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Discover interesting talks, amazing speakers and experiences at the FTE2020.
The DRAFT PROGRAMME (subject to change) for the 10th Annual Follow The Entrepreneur Investor Summit and Pre-Summit from 10th to the 14th of October 2020

FTE Pre-Summit Day-cruise from Kea Island (Tzia) to the Four Seasons marina through historical  Sounio on Sunday 11 October!


Cruising from coast to coast you will have a chance to meet with smart and ambitious people before the Summit and connect through this exceptional Mediterranean experience.

Don’t miss out the opportunity to enjoy the endless blue waters of Greece while listening to our DJ and sipping your special cocktail. Our lunch on board will offer you an exceptional culinary experience featuring a variety of authentic Greek products under the view of the legendary Temple of Poseidon.

Savor the beach, sun, culture and incredible scenery all in one experience!

On the 2nd day of the PreSummit we split into 2 groups.


Group 1 will meet at Piatsa Square at 10 am and continue to hike to the Iconic Stone Lion of Kea.
Lunch for the Group 1 will be served at “Στέκι” (Steki) Restaurant (12:30).


Group 2 will begin the day at the Harbor getting ready to jump on a boat that will Cruise around Kea.
In the afternoon, around 13:30 lunch will be served on the boat, just outside Karthaia.


The day will end with Dinner at the lovely Villa (20:00).

The FTE 2020 starts at 9 am.

Welcome to the FTE KEA by Julie Meyer 10′
The Future of Greece 9:10 – The Future of Greece by Christos Dimas, the Deputy Minister of Development – Pre-recorded speech 20′
9:30 – The Future of Greek BankingVassilis Kountentakis, Executive General Manager – Retail Banking and Distribution Networks at Piraeus Bank – Live Call 20′
9:55 – The Future of Investment Management and Institutional Capital by Antigoni Lymperopoulou, CEO of Hellenic Development – Investments 30′
Financing Innovation and Start-Ups 11h – 13h VIP’s investment approachRob Roy Roedel – Venture Partner at Viva Investment Partners 30′
An Entrepreneur’s Story & the Future of CashMax von Bismarck – CBO and Managing Director, Deposit Solutions 30′
The Future of Venture Capital
Salvator Levis – Principal, 7L Capital Partners & George Dimopoulos – Partner and Co-Founder, Venture Friends & Tal Elyashiv – Co-Founder SPICE VC & Mahavir Sharma – Global Chairman of TiE Global
Entrepreneur Stir & the Future of Impact InvestingXavier Sarras, Serial Entrepreneur / founding partner 4P Capital 30′

13.00h – 14.30h

The Future of Shipping, Cargo, Logistics The Future of Investment into ShippingThanos Sofios – Founding Partner, Novisea 20′
The Future of CargoStefan Reidy – Founder and CEO, Arviem 20′
Panel on the Future of Shipping, Logistics, Cargo and Global TradeYannis Pierros – Partner, EY – Live Call 20′
The Future of Asset Management How Property & New Industrial Assets can be turned into Long-Term CashflowHarvey Griffiths – CEO, Horizon Infrastructure Investments 30′
The Future of the Sustainable Planet The Future of a Plastic Free Planet – SIAN SUTHERLAND, Co-Founder of A Plastic Planet 30′
The Future of the Sustainable Planet “Glo-Cal” – Skiathos, a Plastic Free Island – THODORIS TZOUMAS, Mayor of Skiathos – prerecorded 30′
The Future of the Sustainable Planet Sustainability – Kiara Konti – Director, EY – Live Call 30′


8:30 am START
Day 4 – WEDNESDAY – 14 October – Summit
Welcome Back by JULIE MEYER
The Future of Countries and their Development
The Future of India by Global Chairman of TIE Global – MAHAVIR SHARMA
EY Greece Attractiveness Survey – PANOS PAPAZOGLOU – Managing Partner, EY
Big Thinkers and New Categories
The Future of the Digital Securities Ecosystem – TAL ELYASHIV, Founder and Managing Partner of Spice VC
The Future of Persuasion, Influence and How Advertising is more Relevant Than Ever – MICHAEL MOSZYNSKI – The Founder and CEO of London Advertising
The Future of Property, the City, Greek Architecture, Lifestyle & Landscape
Introduction to the Session
The Future of the City’s Walls – POLYNA XIRADAKIS – CEO, Urban Layers
The Future of Greek Architecture – MARIOS ANGELOPOULOUS
The Future of Property, Urban Renewal and Working Remotely – CONSTANTINE PECHLIVANIDIS – Director, EY
The Future of Private Banking – ERIC SARASIN – Financial Advisor and Entrepreneur
The Future of Online Discourse – NICO VONAU – Co-Founder and CEO, Artivon
The Future of Capitalism – CHRIS RICHARDSON – Leading Software Executive
The Future of Entrepreneurship – DANIEL DIPPOLD – Founder & President, Kairos Society
The Future of the Sustainable Planet
The Future of a Plastic Free Planet – SIAN SUTHERLAND, Co-Founder of A Plastic
“Glo-Cal” – Skiathos, a Plastic Free Island – THODORIS TZOUMAS, Mayor of Skiathos
Sustainability – Kiara Konti – Director, EY
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