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The EIC Accelerator Blended Finance to Support High Growth SMEs in Europe

19/10/2020 |
The EIC Accelerator Blended Finance to Support High Growth SMEs in Europe

A novel feature of the EIC Accelerator, inaugurated in October 2019, offers SMEs up to €17.5 million in combined grant and equity financing to scale-up quickly and effectively. What do applicant companies need to know and how can you obtain the new support? Read on. In the end of 2019 the European Commission (EC) has announced […]

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EU Funding Initiatives Against COVID-19

13/10/2020 |
EU Funding Initiatives Against COVID-19

Background The European Union and its member states are working around the clock to fight the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. EU leaders have agreed on a number of funding priorities to coordinate the EU’s response to COVID-19: limiting the spread of the virus ensuring the provision of medical equipment boosting research for treatments and vaccines supporting […]

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Freelance Tools to Help you Grow your Online Business

20/08/2020 |
Freelance Tools to Help you Grow your Online Business

Freelancing has been glorified because of the many benefits that come with it; you are your own boss, you can work from anywhere and at any time, and you choose your clients. Before you finally quit your 8-5 job to become a freelancer, it’s important to note that just like any other business, freelancing comes […]

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3 Reasons Why Marketplace Models Can Disrupt the Fundraising Industry

27/07/2020 |
3 Reasons Why Marketplace Models Can Disrupt the Fundraising Industry

When thinking about developing a digital fundraising strategy for your startup and outreaching to foreign investors, make sure you consider how a marketplace could take it to the next level. Online intermediaries providing matchmaking services between companies seeking growth finance and investors could come to the rescue.  The world’s 6 most valuable companies by market […]

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Seven Ways Remote Work Can Revitalise Smaller Cities

05/05/2020 |
Seven Ways Remote Work Can Revitalise Smaller Cities

As the number of covid19 cases continues to escalate globally, one real consequence has been the dramatic rise in remote working. In fighting the pandemic, governments across the globe are urging “employees at all work sites … to work remotely whenever and wherever possible” while managers are trying to establish effective work norms as the […]

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Marketplace Strategies for Business

27/03/2020 |
Marketplace Strategies for Business

Welcome to our 1-day Marketplace Strategies Masterclass where you’ll learn how to design, launch, and monetize your own digital marketplace. Whatever your business is, you are or you will compete with or build on top of existing marketplaces. But this game needs to be played with marketplace rules! […]

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