Electronic identities are crucial components of the Digital Single Market within the European Member States. 29th September 2018 will be an important day and a great step forward for all European Citizens - and for all European Small Businesses. The Red Tape and administrative hinders will be less when it comes to support digital business and will also mean a lot to obtain the open inner market, not at least when it comes to tenders and procurement.
There are still, just 4 month before the take off, a lot of activities going on and development of systems to support this opportunity that eIDAS means.
Watch this video for a short explanation on how eIDAS works.
Training of Entrepreneurs and business owners has always been a topic to discuss among all of us trying to train and inspire them. What to do - what not to do? What is a must and what is a "no-no"?
Over the years this has of course like anything else changed - and not at least due to the digitalization we see everywhere.
Training in the workplace have changed to be not only on site but also on line. e-Learning have been followed by e-coaching and e-mentoring. We see more and more of video clips and animated videos - and now the first AR and VR based training tolls are popping up.
"We’re planning to launch estcoin — and that’s only the start"
Kaspar Korjus, Managing Director at e-Residency, blogs about the work with launching estcoin. "We’re working to make e-Residency the best option globally for entrepreneurs launching a trusted ICO, while proceeding with three variants of our own ‘estcoin’ under consideration." says Kaspar Korjus.
ICOs are being evaluated as an alternative to shares when bringing investors onboard. "Instead of giving up shares, many startups are now raising finance by issuing their own blockchain-based crypto coins to investors around the world." Kaspar Korjus continues.
"Democratising entrepreneurship wouldn’t just improve the lives of individuals around the world, but also benefit their families, their communities and their countries. It would help unlock global growth and turn new ideas into products and services that can make the world a better place.
However, too many people are currently being held back from their entrepreneurial potential — often just because of their location."
SME Academy Workshop 16th of May 2017
In a recently presented report “The Digital Economy and Society Index” – DESI – we can find the challenges we face in Europe when it comes to infrastructure, use and skills in ICT. If we put our focus on how the small businesses uses internet and the opportunities to be found in the Digital Economy it is actually dramatic.
SME Academy 2017