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Strengthening the Entrepreneurship Ecosystem of Poznan

April 29, 2017. Source:

Poznan Science and Technology Park invited the business and political community of the region Wielkopolska to learn about good business incubation practices from the US and the EU. The one-day event, held on April 20, 2017 also was discussing matters related with maintaining and strengthening an ecosystem supportive for entrepreneurship and the development of startups. The internationals guests... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Experienced Family Entrepreneurs and Startups learn from each other

April 28, 2017. Source:

The “Mittelstand” is known for being the backbone of Germany economy. Family entrepreneurs are avital part of the part of the economy. Orientation towards ongoing incremental innovation and export markets as well as social conciseness is known strengths of this type of businesses. Fitting well into these characteristics the family businesses with their association DIE... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

F10: Eight of ten startups have graduated – New Program open

April 27, 2017. Source:

The Fintech incubator F10 is active in Zurich since two years. After eight of the ten startups in the first F10 batch of the P2 program (Prototype to Product) have graduated the accelerator now opened a call for the next batch. F10 offers two more programs: P1 “Idea to Prototype” and F3 “Product to Market” that have separate application processes. F10 is an accelerator... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Incubator of the Year 2017 Award won by Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator

April 27, 2017. Source:

The Sid Martin Biotechnology Incubator (SMBI), the leading biotechnology incubator at the University of Florida, was named Incubator of the Year 2017. This is the highest Award of InBIA, the International Business Innovation Association. It is sponsored by the Friends of the University Science Center in Philadelphia and awarded annually at the International InBIA conference; this time held in... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Incovator – binging Research Results into the Market

April 26, 2017. Source:

The Project “Inkowator Innowacyjnsosi+” (Innovation Incubator) of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Poland was announced in August 2016 by a competition for projects to finance means of commercialization of research results and development works. The project aims contributing to the promotion of scientific achievements, increase their impact on the development of... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

HTVD 2017 in Dresden - open for Startups from all Europe

April 25, 2017. Source:

The High-Tech Venture Days 2017, a matching program for high-tech startups and international investors organized by the business incubation program High-Tech Startbahn, will be held in Dresden on October 18-19, 2017. This event is open for high-tech startups. With the exception of e-commerce all European tech-based startups are welcome to apply, for example environment and energy tech, ICT, micro... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Plastic Waste to Pavement - Entrepreneurship to contribute to re-establishing Stability

April 24, 2017. Source: CIPMEN

The Incubator Center of Small and Medium Enterprises of Niger (CIPMEN) was assigned to execute a training program which aims to create permanent employment and environment protection in the Diffa region. The urban commune of Mainé Soroa today faces a major problem, the sanitation of the commune. To contribute to solving this problem, a project to turn plastic waste into pavement was... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

CTIC Greentech Coding Days on the Island of Gorée

April 24, 2017. Source:

End of March 2017, CTIC Dakar, with support from the Senegalese telecom SONATEL and the German development aid organization GIZ organized Coding Days, this time with focus on Greentech. More specific topics from the energy and environment sector of Senegal were defined by experts in response to the needs and challenges identified Backed by mentors, the participating developers teamed up to... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Enterprise Hub ‘The Mill” in Drogheda opens Extension

April 23, 2017. Source:

Drogheda, located 50 km north of Dublin, is a place with history, for example, known from a historical massacre of Cromwell’s troops in 1639 and, a bit newer, the Boyne Viaduct build in 1855 and part of the train connection between Dublin and Belfast. Today Drogheda is home of just over 30,000 inhabitants and a lively entrepreneurship and innovation support activity with regional impact:... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

2017 Challenge Cup now open for Applications

April 23, 2017. Source:

1776, technology business incubation hub in New York, Crystal City, San Francisco, Washington and Dubai,  is partnering with the investment firm Revolution to find the most innovative startups solving complex challenges. The aim is to identify candidates from 75 ecosystems around the globe. More than 30 ecosystems already are on board – there is room for more to apply. Startups now can... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

