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First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Locish leading the charge of Greece's startup revival

Greece hasn't had the easiest time in recent years, but a new wave of startups is pitching in to get the country's economy back on its feet. Back in 2012, Greece had just 65 registered enterprising Davids to its name, but the tables have turned and that ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Bulgarian seed fund LAUNCHub announces latest batch of startup investments

Jessica Hashemi joined entrepreneur country in December 2013 as the content manager, after graduating from the University of Leeds with a degree in English Language and Literature. Her current responsibilities include managing the entrepreneur country ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Vision 2020: How Successful Entrepreneurs Envisage The Future

Six years is a long time in business, especially given today's high speed, digital technology-driven world; but I asked my most admired entrepreneurs to do a spot of crystal ball gazing and share their own visions for 2020...RICHARD BRANSON, Founder of ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Business is hard – don’t forget the soft stuff

Actually not just very busy, but totally-life-consuming-frantic. Leading a modern, entrepreneurial organisation is like trying to drink from a fire hydrant – absorbing and prioritising massive flows of information and a million and one conflicting demands ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

E-Education – Another Brick in the Wall?

Boring, average teachers clearly outnumber the insightful, amusing ones. It is common to hear policy experts talking about educational systems in certain countries and suggesting macro, systematic policies to improve education – fiscal policy, teacher ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Croatian startup exceeds funding target with Seedrs

Croatia's very first incubator, Zip, has raised over £50,000 of funding for the nation's thriving startup ecosystem. The Zagreb-based business turned to equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs for the fresh injection of capital it hopes will nurture the next ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

IBM announce another industry shaking partnership

IBM, known for being a safe secure B2B company and Monitise, known for innovation and bringing positive change to the financial markets have announced a global partnership. They will be working together to deliver cloud based mobile solutions for the ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Infonomi: revolutionising big data analysis

Istanbul is one of Europe's hottest startup cities, boasting plenty of disruptive young companies. The latest to make waves is Infonomi, co-founded in 2013 by Taner Yüksel to deliver big data and predictive modelling, with technology devised by an expert ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
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Old habits in a new media age

When the movable type printing press was brought to Western Europe in the 15th Century, you can imagine that the monks were a little put out. For centuries, manuscripts were hand stretched, illuminated and bound by a small group of devout men. The written ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

South African Bitcoin Exchange, BitX, partners with PayFast

On Thursday it was announced that PayFast , a leading South African payment processor, would start offering bitcoin as a payment option, bringing it to more than 30,000 merchant customers. This is the first payment processor in South Africa to offer ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Start-up Profile: Maker Cloud, Berlin

Maker Cloud is an open, community-driven manufacturer directory, where makers, start-ups and inventors can get access to, share and ask for maker-proven manufacturers for plastic, metal, wood, fabric and electronic parts. Maker Cloud gives even the smallest ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Duke of York New Entrepreneur of the Year Award Finalist: Jay Radia, Yieldify

Yieldify operates in the e-commerce sector and exists to help e-businesses convert their visitors into paying customers. Our data-driven technology displays personalised offers and promotions to incentivise users to convert, based on a range of user metrics ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]

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...Another, closer to home, is Sainsburys. As Sarah Warby, the retailer's marketing manager told Marketing magazine last year: "If you are not feeling and acting like a publisher, you are missing a massive trick."
"Giving back' in various ways will become even more central to what every business does. So we'll continue to focus on great tools and resources, to make it even easier to add meaningful, relevant and impactful giving into the SME sector like our newest App Shake the World. You shake, and keep on shaking until your phone fills with water well, a tall glass on the App's graphics fills). When it's full, the App's developers, Buy1GIVE1, make sure someone in need gets access to pure, life-saving water for a day."
Guy Rigby, head of entrepreneurial services at Smith & Williamson, commented on the results of this quarter's Index: "It is encouraging to see a steady level of optimism continuing among the UK's entrepreneurs. However, it seems that additional effort should be made to put school leavers' future business prospects on the education agenda, and to increase awareness of entrepreneurship in schools."
...production capabilities and marketing power to crank up awareness and maximize reach" added Christoph Krachten, President of Mediakraft Networks. "Mediakraft is the home of online video's top digital stars, channels andcontent. We are dedicated to developing talent, creating premium programming, and building lastingbrand relationships with engaged audiences" he said

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Locish leading the charge of Greece's startup r... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
IBM announce another industry shaking partnership [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Croatian startup exceeds funding target with Se... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Bulgarian seed fund LAUNCHub announces latest b... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
E-Education – Another Brick in the Wall? [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Business is hard – don’t forget the soft stuff [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Old habits in a new media age [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Vision 2020: How Successful Entrepreneurs Envis... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
Something in the (Tech Open) Air Berlin [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
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South African Bitcoin Exchange, BitX, partners ... [Published Entrepreneur Country - Jul 25 2014]
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