Our News


HELPING THE HELPERS, A TRAINING COURSE FOR YOUTH WORKERS ON NEW TRENDS ON CIVIC EDUCATION (HtheH), is a training course for youth workers about new trends and strategies to develop civic competences in the new generations of Europeans. The training course will take place in Salamanca (Spain), between 4th-9th July, 2016. […]

ELIST Transnational Training II

Participants from Austria, Bulgaria, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and Turkey arrived to Greece at Monday 15 th of February 2016, and joined to the Greek participants in the Transnational Training II within “Elist – European Learning Innovation for Sustainable Training”. This was a 5 days Capacity Building/Mentoring Course, in which 70 […]

AKEP Newsletter of February

Dear Friends, We are glad to start issuing the Academy’s newsletter so as to share with you our existing and new initiatives. The Academy of Entrepreneurship is aiming to create a healthy business environment and support job creation in South Eastern Europe through the acceleration and transnational cooperation  of entrepreneurs, […]

Multipier event ‘SELFY – Social Enterprise Leadership For Youth’ (18th of February, 2016)

Non-profit organisation Academy of Entrepreneurship is pleased to invite you and your colleagues to an international event ‘SELFY – Social Enterprise Leadership For Youth’ on Thursday 18th of February at 3pm. The event will be held at London Hotel, (Posidonos avenue 38, Glyfada, Athens 166 74). The project is funded […]

Is Education the Real Beneficiary of an Entrepreneurial Economy?

By Jonathan Ortmans “The illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn,” said futurist Alvin Toffler. Are policymakers focused on building entrepreneurial economies in the name of jobs, or is it really a cunning worker training […]

Interview with Mr. Jan Versteeg

Orange Grove is a flexible workspace located in Athens where young Greek and Dutch entrepreneurs can work on their business, where they can network and learn. It offers young entrepreneurs the opportunity to start a business in a time when many young Greeks face the tough choice of whether to move […]

How Much Does Coding Literacy Matter

Coding has become a “must” skill in a number of successful scale-ups as computer programmers operationalize the smooth and agile flow of information, making a plethora of solutions possible. Given its escalating role in bringing new economically viable businesses to life, what are we doing to better equip society and […]

Entrepreneurs called to disrupt education

Skill shortages are a roadblock for high-growth enterprises in many startup ecosystems. Below, I look at how entrepreneurs around the world are tackling this challenge, and how the research community has begun to measure their success ahead of the upcoming GEC2, a global gathering focused on smarter policies for entrepreneurial learning which […]

Educating Australia’s leadership

Unable to join a youth entrepreneurship conference in Sydney, Australia, this week, I used the saved travel time to engage virtually in the conversations and to take a look at the entrepreneurship ecosystem “Down Under” that has been making a lot of noise up and over the world during the […]

How Can Governments Help Entrepreneurs?

Are governments wasting their time and money with all of their efforts to promote entrepreneurial growth in their communities and countries? Not quite, but they could certainly be spending their resources more wisely. A new report from the Kauffman Foundation argues “despite billions of dollars in government research expenditures, the […]