CTIC Dakar presents the Fifth Cohort of Buntuteki Startups at Connectic Demo Day

April 22, 2017. Source:

The best entrepreneurs of the fifth cohort of the CTIC Buntuteki acceleration program presented at an event on March 31, 2017 in Dakar. These entrepreneurs were joined by the most talented developers of the second edition of the CTIC Coding Days. Connectic Demo Day has become an institutional event of CTIC Dakar, the first incubator in West Africa, dedicated to the development of Digital... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

HUB AFRICA – Fifth Time in Casablanca

April 21, 2017. Source:

The first edition of HUB AFRICA was held 2012 in Casablanca, Morocco with 4,500 participants. Since than this annual event has been developing and welcomed 11,200 visitors in 2016. Now the event will be held for the fifth time on May 4 and 5, 2017 at the Office des Changes in Casablanca. Pre-arranged B2B meetings, exhibition, conference, and pitches will be part of the event. At the Pan-African... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Create Creative Businesses in Munich

April 20, 2017. Source:

The Institute for Cultural Management and Media of the University for Music and Theater München, founded in 2009, provides the competences for creative and successful work within the complex structures of today's cultural enterprise. The four-semester full-time Master's degree course in Cultural and Music Management starts every year. All students of the university may take advantage of a... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

What is Co-working? Coworking Conference held in Leipzig

April 19, 2017. Source:

After Hamburg hosted the Coworking Conference 2016, this year Leipzig was the place to meet. End of March 2017 Basislager Coworking in cooperation with Social Impact Lab organized the event that is the annual conference of the German Coworking Federation. Coworkers, researchers and operators of co-working spaces joined or the three day event including a barcamp, keynotes as well as networking... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Digital Leaders will meet in Madrid

April 18, 2017. Source:

Digital Enterprise Show for the second time will be held in Madrid, May 23-25, 2017. In 2016 18.000 visitors and 470 speakers from 50 countries attended representing 4.500 companies. This event is for business leaders ready to act to meet the challenge of digitally transforming their businesses. Innovative cutting-edge technology companies will showcase their best solutions and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Zero to 100+ in just a few months

April 18, 2017. Source:

CIC started activities in the Cambridge, MA in 1999 and extended its reach in the US to Boston, St. Louis, and Miami. Since September 2016 CIC also is present in the Netherlands, in the central district of Rotterdam. Meanwhile CIC Rotterdam, located in the Groot Handelsgebouw has grown to more than 100 client companies, most of them startups. Energy/sustainability and health/life sciences... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

French South African Tech Labs opened for first Cohort

April 17, 2017. Source:

The French South African Tech Labs (FSAT Labs) launched 2016 in Cape Town, South Africa with an investment of €700,000 investment (R10m), partly from the French private company Methys. Branding itself as an incubator – accelerator in April 2017 FSAT Labs started looking for a first cohort of digital entrepreneurs from South Africa and France with an emphasis on black... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

From Rock ‘n Roll to high-tech Entrepreneurship

April 16, 2017. Source:

Memphis, Tennessee – the first thought could be “blues, soul, and Rock ‘n Roll” or possibly “Elvis”. But, this may change. The city with about 650,000 inhabitants living at the banks of the Mississippi river has changed much during recent decades. The cotton plantations, historically the most important economic factor were replaced by FedEx being now the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Bank Building becomes University Venture Hub

April 15, 2017. Source:

The Henry W. Bloch School of Management, University of Missouri-Kansas City has launched a new  Venture Hub, an incubator for entrepreneurial in pre-launch stages. The Venture Hub is working in a building that was emptied by the Country Club Bank that supports the new incubator to tackle the potential from putting the bank’s ability to meet the financial needs of the Venture Hub... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

France invites for a Global Startup Cometition

April 14, 2017. Source:

Hello Tomorrow is a global non-profit organization headquartered in Paris. It has bees initiated to highlight, empower and connect the most promising deep-tech entrepreneurs across the globe to accelerate the transfer of advanced technologies into real world solutions. Founded in 2011, Hello Tomorrow is supported by the French public and private sectors, but remains an independent organization... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Meeting Place for the World of Business Incubation

