An innovative culinary experience has just popped up on the IJburg island of Amsterdam. IJburg Seveert is a unique pop-up restaurant which serves three-course meals by the beach. Only, instead of having a chef cook from an on-site kitchen, the food is prepared by locals in their own homes, then delivered to the beach side diners through cyclists.
Startups are Hot. Most of the biggest companies of the world were, at a point startups. Google, Facebook, Uber, Alibaba, you name it and you will realize they all started on a small scale in a garage, in someone’s house or backyard and grew to world famous companies.
On a Saturday morning on October 2005 the earth started trembling and vibrating savagely under the feet of the residents of the Northeast Pakistan portending that a great tragedy was on its way. The land of Kashmir, already bleeding and scarred by an endless conflict between Pakistan and India was once again in the eye of the cyclone. This time it was the hand of nature that was knocking brutally on its door. The Pakistani Kashmir was shattered by an earthquake that caused almost 80,000 deaths and left homeless another 4 million people.
In 2013 when the eight-story commercial building Rana Plaza collapsed in Dhaka causing 1,137 deaths, a doctor from California felt that she has a mission there. Jennifer Farrell had been in Bangladesh a year before the accident providing medical training to doctors, students, and youth volunteers along with her mentor. When the fatal accident occurred she noticed that the volunteers they had trained responded to the crisis by organizing with each other through social media, in an attempt to provide help to the trapped victims.
It’s been more than a decade that the second civil war came to an end in Liberia with the country struggling its way through democracy since then. The annual Fragile State Index had considered the West African country as a success story, climbing back, slowly but steadily, from the abyss. This year's data though were disheartening. Liberia shifted 12 spots in the ranking in 5 years falling from number 33 in 2010 to number 21 in 2015.
Talent on the field of technology and venture-capital lately has been working pretty well in Bulgaria. The number of newborn startups has turned the country into South-east Europe's technology hub's. In the continuity of our articles '7 Most Innovative Start-ups' we will present you just few of these start-ups who are leading the 'game'.
The country that hosted "2014 World Championship of Football" and it is on preparation to host the "Olympics 2016" of course we may expect a boom of new start-ups, below you will find some of start-ups that are leading the 'game'.
IMPRA was established under very interesting circumstances. Its three members don´t consider themselves to be actors and don´t know if one day they will. However, their performance speaks for itself. With their NEW FORMS tour they are visiting Czech towns. They are newly-announced Student Thalia Award 2015 winners. Youth Time was present at the awards ceremony. You can find out more about how they got together, their view of the theater and their vision in our interview.
Algeria currently is experiencing a very fast-growing enthusiasm for new technology, a rapidly growing IT market as a result of many Algerian entrepreneurs who are motivated and own all the needed skills to make great ideas real life solutions. In this article we will introduce you just some of these very interesting start-ups with a very promising future.
The University Startup World Cup gathers the most promising student startups and brings them together for one intense week of development and networking. The event is fully funded and will take place from 18th to 22nd of September in Copenhagen. Deadline to apply is June 22nd.