Pantelis Papageorgiou, in 2009, co-founded firstAthens corporate finance, an independent boutique corporate finance firm. In 2012, he co-founded Elikonos GP, a VC firm managing a Luxemburg SICAR, a tech fund with assets of 17m Euro (EIF is the cornerstone investor). He has served as Portfolio Manager for Allianz Finance and worked for Arthur Andersen in Boston and Athens. Pantelis has acquired operating experience in the fields of treasury and corporate planning from his tenure in major Greek corporations. During the period 2006-2009, Pantelis was the CFO of Velti plc, an international mobile marketing company, which he listed on AIM/LSE. Pantelis has a BSc in Accounting and Finance from the American College of Greece and a MBA in Finance from Boston University.