Nikos is a crypto enthusiast who specializes in networking and community growth. He is an early adopter and enthusiastic evangelist for decentralised technology as a way to improve many aspects of the modern world.
Nikos is a qualified Trainer for EU Commission-funded projects in the domains of innovation, youth entrepreneurship, and EU common culture. Among his key tasks has been writing grant applications, conducting training, lobbying for EU values, and creating a culture of innovation, creativity and entrepreneurial mindset in the target groups. He has supported or facilitated more than 40 EU-funded projects until today since 2012.
From 2016 he is working in tech enterprises building active communities around vibrant startups. Throughout this period Nikos consulted/ supported blockchain projects on a contract basis assisting to raise sufficient resources through Initial Coin Offerings.
Nikos studied Political Science and International Relations at Democritus University of Thrace in Greece. He received a master’s degree with a major in Finance and Law in EU studies from the Centre International de Formation Europeene. His Master’s thesis was among the very first academic papers to argue the need and the method for regulating cryptocurrencies in the European Union.
Nikos is a frequent speaker at events related to cryptocurrency and regulation, including ChainXChange, Free Market Roadshow in multiple cities, and MoneyShow. He has been published as a guest author focusing on cryptocurrency in outlets including BankingTech, Huffington Post, MarketWatch, ChainCreator News and Buzzfeed.