April 13, 2017. Source:

The 31st InBIA International Conference on Business Incubation titled “Building Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystems” was held in Seattle, Washington, end of March 2017 with about 600 participants from 30+ countries attending. BIG Summit Before the conference the all-day event “Business Incubation Global (BIG) Summit” was led jointly by InBIA’s CEO, Kirstie Chadwick,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Top 100 Startups will pitch in San Francisco

April 12, 2017. Source:

The Tech.Co “Startup of the Year” competition seeks diverse startups from all over the world, especially from areas that are newly emerging in the tech scene. Since 2006 Tech.Co has been showcasing early stage startups and brought them together with mentors and investors this way helping to amplify the stories of companies like GrubHub, Groupon, LivingSocial, AddThis, Desk, and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

NUMA extends its global Activities to Berlin and New York

April 10, 2017. Source:

Five years ago NUMA started the co-working activities in Paris. But already since 2001 the initiative was growing roots with developing the entrepreneurship ecosystem as association „Silicon Sentier“ resulting in the first co-working hub in France, since 2014 named NUMA. Meanwhile NUMA has expanded and is now present at Barcelona, Bengaluru, Casablanca, Mexico City, and Moscow. The... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

South Korea – Gangnam is more than a Youtube Hit

April 08, 2017. Source:

South Korea is not on the generally known list of startup hotspots. Good reason for having a look at what is going on there regarding entrepreneurship. KOTRA, the Korea Trade Investment Promotion Agency, a government organization to promote Korean foreign trade took initiative to inform German startups about opportunities in the Asian country. Having an office in Hamburg, KOTRA invited for an... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Autonomous Ships by Rolls-Royce give Impulse to Turku Development

April 07, 2017. Source:

The new research and development center of Rolls-Royce focusing on remote-controlled and autonomous ships will be set up in Turku, Finland to open during the year 2017. Turku, with ca. 350,000 people living in the region has a long history in education. The first university of Finland was established here in 1640) and today the city has about 35,000 university students. The maritime sector of... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

ECHELON Thailand 2017 “Breaking Barriers Forging Future”

April 06, 2017. Source:

More than 1,000 industry leaders and professionals are expected to attend Echelon Thailand, a two-day technology and business conference held annually in Bangkok, May 15-16, 2017. Organized by e27, the event offers premium resources from influencers, cross-border business matching and structured networking opportunities, keeping the ecosystem engaged all throughout the year through a digital... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

173 Years of Innovation

April 05, 2017. Source:

The German Mittelstand (medium sized enterprises), often called the backbone of Germany economy, is known for its orientation towards customer needs and international markets. “Incremental, continuous innovation” (rather than disruption) is another key success factor. At the time when in the US the first telegraphic message using the Morse alphabet was sent from Washington to... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Four Awards at the Leipzig Startup Night

April 04, 2017. Source:

The Startup Night Leipzig this year will be held September 14, 2017. Outstanding startups, successful businesses, and innovative ideas will be awarded at this event at  a festive ceremony that will take place in Villa Ida on the Mediacampus.    New at the Startup Night this year is the joint price of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce of Leipzig and the HWK Leipzig for the life... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Entrepreneurial Students in Leipzig have Reason to SMILE

April 04, 2017. Source:

SMILE supports students, graduates and research assistants from any university working in any field who want to set themselves up in business. It offers a range of event formats, advice and individual coaching. SMILE is actively supported by the six institutions in Leipzig: Leipzig University Faculty for Economic Science, Faculty for Human Sciences and SIKT (Saxonia Incubator for Clinical... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Experience from Practice: BVIZ Work Group Day in Kassel

April 03, 2017. Source:

For the second time BVIZ, the German Associations of Technology, Innovation, and Startup Centers held its annual Work Group Day. This time the event was hosted by the Science Park Kassel (SPK) on April 3, 2017 in its new 10,000 m³ building on the university campus. Here university based startups can benefit from a wide range of services and facilities including co-working options, an idea... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Scale-Up Vaud - Swiss Canton evaluates Program for Growth Firms

