Merging a love for Greek wines and opportunity during the Greek economic crisis, Greece and Grapes is a start-up with passion and promise.
Meet an American who left a high-flying career to settle in Greece. At Vilia Soap Company, she maximizes the potential of nature’s bounty. Get a coupon too!
One hotel stay sparked an idea that became Zoottle, one of the most successful Greek tech start-ups to date.
Finding reliable childcare can be challenging. New Greek start-up Nannuka brings together innovative technology and a personal touch to solve that problem.
They say there’s an app for everything. Introducing Topos Text, a new travel app unlike any other, created for Greek history lovers, poets, and the educated traveler.
Generation Generous, a promising Greek start-up founded by Natasha Athanasiadou, captures consumer power and uses it for good towards people and the planet.
Faith, Hellenism, and timeless beauty inspire second generation designer, goldsmith, artist, and gemologist Vivian Anton of Paul’s Jewelers.
Guided by her Greek heritage and Orthodox Faith, Dr. Beltsos chose her specialty to help people to be able to experience the joys and love of a family.
Aristotle Loumis revolutionized the luxury sunglasses industry with a unique vision. Ellison Eyewear and it’s new socially-driven business model is taking the world by storm.
Fitness Enthusiast & Personal Trainer Nicholas Karavolas channeled his passion for fitness and his enthusiasm for helping others into Ignite Fitness Group.
Designer Maria Ress of Kastel Jewelry is inspired by heritage, global adventures, and the desire to create beautiful things.
An eviction notice and a fairy Godfather lead to the expansion of Cinespace Film Studios to Chicago. Alex Pissios shares his Cinderella story.
A love of beer, and a hobby lead to the creation of Maplewood Brewery & Distillery.
Panos Fiorentinos shares his love of Greek culture and Orthodox Faith in inspired designs for Kantyli, Inc.
Crete-based Sunnyclist creates an innovative design that will bring the world’s greenest car to the market.
New business, thrives, cares, and goes above and beyond.
Chicago Greek entrepreneur’s Net Zero Coin finds a home at the British Museum.
Greek ingenuity led to the creation of Clio Muse, a new tour guide app created with the goal to bring people back into museums.
One of Greece’s best kept secrets — mountain tea — is about to go mainstream. The goodness of the Greek mountainside is available in the US, thanks to Klio Greek Mountain Tea.
Designer Sophia Forero has created the OXI Collection with one inspiration: #GreeceMatters.
Entrepreneur Sotiris Drakopoulos of Olympic Sport Café spent nearly 20 years living and working in Chicago before returning to his native Kalamata.
Greek startup Urban Owl creates new sunglasses with high definition lenses.
Chicago wedding planner extraordinaire Frank Andonoplas will be inducted into University of Illinois at Chicago’s Entrepreneurship Hall of Fame.
This is the first in a series of Q&A with American-born Greeks living in Greece, who embody the philosophy of WindyCity Greek — doing innovative and exciting things.
Chicago-based Digerati Group has agreed to acquire Lumia Agency, which will allow them to add Web and application development along with a comprehensive managed marketing solution to their portfolio of services.
George Bousis, 27, was recently named to the 2015 Forbes 30 under 30 list. Forbes.com calls the list a presentation of “today’s greatest gathering of young game changers, movers and makers.” The designation deems this entrepreneur an innovator and someone to watch in the field of consumer technology.
Sells company, buys into NASCAR, weds