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The Greek economy is at an ideal stage for venture capital growth. This is based on current macroeconomic indicators. As shown in the table below, GDP growth is expected in the order of 3% for the three-year period 2004-2006, while inflation is forecast at 3% (source: European Commission, DGEFA, European Economy).


GDP (%)
Inflation (%)
Current balance of trade (% GDP)

At the same time, long-awaited structural changes in the Greek economy which are currently under way are expected to enhance growth of entrepreneurship. Today several sectors are dominated by a single player holding over 50% of the market. Privatization of public sector companies and market deregulation in various sectors, such as energy and telecommunications, are expected to bring about significant developments in the near future. At the same time, monetary union and EU enlargement provide additional entrepreneurial opportunities.

Αξίζει να σημειώσουμε ότι σύμφωνα με μελέτη των Merrill Lynch - Venture Economics η χώρα έρχεται τελευταία στην Ε.Ε. σε διοχέτευση κεφαλαίων σε επενδύσεις private equity-venture capital, αλλά και ως προς το ύψος των πραγματοποιούμενων επενδύσεων ως ποσοστό του ΑΕΠ.

The establishment of TANEO by the Greek State, with the aim of providing capital to venture capital funds, and the new statutory framework for venture capital funds in Greece, with a series of incentives, are steps towards changing this situation.

In conclusion:

monetary stability
development opportunities and investment incentives offered by the regulatory and legislative framework which have rendered markets more competitive
the range of European programmes subsidising Greek firms
the expected recovery of the of Balkan economies
technology transfer and innovation policies
the existence of a large number of capable executives in Greece
the growth of scientific research over the last decade and the implementation of policies to link it with business (adopted relatively recently)

are all expected to generate new business initiatives in Greece and , consequently, opportunities for venture capital investments.

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