Thursday, April 2, 2020
Jean-Francois Gagné, CEO at Element AI, an artificial intelligence software company. Photo by: Via News.
We met with Jean-François Gagné, the CEO at Element AI, a global AI software provider that aims to solve real-world problems. Jean-François Gagné has made a name for itself in the field of artificial intelligence. Element AI is not Gagné’s first enterprise. He launched his first company at 20, selling it years later to create another.
Bidroom Team.
Bidroom is a new booking website that guarantees guests always get a great deal. They call themselves a "revolutionary booking platform, that offers new solutions to both the hotels and their guests." Their goal is to bring fairness back to the travel industry cutting out the excessive costs for both parties. They have no...
Ozum Ilter Demirci, Turkish entrepreneur. Photo by: Ozum Ilter Demirci.
ANKARA, Turkey (ViaNews) – Established on March 4, 1994, the Bayteks company handles the processing and packaging of capers. Bayteks' production capacity is about 1200-1500 tonnes/year, exporting to America, Italy, and Spain. Ozum Ilter Demirci, a shareholder at Bayteks Agricultural Products, is a business owner in Izmir, Turkey. She's also Executive Board Member at...
From left to right: Nicolas Klein (networking) and Lucas Roitman (Designer & Visionary) at Adia Robotics. Photo by: Via News Agency.
LISBON (ViaNews) - Right at the heart of the Web Summit, we met with Lucas Roitman and Nicolas Klein, Designer & Visionary and Networking leaders respectively, for Adia Robotics. Adia Robotics is a UK-based startup on its way to disrupt the drone industry. They are on a mission to make drones "smarter", using artificial intelligence, fly-over-the-Internet capabilities, autonomous flight abilities,...
Luis Caixado, Innovation and Entrepreneurship at GesEntrepreneur. Photo by Via News.
Luis Caixado founded JustEnjoy, a startup looking to deliver memorable moments for families during their holidays. Today, he's focused on teaching and helping young entrepreneurs to become a better version of themselves. We met with Luis at Web Summit to understand what is being done for young entrepreneurs in Portugal. Miguel Salvado: We have a lot of entrepreneurs in Portugal. Do...
es, obviously. There’s a lot of people that actually stopped by today. When meeting them, I always begin by understanding what’s the idea and what they are building
LISBON (ViaNews) – Startup Lisboa launched an early-stage business incubator for local commerce, tourism, and tech companies in February 2012. It was part of an ecosystem of hubs and incubators of Portugal’s new governmental focus on funding tech as job creation and economic growth motors. An agile sustainable global circular economy approach Headquartered downtown in ancient silver jewelers street “Rua da Prata”,...
Eurico Brilhante Dias interview about investing in Portugal at the Web Summit. Photo by: ViaNews.
LISBON (ViaNews) - We met with Portugal's Secretary of State for Internationalization, Eurico Brilhante Dias, for an interview at Web Summit, the largest technology event in Europe. Eurico Brilhante Dias holds a Ph.D. in Business Management and was Assistant Professor at ISCTE Business School. His management experience includes being Board Member of AICEP Portugal as well as serving as an...
Rafael Valera, leader of the Venezuelan political movement Rumbo Libertad. Photo by: ViaNews.
CARACAS, Venezuela (ViaNews) - Venezuela’s crisis continues to grow rapidly and no one seems able to stop it. After last years failed protests and a variety of also failed negotiation attempts with the government, rejection towards MUD (Mesa de la Unidad Democrática – Democratic Union Roundtable) has escalated rapidly. The coalition is deeply fractured by confronting views within it, especially after...
Empty Education. Caracas Central University. Photo by: Waraira repano & Guaicai puro.
MARACAIBO, Venezuela (ViaNews) - The sufferings of Venezuelan economy are hardly unknown these days. Inflation over 10,000 %, massive scarcity of basic products, an insignificant salary, rising dollar black market, cash almost inexistent, and so on. These issues are not isolated in the void. They bring deep social hardships. The critical impoverishment of many Venezuelans who struggle to eat on a...
Serbian entrepreneur Pavle Krivokuca. Photo by: Pavle Krivokuca Official Youtube account.
BELGRADE, Serbia (ViaNews) - Young entrepreneurs in Serbia, although full of ideas and enthusiasm face many of the challenges shared by other Europeans. Among those challenges are initial funding, risk aversion, high initial costs, market uncertainty, and today's fast-paced market changes. Coworking spaces are offices which share equipment, ideas, knowledge, and promise to deliver solutions to some of these...
Women in the workforce.
WASHINGTON (ViaNews) - In the wake of campaigns such as the #NoMakeup movement and the social media shattering #MeToo, women’s voices on beauty, harassment, discrimination and double standards are becoming more powerful in the political and social arenas. But what role does a women’s femininity (or lack thereof) play in her experience in the business world? Professor Martha Rampton, Ph.D....
Porsche headquarters in Stuttgart, Germany. Photo by: Morio
LISBON, Portugal (ViaNews) - We met with Philipp von Hagen in November 2017 for an interview at the Lisbon's Web Summit to understand more about Porsche's goals. Mr. Philipp von Hagen has been a Member of the Executive Board at the holding company, Porsche SE, since 2012, where he's responsible for investment management. Mr. von Hagen is also a Director...

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