WorkShop on Start-ups,Incubators and Venture Capital
in the context of
8th Panhellenic Conference on Informatics
Nicosia, Cyprus, November 8-10, 2001


Organizing committee
Dr. Skevos Evripidou: Workshop Chair
Assosiate Professor ,Department of Computer Science
University of Cyprus
Dr. Lida Mardapitta-Hadjipandeli:
Manager, Equities & Venture Capital - Technology Investments
The Cyprus Development Bank Ltd
Andreas Koulinos:
CEO CLR Technology Fund
Marios Argyris:
Head of VC, Sharelink Financial Services Ltd

Friday 9 November 2001 Work Program
Time Speech
14:45 Title: Open Ratings: Founding a technology startup
By Giorgos Zacharia
Chief Scientist and Founder of Open Ratings
15:15 Title: Venture Capital ,Start-ups and Incubators the Greek experience
By George Kintis
CEO of the New Economy Development Fund (Greece)
15:45 Title: E-business in Eastern Europe and the challenge of CRM
By Theodoros Evgeniou
Assistant Professor of Information Systems,
INSEAD Business School
16:15 15 minute break
Panel discussion: Promoting Technological Innovation in Cyprus
Chair: Skevos Evripidou

Panelist: Opening Statement:
Theodoros Theodorou
Senior Manager of
Direct Investment Division of CDB
Key Success factors in Venture Capital
Simeon Kassianides
CEO of Hyperion
Startups in Cyprus the Hyperion experience
Olympia Stylianou
Ministry of Commerce, Industry & Tourism
The incubator program of the Goverment of Cyprus
Giorgos Zacharia
George Kintis
Theodoros Evgeniou
18:00 Launching of the Cyprus Entrepreneurship Competition (CyEC)
By Skevos Evripidou and Giorgos Zacharia