April 02, 2017. Source:

Vaud is a Canton of Switzerland with Lausanne being the main city. Although just little more than 770,000 inhabitants are living in the part of the country, it is rich in technology and entrepreneurship with several technology parks, incubators and accelerators active. Innovaud, created in 2013 is an association aiming to be the gateway to innovation in the canton of Vaud. It was set up by... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

AgriTech Exchange Program for Startups in Australia and Latin America

March 31, 2017. Source:

Australian Startups maintain excellent connections with Asian businesses and now reach out for Latin America. SproutX, an accelerator specialized in agriculture technology startups since end of March 2017 is partnering with Nxtp Labs, a major seed fund and accelerator active in Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Uruguay. The initiative is supported by Austrade and Qantas and was launched by... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Improving Entrepreneurship in North Lebanon - Symposium in Tripoli

March 29, 2017. Source:

Azm University and Lebanon Science and Technology Park (LSTP) will hold the first entrepreneurship symposium entitled: “Promoting Entrepreneurship for Economic development in North Lebanon” in Tripoli, Lebanon on April 4, 2017. The event is supported by Agence Universitaire de La Francophonie (AUF) and aims to help developing the entrepreneurship culture in the local universities and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Music WorX Hamburg is open for 2017 Applications

March 28, 2017. Source:

The Accelerator of the city of Hamburg, Music WorX now has opened the round of applications for the 2017 program – this year also open for innovative music industry startups from outside Hamburg. The applications deadline is June 5, 2017 for the accelerator from Sep 4 to Nov 23, 2017. Up to four young companies will be financially supported in an intense three-month program to work on... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

VIVATech: 50,000 Attendees expected at Tech Event in Paris

March 26, 2017. Source:

After 45,000 people attended the VIVATech event last year, organizers now expect 50,000 attendees for 2017 in Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, June 15-17, 2017. VivaTech was initiated to celebrate innovation, to build meaningful relationships, and help dynamic startups engage with proven leaders to come up with business solutions that will change tomorrow’s business and society. Individuals... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Asia-Europe Dialogue on Digitalization

March 25, 2017. Source:

Asia-Pacific Weeks, APW, since 1997 are Europe’s unique platform for interdisciplinary dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe. APW 2017 in Berlin to be held May 15-28, 2017 will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. This “Dialogue on Digitalization” will explore the 4th industrial revolution and its future impact on economies and society; a crucial development for... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Connecting Ecosystems across Continents

March 24, 2017. Source:

Building a German-Asian startup platform is the aim of StartHubs AsiaBerlin.  This initiative of the Berlin State Government, the Senate of Berlin, in cooperation with is partnering the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and supported by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), is partnering with Asian startup hubs in Bangalore,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

iSpace Foundation unlocks Women

March 23, 2017. Source:

The new initiative of iSpace Foundation in Accra, Ghana aims “to harness the use of technology in mobilizing women and to utilize the skills of the Diaspora community in reaching this goal.” The initiative “Unlocking Women in Technology” (UWAT) is funded by Comic Relief and led by iSpace Foundation (GH) working in partnership with Ghana Code Club, Mobile Web Ghana, Sankofa... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

EU-Startups Conference in Berlin

March 21, 2017. Source:

The 4th  edition of the annual EU-Startups Conference will be held in Berlin at the  HTW Berlin, April 13, 2017.The event will showcase a selection of Europe’s hottest startups. 400+ participants (founders, startup enthusiasts, corporates, angel investors, VCs as well as media) are expected to attend to learn from some of the most successful European entrepreneurs. HTW Berlin,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

In four Years - from 80 to 5,000

March 20, 2017. Source:

When the first event, a breakfast meeting, took place in 2013 in Munich 80 participants came to the Hofbäuhaus.  Since then Bits & Pretzels has grown to a three-day event with 5,000 attendees. This is the number set as maximum by the organizers.   This year the annual founders’ festival in Munich will be held September 24-26 in combination with the famous... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Friendsfactory by etventure combine Offers in Schwabing

