Deep tech venture support

Another Call for Applications is available under the EIT Digital Venture Program, closing on 5th May 2019. This program supports entrepreneurial teams from 19 countries with deep tech business ideas to finalise their Minimum Viable Product (MVP) and start their business venture. The specific support consists of  up to €15,000 and a six-week Pre-Acceleration Phase.  Read more about Deep tech venture support[…]

Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’

  As the Women Web-entrepreneurs Hubs Malta Coordinator, Ascend Consulting has been involved for some time now in the set up and work of the Women in ICT Focus Group of eSkills Malta Foundation. The eSkills Malta Foundation is the National Coalition forming part of the Grand Coalition for Digital Jobs.  Most of the Digital Read more about Launch of the ‘Guidelines to Increase and Retain Women in ICT’[…]

Further 2017 application deadlines for ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs

  With some of the ERDF Schemes for SMEs being administered on the basis of open rolling calls for proposals, further 2017 cut-off dates for submission of applications beyond the next one of 28th April have been announced. These are as follows: SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme and the SME Internationalisation Grant Scheme 31st May, 30th Read more about Further 2017 application deadlines for ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs[…]

Job opportunity – junior .NET developer

Are you interested to work in the fast growing and disruptive FinTech industry? Would you like to bring your contribution to building an economic environment that easier identifies and precludes potential and further financial crime, bribery and corruption, money laundering and financing of terrorism? One of our clients, DAIS Software Ltd. – an innovative Malta Read more about Job opportunity – junior .NET developer[…]

Malta Startup Weekend 2017

Don’t miss out the opportunity to test your idea and get the full startup experience at the Malta Startup Weekend 2017! This year Malta Startup Weekend comes with a twist: if your idea is based on digital technology, you can validate and continue shaping it by following the next edition of MITA’s YouStartIT programme which Read more about Malta Startup Weekend 2017[…]

Women web-entrepreneurship: where do we go from here?

Anamaria Magri Pantea, The Malta Independent – 16th February 2017 & MITA ICT Features Last week’s European Commission backed Startup Europe Week (SEW), supporting entrepreneurs and startups at a local and regional level, registered more than 200 events across over 150 cities in 40 countries. Malta was no exception. Ascend Consulting, in collaboration with the Read more about Women web-entrepreneurship: where do we go from here?[…]

Women web-entrepreneurship

Anamaria Magri Pantea, The Times of Malta – 25th January 2017 Nowadays the digital economy is moving fast from being a specific segment to being the economy. Almost everything that we do today somehow involves or builds upon ICT. Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) provide essential enabling support across all economic, political, cultural and social Read more about Women web-entrepreneurship[…]

ERDF e-Commerce Grant Scheme

This is the sixth ERDF scheme for SMEs launched this year by the Parliamentary Secretariat for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds. Key characteristics: Overall Scheme BUDGET of € 5,000,000, with indicative annual thresholds of €1,000,000. GRANT of up to 50% of the eligible costs and up to €5,000, subject also to compliance with de Read more about ERDF e-Commerce Grant Scheme[…]

We joined WeHubs! Malta node is on!

Ascend Consulting is proud to be part of WeHubs – the Women Web-Entrepreneurs Hubs network, and be nominated as its point of contact and ambassador for Malta. WeHubs is the first European community, powered by the Startup Europe EU support programme, that connects business ecosystems, harnesses and assists them to further facilitate and provide support Read more about We joined WeHubs! Malta node is on![…]

ZEST Malta 2016

For the second year, Malta Communications Authority with the support of TAKEOFF incubator of the University of Malta and a number of other stakeholders, have organised an excellent event bringing together all relevant players in the Maltese tech entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem. A great line-up of international speakers – from digital entrepreneurs, innovative companies and Read more about ZEST Malta 2016[…]