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SafeSize Founder & CEO wins “Entrepreneur of the Year“ award

Angelos Stavrakis, the Founder & CEO of the innovative retail tech company SafeSize, was named “Entrepreneur of the Year” during the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry Awards – a business platform celebrating the vision, entrepreneurship, and achievements of the business world.  

He received the coveted award from the Alternate Minister of Economy and Finance, Nikos Papathanasis, in acknowledgment of his contributions in the company’s remarkable international growth journey.  

Angelos is the driving force behind SafeSize the retail tech company that is revolutionizing the way we buy shoes. Through its proprietary technology, powered by AI, it matches consumers’ 3D foot data and personal preferences with the world’s largest shoe database to provide highly accurate and personalized shoe recommendations, both instore and online. 

Within a few years, and while operating in a highly competitive environment, Angelos managed to turn an ambitious idea into an innovative tech product, build an international company with offices in 5 countries – Greece, the Netherlands, Slovenia, China, Australia – partner with the biggest players in the footwear market such as adidas, Puma, Hoka, Intersport, Decathlon, Sports Direct and operate in 60 countries around the world. With a people-first culture, he leads a dynamic team of talented employees from 19 different nationalities, 40% of whom are women.

"It is a great honor to receive this award. Such moments give us the strength to continue chasing our dreams and striving for success. I am very optimistic about the future. When we returned to Greece in 2021, we found a business environment with minimal bureaucracy, significant funding opportunities, high-level of human resources – talented, hardworking, and ambitious – and institutions like the Athens Chamber of Commerce and Industry that have supported us, and for which we are grateful. I would like to express my personal gratitude to our team, spanning across 5 countries, for their efforts, dedication and unwavering support all these years – without them nothing would have been possible."
Angelos Stavrakis, SafeSize Founder & CEO

SafeSize remains committed to its mission of revolutionizing the way shoes are produced, sold and discarded through groundbreaking technology, and this accolade reaffirms its position as a leader in the global footwear retail tech landscape.

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