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Partners

Meet some of our former awesome media, community, school and university partners.

    • Company Size: 50
    • Portugal, Porto, Porto 4475-362, PT
    • Founded: 2017

    A PORTRAIT OF THE WOMEN BUILDING THE PORTUGUESE TECH SCENE.

    The Portuguese entrepreneurial ecosystem is live and kicking with lots of startups that are going global, international investments, amazing events and fantastic tech people that are working hard and non-stop to grow their startups and scale from Portugal to the World.

    Zooming in, this platform comes to life as a way of presenting the Portuguese women in tech that are improving the tech industry with great startups and looking to show the outside world a more comprehensive picture of the Portuguese Women in tech that work to make things happen.

    These women are leaders, startup founders, developers, marketers, journalists and explorers that are constantly looking to innovate and improve the ecosystem. They are the Portuguese women in tech and they’re here to change the scenario in the Portuguese tech industry.

    Be a part of the movement, join the Portuguese women in tech platform and boost this positive change.

    • Company Size: 5
    • SOHOCAMP Betriebs GmbH Wattgasse 48/26 A-1170 Wien

    The Base Margareten befindet sich in der Margaretenstraße im jungen, trendigen 5. Wiener Gemeindebezirk. Der Incubator Space erstreckt sich über 2 weitläufige Floors und bietet seinen
    Mitgliedern auf mehr als 1000m2 nicht nur ein voll ausgestattetes Open Office, sondern auch
    Private Offices, gemütliche Lounges, ein Gym und eine Eventzone für Networking-Veranstaltungen oder Product-Launches. Die hohen Räume des The Base wurden mit Unterstützung
    der österreichischen Künstler Martin Tardy und Julian Epok gestaltet und vereinen zeitgemäße
    Kunstwerke mit modernem Interior Design und hochwertiger Büroausstattung von BENE.

    • Company Size: 266
    • Liechtensteinstraße 111-115, 1090 Wien - Austria vienna@talentgarden.at
    • Founded: 2011

    Talent Garden’s mission is to create local, vibrant, globally-connected campuses that empower digital & tech communities. Founded in Brescia, Italy, in 2011, Talent Garden is now the leading European coworking network and educational institute for the digital and tech community. Today our network spans twenty-six campuses in eight countries. (Albania, Austria, Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Romania, Spain).We host a community of over 4,500 innovators inside the network of campuses. These campuses are a base for ideas and collaborations to thrive, hosting a community of startups, agencies, corporate labs, freelancers, investors, media companies and students, who are all united by a like-minded vision for digital innovation. To support our community we also launched 2015 the Talent Garden Innovation School, our innovative educational institute offering training programs and courses for both individuals and companies, focusing on five key areas coding, data, marketing, design, and business. Connecting digital innovators with the most important players in different industries are key to fostering relationships and collaboration between companies and our community. Innovation is a vital element for corporate growth and requires the right combination of people, processes and technologies.

    • Company Size: 10
    • Wichertstraße 9A, 10439 Berlin

    We are a global LGBT+ tech community that connects LGBT+ tech talents with companies and organisations with an open corporate culture. Since being founded in 2014, our network has reached 4000+ members globally and is rapidly expanding. We’ve collaborated with tech companies to host over 60 monthly get-togethers, and we also organise special events such as our Berlin LGBT+ Tech Week – a 5-day festival promoting and celebrating diversity in tech. Last year we launched our own app that enables our members to connect, exchange knowledge and share opportunities. Join our community of LGBT+ tech talents by becoming a Unicorn in Tech!

    • Company Size: 10
    • Leuthingerweg 10, 13591 Berlin
    • Founded: 2006

    BST Media Solutions is a German SaaS company based in Berlin, which is supporting touristic, construction and food industry by digitization of their manual processes. By using their flexible solutions, operational costs can be reduced noticeably as well as employee productivity and motivation increased sustainably.

