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Welcome to planet iPro

Recent research by Patricia Leighton for the European freelance association EFIP has revealed the evolution of a new species – The iPro. iPros are highly skilled self-employed individuals who work for themselves but do not employ others. They range from journalists and designers to ICT specialists and consultants. iPros represent a significant segment of professional […]

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All about coworking and SMEs: the Lithuanian connection

Last year before the break I had the chance to be invited as a speaker to the 2013 SME Assembly in Lithuania, to talk about my experience as an entrepreneur with the creation of the Betacowork Coworking Brussels. Hundreds of civil servants from all the EU countries gathered with a group of entrepreneurs to discuss […]

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How should the EU € help web entrepreneurs?

How should the EU € help web entrepreneurs?

The EU Commission has invited me to participate in a consultation on the Horizon 2020 innovation and financial aspects impacting Web Entrepreneurs. Basically they have €80 billion to spend on research and innovation for the Horizon 2020 (2014- 2020) program with which they would like to drive the creation of new growth and jobs in […]

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