Some random thoughts on Greek startups

Rants, Startups, Uncategorized
[The article below is somewhat of a rant, read it at your own peril and yes I know this is not the proper way to resume blogging after months and months of inactivity] So it seems that the Greek IT market lately has seen an influx of "startups". Their implied cause appears to be quite a noble one, "be not what is traditionally associated with the words "Greek IT" (or "get-rich-quick-or-die-trying" for the more pragmatic amongst you). However, the whole thing reeks of the "Johnny-come-lately" syndrome, at least for me. Below is a partial list of my pet-peeves: 1) i-somethings will NOT make you a millionaire. Sure, there are more than enough success stories doing the rounds but the whole market is rather hit-n-miss, with the miss part taking the…
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