Posts in #ThoughtImports
The Female Entrepreneurship Experience from Greece to NY

Artemis Kohas is a Greek-American from Pennsylvania and the founder of The Kohas Agency, a boutique communications firm operating out of New York City. Her dual identity and strong connection to her Greek heritage have led her to ponder the difference between her two cultures. As a female entrepreneur, she has experienced and navigated the business climate on both ends of the globe. In this #ThoughtImports, Artemis shares her views on these diverse experiences in order to inspire women to keep reaching forward past adversity and aspire for change.

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Exploring Financial Literacy, Sustainable Travel & Global Startup Lessons with Zara Drousas

Unique ventures are pitched across the world every day with a mission to intercept all industries imaginable. Australian entrepreneur and Greek tech enthusiast Zara Drousas is the founder of one of these ventures. Dive into this interview with Zara to learn more about the women’s financial literacy space, lessons learned from pitching the venture in Tel Aviv, and the new era of sustainable travel.

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Exploring the Lisbon & Portuguese Startup Ecosystem with Greg Sherwin

In the U.S., we associate "startups" and "tech with Bay Area/Silicon Valley. There is no doubt that these areas drive innovation and growth in the US tech ecosystem, but it is important to recognize the blind spots we develop to what else is going on in the rest of the world. We sat down with Greg Sherwin to broaden our perspectives by learning more about the Lisbon/Portuguese startup ecosystem.

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Navigating Website & Product Development with Vincent Sanchez-Gomez

We live in the digital era, built on foundations of web development. Without a website, a company is essentially non-existent; and the user experience of a website or product directly impacts a company’s reputation and client retention. We sat down with entrepreneur and software pro Vincent Sanchez-Gomez for insights and best practices on web development for businesses.

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Navigating Strategic Partnerships, Fintech, and Greek Tech with Spiro Antonopoulos

In a world that is increasingly digitized - and soon to be tokenized - strategic partnerships are as critical as ever. We sat down with Spiro Antonopoulos – VP of Strategic Partnerships at Kuvacash – to gain insights about strategic partnerships and business development in the world of cryptocurrency.

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Engineering Solutions for Tech & Life: Insights from Spiro S.

“Human beings have a natural tendency to want to solve issues they see. We are all trying to find better solutions to problems that surround us.” Spiro S, an engineer from big tech in San Francisco, shares insights on using engineering to create, build, and solve.

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Exploring the Future of Travel Tech with John Matson of Voyager HQ

With global destinations becoming accessible to everyone near and far, technology is innovating to keep up with the rising tide of travelers. In this Thought Imports, John Matson – Co-Founder and Managing Director of NYC-based global travel club Voyager HQ – shares best practices for travel startups and insights on the disruption to come.


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The Portuguese Tech Scene: The Boom Week Recap & Ecosystem Themes

Home to some of history’s greatest explorers, Portugal has long been a hub for innovation and discovery. Today, explorers traverse the lands of innovation and ride the waves of technology. In recent years, modern and international minds have propelled the country forward. The result? A booming Portuguese tech scene.

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Exploring the Ever-Growing Power of Women in Greece – with Athina Nousiopoulou

Greece has evolved over thousands of years to become a society that is patriarchal with a strong respect for the feminine. What does that evolution look like today in modern-day Greece and its burgeoning tech ecosystem? Greek business leader Athina Nousiopoulou shares fascinating insights from her recent study on female entrepreneurs in Greece.

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In Celebration of Women's Month: Inspiring Insights from the Women of #ThoughtImports

In honor of Women’s Month – and the continuance of an ever-evolving legacy left by the strong women before us – The Port will be sharing special female-powered editions of our #ThoughtImports series all month long. To kick things off, here’s a look back at insights from the female thought leaders of our series to date.

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The Universal Truths of Building New Partnerships & Ventures – with Andrew Harrington

For businesses to scale, they must not only have a vision but also craft the right partnerships. We sit down with founder, business development leader, and creative director Andrew Harrington to break down the fundamentals of creating partnerships and building creative ventures.

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Charting the Lands of 5G in the 4th Industrial Revolution – with Joshua Ness

We stand at the beginning of a new era of transformation, driven by the rapid acceleration of technology innovation across startups and corporations of all verticals. For insights on this shift and how companies can thrive with the changing tides, we sat down with NYC technology thought leader Joshua Ness.

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From Startup Founder to VC: An Interview with Apostolos Papadopoulos

From starting his own company to working in foreign policy to now getting into venture capital, Apostolos Papadopoulos has seen it all. In this #ThoughtImports, we sit down with Apostolos to get best practices on building and investing in businesses, and insights on the future of Greek tech.

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