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Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece

The Awards, organized by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, are addressed exclusively to upcoming, young Greek entrepreneurs, younger than 40 years old (born in 1978 or later) that have created a company in Greece in the last 5 years with a minimum turnover of €10.000 per annum. Their business must employ at least two people and the entrepreneur must hold at least the 50% of the company. If the owners are two, they should own more than 80% of the company between them.
(Updated for the 2018 Awards).


The winners of the 2018 Stelios Greek Awards for Young Entrepreneurs have been announced!

winner 2018 - ferryhopper



For yet another consecutive year the event ceremony was crowned with absolute success, offering 8 companies a total of 100,000 euros.

Among the 64 companies that have been nominated for this year's event, FERRYHOPPER.COM, Vassilis Lahanas, Panayiotis Sarafi and Christos Spatharakis, won the big prize of 30,000 euros.

This is an innovative search and booking platform for ferry tickets that - through different functions - turns the online ferry booking process into a simple and enjoyable experience.

In the framework of this year's event, seven other winners were declared winners, taking the amount of 10,000 euros each. These are:

  • Duck Private Cheffing, a company that focuses on Thessaloniki.
  • DigitalWise, a digital advertising and communications company.
  • Greeking.me, a travel service provider in Greece with an emphasis on authentic experiences.
  • Hempoilshop, exclusive distributor of organic / cannabis organic products
  • Lamda MAEVE, a company that manufactures ice creams and related products based on traditional recipes from Serres.
  • Park Around BV, an internet platform and a mobile parking application.
  • Wine Art SA, an online sales company of bottled drinks and delicatessen.


During the event, Sir Stelios Hadjiioannou said: "For the 11th year, young entrepreneurs in Greece prove that they are decisively contributing to the country's financial growth and development by investing in innovation, creativity and substantial effort.
Finding once again the high level of participation, I am very pleased that the institution we created over a decade ago continues to support companies with a healthy business plan, clear goals and the mood for creation and risk.
I would like to thank all those who participated in this year's event, and I sincerely wish my congratulations to the 8 winners for 2018 ".


The awards are exclusively addressed to young entrepreneurs in Greece , up to 40 years old (born in 1977 or later) and have started their business for the past 7 years, while also delivering a minimum turnover of 10,000 euros per year.

Their business must employ at least two people and the entrepreneur must own at least 50% of the business. If the owners of the company are more than two people, they should own more than 80% of their business.

Within the institution, a total of 24 enterprises have been awarded so far.




 

Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece 2018

Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece 2018

08 May 2018

LAUNCH OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION FOR THE INITIATIVE THAT SUPPORTS GREEK ENTREPRENEURSHIP SINCE 2008

€100.000 TOTAL CASH PRIZES €30.000 FOR THE FIRST WINNER, €10.000 FOR SEVEN ADDITIONAL WINNERS

The application submission for the "Stelios Haji-ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneurs of the Year 2018 in Greece has begun. The Award is held for the 11th consecutive year by Sir Stelios Haji-ioannou, founder of easyJet, of easyGroup and Stelios Philanthropic Foundation.

Click here to see the full press release in:
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The winners of the 2017 Stelios Greek Awards for Young Entrepreneurs have been announced!

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8 companies in total received the amount of €100.000

The first winner, MELIRA GREEK HONEY of Panagiotis Alexiou, received the amount of €30.000

The companies AGRO KNOW, ATHENS INSIDERS, CHIMERA, CHOUREAL, ELIXIR, RELEVANCE and SEΑ YOU SOON, were awarded the amount of €10.000 each





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Submission process is completed for this year's Stelios Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece!

Greek_Awards_2017_logoA 24% INCREASE SINCE LAST YEAR

RECORD NUMBER OF 89 APPLICATIONS RECEIVED 



The application submission for Stelios Awards for Young Entrepreneurs of the Year 2017 in Greece held by Sir Stelios Haji-ioannou, founder of easyJet, of easyGroup and Stelios Philanthropic Foundation, has ended.

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The application submission for the Greek Awards for Young Entrepreneurs ends on Monday the 24th of April!

