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we are a boutique business

acceleration company working with Cypriot organizations that can benefit from our USA experience, expertise and business networks. We look to work with organizations that demonstrate growth potential, differentiated value propositions and are relevant to our niche US business and investor networks.

 
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we are a boutique business

acceleration company working with Cypriot organizations that can benefit from our USA experience, expertise and business networks. We look to work with organizations that demonstrate growth potential, differentiated value propositions and are relevant to our niche US business and investor networks.


What's New

OUR MISSION

We want to take a leadership role in creating growth opportunities for Cypriot companies that previously were unable to benefit from access to U.S.A based business expertise, insights and networking .

OUR PARTNER SELECTION PROCESS

We employ a rigorous process and select only a handful of “Right-Stage” companies which will benefit from our combined experiences and subject matter expertise. We partner with the founders and their management teams to contribute to both strategic and tactical aspects of the business acceleration processes.

https://stetsonpainting.com/whychooseus/ click here Our experienced services:

Strategic business goals setting, including business planning and execution road-maps

Operational structures, including proper finance, legal, accounting foundations and valuations

Marketing and promotions, including brand positioning, messaging platforms, advertising and communications


Sales, including network introductions, lead-gen activation, co-pitching and sales material support

Capital raising support

Live CY Business News

  • Indian businesses interested in investing in Cyprus 25 Apr 2019 10:33 Cyprus Daily The Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (Invest Cyprus), recently held a business breakfast for Indian companies operating in London. Invest Cyprus said the business breakfast fell within the scope of its mission to promote Cyprus as an investment …
  • Nicolas Cage selects Nicosia but not state fairs grounds 22 Apr 2019 04:39 Cyprus Daily Nicosia will most probably be the shooting location for the multi-million movie starring Nicolas Cage which is to be filmed entirely in Cyprus but the state fairs grounds have been ruled out. The science fiction and martial arts film, starring the Academy …
  • A roadmap for Cyprus 2030 21 Apr 2019 11:29 Cyprus Mail Cyprus must have a more long-term vision, experts say   By Philippe Orphanides Cyprus needs to up its game and focus less on short-term development outcomes and more on a 20 to 30-year roadmap of where the island wants to be by that time, according to …
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Cyprus set for stardom on world film stage 21 Apr 2019 10:00 Financialmirror.com A Hollywood production starring Oscar-winning Nicolas Cage to be entirely filmed in Cyprus is seen as proof the island can become a destination for filming world-class cinema productions. The EUR 25 mln Hollywood production Jiu Jitsu headlining Cage, was …
  • Efforts underway to boost air connectivity, reduce fares 19 Apr 2019 15:47 Cyprus Mail The government and tourist businesses decided on Friday to launch efforts to boost competition in a bid to cut air fares. In abroad meeting at the transport ministry, officials exchanged views on ways to boost air connectivity in a bid to cut ticket prices …
  • Clouds gathering over Cyprus’ economy 19 Apr 2019 07:40 Cyprus Daily Clouds are gathering over Cyprus’ economy as sectors such as tourism, consumption and services have started to shrink. Official forecasts refer to an economic slowdown in the coming years, with the upcoming stricter regulation on shell companies leading to …
  • Tourism has potential to contribute by 25% to Cyprus economy -Deputy Minister 19 Apr 2019 07:40 Cyprus Daily Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has said that the tourism industry has the long-term potential to contribute to Cyprus’ economy by 25%. Addressing the 9th Nicosia Economic Congress Deputy Minister for Tourism outlined his vision for Cyprus tourism. …

