Shaping the Odds for your country

Shaping the Odds for your country
A great boost to helping shape the odds in a company’s favor can often come in the form of governmental support. Many governmental organizations invest heavily in supporting businesses from their countries with subsidized learning, R&D grants, trade missions and attending important trade fairs around the world. Here we look at what some government organizations are doing to help shape the odds for their countries’ companies and start-ups. See the articles below. Governments can help. Intervi...

COUNTRY PAVILIONS at MWC 2015

COUNTRY PAVILIONS at MWC 2015
Several countries from around the world gathered their fellow exhibitors at the Mobile World Congress this year. The services and solutions provided by each exhibitor in the pavilion varied, but they were all united by their flag, and they all helped each other by #ShapingtheOdds for international success: Argentina – Hall 6 Austria – Hall 8.1 Belgium – Hall 7 Brazil – Hall 8 Canada – Hall 7 Catalonia – Congress Square and Hall 8.1 Colombia – Congress Square Denmark – Hall 6 Estonia – Hall 8.1 F...

Team Finland at MWC 2015

Team Finland at MWC 2015
Finland has a great tradition of helping tech start-ups achieve international success. This year the Invest in Finland organisation has offered a great package to tech entrepreneurs from Finland: Marketing Visibility in the Team Finland marketing materials Stand at MWC at hall 5 Part of the thematic program at Team Finland stand. Daily pitching slot (Mon-Thu) Access to Demo Area at the Team Finland stand (for approx. 2-3 hours/day) Meeting Rooms at MWC Pre-event booking of meeting room...

4 Tips for Planning a Successful 2015 for Female Entrepreneurs

4 Tips for Planning a Successful 2015 for Female Entrepreneurs
Women with well-thought-out strategies and grit are hard to come by, but those are the ones who are habitually successful, says Sumi Krishnan in this Forbes article about female entrepreneurs.   This year, set aside plans for low-hanging fruit because success in 2015 will require big-picture plans, she says. Read her article about four ways you can position your business to achieve success in the upcoming year:   Find new inspiration Solidify your infrastructure Feed your culture Flesh out your ...

Forbes: 5 Predictions for the Freelance Economy in 2015

Forbes: 5 Predictions for the Freelance Economy in 2015
The freelance movement is in full swing as businesses and workers engage in more flexible, on-demand work arrangements. And while this labor transformation has been well discussed during the last year, the real question is what will the future look like? What should companies and workers expect in 2015 and how should they plan accordingly?   In some ways the future is now Forbes claims, and, based on their extensive analysis of the freelance economy, this is what they anticipate for 2015: &...

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