Defying the problems their country’s recent history has bequeathed them, a few Greek entrepreneurs are managing to thrive here, providing a glimmer of hope for the economy and their generation even as Greece girds for more budget austerity and wrenching regulatory changes.

While members of Parliament, labor unions and the syndicates that control entry to professions complain that the Greek bailout deal is a humiliating surrender of national sovereignty, a young entrepreneurial class is leapfrogging over what it perceives to be a sclerotic, protected and backward-looking business culture.

Building a Start-Up Culture in a Broken-Down Economy - The New York Times