HVCA founded

The Hellenic Venture Capital Association (HVCA) has been set up in Greece by the 13 VC firms active in that region. The goal of the new association is to raise the profile of private equity in the region, participate in the public policy debate on entrepreneurship and to represent the interests of its members to public authorities. A founding board of directors has been elected whose members include chairman George Kintis, New Economy Development Fund, TANEO; vice chairman Aristolis Spiliotis, AIAS Finance; secretary general Dionysios Alisandratos, Vectis Capital; bursar Mathew Rigas, Capital Connect and George Hatzidimitriou, Commercial Capital.