NR Thinking: Greece - opportunity for innovation?

The economic crisis in Greece has us wondering whether this will start to encourage innovative and entrepreneurial efforts by businesses and locals alike. As unemployment continues to rise, recent research released by The Global Centre for Entrepreneurship and Innovation suggests

'that while the global economy is in flux, entrepreneurs are optimistic and are actually creating jobs.' 

Venture capitalists such as OpenFund see the potential and have invested in local tech projects. The Shared Value Economy has also been cited as a way of industry and government coming together to encourage 'social value to thrive' in this piece by a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum. 

- Valentina Zarew | Founder, Newromantic 

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Photos taken on a trip to Greece in 2012.