As part of its initiatives to support start-up entrepreneurship and the innovation ecosystem, Alpha Bank participates as an official supporter of the government’s “Elevate Greece” initiative, which aims to map start-ups and support their growth and competitiveness.
As stated in today’s announcement, on Saturday, 11 September 2021, in the context of the 85th Thessaloniki International Fair and the “Elevate Greece” initiative, the ceremony of the national awards for start-up entrepreneurship took place.
Alpha Bank, as a supporter and evaluator of the awards and represented by Konstantinos Vaitsas, Head of Digital Innovation of the Bank, awarded the prize in the category “Fastest Rising Start-up Business” to HackTheBox, which also received financial support of 10,000 euros.
Innovation, as noted in the Bank’s announcement, is a core value of the new corporate culture and a cornerstone of Alpha Bank’s digital transformation. At the same time, the Bank, in recent years, has been implementing a series of actions to strengthen innovation, such as the use of advanced technologies in new products and services, innovation and new ideas competitions, etc.
Through the Elevate Greece platform, Alpha Bank will provide information to start-ups on its innovation actions and programmes, such as the international digital innovation competition FinQuest by Alpha Bank, which is aimed at the digital modernisation of the banking system and the integration of modern technologies in daily operations and customer service.
Start-ups operating in the FinTech sector can submit their innovative proposals to Alpha Bank at FinQuest@alpha.gr to participate in shaping the digital era of the banking sector.
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