We are not a traditional pre-seed
and seed venture capital fund.
We are a diverse team of founders, operators and investors with hands-on experience and skills that match and compliment your vision and ambition. We bring value through immediate access to smart capital and talent together with life-long operational support and a global network of likeminded people.
We invest early, in pre-seed & seed, and we follow on in future rounds up to Series A. We have an industry-agnostic approach, while we believe that world-class companies and market defining products will emerge in industries Greece has a unique competitive edge.
MARITIME & BLUE TECH
Experienced investment professionals, entrepreneurs and industry experts have joined forces with Found.ation’s team to assemble Velocity.Partners.
Supported by leading organizations in strategic industry sectors and backed by established ecosystem players like incubators, pre-accelerators, and universities, Velocity.Partners has supreme access to startup ideas and teams.
Konstantinos has extensive senior experience in executive and investment roles, including, but not limited to, M&A transactions, IPO projects. His earlier investments portfolio mainly consisted of distressed cleantech and ICT ventures, while later investments include fixed income cleantech entities leading to many successful exits. Konstantinos has assisted portfolio companies at pivotal junctions in making key transitions and managing growth and change.
Dimitris has been a mentor and advisor within several acceleration programs and competitions on a European scale. He is the founder & curator of TEDxAthens and has acted as a European advisor at TED Conferences. Dimitris is a co-founder of Found.ation and has been engaged in the Greek start up ecosystem since its inception. He has advised multiple start- up companies in their early stages and various mature organizations on their efforts to assimilate technology and engage in digital transformation activities.
Eric has acted as a mentor an advisor for several acceleration programs and competitions. He co-founded Pinnatta in 2011, a messenger startup (which he left at the end of 2012), as well as Novoville in 2014, a citizen relationship management platform. He is an investor and an advisor of Pollfish, a dynamic Greek-founded startup. Having extensive award-winning marketing experience, he has served as head of digital at Leo Burnett Athens and Tempo OMD and is a visiting lecturer at Panteion University’s Ad & PR Communications Lab.
Achilleas has more than 15 years of experience in digital marketing under several different roles, from creating and leading OgilvyOne’s data analytics and digital media department to serving as the first COO of Thinkdigital, one of the leading digital marketing groups in central, SE Europe and MENA. As a consultant he has been assisting international clients to enter the Greek market and advising local ones to expand their businesses in the SE European region