Starting up is hard. no money. no time. no resources. Just collaboration and networking. coffee shops that close in the evening open their doors and host start up evenings. The one time those with a full time job have time to meet and work.
in the classic lines of public debate & looking for solutions - Forum Europa - connects, iterates, operates unanimously among seasoned entrepreneurs and investors to mingle with new web entrepreneurs.
As a startup, you need workspace, infrastructure, a network, housing and food. All this you could get on a startup campus. Live and work for a dedicated time with other entrepreneurs on an campus to jump start your startup.
Education is the key to unlocking potential and through this journey of learning, students will be equipped with knowledge of key business areas to successfully run their own online business as well as be involved in real world learning activities.
A portal for large corporations (Public and Private) to post their digital development requirements / ideas for development. Web developers could then take up the challenge, generating income for their own projects.
Entrepreneurship is a difficult subject to teach as it has to balance practice and theory.
Providing a computer-based simulation that can be used in class will allow students to experience concepts and frameworks discussed in class.
Large organizations like the World Bank have tool kits for entrepreneurs to help solve problems. The top MBA programs throughout Europe hold various business plan and venture capital competitions. Let's combine them to hold web challenges.
A complete study of web startups in Europe in terms of their success rate, returns, markets, growth, etc... Experts talk about the possibilities of a diversified start-up portfolio. Help “serious investors” view startups as a reasonable investment!!
Still trying to find startup events, incubator space or funding options? Instead of entering tons of keywords and reading one search result after another, turn on your “Innovation Navigator” app, set a few criteria, and have it filter info for you!
Where's the money? Let's simplify! An EUC website for entrepreneurs to workshop their business plan, apply for a grant, perfect their pitch and have their submissions visible to subscribed VCs, all in one place.
In order for more people to understand the positive aspects of failure (and learn from it that is). I propose a concept of community 'gift'-giving and applauding for people and organisations that share their knowledge of failure.
One of the biggest obstacles for European startups is the diversification of the markets. EU can help startups by funding mechanisms that address language, cultural and legal obstacles to level the chances of success in EU markets.