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Presentations for SME Best Practices Workshop

On March 12, 2014, the U.S. Department of Commerce and Department of State hosted an SME Best Practices Workshop in Athens: “New Models of Public and Private Support for SME’s and Entrepreneurs.”  Below are links to the presentations that have been made available.

o Entrepreneurship – Accelerators, Incubators, and Clusters
Thomas Guevara, Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Economic Development Administration

o High Impact Entrepreneurship
Haris Makryniotis, Managing Director, Endeavor

o European Union Support for Entrepreneurs
Anna Danti, Policy Officer, European Commission, Directorate General for Enterprise and Industry

o SME Access to Finance
Giannis Papadopoulos, CEO, Attica Ventures and President, Hellenic Venture Capital Association

o SME Access to Finance and Enterprise Europe Network
Georgia Tzenou, National Documentation Center, Enterprise Europe Network

o e-Government in Greece
George Papadopoulos, Legal Advisor, Ministry of Administrative Reform and e-Governance, Hellenic Startup Association

o T-TIP and SMEs
Simos Anastasopoulos, President, American Hellenic Chamber of Commerce