Nestcargo

    reportbrain Limited

    RTsafe

    SkyRobotics

    tomoTECH

    Keynote Speakeers

    Fashioning Tech: The State of the Fashion Economy, Theodora Koullias, Founder & CEO of Jon Lou

    Healthcare Innovation Commercialization: The Important First Steps, Marc Filerman, Accelerator Executive at CIMIT

     

    Please note: All presentations are provided with the permission of the presenters

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