FI-WARE project is building the Future Internet Core Platform, grounded upon elements which offer reusable and commonly shared functions making it easier to develop F.I. Apps in multiple sectors. An Open Innovation Lab will be set up around it.
Let's find the resource, skills and ideas from an online market. since we are talking about online startups, the main challenge would be space, finance and technology. so why don't we focus on these needs?
It takes a trusted team to successfully launch a business. A site where designers, product managers, marketing directors, and CFO's can contactually come together so as to ensure fair remuneration will attract the best talent all around.
Getting the right people in the same room is the next step to entrenching the web culture. This can be done with organized meet ups that are independent of but in or near tech centers and B-schools throughout Europe.
The 'Startup Libraries' provide workplaces, supportive tools and information, and a social environment for startups that are in need of such infrastructure, by leveraging the existing network and facilities of public libraries.
A network of collaborative, franchised coworking spaces for European startup businesses. Any member can visit & use any space in the network. Legal, accounting & business advice is provided, as well as infrastructure from partner companies.
Budgeting a project is one of the must-do’s before negotiating with investors or applying to external funds. Start-up Wallet is an online tool for web entrepreneurs to estimate what it takes to turn their idea into a --> proof of concept.
By getting budding web entrepreneurs close to users and experiencing different problems, ideas and markets, we can leverage the cultural diversity of Europe to grow unique, scalable and global companies, and solve the "border problem".
European companies often specialize in solutions for business. This concept exploits this natural advantage and mixes the business and entrepreneurial worlds to make a uniquely European entrepreneurial environment.
By leveraging existing educational institutions, the ECE could provide a platform to connect web entrepreneurs with the learning institutions teaching the skills required to develop successful web ventures.