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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 1979 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 2019 Awards).


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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Alexandros and Vasileios Chatziiliadis of Sede Styling are the winners of the 8th Greek Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of 2015.

26 November 2015

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SIR STELIOS HAJI-IOANNOU SUPPORTS YOUTH ENTERPRENEURSHIP IN GREECE WITH 400.000 € IN THE PAST 8 YEARS

NEW CRITERIA FOR ENTERING THE CONTEST AND FUNDING INCREASE UP TO 75.000 € TOTAL IN 2016

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One day before the Greek Entrepreneurial Awards. Meet the three finalists.

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Stelios_Greece_Award_2015__Medium_Just one day before the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 in Greece. For the 8th year Sir Stelios will give €50,000 to the winner company. A donation of a total of €400,000 has been invested to the Greek economy since 2008. This year's finalists are:

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Sir Stelios shortlists three finalists for the Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2015

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awards-greece-201519 November 2015

PRESS RELEASE

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation has announced the 3 finalists for the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2015. The winner will be announced at the Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas "Kouros" Awards Ceremony on November 26th, at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel.

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The 2014 Greece Award Winners are Nikolas Minoglou and Christina Martini of Ancient Greek Sandals

The 2014 Greece Award Winners are Nikolas Minoglou and Christina Martini of Ancient Greek Sandals

20th November 2014

SIR STELIOS' SUPPORT FOR GREEK ENTREPRENEURSHIP TOPS €350.000 IN SEVEN YEARS

Last night Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou announced the winner of his Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece – 2014, at the Kouros Awards ceremony hosted by Leshi Epiheirimatikotitas, at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel.

The easyJet founder awarded the €50.000 cash prize to Nikolas Minoglou & Christina Martini, the entrepreneurs behind Ancient Greek Sandals. The company, which has its headquarters at Inofita, creates high quality leather handmade ancient sandals using the best raw materials.

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Sir Stelios shortlists three finalists for the Award For young Entrepreneur of the year in Greece 2014

Sir Stelios shortlists three finalists for the Award for young entrepreneur of the year in Greece 2014

11th November 2014

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation has announced the 3 finalists for the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2014. The winner will be announced at the Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas "Kouros" awards ceremony on November 20 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. The three finalists short-listed are:

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The Award for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2014 has now launched

The Award for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2014 has now launched

19th September 2014

The Stelios Award for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece - 2014 - has been formally launched today by easyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

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2011 Greek Award winners are a "Business Success Story"

2011 Greek Award winners are a Business Success Story

14th April 2014

The winners of the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur in Greece 2011 feature as a business success story in the Greek Newspaper Imerisia.
To see the full article (Greek text) please click HERE

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Sir Stelios' support for Greek entrepreneurship tops €300,000 in six years

Stelios Greek Awards 2013 Winners

2013 AWARD WINNERS: NANOBIONIC, HEADED BY GEORGE & ERMIS PSIPSIKAS

26th November 2013

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou has announced the winner of his Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece - 2013.

The easyJet founder awarded the €50.000 cash prize to George & Ermis Psipsikas, the entrepreneurs behind Nanobionic, a health and lifestyle company, based in Athens. A giant cheque was handed over during the Kouros Awards ceremony hosted by Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel.

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Three finalists short-listed for the 6th Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2013

Three finalists short-listed for the 6th Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2013

14th November 2013

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation has announced the 3 finalists for the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2013. The winner will be announced at the Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas "Kouros" awards ceremony on November 26 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental Hotel. The three finalists short-listed are:

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