When i started my first company it was just myself, my co-founders, who were working remotely at the time, and a full-time employee. 3 years later I had hired and fired over 30 people, from interns to directors.

During that process it became clear to me that hiring is one…


With a budget of less than $2.000

I was attending TNW Conference in Amsterdam back in 2013 when i watched a presentation by an executive of 99designs. He showed a slide that was talking about their growth in Germany before and after localizing their website in German. Following the localization of their website, their growth hit a…


Ideal for first-time entrepreneurs who want to scale fast.

I had not realized how many tools we use for our daily work until i decided to compile this list. I thought it would be useful for current or aspiring entrepreneurs to highlight the tools we currently use and why we use them. I had actually started writing this post…


It’s a parallel universe.

I’ve been into music since i was a kid. The type of music that really moved me was punk rock. The Offspring’s “Smash” was the first album i ever copied — into a cassette (different ages you see). But of course Ramones…


Getting on board our rental catamaran in summer 2011.

We all know why we go on holiday — to relax and have a good time. This was what was running through my head as I helped yet another friend be sick over the side of a boat for the umpteenth time. It was not fun. …


Μία λακωνική ιστορία για το πως να κάνεις lean customer development έξω από το σούπερ μάρκετ της γειτονιάς σου.

Έφυγα από το γραφείο γύρω στις 20:30, για να να προλάβω το σούπερ μάρκετ. Αγόρασα φιλέτο κοτόπουλο και μανιτάρια για να μαγειρέψω σπίτι. Πλήρωσα στο ταμείο και ενώ σήκωνα τις σακούλες είδα με την άκρη του ματιού μου μία ομάδα ανθρώπων, 4 πιτσιρικάδες και 2…

Antonios Fiorakis

Tech entrepreneur, Fortune 40 under 40

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