Onic is a seasoned entrepreneur and investor with 19 years of experience in Europe and the USA.
He co-founded Capital Connect Venture fund in 2003 and has been spearheading the fund's clean-tech investments. He’s a founding investor and CEO of Herco SA, the most efficient recycling company of its kind in SE Europe.
Previously, Onic headed the international expansion of Velti, the NASDAQ-listed mobile marketing company. Prior to that, he founded two sister technology companies, ihavemoved Ltd in London and ichziehum GmbH in Hamburg that were acquired by Royal Mail Plc and Deutsche Post AG. In the early 1990s, he financed and operated shipping projects at Dorian/Eagle Financial Partners.
As an advocate for entrepreneurs and socially-responsible growth, Onic is a frequent speaker at conferences and universities. Most recently he shared his counter-intuitive perspective via his “passport to ευδαιμονία” & “small country Big Business” TEDx talks.
He studied in Boston and earned a BSc in Management from Bentley and a CSS in Business Administration from Harvard.
Greece | happiness | eudaimonia | Entrepreneurship | Venture financing | Start-up management | Clean-tech |
As Greece is in severe crisis, I focus on the things that really count and bring me closer to eudaimonia, the Greek word that means happiness +.
Greece, eudaimonia, happiness, venture capital, clean tech investments, start-ups
Skiing, aerial photography
When I was asked by TEDx Thessaloniki to give a talk I was honored. It was clearly my opportunity to talk about a subject I am super-passionate about; Greece and how it is my passport to eudaimonia (happiness+).
As I stood on the stage a quiet calm came over me and I just delivered the talk I wanted to. It was coming from my heart. My overwhelming sensation afterwards was one of intense bliss. I even spent an extra 10 seconds after my talk on stage just to appreciate the crowd and the moment, taking it all in. I was closer to eudaimonia than ever!
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