Academy of Entrepreneurship

Academy of Entrepreneurship
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The Academy of Entrepreneurship (AKEP) is a non-governmental, non-profit organization, with an innovative and authentic character, trying to meet the new challenges of the modern labour market as its first priority. It has been founded in 2007 by the historical Educational Association of Athens "HFAISTOS". Its aim is to create a healthier entrepreneurial environment on a national and European level, and to try to support young people who wish to make their innovative entrepreneurial ideas come true. AKEP's main objective is the cultivation of the essential entrepreneurial attitude and transfer of the necessary knowledge to public and private organisations related to youth entrepreneurship. AKEP has been one of the 10 intermediary organisations in Greece for the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme since 2012. Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs is a cross border exchange programme which gives new or aspiring entrepreneurs the chance to learn from experienced ones running small businesses in other Participating Countries, since 2009. AKEP's role is to facilitate Greek entrepreneurs’ non formal entrepreneurial learning experience throughout Europe and the successful connection of experienced host entrepreneurs with new or aspiring entrepreneurs. AKEP is an entrepreneurship ecosystem accelerator that focuses on non-formal learning of soft and technical skills on entrepreneurship for public and private organisations and anyone involved in it. AKEP's vision is the optimal accomplishment of the Global Sustainable Goals until 2030 through the entrepreneurship mindset cultivation in private and public organisations in Europe. AKEP has been the national partner of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW) in Greece ( since 2008, and in this context, is also member of the Global Entrepreneurship Research Network (
Location: Greece, Attica, Athens
Member count: 1-10
Phone: +30 21 0331 3690
Founded date: 2007