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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

Glykeria Petousi

Partner, Accounting & Bookkeeping

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 Product Design

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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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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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George Dimousis

Αssociate, Front-End & Web Developer

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2020.

Panos Katsoudas

Associate, Systems & Network Administration

Joined Starttech Ventures in 2022.

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Georgios Georgakopoulos

Legal and Corporate Adviser

Iro Tsakiri

Senior Partner, Venture Building Program Manager

Tüzin Baran

Associate, UI/UX Designer

Natalia Sperantza

Associate, Business Administration

Daniil Pavliuchkov

Interim Chief Product Officer

Lampros Frountas

Marketing Assistant