How European Entrepreneurs Can Take Full Advantage of Silicon Valley’s Ecosystem
by Evangelos Simoudis (@esimoudis) Starting a high tech company has become easy. Concepts such as the lean startup with its associated methodology, combined with open source software and cloud-based resources, such as Amazon’s AWS, allow a team to rapidly and inexpensively prototype a solution to a B2B or B2C problem and bring it to market.
Berlin as International Business & Entrepreneurship Hub, a CBC event (Thursday, 27 February)
Capitals Business Circle (CBC), a strictly invitation based English speaking international circle devoted to “connecting global thinkers, inspiring entrepreneurship and empowering leadership“, is kickstarting its activities with a pre-launch event at Berlin this Thursday. The invitation only event, which is centered on the topic of “Berlin as International Business & Entrepreneurship Hub in a Global
Survey: Discovering the Hidden Success Factors in Entrepreneurship
The State of the Business Owner is an annual research project dedicated to understanding the hidden success factor that drive small business success around the world. Now entering its third year, the project was founded by Cameron Madill, an entrepreneur who participated in the 2011 Young Entrepreneurs Summit in Nice, France and owner of PixelSpoke,
Survey: Fostering innovation-driven entrepreneurship in Europe
The objective of this project is to promote long-term growth and job creation in Europe by significantly improving the conditions for innovation-driven entrepreneurship, creating an immediate and sustainable impact. This can be achieved by connecting key leaders in Europe’s entrepreneurial communities in order to build a unified European community of entrepreneurship leaders.
by Dimitris Tsigos The figure of the delusional paranoiac, believing he is Napoleon the Great or Einstein is quite common, if not in clinical cases, at least in comedy. Medical books describe it as “a chronic mental illness in which a person loses touch with reality”. It seems that large groups can also suffer from
Small business at the heart of government
Guest blog post by Alex Mitchell, Co-Founder of Kit Us Out & Young Brits The backbone of the UK economy are small businesses and start ups, they are the wealth, job and skills creators, they are the innovators and they are core to ensuring the UKs stable economic growth going forward. However, is the voice
Prince AbdulAziz International Prize for Entrepreneurship
The Centennial Fund, an organisation established to help young Saudi entrepreneurs, has launched the Prince AbdulAziz International Prize For Entrepreneurship, offered in recognition of outstanding entrepreneurs and creative ideas. Entrepreneurs and business mentors can compete in six main categories: 1. Best Existing Project Prize 2. Best Action Plan Prize 3. Best Project Idea Prize 4.
2014 Global Leadership Confererence (Nantes, 6-9 February)
They say small can be mighty, well the Association of MBAs Global Leadership Conference in Nantes, France is set to be just. With 45 delegates, from 25 business schools coming from 15 countries to the event, the influence that these delegates hold in the MBA world is extremely far reaching. So who are these delegates,
Regulating the “Internet of Things”
Important new technologies don’t always come with a fancy, approachable, name. Few, for example, can tell what “distributed dynamic web service composition” might be. And yet, it’s the scientific description of an upcoming technology that has the potential to change our everyday life as nothing else did since the invention of the world wide web.
G20’s young entrepreneurs are increasingly interested in digital technologies, better educational systems
By Victor Sedov, President, Center for Entrepreneurship, Russia Chairman, G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance, 2013-2014 In June 2013 young entrepreneurs from across G20 countries came to Moscow for the fifth G20 YEA Summit, which for the first time was officially held under the auspices of the Business 20 (B20). This allowed us to integrate the voice