On 31 May 2014 four Greek businesses were announced as Winners of the Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award (HEA), which is supported by Piraeus Bank and Excelixi since 2013.The Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award offers Greece-based entrepreneurs the chance to receive free consulting and support plus up to €700,000 of funding to support a new business venture. This year, the HEA experienced a 67% increase in submitted business ideas. 1047 people registered on the Award’s website resulting in 488 submitted business plans.

The winners are:


Winner 2: e-satisfaction 

Winner 3: Open Circle 

Winner 4: RTsafe

The award programme aims to create opportunity for both experienced and budding entrepreneurs by providing winners with the resources they need to get a new business started. The Hellenic Entrepreneurship Award is funded and administered by the Libra Group on behalf of The Hellenic Initiative, a non-profit organisation that is undertaking a number of economic development programs designed to encourage entrepreneurship and investment in Greece. The Libra Group has committed over €7 million to the award.