Entrepreneurship in a newly shaped Europe: what is the survival kit for a young Catalan and British entrepreneur in 2018?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by João Malhadeiro, member of LisbonPH, the Junior Enterprise of Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon. Mr Malhadeiro is affiliated to the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). JADE is a cordial partner of The European Sting. The opinion expressed in this piece belongs to the writer […]

The role of public affairs in student NGOs

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Giorgio Sleiter, the current Treasurer of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE) for the 2017/2018 term (JADE). The opinion expressed in this piece belongs to the writer and does not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s one. Communication is at the basis of everything. The ability to employ […]

Knowledge management and entrepreneurship: short term vs. long term perspective

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Adrien Lepic, the Secretary General of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE) for the 2017/2018 term (JADE). The opinion expressed in this piece belongs to the writer and does not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s one. In the business environment, there are new challenges everywhere and […]

Entrepreneurship and strategic planning: the enabler

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Diogo Parreira, President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s one. Entrepreneurship is a common word in our daily lexicon. It is about exploiting resources to produce concrete […]

The role of junior entrepreneurs as a bridge between academia and business world

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Anflonso Catone, Vice President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s one. Filling the gap between academia and business world: this is one of the main goals of JADE […]

JADE Handover Ceremony at the European Parliement

The Handover from the 2017 Team to the 2018 Team took place on the 11.07.2017 As every year in July, JADEs Executive Board is changing terms. This is traditionally celebrated with an official handover ceremony where the outgoing Team is presenting the results achieved during the year, the incoming Team gives an outlook to the […]

Macron’s Presidency: what the young generation’s expectations are

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Adrien Lepic, the elected Secretary General of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE) for the 2017/2018 term. The opinion expressed in this piece belongs to the writer and do not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s one. On the 7th of May 2017, the youngest President of […]

JADE Team at the European Business Summit 2017

On the 22nd and 23rd of May, JADE Team had the great opportunity to attend the European Business Summit (EBS) 2017, one of the most important and prestigious events in Brussels, bringing together more than 150 speakers and 2.200 participants so business and politics can discuss and debate on the issues faced at European level. […]

The implications of Brexit on European business, youth entrepreneurship and junior enterprises.

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Md. Minhajul Abedin, Mr Satya Shekhar, Mr Nikita Polukeev and Mr Divyaditya Singh, all student consultants at Westminster Business Consultants (WBC). WBC is a Junior Enterprise in the UK affiliated to the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The opinions expressed within reflect only the writers’ views and not […]

JADE Spring Meeting 2017 – day 3: JADE Academy trainings, networking session and gala dinner – Excellence Awards winners revealed

Endorsed content On their third day of the JADE Spring Conference, Junior Entrepreneurs started by attending workshops hold by Alumni, selected Junior Enterprises or JADE Academy trainers in Solvay University. They then had the opportunity to meet partners and sponsors in a networking session and to exchange their best practices with thematic tables. There was […]

Jade Spring Meeting 2017 – day 2: Coporate workshops, general assembly and magna moment

Endorsed content Corporate workshops and the “momentum” that brought the Junior Enterprises together! The JADE Spring Conference continued with its second day in KU Leuven University. Junior Entrepreneurs had the opportunity of developing and acquiring new skills through the partners’ workshops. JADE’s partners – Simon Kucher & Partners, Covestro, Wavestone, ING, Nike, Amaris, Agorize, EFQM, […]

JADE Spring Meeting 2017– day 1: Excellence awards, panel discussion, keynote speeches

Endorsed content Many people were waiting impatiently for this day to come: The day of JADE Spring Conference, the celebration of JADE’s 25th anniversary and the 50th of the Junior Enterprise concept. After their check-in in the Event’s Hotel des Colonies (situated in the center of Brussels), our guests went to the KU Leuven University […]

How will EU look after French, Dutch and German Elections and what will be the implications for Youth Entrepreneurship?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr João Malhadeiro, member of LisbonPH, the Junior Enterprise of Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Lisbon. Mr Malhadeiro is affiliated to the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE).  JADE is a cordial partner of The European Sting. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position […]

EU-US relations on the dawn of the Trump era

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Krisztian Ivan, Treasurer of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE).  JADE is a cordial partner of The European Sting. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position on the issue.  After the 8th November, when the results of the US presidential election became […]

TTIP: why it is worth not to pull the covers over your head?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mrs Mona Herter, Secretary General of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). The article is published in view of the famous Generations Club of JADE, which is taking place today in Brussels. JADE is a cordial partner of The European Sting. The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and […]

How populist and xenophobic movements in the EU tear apart European businesses and startups

Exclusively written for the Sting by Mr João Malhadeiro, a young entrepreneur affiliated to the European Confederation of Junior Entreprises (JADE). The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position on the issue. Europe’s values and ideologies are under serious threat. Everyday, they are being challenged by the rise of intolerance, racism, xenophobia and […]

Could entrepreneurship be the real cure against the side effects of Brexit?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Krisztian Ivan, Director of the Finance and Private Cooperation at the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). As Donald Tusk very clearly stated on the EPC 20th Anniversary Conference: “the only real alternative of a hard Brexit is no Brexit at all”.[1] Multiple messages suggested from the […]

How can entrepreneurship tackle the migration crisis in the EU?

