The Hellenic Center for Investment (ELKE), the New Economy
Development Fund (TANEO), the Innovation Relay Centre
HELP-FORWARD invite entrepreneurs and researchers having ambitious
and innovative business plans to participate in bilateral business
meetings with Greek and International Venture Capital firms during the
8th International Venture Capital Forum.
The Event will take place on 3 &
4 July 2007, in Athens in Hotel Grande Bretagne. Businessmen, researchers, policy makers from SouthEast
Europe and East Mediterranean, and in particular from Bulgaria, Cyprus,
FYROM, Greece, Israel, Romania, Serbia-Montenegro, are invited to
attend, present their business ideas and discuss venture opportunities
in dedicated bilateral meetings.
The 8th International Venture Capital Forum is a unique two-day event
dedicated to raising financing for ambitious and dynamic entrepreneurs,
business oriented researchers and new technology-based firms in
Southeast Europe. The event also provides a forum for institutional and
other investment professionals to meet with policy makers,
entrepreneurs, academics and researchers for an open exchange of views
and ideas. The 8th International Venture Capital Forum is now the
largest international private equity forum in Southeast Europe.
For the fourth subsequent year, the "Best Business Plan Prize" will be
awarded to three Business Plans selected by the VCs that will participate in the Forum.
Venture capital firms are requested to present their availability and
interest to explore the Event Portfolio and new entrepreneurs and
researchers are invited to submit their business plan the latest by 1st
June 2007, via the e-mail (email@example.com). (Guidelines for the submission of the business plan
are downloadable at the Forum's website http://www.vcforum.gr)
The event takes place under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance.
1 June 2007||
Deadline for business plan submission
5 June 2007||
Distribution of Business plan portfolio to investors
25 June 2007||
Expression of interest from investors for bilateral meetings
29 June 2007||
Notification of business meetings schedule to both investors and
3-4 July 2007||