An holistic approach to investment assessment

A paper I co-authored is finally published (in early view, .pdf) in the journal of Managerial and Decision Economics. Along with Konstantinos Kirytopoulos, Athanassios Rentizelas and my professor Ilias Tatsiopoulos, we proposed an holistic approach to investment assessment, a process of value that may be highlighted under the current economic situation. To make a long …

Europe’s Best Young Entrepreneur by Business Week – close enough, or not

About a month ago, I receive an email from Business Week, stating that I was one of the about 40 nominees for the Europe’s Best Young Entrepreneur 2008 contest. That was a really pleasant surprise, asking me to reply with more information on my business, next to confirming that I am 29 years old or …

Introducing HowSocial.ru, a project of Startup Weekend Athens

I’m too exhausted to write about anything but my excitement on participating at Startup Weekend Athens, as @andrewhyde said “the biggest SUW ever organized in Europe”. We set up a fantastic team by @kcorax, @dimitristi, @netwire, @ageor and @thimios and turned a rough idea (“friendfeed counter anyone?”) conceived about an hour before the event into …

Introducing MineKnowledge

I’m more than happy to share with you that the Course via Blog has matured into a solid start-up. DataMine.it MineKnowledge that is and our offering regards -you guessed that right- data mining services. We put great effort on adding value to AI algorithms by spicing them up with our very human expertise, while trying …

Teaching Prediction Markets

I gave an introductory lecture on prediction markets earlier today, in the context of a undergraduate course in Logistics at NTUA’s School of Mechanical Engineering. The feedback and responses on running some hands-on experiments (you can guess the software) were really great, I expect that this will be repeated in a few days when I’m …

He who writes a lot, has little to say.

He who writes a lot, has little to say.from a discussion with Professor George Cosmetatos, member of my PhD thesis committee, on the extent of my dissertation