Aristos Doxiadis Partner
Aristos (b. 1951) is a pioneer of the private equity industry in Greece.
In his 17 years as a private equity executive he has effected expansion capital investments, buy-outs, as well as exits, formed new businesses and start-ups, orchestrated operations, raised and also structured funds. He has participated in the boards of about fifteen companies and taken an active executive role in some of those.
He has extensive experience in management consulting and in public policy advice. He was also an advisor to the first Openfund, since 2009. In 2012, he joined the Openfund management company as a Partner. He holds a BA in Social Studies (Harvard), and an MSc in Economics (Birkbeck College, London).
He blogs at aristosd.wordpress.com, and can be reached at email@example.com.
Nikkos Frangos Partner
Nikkos Frangos (b. 1967) is a lifelong entrepreneur and investor.
His investments activities range from angel investments to the formation of special purpose funds in the sectors of renewable energy, environmental protection and shipping; while his angel ventures are in music, filmography and technology. He has founded a technology company, providing on-ship communications, along with primarily being an active investor in shipping himself. He has participated in the Openfund since 2010 as investor, while joining as a partner starting 2012.
He holds a BSc in Economics from the London School of Economics.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgios Kasselakis Partner
Georgios (b. 1985) is a technology enthusiast and software engineer.
He has worked in a number of technology-related activities, ranging from computer repairs to software architect. Still as a student, he applied his bachelor thesis into a startup pursuing data feed transformation and failed.
At the same time, he adopted and organized the Open Coffee meetings in Thessaloniki, forming a common ground for the entrepreneurial and technology communities there. In 2009, he co-founded the Openfund and now serves as Partner. He focuses on technological due diligence and legal operations, while serving in a number of boards of Openfund portfolio companies.
He holds a BSc in Computer Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
He can be reached at email@example.com.
Constantine Pateras Partner
Constantine (b. 1974) is a full-time private investor with experience in commercial shipping, financial markets and real estate. He is an early-stage investor in numerous businesses spanning the renewable energy, tech, apparel and food retail sectors.
He has invested in a number of internet-based companies and has participated in the Openfund as an investor since 2010. In 2012, he joined the Openfund as a Partner.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George Tziralis Partner
George (b. 1982) is an engineer and entrepreneur turned venture capitalist.
He has founded a couple of software companies, one specializing in prediction markets and another in data mining. He is widely recognized as the initiator the Open Coffee community in Greece, organizing monthly meetings in Athens since 2007.
In 2009, he co-founded the Openfund, which he now serves as a Partner. He is mostly focusing on marketing and business development, while serving in a number of boards of portfolio companies.
George holds a PhD in Operations Research and a Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, both from the National Technical University of Athens.
He blogs at gtziralis.com, and can be reached at email@example.com.
Vanessa ZdravouInvestment Associate
Vanessa Zdravou (b. 1980) is a lawyer at the Court of Appeals in Athens.
She is specialized in banking, securities and corporate law and has worked for investment banks and international law firms in the U.K. and Greece. With her diverse professional background, ranging from project finance and advising on matters of company law to the development and trading of financial products, she has gained solid experience of operational know-how regarding investment funds and their portfolio companies.
She is handling legal and operations for the Openfund.
Vanessa holds a Law Degree from the University of Athens and an LL.M. in Commercial Law from the University of Edinburgh.
She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.