7th Envolve Award Greece Winners Announcement will be Livestreamed
-Watch the winners declaration live from any location
– The public’s three favourite Envolve Award Greece finalists will receive additional cash prizes
Greece, July 14, 2020 – The countdown for the 7th Envolve Award Greece competition has started, with the 10 finalists being in line to receive interest-free funding, mentorship and business support services. The Envolve Award Greece winners announcement will take place on Monday 20 July. For the first time in Envolve’s history since 2012, the momentous event will be livestreamed, so that anyone can watch from their home or workspace.
Envolve is holding a free-to-watch event, awarding great ideas and hosting live fireside chats about the Greek start-up and innovation ecosystem. For digital attendance online, registration is required to watch the livestream: https://87399.choruscall.eu/links/envolve_en_disclaimer.html
The event will take place at ATRAKTOS, Venue Sponsor, hosting only finalists and speakers abiding by government’s public health directions. Some of the speakers that will participate in the event are the following: Spyridon – Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development and Investments, Hellenic Republic, Christos Dimas, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Research & Technology, Hellenic Republic, Leonidas Christopoulos, Secretary General of Digital Governance and Simplification of Procedures at Ministry of Digital Governance, Steve Vranakis, Chief Creative Officer at Government of the Hellenic Republic, Peggy Antonakou, General Manager Southeast Europe at Google, Melina Taprantzi, Founder of Wise Greece and Fotis Karidas, Journalist and Communications Consultant.
The event will be presented by Sakis Tanimanidis.
This year’s event is kindly sponsored by ATRAKTOS, Chorus Call Hellas, Red Bull, The Hellenic Association of Entrepreneurs (ΕΕΝΕ) and Fotokiklosi.
In addition to Envolve Award Greece, the finalists are competing to receive cash prizes via the #GetEnvolved Award, which runs exclusively on Facebook and Instagram. The finalists’ pitch videos have reached thousands of social media users, who continue voting their favourite finalists by liking their videos on Envolve’s Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/watch/EnvolveGR/968995810221053/) and Instagram (www.instagram.com/envolveGR) accounts until Monday 20 July.
Following the audience’s warm response to the first social media contest, Envolve this year increased the number of winners, as well as the total amount of the social media competition cash prize. Envolve will declare three #GetEnvolved Award Winners which will receive €3,000, €2,000 and €1,000 respectively, regardless of the main Envolve Award Greece results.
The declaration of the public’s favourite finalists will take place during the main Envolve Award Greece winners announcement event.
For more information about the 10 finalists you can visit: https://envolveglobal.org/envolve-awards/envolve-award-greece/7th-envolve-award-greece-finalists/
The award programme, which was founded in Greece by the Libra Group on behalf of The Hellenic Initiative, enjoys the backing of many organizations that have stepped forward in support of the Envolve Awards both in Greece and the USA. Supporters in Greece include Amazon Web Services, Antidote, Atraktos, Epixeiro.gr, I.A.D.R., Intracom Telecom, Ioannis Vassardanis & Partners Law Form, Jalouise PTY LTD, Lykourezos Law Offices, Microsoft, Moore, People for Business, Prisma Consulting, Reed Smith, SAP Hellas, V+O Communication and White Room.