Full house at Limassol Fintech forum for startups
In a full auditorium at the Cyprus University of Technology, more than 150 participants joined the Limassol Fintech Forum last week which was coorganised by Deloitte and Disrupt Cyprus, in the context of Startup Europe Week.
The event was a mix of presentations from prominent speakers from a wide range of backgrounds, who covered topics relevant to startups, followed by a panel discussion with the participation of fintech specialists.
Among the speakers were Christophoros Tzirtzipis – Co-Founder of Startup Cyprus and CEO - Founder of Diyful, Angeliki Solomonidou, the Director and Co-Founder of Kalys Solutions, Monica Ioannidou Polemitis, Senior Manager of Deloitte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre, Yiannis Liveris, the Manager of IDEA Programme in Nicosia, Konstantinos Soteriou and Stefanos Christoforou the co-founders of Prediti, Yiannis Menelaou, the cofounder and Fintech Editor at DisruptCyprus.com, Demetrios Pogkas, journalist and Phanos Pitiris, Startup and Innovation Expert.
In his welcome address, Nicos Kyriakides, Head of Financial Advisory Services of Deloitte, expressed the need to explore the global challenges and fintech opportunities that lie ahead of our Cypriot startup companies and the innovation ecosystem and hoped that it contributed to bringing the participants a step further towards understanding how they can achieve a fintech culture in our Startup Ecosystem.
The event was sponsored by Bank of Cyprus and supported by the Cyprus University of Technology, which provided the venue.