"Moneypedia"! The new, innovative online financial literacy program in cooperation with EFG Eurobank. Learn everything you need to know about money and entrepreneurship
The Athens University of Economics and Business presents the new, innovative, online financial literacy program for young people, "moneypedia". It is now available to all Internet users, providing all the necessary information for banking and financial issues in general.
Its purpose is to inform young people about economic fundamentals and sound financial management. It also provides valuable and practical information for the development of entrepreneurship.
The website www.moneypedia.gr is an initiative addressed to young people aged 18-25, regardless of the level and direction of their education, and implemented by the Athens University of Economics and Business, with the support of Eurobank EFG.
At this website, one can find all the necessary, but accurate, information is needed about money and how it works, as for the banks and the services they offer. Using easy online tools one can become familiar with the basic, but also with the most complex financial transactions, to organize his finances and take advice on how to open or expand a business of his/her own.
The initiative for the development of moneypedia.gr was taken by the former AUEB Rector, Professor Gregory Prastacos, who, together with the bank developed the concept and put together the team to implement it. In a special ceremony that took place for the presentation of the program, the General Manager of Eurobank EFG Group, Mr. Michael Vlastarakis and Professor Gregory Prastacos stressed the need to develop financial knowledge and awareness, and the importance of developing links between the academic and business communities.
The event was attended by the Rector of AUEB, Professor Konstantine Gatsios, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bank, Mr Nicholas Nanopoulos, and a large number of attendants from the banking and the academic communities. Assistant Professor Irini Voudouris and Assistant Professor Gerassimos Sapountzoglou who gave a short talk, are those who composed and edited the texts and the content of the site.