The competition supports innovative entrepreneurship with a focus on sustainable development.
This year’s ten finalists came from Attica, Kefalonia, Kos, Crete, Larissa, Thessaloniki, and Kavala.
The winners’ ideas encompassed sustainable products and services, nutrition, tourism, education, and more.
The awards ceremony was hosted by the Minister of Education and Religious Affairs, Niki Kerameus, as well as the Deputy Minister of Development and Investments, Christos Dimas, and was broadcast live on Facebook and YouTube.
Supporting student start-ups in Greece
The winners of the 2nd Panhellenic Student Entrepreneurship Competition of Envolve Entrepreneurship GR shared a 5000 euro cash prize and a 4-day educational trip to Zagorochoria in Epirus, as well as one full and two partial scholarships by the Hellenic American College.
Delphi Economic Forum also provided the opportunity for finalists to watch this year’s forum virtually while three teams (Citree, Middle Earth Resort, and Cricketro) were selected to attend in person.
The winners’ awards were supported by: Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator SA (HEDNO), Hellenic American College and the Delphi Economic Forum Delphi Economic Forum, which served as Sustainability Leaders, BIKEWISE as the Sustainability Partner, Microsoft as the Education Leader, efood as the Supporter, and Envolve Entrepreneurship.
Founded nearly ten years ago by Libra Group in the middle of Greece’s economic crisis, Envolve Entrepreneurship GR aims to support start-up and early-stage entrepreneurs.
The non-profit organization holds that entrepreneurship should be accessible to all—whether within a thriving economy or during a recession.
So far, Libra Group has committed over €10 million in interest-free, start-up funding to Envolve Award Greece to enable Greek entrepreneurs to strengthen their communities and drive economic growth.
The annual Envolve Award supports innovative ideas by providing funding, mentorship, and business support services.