Blog Posts

How to Thrive in the Platformization of Everything

06/06/2019 |
How to Thrive in the Platformization of Everything

Xamk’s international Summer Term takes place for the first time this year in Kouvola and Mikkeli campuses. In Kouvola it consists of 5 courses, and runs from May 6 to August 23. The general theme of all the courses is Artificial Intelligence and I had the chance to interview one of the lecturers, Marco Torregrossa, […]

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Platform Strategies for Business in the Digital Age

21/02/2019 |
Platform Strategies for Business in the Digital Age

Platforms have been transforming entire sectors of the economy, marginalizing incumbents and enabling small startups to rise rapidly to global dominance. Many of the world’s most valuable companies are platforms. 70% of the world’s top 10 companies by market capitalization(Amazon, Apple, Alibaba, Microsoft, Facebook et al) and 70% of the $1 billion+ unicorn startups (Didi, Airbnb, […]

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Freelance Fundraisers Application

06/02/2019 |
Freelance Fundraisers Application

Euro Freelancers is a curated marketplace for consulting and legal services on-demand. We work with a number of startups which try to raise private capital and which require liaison with investors across Europe. We are now accepting applications to strengthen our network of freelance consultants and raise private investment funding in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, France, […]

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Best Skills for Your Career in 2019

31/01/2019 |
Best Skills for Your Career in 2019

The market continues to evolve and grow, and it will only grow at a faster pace in 2019. This means there will be plenty of opportunities to explore this year, including the possibility to fill strategic roles and take your career to the next level. Before you can fully capitalize on the available opportunities, however, […]

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7 Amazing Advantages of Being a Freelancer that You Need to Know

24/01/2019 |
7 Amazing Advantages of Being a Freelancer that You Need to Know

It’s no mystery why freelancing has become increasingly popular amongst millennial workers. The flexibility, freedom and control you gain from being a freelancer are totally different from your typical office job. If you’re considering switching from full-time to freelance, here are 7 amazing advantages that you need to know. Be Your Own Boss The best […]

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Platform Economy: The 4 Key Business Models

01/11/2018 |
Platform Economy: The 4 Key Business Models

Platforms are hot these days and all over people’s mouths. However, it’s helpful to start by clarifying what platforms are NOT. Platforms are not just a piece of technology or a suite of software products. People typically confuse a platform with a mobile app or a website. Rather, it’s a holistic business model that creates […]

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