Greek_Awards_2017_logo€100.000 TOTAL CASH PRIZES                                                                                  
€30.000 FOR THE FIRST WINNER, €10.000 FOR SEVEN ADDITIONAL WINNERS


The application submission for the “Stelios Haji-ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 in Greece’’ held by Sir Stelios Haji-ioannou, founder of easyJet, of easyGroup and Stelios Philanthropic Foundation ends on Monday, April 24th 2017.










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Applications are open for the Stelios Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece for 2017!

21.02.17 posted by Kostas Seretis

Greek_Awards_2017_logoPRESS RELEASE

FEBRUARY 21ST 2017

10 YEARS OF THE “STELIOS HAJI-IOANNOU AWARD FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR’’:

LAUNCH OF APPLICATION SUBMISSION IN THE SIGNIFICANT INITIATIVE FOR GREEK ENTREPRENEURSHIP

€100.000 TOTAL CASH PRIZES                                                                                
€30.000 FOR THE FIRST WINNER, €10.000 FOR SEVEN ADDITIONAL WINNERS


The application submission has begun for the “Stelios Awards for Young Entrepreneurs of the Year 2017 in Greece’’, held by Sir Stelios Haji-ioannou, founder of easyJet, of easyGroup and Stelios Philanthropic Foundation.

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Congratulations to all 8 winners of the Greek Awards for Young Entrepreneurs!




The Award Ceremony for the «STELIOS HAJI-IOANNOU AWARDS FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS OF THE YEAR 2016 IN GREECE» has been completed

8 companies received the total amount of €100.000                                                         
The greater amount ever offered in the history of the Awards!

The big winners are  ELLI ROUNTOU & MELINA PISPA of SUN OF A BEACH, who received the amount of €30.000

The companies AGNOTIS, APIFON, GLOWBOX, ISOSTEVIA, MERMIX, FINEST ROOTSSLEED, received €10.000 each.

 

 

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Preparing for the Awards for Young Entrepreneurs. Thank you to all the applicants.

greek_awards_2016_logo_attempt2-page-001_2The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation is getting prepared for the Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Athens, Greece.

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Record number of participants for the Stelios Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece!

greek_awards_2016_logo_attempt2-page-001_2«STELIOS HAJI-IOANNOU AWARD FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2016 IN GREECE»: APPLICATIONS SUBMISSION HAS BEEN COMPLETED

THE SUBMISSIONS FOR THIS YEAR ARE 10 TIMES UP COMPARED TO LAST YEAR

The application submission process for the «Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2016 In Greece» organized by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, easyJet, easy group and Stelios Foundation founder, has just been completed. The changes in the criteria for the winner selection have significantly increased this year’s participation (67 applications – ten times up, compared to last year’s number).  

 The Awards Ceremony will be held on the 31st of October 2016 in Athens where the winners will be announced by Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou himself.
For the first time in the nine-year history of the awards, there will be 8 winners, who will receive €100.000 in total, which is double the amount of what was offered in 2015 and essentially, the largest amount given so far. The first winner will receive €30.000 and the remaining 7 winners, will each receive €10.000. It is worth noting that since 2008 and until today, the award has supported young entrepreneurship in Greece with the overall amount of €500.000.

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Last call for applications! Tomorrow the deadline for the Greek Awards!

One day before the deadline of the Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece. You are kindly requested to apply the soonest to avoid any, last minute, technical inconveniences. You can also listen to our Director's lastest interview (25/09/2016) on SKAI 100,3 on the Awards.


 

The deadline for the Greek Awards 2016 is approaching. Apply now until the 1st of October 2016!

greek_awards_2016_logo_attempt2-page-001_2The deadline for application submissions for the «STELIOS HAJI-IOANNOU AWARD FOR YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR 2016 IN GREECE », concludes on October 1st.

This significant annual initiative by Sir Stelios Haji-ioannou, easyJet, easyGroup and Stelios Philanthropic Foundation founder, highlights and supports young entrepreneurship in Greece. This year the award has significant changes regarding the application process and the prize offered to the winners.

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Applications for the Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece are now open! Check the new criteria & the prizes to be won!

greek_awards_2016_logo_attempt2-page-001_2You can now apply for this year's Awards for Young Entrepreneurs in Greece!

The total cash prizes to be won are bigger than ever before!

A total of 100,000€ to be won this year. 

A grand total of 500,000€ since 2008! The overall winner will win 30,000€ & an additional 7 shortlisted companies will win 10,000€ each.


Deadline: 1st of October 2016

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