’Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.’ And few people provide more proof of this than the amazing authors of the now 10 national ‘startup manifestos' circulating in Europe.
Mexican cities, SMEs and start-ups will soon be able to build new digital apps and services using open source and cloud-based building blocks developed in the EU. The EU-funded FIWARE programme has already helped many European entrepreneurs to use its components to develop innovative internet apps and services.
Yesterday I was greatly reassured to see that Bucharest, Romania, has shown great support for the European ICT innovation and entrepreneurship sector. The StartUp Europe Roadshow rolled through the city gates and gathered highly motivated young entrepreneurs with bright ideas and eagerness to grow.
The StartUp Europe Roadshow is still rolling. Catch up with past and upcoming events now.