From ‘daddy’s store’ to innovation !!!!

Until recently, most Greeks fresh out of university contemplated life-long job security in a civil service post, or guaranteed employment in their family-owned business.
Faced with the worst unemployment wave in living memory, Greece’s youth are turning away from the traditional pursuit of civil service or family-centered jobs, and towards innovation and foreign funding.
“If I can make it here, I can make it anywhere,” muses Petros Boskos, a 35-year-old architect.
Alongside two of his friends, Boskos created Verdical (http://verdical.co/), a company designing “vertical” gardens for the sides of buildings.

“It was basically my last chance to stay in Greece,” he told AFP on the sidelines of a business innovation fair in Athens earlier this month.1891279_10153932229460603_851249601_n 10001336_10153932228600603_124284868_n 1509654_10153931153285603_1778961060_n 1467229_10153931152670603_1797854692_n 1920446_10153931142745603_1433579332_n

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