Witnessing The Rebirth Of The Greek Startup Ecosystem

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http://techcrunch.com – Thousands of years ago Greeks plied the waters of the Mediterranean as traders and merchants. They were, perhaps, amongst the first ever entrepreneurs. But somewhere along the line between then and now that history faded. Admittedly, inklings of that spirit remained in the world famous Greek shipping industry – but a reliance on government jobs and European Union subsidies did its best to quell the age-old spirit of entrepreneurship. Four years ago, TechCrunch held its first ever meetup in Greece, appropriately enough by an Athens beach. Four years ago the startup scene there had only a (IT news)