JADE Spring Conference 2018 is on its way: Young entrepreneurs gather in Brussels to shape Europe

Endorsed content The JADE Spring Conference, the main international Junior Enterprise event in Europe, will take place between March 8th and the 11th, in Brussels. This year’s edition will gather over 400 Junior Entrepreneurs – university students – from more than 14 countries in Europe, as well as Brazil, the United States and Tunisia. After […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

The JADE Spring Conference 2017 is casting its shadows before

Sponsored content The European Conference for Junior Entrepreneurs takes place 02.-‐05. March 2017 The JADE Spring Conference is the main international Junior Enterprise event in Europe, bringing together over 300 Junior Entrepreneurs from over 14 countries in the continent, as well as Brazil and Tunisia. In 2017, we are celebrating a very special year for the network: the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

JADE Generations Club 2015: Knowledge vs. competences – Do not wait for the change to happen, but make it happen

Written by Kassandra Petersen Vice-President-Director of Public Affairs Policy, Communication and Alumni Management Microsoft Innovation Center, Brussels: On the 20th of November JADE – European Confederation of Junior Enterprises, organised Generations Club 2015 in Brussels under the theme “An Intergenerational Action Plan on the Entrepreneurial Education & Skills Gap Challenge in Europe”. With this JADE […]

Intergenerational, intercultural, interactive – The 2015 edition of JADE’s Generations Club: Transforming Europe into an entrepreneurial society

Written by Kassandra Petersen, Vice President – Director of Public Affairs Policy, Communication and Alumni Management Under the theme “An Intergenerational Action Plan on the Entrepreneurial Education & Skill Gap Challenge in Europe” JADE’s Generations Club will be presented on November 20th  in its 9th edition. Since the first edition of Generations Club in 2007, the […]

Summer JADE Meeting 2015: We came curious, we left inspired

Under the motto “Think it, Make it, Sell it!” almost 300 Junior Entrepreneurs from 14 different nations came for four days on the end of July together to discuss and learn about business and entrepreneurship, focused on innovation and local impact. In the beautiful scenery of the University of Coimbra in Portugal, a World Heritage […]

Youth Entrepreneurship Issue of the month: JEN, organisers of JADE October Meeting, on why JEs should come together

There is a great debate around which are the most important incentives of entrepreneurship in general. JADE Network, unlike any other Junior Enterprise confederation in the world, is unique in country diversity and heterogeneous in regional development. According to recent studies, done by prestigious organisations like the Global Entrepreneurship Development Institute, show strong correlations between […]

JADE at European Business Summit 2015

Written by Alexandru Ene, Vice President – Head of Communications at JADE, European Confederations of Junior Enterprises In 2015, JADE Network gets under the lens during one of the largest concentrations of business and political leaders of Europe with one sole purpose in mind: to challenge opinion leaders to go deeper into the subject of Junior […]

JADE Spring Meeting 2015: a step forward for Youth Entrepreneurship

Four days full of excitement for entrepreneurship, networking and moments at the intersection of student life and responsibility for the future, this is what briefly describes JADE Spring Meeting 2015: Challenging the Entrepreneurship Status Quo! More than 220 students from 15 different countries and 50 guests from private and public sector (including more than 20 […]

JADE Spring Meeting 2015- Europe’s Junior Entrepreneurs together for 4 days of networking, workshops and forward thinking

The status quo of entrepreneurship – a new challenge? Not long ago, Europe’s crisis changed the mentalities of many about the traditional economy and industry leaders everywhere turned their heads towards youth, especially the unemployed. Knocking at the door is the fact that innovation only is not going to solve many problems and entrepreneurship has […]

JADE Generations Club: Connecting perspectives, changing Europe.

On the 4th of November JADE organised Generations Club 2014 in Brussels, as a unique opportunity to send a message to a European society by skills mismatch and youth unemployment. This invitation-only event brings together senior representatives of the private and public sector and entrepreneurs together with young leaders of some of the biggest youth […]

European Confederation of Junior Enterprises hosts in Geneva the Junior Enterprise World Conference

JADE the European Confederation of Junior Enterprises hosted between the 7th and 10th of August the Junior Enterprise World Conference, with the help of their Junior Enterprises in Geneva, Switzerland. Watch JEWC Trailer: The event gathered around 300 students from 16 countries and 3 continents in an international environment dedicated to grow the entrepreneurial skills and identity […]

European Business Summit 2014: The role of youth entrepreneurship education in EU’s Strategy for Competitiveness

May 28, 2014 News Room Earlier last month, JADE announced its participation as supporting partner of the 12th edition of the European Business Summit (EBS); where it represented the voice of young entrepreneurial students in front of Europe’s most important Business Leaders, Policy makers and Media. Organised by BUSINESSEUROPE and the Federation of Enterprises in […]

EntEx Organises 5 Summer Schools for Young Entrepreneurs across Europe in June/July 2014

May 23, 2014 News Room EntEx, the Entrepreneurship Experience Programme, will run five summer schools in June and July 2014 in London, Barcelona, Bucharest, Berlin and Amsterdam, building on an experienced concept already tested in Brussels. Each event will gather 100 participants. EntEx is designed by young people for young people with a strong interest […]

Meet the Junior Enterprise network at JEWC 2014!

May 7, 2014 News Room Dear Junior Entrepreneur, meet Alex! He is a student willing to go the extra mile for his education in the field of work which he wants to join and ace. Alex is very open-minded; he often travels to places he has never been to and is on the look for […]

JADE Romania Celebrates the 4th Anniversary

May 6, 2014 News Room In 2014, JADE Romania celebrated its 4th year of existence, by organising the annual National Meeting.  The event took place in the capital of Romania, Bucharest, between the 4th and 6th of April. For this, JADE Romania has welcomed the guests coming from different parts of the country, at Ibis […]

45th Anniversary of the French Confederation (Confédération Nationale des Junior Entreprises)

April 18, 2014 News Room On the 2nd of April 2014, approximately 500 Junior Entrepreneurs from the French Confederation (CNJE) met in Paris to celebrate their 45th anniversary. Fostering an entrepreneurial mindset, and more specifically, an innovative direction, the event was a PechaKucha Night! JADE was also there to represent the international movement. For the […]

230 Junior Entrepreneurs and over 70 guests attended the International Congress on “Entrepreneurial Skills for Youth”

March 14, 2014 News Room The International Congress on “Entrepreneurial Skills for Youth”, organized by JADE, took place between 6th and 9th of March, in Brussels. The event gathered 230 Junior Entrepreneurs, of over 22 nationalities, representing 45 Junior Enterprises. Over 70 guests from businesses, entrepreneurs and corporations, European institutions, global organisations, foundations, educational institutions, […]

JADE President opens JADE Spring Meeting 2014

March 11, 2014 News Room Dear Junior Entrepreneurs, dear partners, dear supporters and guests, Welcome at JADE Spring Meeting 2014, the International Congress on Entrepreneurial Skills for Youth! It is a pleasure to welcome you all to our event and I hope that, by the end of it, you will have found something worthwhile to […]

European Development Days 2013

December 2, 2013 News Room Victor Soto, Thiago Millnitz The 8th edition of European Development Days took place between the 26th and the 27th of November, gathering an impressive number of participants that came from all over the world. The working title was “A decent life for all by 2030 – Building a consensus for […]

JADE visits Lithuanian Junior Initiatives

December 2, 2013 News Room The last months have been very busy for JADE Team, with a lot of in-house activities, but also with many travels, either for the national meetings of our Members or other projects. Between 2nd and 7th of November JADE Team travelled to Lithuania, to get in contact with the Junior […]