    For digitalization purposes they developed a mobile solution, the android application “Logistik Assistent. It is universal via many of interfaces and can complement established standard software. The “Logistik Assistent” serves as a mobile extension to an ERP system that the customer already has or as an independent software. More information about that and others BST Media Solutions products you can find on their website: www.bst-media.de

    • Firma: WebSalesMaker GmbH & Co. KG Am Markt 4 16727 Velten
    • Founded: 2014

    Originating from the idea of ​​actively supporting the German startup scene, Lukas Herbst founded the StartupBrett portal in October 2014, where startups and young companies can introduce themselves free of charge.

    • Friedrichstr. 191

    CAPITALS Circle Group is an international Advisory with expertise on Investor Relations & Financial Communications, Public/Regulatory Affairs, Public Policy, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Market Growth. It has a strong focus on Digital Economy & Tech Industry. It serves Corporates, Investors & Startups. It is based in Berlin but internationally active with affiliates in Athens, London, Brussels.

    • Company Size: 183
    • Berlin Partner für Wirtschaft und Technologie GmbH Fasanenstraße 85 10623 Berlin

    We want you to live life to the fullest in the German capital. Get free advice about relocation, employers, industries and networking so you can come here to do what makes you happy. Also explore stories of the diverse opportunities that Berlin offers skilled professionals and entrepreneurs.
    Berlin Partner for Business and Technology is a public-private partnership with 280+ partner companies. Together with the Berlin State Senate, they are committed to promoting the city. Since 1994, Berlin Partner has provided expert advice, services and programs to launch bright futures in Berlin.

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • IAESTE Portugal, Mobility and International Cooperation Office, Instituto Superior Técnico, Av. Rovisco Pais, 1049-001 Lisboa, Portugal
    • Founded: 1954

    IAESTE Portugal is part of an international (non-profit) association (IAESTE – The International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience) with more than 80 member countries worldwide.

    Our focus is essentially on promoting professional internships abroad, social and intercultural reception programs, international networking and other career and employer branding activities.
    It is also our fundamental goal to offer employers well-qualified and motivated trainees while at the same time provide students with technical experience relevant to their studies. All this within an environment of international understanding, cooperation and trust among students, academic institutions, employers and the wider community.

    • Company Size: 10
    • Avenida Marginal, Edifício Parque Oceano, 3G, Lisbon, PT
    • Founded: 2012

    A Fábrica de Startups é uma aceleradora de empresas que tem como objectivo a criação de novas startups em Portugal, orientadas para o mercado global, capazes de crescerem rapidamente e de se tornarem exemplos de sucesso.

    De forma a cumprir com este objectivo, a Fábrica de Startups realiza programas de aceleração desenhados para apoiar o processo de criação, validação e internacionalização de startups. Estes programas seguem uma metodologia inovadora, o FastStart, que assegura a tradução da ideia num modelo de negócio, facilita a validação de todos os componentes do modelo e possibilita a redução dos riscos associados ao lançamento de um novo negócio.

    • Company Size: 10
    • Rua das Portas de Santo Antão, 89 1169-022 LISBOA Portugal

    Invest Lisboa is Lisbon’s investment promotion agency. Invest Lisboa is a one-stop-shop for companies, investors and entrepreneurs looking to invest or set up their business in Lisbon. We offer personalized, confidential and free support, including providing advice, information and contacts, and identifying business partners, premises and investment opportunities.

    Set up in 2009, Invest Lisboa is the result of a strategic partnership between Lisbon’s City Council and the Portuguese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, aiming to attract investment, companies, and talent. It is also supported by the Agency for Investment and Foreign Trade of Portugal (AICEP) and sponsored by Baía do Tejo.

    • Company Size: 10
    • R. 1º de Maio 103, 1300-472 Lisboa, Portugal

    We are Impact Hub Lisbon and we believe in the power of humans, businesses and collaboration to make the world a better place.
    Workspace, community, programs, events and corporate social innovation consultancy – we cultivate opportunities for positive impact.
    Last but not least, we are part of a Global Network of Impact Makers with more than 101 Impact Hub locations over the world.

    Our mission:
    We are here to cultivate opportunities for positive impact. We want to connect unlikely allies to enable purpose-driven individuals to create a larger impact together – no matter what their background is. We want to inspire and empower people and businesses to be more impact-driven, conscious and sustainable.

    • Company Size: 200
    • Mariahilfer Straße 20, 1070 Wien
    • Founded: 1982

    Vienna UP´20 (May 11 – 17th 2020) will be the biggest international startup event ever held in Austria!

