The AI Revolution: Opportunities & Challenges in the Greek Ecosystem

In association with the Embassy of Greece in London, HTN is organising a panel discussion on the current landscape and key developments shaping the future of the Greek AI innovation ecosystem.

The discussion will focus on identifying opportunities and challenges, both from a founder’s and from an investor’s perspective, and will be followed by a networking reception.

To attend, please register via Eventbrite.

Event details:

  • Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2023
  • Time: 6.30pm-10.30pm
  • Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington St, London W1U 5AS


18:30: Registration

19:00 Welcome Remarks by Louis Loizou, Chairman, Hellenic Tech Network (HTN)

19:05: Welcome Remarks by His Excellency Mr. Yannis Tsaousis, Ambassador of Greece to the United Kingdom

19:10: ‘’The AI Revolution in the Greek innovation ecosystem I”


  • Dora Trachana, Partner at Uni.Fund
  • Michail Basios, CTO and Co-Founder at TurinTech AI
  • Dirk Werner, Managing Director, Equity UKRI Future Leaders Fellow, EBRD
  • Maritina Grelloni, Head of Portfolio & Innovation Programs, Endeavor Greece
  • Omiros Sarikas, CEO, Brookstreet Equity Partners LLP

Q&A session

The panel will be moderated by Marina Antoniou, HTN Founding Member and FinTech graduate, The University of Oxford Said Business School

19:55: ‘‘The AI Revolution: practical capabilities and challenges’’ a fireside-chat between Dimitris Alexandridis (HTN ExCo member, Cambridge MEng, Software Engineer at VivaCity) and:

  • Dimitrios Kanoulas, Associate Professor, UKRI FLF at UCL
  • George Papadopoulos, Senior Machine Learning Researcher at JPMorgan Chase, Co, Imperial PhD candidate & HTN ExCo Member

20:15: ‘’The AI Revolution in the Greek innovation ecosystem II”


  • Niki Trigoni, Professor at Oxford University, Founder at Navenio Ltd
  • Stergios Anastasiadis, General Partner at Genesis Ventures
  • Yorgos Mousmoulas, Partner at Metavallon VC
  • George Hadjigeorgiou, Co-Founder at ZOE

Q&A session

The panel will be moderated by Tony Kypreos, Advisory Council Member & Venture Partner

21:00 – 22:30: Networking reception