18:00 - 21:00 The Greek Start-up Conference
18:00 - 18:10 Opening: Dimitris Tsigos
18:10 - 18:30 Key Note Speech: Yiannis Boutaris
"Creativity and entrepreneurship in Europe, in harmony with the wildlife and the environment"
18:30 - 18:50 Presentation: Stefan Tzalov
"Bringing together quality businesses seeking funding, various types of investors and business brokers"
18:50 - 20:00 Presentations - investment pitches of ten European innovative start-ups
20:00 - 21:00 Match-making event between start-up entrepreneurs and VC / Angel investors
21:30 Cocktail reception
Friday, June 25th
09:00 - 14:00 YES Conference: "Uncovering the EU Structural weaknesses through the Greek crisis - Start up Entrepreneurship and Investing in Inventiveness and Green Economy is the European Answer"
09:00 - 09:30 Registration
09:30 - 10:00 Salutations
Iván Sempere Massa, President of YES - European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs
Nikolaos Pentzos, President of the Industries Association of Northern Greece
10:00 - 10:20 Conference Opening Speech
George Papandreou, Prime Minister of the Hellenic Republic
10:20 - 14:00 Key Note Speeches
10:20 - 10:40
Founder & CEO of youtravel.com & Founder of Aquis Hotels and Resorts
"Entrepreneurship in the travel & tourism indutsries"
10:40 - 11:00 Claire Munck
Managing Director of EBAN - The European Trade Association for Business Angels, Seed Funds, & Early Stage Market Players
"The role of Angel Investors in the promotion of entrepreneurship in Europe"
11:00 - 11:20 Stefanos Manos
Politician, Industrialist, President of the "Drassi" political party, frm. Minister of Finance
"Policies for boosting innovation and entrepreneurship in european level"
11:20 - 11:40 Coffee Break
11:40 - 12:00 Henri Malosse
President of the European Economic & Social Committee - Employers Group
"The EESC initiatives for promoting entrepreneurship in Europe"
12:00 - 12:20 Marc Dangeard
Founder of Entrepreneur Commons
"Providing funding and peer support for entrepreneurs"
12:20 - 12:40 Gregory P. Prastacos
Rector, Athens University of Economics and Business
"Educational policies and best practices for the development of entrepreneurial culture"
12:40 - 13:00 Coffee Break
13:00 - 14:30 Presentation of five entrepreneurial success stories from Europe
14:30 - 16:00 Lunch
16:00 - 18:00 The YES - European Confederation of Young Entrepreneurs Executive Committee Meeting
16:00 - 18:00 B2B Match-Making event for the promotion of intra-european commercial relations
20:30 The Conference Gala Dinner
Saturday, June 26th
10:00 - 13:00 Guided Tour to Byzantium monument tour of Thessaloniki