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The Greek Bitcoin community gathered in Athens for a  conference to discuss new opportunities that the virtual currency opens up, including helping deal with capital controls in the country.  

The aim of the conference to present the advantages and challenges of bitcoin and the blockchain technologies. The gathering took place in INNOVATHENS which is known as the Technopolis City of Athens. The services have been provided by the National Documentation Centre, with the aim of internationalization of business and its better access to finance and innovation management.

The event was organized by WWTP / OSS for Open Source and the Greek community of Bitcoin, in cooperation with the National Documentation Centre, the Greek node of the Enterprise Europe Network, and the Hub of Innovation and Entrepreneurship of Technopolis City of Athens – INNOVATHENS .

George Papageorgiou has introduced Bitcoin and Blockchain to those who knew very little about it. He also went on telling the audience about how to accept bitcoins in business.

There was a presentation of the  Enterprise Europe Network, by Georgia Tzenos, National Documentation Centre Coordinator Enterprise Europe Network-Hellas and Constantine Karasavvas how also been one of the speakers.

The meetup brought together 61 people from various places.

Mr. George Papageorgiou was linked through Skype with Mr.