    The international spotlight is back on the city in 2020 with a new one-week mega-event for the startup scene. After all, local companies, investors and talent no longer need to shy away from comparisons with the rest of Europe: the local scene is one of the most diverse and fastest-growing startup communities in the world.

    From 11 to 17 May 2020, the whole city will live and breathe Vienna UP’20. For a whole week, Vienna will be providing an international stage for companies, investors and talents with more than 50 workshops, conferences, networking events and talks. More than 40 partners – comprising key players in the local startup scene as well as well-known international participants – will participate in the one-week program under the umbrella of Vienna UP’20, showcasing the innovative potential of the city to an international audience.

    The new format will emphasize the booming sectors of technology & FinTech and health and life sciences, as well as the topics of social entrepreneurship and Industry 4.0. These are all sectors in which the business location Vienna is already very well positioned, and the city will be able to impress the international audience with outstanding companies. With more than 20,000 visitors expected to attend, Vienna UP’20 will be the biggest international startup event ever to take place in Austria.

    • Company Size: 10
    • Stampfenbachstrasse 32, 8600 Zurich
    • Founded: 2010

    Startup Grind is the largest independent startup community, actively educating, inspiring, and connecting more than 2,000,000 entrepreneurs in over 600 chapters. We nurture startup ecosystems in 125+ countries through events, media, and partnerships with organizations like Google for Startups.

    The cornerstone of our global community are monthly events featuring successful local founders, innovators, educators and investors who share lessons learned on the road to building great companies. Founded in Silicon Valley, Startup Grind has helped millions of entrepreneurs build their businesses, connect with strategic partners, and secure funding.

    • Company Size: 5
    • Kramgasse 58, 3000 Bern
    • Founded: 2013

    The Swiss Tech Association is an answer to the call for a new way to discuss, innovate, exchange, build and learn. Based in Berne, we aim to bring together game-changers, disruptors, rebels and tech pros from every corner of Switzerland. By doing so, we want to stimulate innovation, networking and business creation in the field of new technologies.

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Rua da Prata 80, 1100-415 Lisboa, Portugal
    • Founded: 2011

    Startup Lisboa is a business incubator that began its activity on February 2012, with the opening of its first building on Rua da Prata 80, in Lisbon’s historic downtown. Founded in 2011 by the Municipality of Lisbon, bank Montepio and IAPMEI (Portuguese Agency for Competitiveness and Innovation), was born of the will of the citizens, having been one of the most voted ideas in the 2009/2010 Participatory Budget of the City Council.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • R. do Instituto Virgílio Machado 14, 1100-284 Lisboa, Portugal
    • Founded: 22 June 2015

    freeCodeCamp is an open-source community that helps you learn to code.
    We are a group of programmers that came from the freeCodeCamp Earth community that decided to bring together all the elements of Lisbon, in order to help each other in this journey. More than a group, a family that shares the same passion, this desire to learn more and better. We aim to have the largest community in Lisbon and bring knowledge to the largest number of people, which is why this group is made up of the most varied levels of developers, from complete beginners to senior developers, we do not discriminate against anyone and we are here to help in all obstacles and celebrate all achievements,

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • Rudolfsplatz 10, 1010 Vienna
    • Founded: 2013

    JA Alumni Austria is part of JA Alumni Europe (www.ja-alumni.eu), the official European umbrella organization that unites over 20 active member countries.
    The more than 4’000 active members are successful entrepreneurs, volunteers, leaders or young professionals from numerous disciplines, such as tech, business, finance, education, IT and medicine. By means of diverse activities, like for instance, leadership conferences, entrepreneurship competitions, inspirational campaigns and professional events the “Network of Opportunities” empowers and supports its members to unfold their personal potential and extend their entrepreneurial mindset.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Margaretenstrasse 70, 1050 Vienna
    • Founded: 2015

    Die Marke HELGA steht für „healthy algae“. Damit wird der Kern der Unternehmenstätigkeit der evasis edibles GmbH am besten beschrieben.

