Speaking about the problems that exist today in the world and should be interested and to care for them
Valentine Tzekas, is a 19 year-old student born in Larissa. Since he was a child, he was full of curiousity, played a lot of sports and always came 1st in swimming and videogames! When he grew up he loved calligraphy, hacking and the culture of Hip-Hop! Last year he took his final exams to enter university and passed. He was accepted at Ionian University in the department of Informatics at Corfu and nobody expected much from him! Five months later he was interviewed by the biggest financial magazine in the world, Forbes magazine, and 8 months later his Startup business was one of the few that represented Greece in SXSW (South by SouthWest) at Austin, Texas! The cause? A social network called ‘’Near’’ !
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