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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 1977 or later) that have created a company in Greece in the last 7 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 2017 Awards). 


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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Stelios begins hunt for young Greek entrepreneur 2013

20th September 2013

The Stelios Award for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece - 2013 - has been formally launched today by easyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

For the sixth consecutive year, the serial entrepreneur's Stelios Philanthropic Foundation will be awarding a €50,000 prize to the young Greek entrepreneur who demonstrates exceptional drive, determination and business ability.

Since its inception, this award has been won by a variety of businesses in sectors as diverse as recruitment, tourism, on-line application software and eco-friendly goods and services. The deadline for the submission of applications is 15 October 2013.

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Rebecca Pitsika claims €50,000 prize in Stelios entrepreneur award 2012

Rebecca Pitsika claims E50,000 prize in Stelios entrepreneur award 2012

22nd November 2012

The Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for young entrepreneur of the year in Greece 2012 has been awarded to Rebecca Pitsika of People for Business. Stelios' support for entrepreneurship in Greece now tops 250.000€ over the past five years.

Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou, in association with the Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas Kouros Awards, has today announced the winner of the Stelios Haji-Ioannou Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2012. In the past five years, Stelios has presented 250.000€ in cash to winning businesses in Greece, demonstrating his faith in the abilities and potential of young Greek entrepreneurs.

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The 3 Finalists short-listed for the 5th Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the year in Greece 2012

19th November 2012

The Stelios Philanthropic Foundation has announced the 3 finalists for the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2012. The winner will be announced at the Kouros Awards of Lesxi Epixeirimatikotitas ceremony on November 22nd 2012 at the Athenaeum Intercontinental hotel.

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The 10 entrepreneurs short-listed for the 5th Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece 2012

8th November 2012

A few days before the final selection of the winner by Stelios Haji-Ioannou for the KOUROS Awards of Leshi Epihirimatikotitas, the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation announced the shortlist.

The 10 entrepreneurs short-listed for the Stelios Award for Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece - 2012 are...

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Stelios begins hunt for young Greek entrepreneur 2012

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17th September 2012

“The Stelios Award for the Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Greece - 2012 - has been formally launched by easyJet founder, Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou.

For the fifth consecutive year, the serial entrepreneur’s Stelios Philanthropic Foundation (in conjunction with Leshi Ephirimatikotitas enterprise promotion) will be awarding a E50,000 prize to the young entrepreneur (up to 40 years old) who demonstrates exceptional drive, determination and business ability.

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