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During the 83rd TIF – which emphasized innovation and technology - OK!Thess participated as an important initiative by the City of Thessaloniki, representing the startup community and the overall effort to promote synchronous entrepreneurship.Read more »
Thessaloniki's Spring Demo Day is here. OK!Thess has already invited Venture Capital funds and business angels from Greece and South-East Europe to meet some of the best startups in the city. The day started with a roundtable discussionRead more »
It’s Friday evening and 10 new teams arrive at OK!Thess. After a warm welcome Mr. Bensasson, Head of OK!Thess, passed the floor to the team. Mr. Kourtesis, Head Coach, explained the 3-month program in depth and presented the...Read more »
Oct. 17, 2018
First talk: Plasma is a technique which is used to increase Ethereum transaction throughput, while maintaining network decentralization and security. We focus on the variant of Plasma called Plasma Cash, which allows for highly performant sidechains in production, today. We discuss Plasma Exits and Challenges as well as explore the User Interface choices for Plasma Apps. Second Talk: In this talk we go deeper into what constitutes a transaction and how scripting is used to lock bitcoins and later unlock them to spend them. We then provide several examples on how to create transactions by calling a node’s API or programmatically.
Dec. 7, 2018
Thessaloniki Startup Weekends is a 54-hour event designed to provide superior experiential education for technical and non-technical entrepreneurs. Beginning with Friday night pitches and continuing through brainstorming, business plan development, and basic prototype creation, Startup Weekend culminate in Sunday night demos and presentations. Participants create working startups during the event and are able to collaborate with like-minded individuals outside of their daily networks.