About Us

Behind the scenes at Crowdbase

Who We Are

Crowdbase Ltd was established in 2020, and is the first investment-based crowdfunding platform in Cyprus. We are a team of young, entrepreneurial professionals supported by highly experienced industry veterans. Our goal is to provide an alternative form of financing to entrepreneurial startups, innovative small-medium enterprises and socially impactful real estate developments

Mission statement

To promote the development of new, innovative ventures and social impact projects by facilitating an alternative source of capital and enabling retail investors to access otherwise inaccessible investment opportunities.

Who We Are

Sustainability Leadership

Crowdbase strives to be a sustainability leader in both its internal operations and campaigns hosted on the platform. The company is driven by a passionate, value-based commitment to improving the well-being of the company, society and environment.

Corporate Responsibility

Crowdbase is dedicated to upholding the guidelines for proper corporate governance within the organization and when evaluating crowdfunding campaigns. Our governance structure monitors and advises the management team on environment, social and financial issues.

Transparency and Trust

Transparency is a vital component of developing trust with our clients. Crowdbase aims to have full transparency with all stakeholders regarding how it operates, evaluates crowdfunding campaigns, charges, collects and analyses data.

Entrepreneurial

Crowdbase takes an entrepreneurial approach in all aspects of its business and the challenges it faces. The company's mission statement is to promote the development of entrepreneurial companies.

Meet our leadership

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    Frixos Larkos

    Co-Founder / CEO

    Master’s in Financial Analysis from London Business School and Bachelor in Economics and Finance. Experience in investment banking, insurance, wealth management and technology sector.

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    Daniel Koudouna

    Co-Founder / CTO

    PhD candidate in Computer Science. Extensive expertise in multiple domains of computer science, including language processing, image processing, web development and systems administration.

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    Panayiotis Kakourides

    Deputy Managing Director

    Master’s in Financial Analysis from London Business School and Bachelor in Business Mathematics & Statistics from London School of Economics. Experienced in Strategy and Transactions advisory.

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    Korina Christou

    Compliance and AML Officer

    Master’s in Law from City University London and Bachelor in Law from University of Essex. Qualified Cypriot lawyer and Australian Solicitor. Significant experience in AML and Compliance functions.

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    Philip Larkos

    Chairman

    A Chartered and Certified Accountant with over 40 years of experience in Financial Services in Cyprus and Greece. Specialisation in Private Equity, Capital Fundraising and Technology Investing.

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    Christos Vassiliou

    Non-executive Director

    Extensive experience in Compliance, AML, and Risk Management. Currently working as Executive Director and Risk Manager at Guardo Assets Management Ltd.

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    Costas Melanides

    Non-executive Director

    Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) from the Institute of Internal Auditors. Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA Global) and Cyprus Institue of Internal Auditors. Served as Executive Manager of Cyprus Institute of Internal Auditors for 6 years.

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