Our story

Founded in January 2012, Starttech Ventures is one of the World’s first professional Venture Builders. Based in Europe and headquartered in Athens, Greece, we build on great successes, such as AbZorba Games, Epignosis and Yodeck.

We specialize in early stage B2B SaaS companies and we focus on founders from the Eastern Mediterranean and SE Europe.

Our mission is to design and apply a repeatable and financially efficient model in successfully launching new tech companies.

Professional, Lean Venture Building for B2B SaaS

We exclusively co-found and invest in early-stage B2B SaaS startups with a high-velocity business model and commercial focus on the North American market. We also work as a private pre-seed and seed investor in promising tech businesses from All around the world.

Viewing entrepreneurship as both an art and a science, we identify as Lean Startup and Design Thinking aficionados. And we work with the Agile engineering and Customer Development methodologies as our guides.

Last, but certainly not least, we consider the economy of knowledge, creativity and cooperation as a catalyst for positive change all around the world.

Our team is our recipe for success

As Investors, we invest in teams; we invest in real people, with real skills and talents. We want everyone to enjoy life at work and life in general. As Venture Builders, we’ve created an open workspace where we can all grow and thrive. And we want to have fun!

We try to offer everyone nearly every opportunity we can think of to do just that. From language and fitness classes to an open library and healthy daily snacks, we all get the opportunity to improve and stay motivated. Not to mention our team building activities, from running to foosball, to open Q&As, to employee awards, to general well-being!

And, we always do our best to give something back to the entrepreneurial ecosystem and our communities. But, that’s a conversation for another time.

Meet our Venture Building team

Dimitris Tsingos

Founder, Managing Partner

Dimitris is the Founder and CEO at Starttech Ventures. He is a serial tech entrepreneur and early-stage investor. He holds a degree in Computer Science from the University of Crete and an MBA from the Athens University of Economics and Business while his interests include contemporary management and entrepreneurship, philosophy, psychology and mathematics. Dimitris is native in Greek, fluent in English and conversational in French. He is a Marshall Memorial Fellow, an IVLP and EYL40 Alumnus as well as a Fellow of the IHEIE program of the Paris Science et Lettres University.

Ioannis Belegrinis

Principal Partner, Head of Design & Branding

UX Certification Badge from Nielsen Norman Group

Brand identity design & “implementation” for the incubated startups.

Studied Computing Science at Staffordshire University (UK), specialising in UX design for real-time systems. Has worked as a user interface designer at Hewlett-Packard (Germany), and as an ActionScript tutor at Anodos (Greece).

Since 2008 he has been busy with web design/development consulting.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2015.

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Panagiotis Sarantopoulos

Panagiotis Sarantopoulos

Senior Partner, Head of Organic Growth

All things Content Marketing. That’s the spirit!

Studied Science of Computing at the University of Huddersfield in UK, specialising in Animation for Multimedia Systems. He has worked as a Multimedia Author for IBM Hellas and as an Adobe Certified Instructor and Support Technician for Adobe Systems software at Anodos SA. He has also worked at various Advertising Agencies, as a Web/ActionScript developer.

He has been busy being a Generalist for all things Multimedia, since 2002.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2016.

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Aristeidis Kypriotis

Aristeidis Kypriotis

Senior Partner, Head of Performance Marketing

Head of Growth Marketing

Mastering the arcane arts of digital marketing and growth hacking.

He holds a MSci in Physics with Space Science from University College London and a MSci in History & Philosophy of Science from Imperial College. He brings a strong combination of analytical and creative skills to the table. A Google Certified Partner since 2010.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2016.

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Konstantina Ferentinou

Partner, Content Marketing Writer

Studied Computer Engineering and Informatics at the University of Patras. She has working experience in technical writing, sales and support related roles. She now focuses on content creation. Channelling her creativity into writing, she hones her ability to communicate the right message through various content types.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2018.

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Eleni Konstantinidou

Helen Konstantinidou

Associate, Content Marketing Writer

A Business Administration graduate-turned-Content Marketing Writer, Eleni is in constant pursuit of knowledge and lifelong learning. 

She has worked at Advertising Agencies as an Account Executive and as a Digital Copywriter at Hospitality Marketing Agencies, where she finally found her calling: finding new ways to write empathetic content that is both useful for readers and effective for businesses.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2020.

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George Dimousis

George Dimousis

Partner, Front-End & Web Developer

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2020.

Theodora Gega

Associate, Graphic Designer

She likes to combine all the design methods and work with materials with the aim of the best visualization of an idea. She is fascinated with Illustration, Motion, 3D and 2D animation and Digital.

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2020.

Socratis Koumpardas

Associate, Growth Marketing Assistant

Giorgos Stefanakis

Associate , Business Administration

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2021.

Panos Katsoudas

Associate, Systems & Network Administration

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2022.

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Georgios Georgakopoulos

Legal and Corporate Asviser

Glykeria Petousi

Glykeria Petousi

Partner, Accounting & Bookkeeping

Iro Tsakiri

Partner, Business Administration

Tüzin Baran

Associate, UI/UX Designer