The Objectives


To support the participants with coaching, mentoring, and training to successfully join the Digital Innovation Center of the Stock Exchange.


To highlight new innovative digital services, to achieve the exchange of new ideas and solutions that lead to the digital transformation of the ATHEX Group and its members.

Areas of Interest

Here are some of the challenges you are invited to adress when participating in the ATHEX Innovation Program”  in the general areas of Capital Markets Infrastructure and FinTech.


The Process

Call to Action

Share your innovation by filling in the application form. Share information about your research or your business solution.

Τraining and workshops

Participants will be invited to participate in workshops on emerging technologies, current practises and future challenges of Capital Market Infrastructure and Fintech with experts from ATHEX Group.

Innovation days

Present your technology and business solution, meet the experts and get feedback on how to adapt your innovation so that it best meets the ATHEX Group’s needs.


Startups that have already validated their solution but the market fit and business models are still in progress, and entrepreneurial teams that just launched their idea and have not validated it.

Research Teams or Independent Researchers (with research results in the context of doctoral, scientific research or dissertation) wishing to take the oucome of their research efforts to the market.

Talented scientists or individuals with strong tech/AI/financial backgroundknowledge and/or work experience.

Meet the organizers
“ATHEX Innovation Program” is an ATHEX Group initiative with the aim of supporting entrepreneurs, startups and researchers on topics of mutual interest. The Program is organized with the support of the Athens Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (ACEin) of the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) and aims at engaging talent and exploring emerging digital trends and innovative services for the Greek capital market. Recognizing an ever-growing need for entrepreneurship and innovation, we invite you to submit your ideas for innovative services and models using the latest trends and technologies in market infrastructure and Fintech. ACEin as the intermediary partner provides tested methodology in the process and ensures a high level of quality and trust.

Innovation has been at the heart of Athex Group since its beginning. Founded in 1876, the Athens Stock Exchange (AΤΗΕΧ) is the stock exchange of Greece, based in the capital city of Athens.

As part of its strategy towards innovation and entrepreneurship, the Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB) has recently established the Athens Center of Entrepreneurship and Innovation (commonly initialized as ACEin).

“ATHEX Innovation Program will help young and talented entrepreneurs and researchers, whether on their own or with their team, to get acquainted with the Greek capital market and its experts with the aim of discovering and promoting innovative ideas and accelerating the digital transformation of the market.”

Socrates Lazaridis

CEO – Athens Exchange Group

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