Exclusively written for the Sting by Mr João Malhadeiro, a young entrepreneur affiliated to the European Confederation of Junior Entreprises (JADE). The opinions expressed within reflect only the writer’s views and not The European Sting’s position on the issue. 1,011,700. When you think of this number what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Iceland’s population? […]

The big challenge of leadership and entrepreneurship in Europe

Exclusively written for The Sting by Mr. Yann Camus, President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprsises (JADE). Nowadays, leaders embody the role models everyone should strive to follow and become. Therefore, leadership skills are what every single company is looking for. A leader guides people through crisis thanks to his vision and his capacity […]

European Junior Enterprises to address the significant skills mismatch in the EU between school and employment

On June 10th this year the European Commission launched the new Skills Agenda for Europe, to which we participated providing our expertise concerning entrepreneurial skills. Europe faces today a number of challenges: on one hand, more and more students every year acquire a degree in secondary and tertiary education; on the other hand we face rising youth unemployment; at the […]

The consequences of Brexit seen by a European young entrepreneur

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Vincent Daher, newly elected Vice-President of JADE, European Confederation of Junior Enterprises. The industrial and financial power of the United Kingdom, which remains one of the three economic engines of the Union behind the Franco-German tandem, benefits the entire economic zone. The aftermath of a potential […]

Tackling youth unemployment through the eyes of a European entrepreneur

Exclusively written for the Sting by Davide Giordano, President of Junior Enterprise Torino Politecnico (J.E.To.P), member of JADE. Nowadays youth unemployment has become a major issue for many european countries, young graduates, with bachelor or master degrees struggle to find their way to work even if they possess good qualifications and skills. In Europe the average youth […]

JADE May Meeting last call for participants – join us in Zagreb

Sponsored Content JADE May Meeting is a event within the JADE network that consists out of 280 Junior Enterprises in 14 countries with 20,000 students. This even will take place in  from 26th of May until 29th of May 2016 in Zagreb School of Economics and Management. The organiser of the event is NEXT Junior […]

Junior Enterprises as a solution for Youth Entrepreneurship

Exclusively written for the Sting by Anna Carolina Zimmermann, Brazilian Ambassador of the Brazilian Confederation of Junior Enterprises – Brasil Júnior in JADE – the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises According to Steven Edwards from UNFPA (United Nations Population Fund), there are about 1.8 billion young people between the ages of 10 and 24 in the […]

The way to entrepreneurship in the developing world

Exclusively written for the Sting by Davide Giordano, President of Junior Enterprise Torino Politecnico (J.E.To.P), member of JADE. Zomato’s adventure started in July 2008, two young consultants, Deepinder Goyal and Pankaj Chaddah, were in the cafeteria of Bain & Company in New Delhi, the consulting firm where they worked. They realized that customers spend a large amount […]

JADE Spring Meeting 2016 highlights

Sponsored Content  The JADE Spring Meeting is the biggest Junior Enterprise event in Europe, taking place each year in Brussels and organized entirely by JADE Team. In 2016, the JSM took place form the 31st of March to the 3rd of April, with the participation of Junior Entrepreneurs form all around Europe, Brazil and Tunisia. […]

JADE Spring Meeting Live Coverage: Entrepreneurial skills in the digital markets

Sponsored Content The day that the European young entrepreneurs were anticipating finally came. Some 200 young entrepreneurs from all around Europe defied the terror that the European capital is suffering since the 22/03 attacks and convened to discuss how they will change Europe through entrepreneurship. The theme of this year’s annual meeting is Industry 4.0. […]

The JADE Spring Meeting is about to begin

Sponsored Content The European Congress for Junior Entrepreneurs opens on the 31st of March The JADE Spring Meeting is the main Junior Enterprise event in Europe, bringing together over 200 Junior Entrepreneurs from over 14 countries in the continent, as well as Brazil and Tunisia. In 2016, the congress will focus on the role of […]

Four major resources for new European young entrepreneurs

Exclusively written for the Sting by Davide Giordano, President of Junior Enterprise Torino Politecnico (J.E.To.P), member of JADE. One year ago I was organizing with my Junior Enterprise our first seminar on the digital revolution, a full immersion of three hours with a social media specialist, Umberto Macchi, free for all students inside our University. Among the […]

An entrepreneurial point-of view on tackling the migration crisis and the risks of abolishing Schengen

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mrs Kassandra Petersen, Vice-President of the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). Being the Head of Public Affairs of a European Confederation of Junior Enterprises and being out at major events in Brussels, has not been easy in the last months. Whenever the question regarding my nationality […]