European Junior Enterprise Network – Ready to take the Step Into the Future?

Endorsed content The Junior Enterprise concept is gathering every year more passionate students that are always looking to do more and better, improving the world where they live with their entrepreneurial spirit. The JADE Spring Conference is the main international Junior Enterprise Network event in Europe, taking place between the 7th and the 10th of […]

The European Sting’s 2018 in most critical review

“This is the EU & the world in 2018 as we stung it and you read the most”, The Sting’s Team addresses its fondest 2019 wishes to our most powerful reader, You. January Trump reshapes the Middle East at the expense of Europe Will the end of QE come along with ECB’s inflation target? Hungary and Ireland […]

“A Junior Enterprise is run only by students.. there are no professors or managers that can help you solve your problems”

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Alex Lanaro, the Treasurer of JADE – European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). I can undoubtedly say that Junior Enterprises changed my life. I started my journey in the network back in May 2016, and my greatest fear was the common one: “Will I have time […]

The Junior Enterprise concept, one of the best ways to develop practical skills

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by David Gomes, the President of JADE – European Confederation of Junior Enterprises (JADE). It is really amazing to start an adventure like the one I decided to take on, especially after 2 years and a half of Junior Enterprise experience, where I learned more than I […]

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 […]

How young entrepreneurs should be supported: what assistance should governments provide?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Nikita Polukeev is a final year student at the University of Westminster. Mr Polukeev 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 and does not necessarily […]

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 […]

How will Brexit affect higher education in the EU?

This article was exclusively written for the Sting by Mr Minhajul Abedin. The opinions expressed in this piece belong strictly to the writer and do not necessarily reflect The European Sting’s view on the topic. The representative organisation for the United Kingdom’s universities has calculated that between 2012 and 2013, EU citizens comprised about 5.5 percent of the total […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]