March 18, 2017. Source:

Friendsfactory and Etventure have partnered to provide a completed range of services to startup companies.  Friendsfactory offers office and co-working facilities in several locations in Germany and now combined this offer the experiences of etventure made, for example, with its European Innovation Hub in Berlin. "Friendsfactory by etventure" is the name for this cooperation that opened its... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Boost Turku starts Accelerator Program 2017

March 17, 2017. Source:

Startup Journey is a ten-week program for “teams with kick-ass attitude” who want to make their idea a reality. The program is looking for teams with a potent business idea, skills to execute and willingness to commit to the program. Game developers or teams are special focus of this accelerator program. Already earlier issues of Startup Journey were very popular among gaming teams.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

FinTech Acceleration Program in Frankfurt/Main

March 16, 2017. Source:

Frankfurt / Main certainly is a European financial industry hub. But, looking at the FinTech Startup sector, other cities in Germany and abroad already have a more advanced ecosystem. And these cities are working on building up their system for supporting FinTech startups. Now Frankfurt has added a new initiative to support the development of new FinTcch companies. TechQuartier is a co-working... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Coworking Conference to be held in Leipzig

March 16, 2017. Source:

The Cowork 2017 claims to be the largest conference on co-working in Austria, Germany, and Switzerland. This year the event will take place in Leipzig, March 31 to April 2, 2017. Organized by Basislager Coworking in cooperation with Social Impact Hub, and the German Coworking Federation COWORK 2017 will bring together coworkers, researchers and operators of co-working spaces from the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Ireland’s Entrepreneurs Development Program 2017 started

March 15, 2017. Source:

Under the name “New Frontiers Programme” the Entrepreneurs Development Program 2017 of Ireland has started in February / March with public information events in iHub Galway  iHub Castlebar and  at  Moy Valley Resources, Bunree, Ballina. The program aims at developing entrepreneurs throughout Ireland and phase 1 applications will open soon. Funded by Enterprise Ireland... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Tenth Annual Forum “Russia-Europe: Cooperation without Frontiers”

March 14, 2017. Source:

The nine earlier events brought together 1,314 Russian and 463 European companies for 3,079 bilateral negotiations, This year the Moscow Entrepreneurs Association will hold the Tenth Annual B2B Forum “Russia-Europe: Cooperation without Frontiers” on June 29-30, 2017 in Moscow. For networking the The tentative Forum agenda includes three round-tables during the first day: :... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Heracles organizes Startup Camp

March 13, 2017. Source:

Startup Camp, to be held May 8 to June 16, 2017  in Mons, is an acceleration program focused on content participants need for their projects This brand new 6 week program will allow participants to challenge their ideas directly with their customers. This full-time program is filled with challenges and adventures alongside other project leaders to give a boost to the startup projects.... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

New Spaces for Innovation

March 12, 2017. Source:

“Switzerland Innovation”, the Foundation Swiss Innovation Park was founded in March 2015 (see News article) and will operate on five sites:  with in the vicinity of the two Federal Institutes of Technology in Lausanne and Zurich and the three network locations in Aargau, in north-western Switzerland and in Biel. The Switzerland Innovation Park Zürich will open in Summer 2017... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

City of Lucerne promotes Creative Industry

March 11, 2017. Source:

The Agenda for Culture 2020 of the city of Lucerne, Switzerland does not only include a strategy for museums and exhibitions and other cultural activities, it also aims to promote and support creative industries in the city. The target group includes companies with market-oriented products or projects with a creative-artistic background or context. With an annual budget of CHF 100,000 the city... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Telliskivi Creative City in Tallinn got a Lift

March 10, 2017. Source:

After privatization of the site of the former Baltic Railway factories (founded in 1869) / Tallinn Electrical Engineering Factory in ten building on 25,000 m2 Telliskivi Creative City was established in 2009 giving existing architecture new and alternative purposes. Meanwhile it has developed to be the largest hub for the creative economy in Estonia – a work and leisure environment growing,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

500 Small Business Projects in Egypt

March 10, 2017. Source:

“Support for the private sector, and in particular to MSMEs, is one of the EU’s key priorities to promote economic development for inclusive growth and job creation in the Southern Neighbourhood South” stated Reinhold Brender, Chargé d'Affaires a.i. of the EU Delegation to Egypt at an event in Cairo in early March. The event, attended by many business representatives and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Estonian Startups show dynamic Development

March 09, 2017. Source:

90% of the startups in Estonia are in the very early or early stages of development and most of them are active in the three sectors hardware, developer tools, collaboration & productivity and fintech. Startup Estonia states: “Estonian startups are a heterogeneous bunch and cannot be defined by a ruling industry” and continues that for many of them it might still too early to... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Africa Enterprise Summit in Ghana

March 09, 2017. Source:

Can enterprise be an engine of resilience in Africa? How can Africa’s enterprises develop resilient solutions to Africa’s problems? These are questions on the agenda of the Africa Enterprise Summit. Organized by the British Council this regional summit will be held March 22-24, 2017 in Accra, Ghana. The event will be a dialogue on ‘next generation innovations’ and... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

INNO AWARD 2017 open for Application

March 08, 2017. Source:

The 5th INNO AWARD is calling for applications. Invited are innovative ideas, concepts, products or processes that only very recently or not yet have been transformed into a business. The Award is open nation-wide in Germany for any sector. With prize money of in total EUR 18,000 INNO AWARD is sponsored by the technology centers in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern and business partners. Deadline for... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

12 of 450 – Startupbootcamp Singapore 2017 Cohort ready to start

March 07, 2017. Source:

450 international startups applied for the 2017 cohort of Startupbootcamp Singapore – 12 of them were accepted. The global accelerator Startupbootcamp started 2010 in Europe and meanwhile, working at 17 locations, has expanded globally, including India, Mexico, and the United States. The Singapore accelerator is focused on FinTech. The 12 startups of the 2017 Singapore cohort cover the... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

TOA Berlin tours the World

March 06, 2017. Source:

70 per cent of the speakers at TOA Berlin come from abroad. Now, TOA is visiting them at home. With the aim to build a global platform for interdisciplinary knowledge exchange the TOA world tour is going abroad itself. The first step to connect the Berlin ecosystem with counterparts throughout the world was TOA LA. This event in Los Angeles (Nov 4, 2016) began with rooftop inspiration followed by... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Creative Business Cup Lithuania

March 05, 2017. Source:

The Creative Business Cup competition focuses on entrepreneurs and start-ups, but is open to any creative industry representative with brilliant business idea. There are no specific limitations with regard to age, turnover or number of employees or participating companies and there is a wide range of sectors that may apply: Advertising, Crafts, Architecture, Design, Fashion, Cinema,... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

10,000 m² for Creative Minds

March 04, 2017. Source:

Artists and movers in the creative industry will find space to work in Hamburg’s historic Speicherstadt, part of UNESCO World Cultural Heritage. About 10,000 m² of space in a historic storage building “M 28” will be made available – to begin with in the first phase of renovation 5,300 m² in the new KREATIVSPEICHER M28 are scheduled to become available in November... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Spacemob - Co-working Space from Singapore plans to expand

March 02, 2017. Source:

In addition to its first co-working location Claymore, opened in October 2016, spacemob (backed by Vertex Ventrues) now has opened another location at Singapore Science Park. Spacemob Ascent offers 1,300 m² of space and is part of a partnership with Ascendas-Singbridge, a provider of sustainable urban solutions across 29 cities in Asia. The new co-working space is located in the new... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article

Fishburners now in Sydney, Brisbane and Shanghai

February 28, 2017. Source:

With parallel pitch nights in Brisbane and Sydney the co-working space Fishburners started into the year 2017. “More than a co-working space” is the motto of Fisburners and therefore community activities are an important activity. From the Sydney co-working space three successful startups graduated: Car Next Door, Mad Paws and Premonition. They are moving on and upwards as they have... You need to be member of SPICE Group or have SPICA SILVER or GOLD status to access the whole article



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