The Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region (RDA LUR) unites 26 municipalities and communities in central Slovenia, in which it supports sustainably oriented business, infrastructural, social, cultural and creative activities. At the same time, it encourages connecting and developing partnership networks among various stakeholders whose activities bolster the region’s sustainable development.
The Startup Roundtable has been organized in 2015. The Startup Roundtable has a simple goal: change the point of view of the local entrepreneur community. This program is much more than a business talk show and networking event series, as it provides support and an intellectual background for its participants. EDC Debrecen Ltd.
The aim of the Smart City Meetups is to facilitate the development of a community in Debrecen which will support the Smart City endeavors and to provide space for the evolution of bottom-up approaches and to ensure the efficient flow of information between the project initiators. The visitors can take part in presentations about the three key areas of Smart City Debrecen on the monthly Start City Meetup events.
!gen Debrecen is a practice-oriented startupper training, which ensure the appropriate theoretical background. The participants need to work as a group for 3 months. The mentors and instructors help their work to reach the final goal. The training ends with a competition, where investors and professionals choose the most promising project in which the winner gets a 200 thousand Forint prize as well.
ABC is the acceleration engine that pushes new businesses and startups to greater heights, by providing services such as mentorship, management training, an initial investment and office space. Their vision is to establish South-Eastern Europe as a region of innovation.
Land Insight is a web application that makes it easier to uncover hidden building opportunities by using big data to allow a super-fast initial site assessment on any piece of land. On top of this massive dataset is a crowd sourced insight layer that creates an ever-improving list of opportunities and collaborations not to be found on the open market. The platform is currently being road tested by East London Custom Build Group.
Making optimum use of land for new homes and jobs is a key challenge to manage London’s growing population. To this end, this tool has been developed to identify major new opportunities for densification in accessible locations across Greater London. The map-based system will be the first to combine data from several different sources to locate major opportunities at an early stage and prior to any planning being significantly advanced.
Indiegogo is a way for people all over the world to join forces to make ideas happen. Since 2008, millions of contributors have empowered hundreds of thousands of inventors, musicians, do-gooders, filmmakers—and other game-changers—to bring big dreams to life.
Kickstarter helps artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality. To date, tens of thousands of creative projects — big and small — have come to life with the support of the Kickstarter community.
Kiva is an international nonprofit, founded in 2005 and based in San Francisco, with a mission to connect people through lending to alleviate poverty. We celebrate and support people looking to create a better future for themselves, their families and their communities. By lending as little as $25 on Kiva, anyone can help a borrower start or grow a business, go to school, access clean energy or realize their potential. For some, it’s a matter of survival, for others it’s the fuel for a life-long ambition. 100% of every dollar you lend on Kiva goes to funding loans.