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What's Next for Google?
THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW We hit 2019 with an amazing event! Google needs no intro. They invest heavily in AI, machine learning, self driving cards, space exploration and voice recognition. What does the future hold for one of most innovative companies in the world? Startup Grind is powered by Google for Entrepreneurs so it's only natural that at some stage we would host the Country Manager of Google Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus & Malta in our Athens chapter! This is a unique opportunity to get face to face with Grigoris Zarifopoulos, the man who is leading Google's efforts in the South East Europe area and learn what it takes to spearhead one of the fastest growing businesses around the world. What's Google's strategy for the region? How do they approach other industries except from online ads, YouTube and what about the competition from Facebook and others? Reserve your seat and learn from the best of the industry. Agenda 6:00 pm: Networking & Food 7:00 pm: Fireside chat + Q&A 8:00 pm: Networking --- Speaker Grigoris Zarifopoulos - Google (Country Manager - Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus & Malta) Grigoris Zarifopoulos is the Country Manager of Google for Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus and Malta. Before joining Google, Grigoris was the General Manager of Gap for Greece, Cyprus and the Balkan countries. Prior to Gap, Grigoris worked at IKEA Greece, McKinsey & Company management consulting firm in London and Athens, and Seagate Technology, the disk drive manufacturer in California, USA. Hosted By Dimitris Litsikakis, Athens Director Dimitris Litsikakis holds a BSc in Information Technology from Piraeus University and a MSc in Project Management from Lancaster University. He worked at IBM UK as a Project Manager delivering large scale IT projects. He then joined Edenred Greece as Digital Transformation Manager where he led the entire digitalization of the company’s solution offering, issuing hundreds of thousands of MasterCard cards to beneficiaries. In 2018 he was appointed Country Manager Greece for Revolut the fastest growing FinTech based in London. Having secured $350M in funding, Revolut has an impressive $1,7B valuation. With 2 million users across Europe, Revolut provides the fastest, safest and easiest way to get innovative banking services with a mobile-first approach. Since 2014, he also acts as Athens Chapter Director for Startup Grind, the largest entrepreneurship community in the world. Rallou Georgiou, Co-Director An experienced sales professional with deep knowledge and understanding of the sales techniques within the retail and web industries. Specialties: Sales, contract negotiations, marketing strategy building, market analysis, business plan set-up, exploiting new markets --- Global Partner Google for Entrepreneurs ( Google is committed to empowering entrepreneurs around the world through programs, partnerships, and our products. Partners Revolut ( With instant payment notifications, built-in budgeting and fee-free spending anywhere in the world, Revolut is the digital banking alternative that puts you back in control of your money. Dominos ( The best pizza at the best prizes! Order quality pizza straight to your door with just a few clicks and enjoy great offers! be finnovative ( Consultancy services, mentoring, coaching, technical support and resources are provided in a specially designed six-month cycle bringing together young people with ideas and vision, businesses and experienced business executives, and networking the market with fresh and innovative ideas. --- Startup Grind is a global startup community designed to educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. We host monthly events in more than 450 cities and 120 countries featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share personal stories and lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Our monthly fireside chat interviews, startup mixers and annual conferences provide ample opportunities to connect with amazing startups and the people behind them, tap into a strong support network, form meaningful connections and gain inspiration for the startup journey ahead. For more information visit ( or follow us on twitter @StartupGrind ( --- THIS IS A PAID EVENT - PURCHASE YOUR TICKET IN THE LINK BELOW

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