    Das Unternehmen entwickelt, kreiert und produziert Algen-Superfood. Der erfrischende Algen-Drink oder das Algen-Pulver sind der Anfang einer breiten HELGA-Range an Algenprodukten, die in den nächsten Monaten auf den Markt kommen.

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • WU Campus, D2 building, 3rd floor, Welthandelsplatz 1 1020 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2014

    Entrepreneurship Avenue is Europe’s largest student-focused startup event series designed to inspire, encourage and support young people to start their own business and join the startup scene. During five workshops (the labs) and a final Conference Day, participants gain unique insights into the experience of multiple startups and entrepreneurs and learn how to find, evaluate and pitch new business ideas. Organized by SIMConnect and ECN, the event connects students from all Austrian universities with founders, investors and other inspiring minds in the startup scene.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Mariahilfer Str. 45, 1060 Vienna
    • Founded: 2018

    Women and Code is a JavaScript learning group for women* in Vienna that happens every second week, starting on September 18 2018.

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Eschenbachgasse 11 3rd Floor, 1010 Vienna.
    • Founded: 2009

    Pioneers Discover shapes the future of corporates by introducing entrepreneurial tools, methods and culture.

    At Pioneers, we inspire and empower. Our purpose is to create an ecosystem to foster growth and innovation. Since 2009, our agile team of 35 employees from 17 nations has been working towards longstanding communities and collaboration opportunities for tech innovators.

    • Company Size: 201-500
    • Praterstraße 1, 1020 Wien, Austria
    • Founded: 2016

    weXelerate is a startup & innovation hub with a unique and thriving ecosystem of open innovation on nearly 9000 sqm that aims to connect startups and established corporates. Each year the weXelerate Accelerator supports 100 of the most promising European startups with a focus on energy and infrastructure, industry 4.0, media, insurance and banking, as well as cross-industry technologies such as internet of things, artificial intelligence, bots, mobility, blockchain and cyber security.

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • Impact Hub Vienna Lindengasse 56 1070 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2010

    The Impact Hub Vienna community is made up of social businesses addressing challenges both locally and globally. Our members are entrepreneurs, social investors, freelancers, advocates, campaigners, creatives, artists, consultants, coaches and more. Members enjoy a global platform connecting them to 15000+ like-minded entrepreneurs. They have access to training and support, work spaces, lectures, training workshops, community networking events and incubation programs. We are part of a global network of connected communities that enable collaboration. Impact Hubs unite people from every profession, background and culture with imagination and drive to pursue enterprising ideas for the world. These are the people who see and do things differently and have entrepreneurial passion to create sustainable impact.

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • AustrianStartups e.V. Lindengasse 56, 1070 Vienna, Austria
    • Founded: 2013

    AustrianStartups is a neutral, independent and non-profit platform for innovative entrepreneurship in Austria.

    AustrianStartups is an open place for startups, changemakers, and interested persons, who are all encouraged to launch joint initiatives with us. We invite you to come and work with us to develop Austria into a hub for innovative minds.

    • Company Size: 11-50 employees
    • Vulkanstraße 1, 10367 Berlin, Germany.
    • Founded: 2016

    The Digital Career Institute operates with Devugees a training program for refugees and those who have the right to stay, who are interested in a technical qualification for the German job market.

    We are convinced that Devugees will help to integrate refugees more effective into Germany and German society. In our opinion education is the most important key for a successful life and work start.

    • Company Size: 12
    • HubHub ul. Postępu 14 02-676 Warsaw

    Geek Girls Carrots is a global grassroots organisation focused on women in tech and female entrepreneurs. We gather to inspire, learn from each other, share knowledge. We believe that girls in new technologies are the avant-garde of innovation. We want to overcome stereotypes by bringing more diversity into tech world. Find out what we do, where and when you can join and start coding!

    • Company Size: 11-50
    • New York Straße 8 35510 Butzbach
    • Founded: 2013

    Social-Startups.de is an information platform for all those who are interested in the topic of social entrepreneurship as well as sustainable innovative business ideas, who have founded a social enterprise or would like to do so.

    At the same time, we are an information portal with first interesting information for start-up interested parties.

