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FMO’s NASIRA program to provide financial support to underserved entrepreneurs gets backing from EU and Dutch government

The HAGUE, 16-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —The European Comission (EC), has approved up to €75 million in guarantees and up to €8 million in Technical Assistence to FMO’s NASIRA program (NASIRA). The NASIRA risk sharing facility aims to provide access to … Read the full press release

Are Investors and Entrepreneurs species ahead of their time?

CAMBRIDGE, 07-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Invested Investor, a social enterprise aiming to increase the success rate of early-stage start-ups, recently interviewed two key figures in the investment world. Rajat Malhotra, Managing Partner of Wren Capital and former UKBAA Angel of … Read the full press release

Why successful Invested Investor Simon Blakey feels he is sometimes a relationship therapist!

Serial investor Blakey shares his first rate tips from two decades of Angel Investing! CAMBRIDGE, 12-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Invested Investor is a publishing project that aims to increase the success rate for entrepreneurs and early investors by sharing … Read the full press release

University of Twente: Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category

ENSCHEDE, 02-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Creative Technology student Anand Chowdhary has been listed in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia in the Social Entrepreneurs category. The list features ‘300 young innovators and disruptors across 10 categories’. Earlier this year, Anand had … Read the full press release

NOVA External Ventures launches new web site at nova-saint-gobain.com

Courbevoie, France, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain continues to work closely with external stakeholders in line with its commitment to open innovation. Since its creation in 2006, NOVA External Ventures has helped the Group’s businesses create nearly 80 partnerships with startups, … Read the full press release

Her Majesty Queen Máxima at the ‘Power of Partnerships – making finance work for women Entrepreneurs’ Symposium organised by the Dutch Development Bank (FMO)

THE HAGUE, 13-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Her Majesty Queen Máxima will hold a speech on Monday 12 March at the Royal Institute for the Tropics in Amsterdam (KIT) in the Symposium ‘ Power of Partnerships – making finance work for women … Read the full press release

CES: New Global Entrepreneur Program by Dassault Systèmes leverages its 3DEXPERIENCE platform, applications, expertise, and community of mentors and services

Startups, entrepreneurs, makers in any industry can accelerate breakthrough innovations and drive growth Tailored startup program tracks and qualified network of global professionals offer new levels of support Dassault Systèmes helps startups industrialize with 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud, mentoring, … Read the full press release

Airbus calls on SMEs, start-ups, entrepreneurs and students for the “Enter the SpaceDataHighway” challenge

Aims to foster innovation for its brand-new laser-based space communication system Winner will be awarded €75,000 investment and will get support of Airbus BizLab TOULOUSE, 17-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Transmitting large volumes of data in near real time through space at … Read the full press release

Startup Founders: Are You Ready To Accelerate Your Business?

Amsterdam, NL, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Rockstart, the world’s greatest startup machine, announces applications are open for the 6th Web & Mobile Accelerator program. The program begins on March 1, 2017 and lasts for 150 days. Rockstart supports entrepreneurs with … Read the full press release


UK start-up secures more than £600k investment from high-profile investors since launch LONDON, 15-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — people.io – the service that pays consumers for dynamically licensing their data and attention to brands, has completed its second investment round and … Read the full press release

WeHubs Webinar on facilitating entrepreneurs and BSOs’ internationalisation in Europe, 14th June 2016

Good practice in facilitating entrepreneurs and BSOs’ internationalisation in Europe Join us in this second WeHubs Webinar which is taking place on the 14th June 2016 at 11 AM CET sharp! The webinar lasts 45 minutes! Click here to register BRUSSELS, 10-Jun-2016 — /EuropaWire/ … Read the full press release

European Progress Microfinance Facility provided Progress Microfinance loans to over 6000 entrepreneurs

12-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — More than 6000 entrepreneurs have already benefitted from loans worth a total of close to €50 million under the European Progress Microfinance Facility, according to the third annual report on this EUinstrument. The report confirms that Progress Microfinance has significantly contributed … Read the full press release

The British Department of Energy and Climate Change funds 3 clean energy entrepreneurs to test cutting edge designs in bioenergy

10-6-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — The winning companies – AB systems, AMW IBERS and Natural Synergies – were selected from an initial list of seven to go through from the project design stage to the testing phase of the Department of Energy … Read the full press release

Germany and the USA Economic researchers find self-assured entrepreneurs more likely to act against their own pro-environmental values

München, 23-5-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Many entrepreneurs claim that they care about sustainability, yet they make decisions that are harmful to the environment. Economic researchers from Germany and the USA have discovered that many bosses do indeed have firm convictions when it … Read the full press release

United Kingdom and Ireland decided to join EU Insolvency Rules

Brussels, 24-4-2013 — /europawire.eu/ — Both the United Kingdom and Ireland have announced their decision to join the Commission’s proposal to modernise current EU rules on cross border insolvency, which date from 2000. The new rules aim to shift focus away from … Read the full press release