Live CY News: Investments & New Ventures

  • Indian businesses interested in investing in Cyprus 25 Apr 2019 10:33 Cyprus Daily The Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (Invest Cyprus), recently held a business breakfast for Indian companies operating in London. Invest Cyprus said the business breakfast fell within the scope of its mission to promote Cyprus as an investment …
  • Nicolas Cage selects Nicosia but not state fairs grounds 22 Apr 2019 04:39 Cyprus Daily Nicosia will most probably be the shooting location for the multi-million movie starring Nicolas Cage which is to be filmed entirely in Cyprus but the state fairs grounds have been ruled out. The science fiction and martial arts film, starring the Academy …
  • A roadmap for Cyprus 2030 21 Apr 2019 11:29 Cyprus Mail Cyprus must have a more long-term vision, experts say   By Philippe Orphanides Cyprus needs to up its game and focus less on short-term development outcomes and more on a 20 to 30-year roadmap of where the island wants to be by that time, according to …
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Cyprus set for stardom on world film stage 21 Apr 2019 10:00 Financialmirror.com A Hollywood production starring Oscar-winning Nicolas Cage to be entirely filmed in Cyprus is seen as proof the island can become a destination for filming world-class cinema productions. The EUR 25 mln Hollywood production Jiu Jitsu headlining Cage, was …
  • Efforts underway to boost air connectivity, reduce fares 19 Apr 2019 15:47 Cyprus Mail The government and tourist businesses decided on Friday to launch efforts to boost competition in a bid to cut air fares. In abroad meeting at the transport ministry, officials exchanged views on ways to boost air connectivity in a bid to cut ticket prices …
  • Clouds gathering over Cyprus’ economy 19 Apr 2019 07:40 Cyprus Daily Clouds are gathering over Cyprus’ economy as sectors such as tourism, consumption and services have started to shrink. Official forecasts refer to an economic slowdown in the coming years, with the upcoming stricter regulation on shell companies leading to …
  • Tourism has potential to contribute by 25% to Cyprus economy -Deputy Minister 19 Apr 2019 07:40 Cyprus Daily Tourism Deputy Minister Savvas Perdios has said that the tourism industry has the long-term potential to contribute to Cyprus’ economy by 25%. Addressing the 9th Nicosia Economic Congress Deputy Minister for Tourism outlined his vision for Cyprus tourism. …
  • Jordan- 'As much potential remains untapped, it is important to maximise return from cooperation to joint benefit' 15 Apr 2019 06:06 MENAFN (MENAFN - Jordan Times) Following is the full text of the declaration released at the conclusion of the Jordan-Cyprus-Greece second trilateral summit on Sunday:'We, Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Nicos …
  • At Trilateral Summit, Jordan, Cyprus and Greece agree to expand cooperation in vital fields.........4th & final Add 14 Apr 2019 19:10 MENAFN (MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) At the conclusion of the Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Second Trilateral Summit, which was attended by senior officials from the three countries, the following declaration was released: "We, Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein, the King of …
  • CYPRUS: Clouds gather over court ruling on civil service pay cuts 14 Apr 2019 14:57 Financialmirror.com While the government is all at sea over what the state is liable to pay in compensation after civil servant salary cuts in 2012, were deemed unconstitutional, private sector workers are now demanding pay rises and benefits lost during the crisis years. …
  • Peace and stability in region underlined at trilateral meeting 14 Apr 2019 12:24 Cyprus Mail How the cooperation between Cyprus, Greece and Jordan has matured to such an extent that the three countries need to think about how to more forcefully promote it was highlighted by President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday after a trilateral meeting between …
  • CYPRUS: Clouds remain over court decision on civil service pay cuts 09 Apr 2019 12:54 Financialmirror.com While preparing to fence off consequences of an Administrative Court decision which renders pay cuts on public servants back in 2012, unconstitutional, the government appears to be at sea over what the state will be called to pay in compensation and …
  • Sci-Fi Movie Starring Nick Cage Coming to Cyprus 07 Apr 2019 14:33 National Herald By TNH Staff April 7, 2019 His career on a rebound, Academy Award winning actor Nicolas Cage will star in the $24.6 million science fiction film Jiu Jitsu that will be filmed entirely on Cyprus, giving the island a showcase as it’s on a record run of …
  • Brexit creates opportunities for the Cyprus economy 07 Apr 2019 11:25 Cyprus Mail Cyprus as an alternative destination for UK companies seeking to export services to the EU By Greg Demetriou The eventual withdrawal of Britain from the EU will inevitably impact both the political and economic environment of the region. Cyprus will be …
  • Nicolas Cage to shoot new film in Cyprus 05 Apr 2019 17:52 Cyprus Daily Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage will star in a new movie that will be filmed exclusively in Cyprus, helping to place the island on the world movie map. The Cyprus Investment Promotion Agency (Invest Cyprus) said that the €24.6m science fiction and …
  • Nicholas Cage’s new movie will be filmed in Cyprus 05 Apr 2019 16:43 Proto Thema Author: Thema Newsroom It is the first big production for Cyprus   Oscar-winner Nicolas Cage will be shooting all of his next movie in Cyprus. The announcement by the Cyprus Investment Promotion Organization “Invest Cyprus” states that “the film, with a 24 …
  • ENTERTAINMENT: Oscar winner Nicolas Cage to fight alien in Cyprus sci-fi movie 05 Apr 2019 15:27 Financialmirror.com Oscar Award winning actor Nicolas Cage will be starring in sci-fi martial arts movie ‘Jiu Jitsu’ to be filmed entirely in Cyprus. Invest Cyprus announced Friday that international film producers have decided to shoot the entire Hollywood production on …
  • Multi-million movie starring Nicholas Cage to be filmed in Cyprus 05 Apr 2019 12:56 Cyprus Mail A multi-million movie starring Nicolas Cage will be filmed in Cyprus, it was announced on Friday. Cage has starred in such well-known movies as Rumblefish, Raising Arizona, Moonstruck,  Guarding Tess, and Leaving Las Vegas. The Cyprus Investment Promotion …
  • Crete’s power remains vulnerable without EuroAsia Interconnector 30 Mar 2019 18:49 Cyprus Mail By Marios Demetriades   For the first time in 25 years, Crete suffered a blackout on March 22 following an explosion to an old transformer which plunged the Greek island into darkness and made it vulnerable to future power outages. Fortunately, the timely …
  • Ackermann renews confidence in Bank of Cyprus by purchasing additional 400,000 shares 28 Mar 2019 09:31 Cyprus Daily Joseph Ackermann, the outgoing Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Bank of Cyprus Group announced he has purchased additional 400,000 shares of Bank of Cyprus Holdings PLC, increasing his holding to 550,000 shares, “signalling his confidence in the …
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DIRECTORS & ADVISORY MEMBERS

