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Many changes in Dutch coalition agreement for entrepreneurs

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The new coalition agreement between VVD, CDA, D66 and CU seems to be favorable for entrepreneurs. The agreement starts with the phrase that ‘entrepreneurs are of inestimable value for the country’ and that they are the ‘engine of our economy’. The agreement also stresses that jobs and prosperity in our country are the result of innovative start-ups, family businesses, global […]

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MEET THE START-UP: STUDY BUDDY

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Ever had difficulties with concentrating on your (school) work? Two students from Utrecht invented Study Buddy: a start-up with products that boost your concentration level. The ingredients in the supplements are all natural, proven to make your focus much better. Wimme, one of the co-founders of Study Buddy, always looked for ways to improve his study skills. He always wondered how […]

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How to let regions prosper

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Yesterday I was speaking at the 13th Annual OECD LEED Forum in Prague on ‘Resilient and Diversified Local Economies’, or in more old fashioned academic terms: structural economic change and productivity. It was good to be in the country of Vaclav Havel and Joseph Schumpeter (yes, he was born in Triesch – Moravia, current day Czech Republic). Both great thinkers […]

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