    We support students as sparring partners in their bachelor and master theses. Since even the best idea can use a jump-start, we support social startups or potential founders with strategic questions such as Viafrica or Mobile Solar Power Plants Africa.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Siemensstrasse 22 14482 Potsdam Deutschland
    • Founded: 2017

    BE.ive is a sustainability consultancy that helps entrepreneurs build sustainable businesses.

    • Company Size: 6
    • Voltastr. 6, Building 12/1, 4th floor, 13355 Berlin
    • Founded: 2013

    INVESTMENT

    Pre-seed and seed phase, continuous support until growth stage and exit. We invest between 25.000 and 250.000 EUR in the first round.

    FOCUS AREAS

    We invest in B2B SaaS in different verticals, Developer Tools, and Enterprise Software.

    PROJECT FLYING ELEPHANT

    Project Flying Elephant is an angel investment program by WestTech Ventures focused on tech-savvy teams which build outstanding products.

    WHO WE ARE

    Early-stage VC. Networker. Software & Tech. Opportunity driven.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Joseph-Scherer-Straße 3 44139 Dortmund
    • Founded: 2017

    As venture capital firms compete to participate in rounds working alongside the best entrepreneurs they often focus on their “value add” convincing a founder they bring more to the table than just money. In this context, “value add” is often communicated as a very broad range of visible services a VC might offer.

    At signals VC, we always aim to look beyond the obvious so we went into the field asking entrepreneurs directly what they valued from their investors. Below are the results so far (the survey has only been online for three weeks with a few hundred participants), and we plan on constantly updating our results with new input.

    • Company Size: 51-200
    • Klagenfurter strasse 47 German , Munichy 81669
    • Founded: 2001

    Indo-European.eu is a humble effort from a group of volunteers to help the growing Indian population in the Euro land. With the sole aim of helping Indians survive and support them in their day to day lives, this website is launched on the Jan 1st 2015 By Dr.Ravindra Gujjula is most popular-Visionary Politician in Germany& Most Popular NRI- Politician in the World.

    • 1 Tranley Mews, Fleet Road London NW3 2DG UK
    • Founded: 1994

    QS links high achievers from the graduate, MBA and executive communities around the world with leading business schools, postgraduate departments at universities and with employers, through websites, events, e-guides and technical solutions.

    QS organises the largest business education events in the world, the QS World MBA Tour, the QS World Executive MBA Tour and the leading postgraduate studies information event, the QS World Grad School Tour, amongst an extensive product range including print and online publications and software solutions.

    QS is the leading global career and education network for ambitious professionals looking to further both their personal and professional development. With extensive contacts in the field of higher education, our industry expertise and experience gives us the flexibility to adapt to the needs of our prospective clients.

     

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Winterfeldtstr. 21 D-10781 Berlin
    • Founded: 2012

    Startupnight is one of Europe’s largest startup events, where startups present themselves to corporates, investors and potential customers. It will take place for the 5th time on Friday, September 7th 2018 in Berlin with 5000+ participants and 250+ startups from around the world in categories like mobility, energy, communication, AI, VR, AR, health, fintech, and many more.

    Startupnight offers you a great opportunity to get valuable information, meet interesting and experienced people from around the world, meet investors and corporates and to expand your network – not only at the exhibtion, but also at our conference.

    • Berlin, Germany

    Dear Berlin starturper, welcome to Berlin Startup Slack Group. We see it and want it to be an online community where you e-talk about what glocal Berlin startups daily life is. This is a place where you can pursue or share that talk you heard or that conversation you started during the last meet-up you went to. It is also the place where you can start conversations and talks and get valuable inputs from other starturpers.

    If you are not a Berlin startuper yet, we are happy to welcome you here and let you take the opportunity to interact with key actors of Berlin startup scene, who will help you out in your discovering journey.

    The Group lets you connect, meet up and exchange information such as, how to register your business here, where can you find a flat to live, a desk to work, a meetup to meet other people, or even find the perfect job in one of the Berlin startups.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Gryphiusstraße 26/27, 10245 Berlin
    • Founded: 2011

    Simplifying German bureaucracy is our mission. From registering your German residence (Anmeldung) to applying for your tax ID, from getting your health insurance to opening your bank account, from filing your tax return to obtaining your certified translation — myGermanExpert is the easiest way to get settled in Germany.

