Overview – Spain

1.- Encouraging Youth Entrepreneurship Spain is the country of entrepreneurs. The majority of town councils have programs or other specific services used for direction of entrepreneurs and offer them resources that they probably need.   There are economic aids as well for the promotion of entrepreneurship spirit and consolidation in all Spanish regions like institutions … Read more

Overview – France

Overview Entrepreneurship is the development of a business from the ground up — coming up with an idea and turning it into a profitable business. We live in a time of complexity, confusion and uncertainties (political, social and economical). It is becoming more and more difficult to predict the future. We want young people looking for … Read more

Overview – Greece

Summary of situation in Greece Encouraging youth entrepreneurship happens mostly through events, volunteering, organizations, programs and personal interest.   University cooperation is either small or very big, it depends on the university’s facilities and professors. Incubators and seed finance: Incubators should be working as accelerators, not just as spaces. There are many startups today, but few … Read more

Overview of research findings – UK

  Encouraging youth entrepreneurship We’ve found this to be one area that is particularly well promoted. There seems to be a very successful culture of bootcamps and roadshows specifically aimed at young entrepreneurs in further and higher education. Big Ideas Wales www.businesswales.gov.wales/bigideas/  works at a national level and covers everything from inspiration to launch. Also, … Read more

The new startup incubator of FACEBOOK in the world’s largest startup campus

Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg announced that the tech giant will be opening “Startup Garage” in Paris’s Station F, the only startup campus gathering a whole entrepreneurial ecosystem under one roof. Station F is announcing the early opening this 2017 and is around 34,000 sq meters big. This campus counts with more than 3000 … Read more

Hackers/Founders, the network around the world

The Co-op is an accelerator run by Hackers/Founders, the largest network of entrepreneurs in the world with over 200,000 members in 47 countries. The accelerator is a tight-knit cooperative, where concierge services are provided in exchange for equity, and where founders help each other and elect each other to the program. H/F Portfolio companies currently … Read more

Ouishare, the think and be-tank for a collaborative society

OuiShare is a global community that was founded in January 2012 in Paris with the mission of building a collaborative society by connecting people, organizations and ideas around fairness, openness and trust. In 5 years, Ouishare has evolved and expanded, involving people from Europe, North, Latin America and the Middle East. Powered by a network … Read more

Encouraging youth entrepreneurship

One of the challenges we must face, is how to not destroy the creativity and the imagination of the new generations. It’s the sad truth, that as we grow up, we lose the power of believing that we can change the world. One of my favourite quote, that leaded us in our first steps of … Read more

Promoting the Startup Ecosystem

There are so many reasons why someone starts his own business. Freedom of decision, economic rewards, being independent. All these are the benefits for smooth sailing. But what about the rest of the time, when things with your business are not going so well, or you need help? This is when, where the power of … Read more

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