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Emilios Markou

Hellas Direct
Hellas Direct
2012
Year Selected

Athens, Greece
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Emilios met Alexis Pantazis while working at Goldman Sachs in London in 2005. He graduated from Manchester University with a degree in Computer Science in 1993 and earned a Masters in Actuarial Sciences and Finance, the latter at London Business School. Over the next 18 years he worked at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and Barclays, heading its European insurance structuring team. Since 2006, Emilios and Alexis have been angel investors and have funded numerous startups in the US and UK, including an investment by Emilios in ZocDoc.com. Both left their jobs in June 2009 to set up Hellas Direct. Emilios and his co-founder, Alexis, have recently been honored with the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award in Cyprus

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Hellas Direct Co-Founder and Executive Director at Hellas Direct

Year Founded

2011

Year Selected

2012

Stage

Growth (Series C+)

Team Size

101-250

Total Capital Raised

€56,000,000

FinTech

Insurance