Monday, December 17, 2007
Saturday, December 15, 2007
Today, Etsy brings together 70,000 sellers of handmade products such as whistles, porcelain bowls or candle holders. It has about 50 employees, and last November alone it increased sales by 43%, selling 300,000 items for a total value of $4,300,000.
You can read the whole story on the International Herald Tribune's website.
Thursday, December 13, 2007
Tuesday, December 11, 2007
The need was stressed for a synergy between public and private initiatives such as AIA's, to promote the growth of entrepreneurship and SME's. The aim of AIA's presentation was to educate public sector representatives on angel start up capital and on its role in fostering grassroots business life.
Thursday, December 6, 2007
Wednesday, November 28, 2007
The lecture was held in a jovial atmosphere thanks to Dr Kalouda's rapport with his students and their trust in his expertise and his supportiveness. Michal started his lecture by asking the attending students how many were running a business and how many would like to. From about a 10% positive response to the first question, the share jumped to more than 60% after the second.
Monday, November 26, 2007
- Med-tech and Healthcare (technologies and service applications for health and medicine)
- Design (products across all sectors which focus on design)
- Transportation and logistics (technologies and service applications)
- Cleantech (environment and energy technologies)
If you want to apply for attending, visit http://www.earlystageinvestors.org/ and email me at Michal.Kohoutek@aia.cz by December 15th. The Angel Investor Association is a partner of the EASY project and will be submitting its candidates.
Don't miss this opportunity!