How the Greek Debt Crisis Created a Thriving Sector of Startups

In 2015, I met with a group of Greek startups at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona to learn about the new-but-rapidly-expanding startup scene in Greece — particularly Athens and Thessaloniki.

What followed was the creation of many startups — particularly those that required little more than a desk and a laptop. What Greece did have was a highly educated…




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Cate Lawrence

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Tech journo and writer, based in Berlin, Germany.

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