click here Andreas Panayi
buy now Kinisis Ventures Founder
Managing Director
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order now Mr.Panayi brings invaluable perspective, strategic insight and hands-on experience in building companies and realizing shareholder value.
He is a serial entrepreneur and throughout his career he founded, developed, operated and sold companies in the marketing, communications and information technologies areas. Since the sale of Kinesis Marketing, a Digital Marketing Services company he founded and operated, he co-founded TKI a successful Information Technology company with offices in the USA and India. Panayi co-founded Kinisis Ventures and serves as the Managing Director for the group. Panayi is also one of the KV members with extensive marketing and branding expertise. Panayi also teaches entrepreneurialism & new venture development classes as an adjunct professor at Drew University. Prior to focusing his career in been an entrepreneur, Panayi worked in a number of Madison Avenue Advertising Agencies and also spent a time with a NY technology incubator and early stage private fund.


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Kinisis Ventures Co-founder
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Mr. Georgiades is the Managing Director and founder of the law firm Y.Georgiades & Associates LLC, established in 1992 in Nicosia, Cyprus.
He has over 25 years experience in litigation, corporate and commercial law, international tax planning, international trade, cross-border disputes – private international law, real estate, investments, alternative dispute resolution, medical negligence, intellectual property law, Internet and media law. He has successfully achieved to become a member of the Athens Bar Association, Cyprus Bar Association, Bar of England and Wales (Honorable Society of Gray’s Inn), the International Bar Association, the American Bar Association, the Society for Computers and Law, the International Technology Law Association, President of the Cyprus Branch of the European Court of Arbitration, executive member of the Court and an online mediator for commercial disputes for the Chamber of Commerce of Milan and is the Vice-President of AEA International Lawyers Network.


Chris Droussiotis
Former General Manager and Head of the Strategic Credit Products
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
Senior Managing Partner
Advisory Board Member
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After 10 years with SMBC, Mr. Droussiotis left and join Kinisis Ventures Limited (KV) as a Senior Managing Partner.  He now leads KV’s deal-flow review, valuations and strategic capital raising team.
At SMBC, Mr. Droussiotis, was responsible for building long-term relationships with middle market and large cap private equity firms as well as asset managers who invest in the leveraged loan space. Prior to SMBC, Mr. Droussiotis worked at many New York money center banks, such as Bank of America Merrill Lynch, CIBC Oppenheimer, Mitsui Nevitt Merchant Bank, Mizuho Financial Group and Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, specializing in the financing and structuring of merger & acquisition, leveraged buyout and recapitalization transactions. 
Mr. Droussiotis is also an adjunct professor teaching investment analysis, quantitative and option strategy courses at Columbia University, Fordham University, Baruch College and Seton Hall. University.


George Kokkinos
Director & Group Head
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
Advisory Board Member

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Mr. Kokkinos has almost 30 years of comprehensive banking experience in areas such as credit research & analysis, financial due-diligence as well as credit risk & credit portfolio management.
Throughout his finance and banking career, he held senior positions with leading global financial institutions in New York City.  His experience encompasses all aspects of in-depth fundamental analysis with a strong track record in reviewing / analyzing / monitoring and actively managing and diverse corporate loan portfolios.  He is currently the Head of the Credit Research Group, responsible for actively managing and reporting to the Portfolio Management Committee on a corporate loan portfolios of over $75.0 billion in exposure across all industries.   
Mr. Kokkinos received his MBA in Corporate Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University, USA.