    Our Services: Anmeldung: After your arrival in Germany, you will have to take care of several formalities, including filling in German forms for the Bürgeramt. Everyone who takes up residence in Germany is required to register at the Bürgeramt, regardless of the length of their stay.

    German Health Insurance: Since 1 January 2009, every person in Germany is required to have health insurance. Even those who will only reside in Germany for a short time must be health insured, otherwise requests for visas will be denied.ravel Health Insurances: This type of health insurance is the perfect solution for getting your visa or residence permit easily accepted. This short-term health insurance can be renewed every year and up to 5 years. Free Instant Quotes!  German Bank Account: You need to open a German bank account if you want to live and work in Germany: pay a rent, receive a salary, register as a freelancer, get health insurance, and so on.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Akazienstr. 3a, 10823 Berlin
    • Founded: 2016

    Space Shack is the melting pot of people and ideas of tomorrow. A Kubrick-esque surrounding invites you to leave our planet for a second and dive into what is actually supposed to keep you moving – your brain. We offer workplaces of all kinds (sitting down, standing up, lying down, hanging, flying, all of them) and meeting options for you and your clients/investors/team/everybody. Coworking, offices, loads of events, help for expats, places to crash, places to go wild, places to wind down, we got them all. Drop by and check out our space in the beautiful Akazienkiez in Berlin-Schöneberg!

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Global
    • Founded: 2011

    Silicon Drinkabout is a weekly meet-up for startups and techies to meet like-minded people, have some fun and relax at the end of the working week. Originally founded by Mind Candy, grown in London by 3beards and expanded around the world with the enthusiasm, energy and commitment of volunteers, Silicon Drinkabout aims to connect and support startup communities both on a local and global level.

    • 103 rue La Fayette Paris, France
    • Founded: 2004

    Access MBA is a project of Advent Group, an independent media agency established in 2004 and specialised in Higher Education. The company is comprised of over 100 experts from 10+ nationalities that provide personalised services for international business schools and prospective students. A unique matching service aims to connect 50,000 qualified candidates with over 200 top business schools through the organization of over 125 international events per year.

    As founder and, by far, the worldwide leader of “One-to-One” education events, Advent Group’s mission is to develop awareness about international business education opportunities. The Advent team provides prospective students with holistic support, from selecting the right programme to guiding them successfully through the Admissions process.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Chausseestraße 19 10115 Berlin, Germany
    • Founded: 2016

    We invite Polish startups and German investors and business to show potentials and mutual benefits of the German-Polish cooperation and share experience we already gained in this area.

    The goal of the first Polish Tech Night in 2016 was to discuss differences and commonalities between the Polish and Berlin startup scenes and to build a bridge between the two. In the second edition we found out more links between those two neighbored startup scenes and open up new opportunities of cooperations.

    Now Polish Tech Night is a regular event and and a bridge between Poland and Berlin.

    • Rigaerstr. 104 10247 Berlin

    The Anda language school is a cozy language school with two central locations in Berlin Friedrichshain and Berlin Prenzlauer Berg. Our students are always at the center of our attention. We want you to learn German, English, Spanish or any other language of your choice as easily as possible. We know from experience that languages ​​are easier to learn the more motivated the learner is. That’s why our language school employs only experienced native speakers who can infect and motivate others with their enthusiasm for language learning.

    In addition, we offer a wide range of different forms of instruction: from intensive courses in various intensive levels for German, English or Spanish, to private lessons and language courses for companies and language trips abroad. Even if you want to learn French, Portuguese or Italian and are looking for a suitable language school in Berlin, you are guaranteed to find the course that suits your individual needs. Of course we also offer German as a foreign language or German for foreigners.

    • Company Size: 2-10
    • Pappelallee 78/79 10437 Berlin
    • Founded: 2017

    We are a Berlin based startup specialising in recruitment and competence development of international professionals in the fields of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and International Management.

    We focus on helping companies open new channels for accessing international talent in Germany and Europe through www.bluebilities.com using a combination of a unique referral mechanism, talent database and active sourcing. In collaboration with our partners we are creating international talent bridges that allow flow of ideas, skills and investment for Innovative Technologies.