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Christos Lytras

Partner hippocampus.io


Christos is a Partner @ hippocampus.io an innovation consultancy assisting in bridging the gap between Corporates and Startups.

Until June 2016, Christos was Product & Service Lead @ The Eurobank (ERB) Innovation Center responsible for developing the Centre Service offering internally across the Eurobank Group and externally with the GR and EU startup ecosystem across areas such as Fintech, IoT & Big Data Analytics.

For 3 years Christos was the Site Manager of the "egg - enter•grow•go" programme, an integrated incubation, acceleration and co-working programme, an ERB CSR initiative, coaching & advising 60+ startups which have generated >2,5M€ sales in FY2015 and raised >3M€ debt & equity financing up to date.

As a Mentor, Christos has been participating in the MBA Manchester Gold mentoring programme, (November 2013), in 100mentors (July 2015), in MIT Enterpise Forum Competition (January 2016) and Nexussquared (April 2016).

As a Judge, Christos has participated in various GR & International Startup Competitions (MIT EF, Startup Weekend, Climate Kic, ID-GC, and The South Summit)

Christos holds a BA in Business Administration from the University of Piraeus (UniPi) and an MBA from Manchester Business School, he is also a Project Management Professional and a Certified Trainer by the GR Manpower Employment Organization (OAED), and speaks English, German, Russian and Greek.