iLINC’s Achievements In Our First Two Years

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During the first two years of its operation, the iLINC Core Partners have: Provided bespoke legal support to over 500 ICT start-ups and entrepreneurs on a one-to-one basis (238 face-to-face and 286 using web-based queries). Organised 38 legal events for ICT start-ups and entrepreneurs, each with 27 participants on average. Involved 139 students in both of the above, and all of …

iLINC Update – August 2015

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Dear iLINC Friends and Colleagues, As we enter September, I want to share the latest iLINC news. 1. iLINC Network The start of September marks the beginning of the final month of the iLINC project with the European Commission as the lead sponsor/funder. This does not mean that iLINC will cease to exist thereafter, but that it will enter a …

iLINC Update – June 2015

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Dear iLINC Friends and Colleagues, The month of June has seen a number of opportunities emerge for iLINC partners. These opportunities will be the main focus of this update. 1. The iLINC Network iLINC members have been invited by Prof. Karl Okamoto to express their interest in the next IPMeets competition (www.lawmeets.com), thereby adding a European dimension to these pioneering …

iLINC event in Berlin 18-19 May 2015

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On the first day, the research group “Innovation and Entrepreneurship” illustrated how they do research on the hindering and enabling factors of startup ecosystems by means of their Startup Clinics Berlin, covering challenges related not only to law but also to finance, marketing, human resources, business model innovation and process management. Two Berlin-based entrepreneurs showed how the interdisciplinary research approach …

iLINC Update – May 2015

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Dear iLINC Friends and Colleagues, The month of May was very special for iLINC: the third iLINC Best Practice Sharing Event took place in Berlin. It was without a shadow of a doubt a resounding success from all perspectives: the organisation, the people and the themes addressed. The Hamburg/Berlin team went beyond the call of duty as hosts. One of …

iLINC Update – April 2015

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Dear iLINC Friends and Colleagues, It is time once again for an an update on iLINC activities. As suggested in the previous update, this covers four main themes: 1) the network, 2) thought/practice leadership, 3) communications/events and 4) our future. 1. The iLINC Network – Our Performance One of our key objectives is to build the legal incubation capacity in …

iLINC Update – March 2015

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Welcome to the iLINC Update for 2015. The structure for this and future updates will cover: iLINC Network – this will deal with new members and the services provided by members to start-ups. iLINC Leadership – this covers the aspects relating to best practices. iLINC Communications – this covers the various ways in which we communicate about iLINC. iLINC Future …