Chris Demetriou
Sr. Director Customer Retention
Wyndham Hotel Group
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Mr. Demetriou brings 25 years experience in operational finance and operations with specific expertise in financial strategies for costs management and revenue generation.
He has been instrumental in driving top and bottom line growth and led large Financial Shared Services platforms. Throughout his career, Demetriou led the planning, implementation and integration of financial processes and enterprise financial systems across multiple industries including hospitality & franchising Services, publishing, and consumer products. He served under variable senior roles, such as Manager of Credit and Financial Analysis, Director Financial Services and V.P of Corporate Finance. Chris is currently serving as the Sr. Director of Customer Retention at Wyndham Hotel Group, and he is also an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Nicolas Nicolaou
CFO, MANA Products
Advisory Board Member

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Mr. Nicolaou is the CFO of MANA Products, the world’s leading contract and private label cosmetics manufacturer.
Prior to Mana, Nicolas held positions with increased responsibility with Unilever and Deloitte. Nicolas brings a wealth of diversified, dynamic and action-oriented leadership experience in consumer products companies. His expertise include strategy development and execution, performance management, process reengineering, operational excellence, M&A, internal controls, innovation and new product launches, organization design and talent development. Nicolas is the President of the Cyprus-US Chamber of Commerce and serves on the Foundation Board of LaGuardia Community college. Nicolas has an MBA in Finance and is a CPA.


Michael Hadjiloucas
Tax Partner
EisnerAmer LLP
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Michael Hadjiloucas has over 25 years of experience in both domestic & international corporate tax, entity formation, acquisitions, reorganization ,due diligence, corporate partnership, individual and tax-exempt entity tax returns and representation at Federal and state audits.
Mr. Hadjiloucas has extensive experience in health care, life science, banking, technology, retail, manufacturing, as well as foundations and service organizations. Michael is an active member of the board for various Hellenic organizations including Greek American Chamber, Cyprus US Chamber, ACG and also participates through various committees at BIONJ and NJTC. Through this groups Michael has been instrumental in advising early stage clients in presenting and assisting them with funding.


Nick Panayi
VP of Brand
Demand and Digital Marketing at DXC Technology
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Mr. Panayi brings over 20 years of management experience in the technology sector, with a special focus on brand management, digital marketing, and strategic planning.
Nick is Vice President of Brand, Demand and Digital Marketing at DXC Technology, a $25B global leader in IT Services and Systems Integration. His area of responsibility at DXC covers global brand management, social media, global demand generation, marketing programs, pursuit marketing, and digital sales tools. Nick’s rich experience in the technology industry includes a variety of management, strategic planning and marketing roles at large enterprises like Avaya and Hewlett Packard, as well as two software-as-a-service startups. Nick has a Bachelors in Marketing and an MBA in Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University.


Evis Savvides
Managing Principal at SFG
Advisory Board Member

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Mr. Savvides is the managing principal at SFG, a New York City boutique strategy consulting firm.
For the last 20+ years, Evis has helped companies in the consumer packaged goods industry improve sales, marketing and operations by way of uncovering the potential, leading change and helping put together the right elements of growth strategy and success. Evis started his career in public accounting and later moved to management consulting, where he served as consulting partner with a New York CPA firm, working with companies in the consumer packaged goods industry and supporting their growth strategy. Following his management consulting tenure, Evis served as COO at Deutsch Family Wine and Spirits, a leading U.S. import and distribution company responsible for the introduction and success of the [yellow tail] wine brand. Most recently, Evis served as President of Domaine Select Wine & Spirits in New York.


ADVISORY BOARD

Andreas Panayi
Kinisis Ventures Founder
Managing Director
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Yiannos Georgiades
Kinisis Ventures Co-founder
Director
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Chris Droussiotis
Former General Manager
and Head of the Strategic Credit Products Group
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC)
Senior Managing Partner
and Advisory Board Member
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George Kokkinos
Director & Group Head
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi
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Chris Demetriou
Sr. Director Customer Retention
Wyndham Hotel Group
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Nicolas Nicolaou
CFO, MANA Products
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Michael Hadjiloucas
Tax Partner
EisnerAmer LLP
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Nick Panayi
VP of Brand
Demand and Digital Marketing at DXC Technology
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Evis Savvides
Managing Principal at SFG
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