We just received the best business plan prize for Feeds 2.0 !!!
GTP Solutions (our company) was awarded the best business plan prize at the 8th International Venture Capital Forum which took place in Hotel Grande Bretagne, in Athens, on 3 & 4 July 2007. Businessmen, researchers, policy makers from Southeast Europe and East Mediterranean were invited to attend, to present their business ideas and discuss venture opportunities in dedicated bilateral meetings.
The prize was awarded for the business plan of the company regarding its Feeds 2.0 service which has been in private beta for almost a year now since its successful launch at the Innovate!Europe 2006 event last May in Zaragoza.
The “Best Business Plan Prize” winner was selected by the VCs that participated in the forum. The VCs evaluated the submitted business plans based on the following criteria:
- Business idea – Innovative aspects
- Qualities of the management team
- Market potentials – Competitive advantage
- Expected returns
- Presentation – Integrity of business plan
The prize was awarded to the CEO of the company Dr Nicholas Ampazis by the Greek minister of Economy and Finance Mr George Alogoskoufis in a special ceremony within the framework of the forum.