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[…]

New application deadlines under the ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs

With some of the ERDF Schemes for SMEs being administered on the basis of open rolling calls for proposals, new cut-off dates for submission and evaluation have been announced as follows: SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme Thursday 30th March 2017 at noon Friday 28th April 2017 at noon Wednesday 31st May 2017 at noon Friday Read more about New application deadlines under the ERDF Grant Schemes for SMEs[…]

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[…]

Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event

Women web-entrepreneurship in Malta – round-table discussion and networking of stakeholders – Date: Thursday 9th February 2017, 14:15 – 17:30 Location: MITA Data Centre, St. Venera In the framework of Startup Europe Week 2017, this event is organised by Ascend Consulting – the representative of Women web-entrepreneurs Hubs European Network in Malta, with the support Read more about Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event[…]

Startup Europe Week 2017

Ascend Consulting is proud to have been confirmed as official co-organizer of Startup Europe Week 2017 during the 6th to 10th of February. Glad to be bringing this awesome initiative to Malta as well! See below some statistics from this year and be ready to be part of an even larger initiative in 2017! Check-out Read more about Startup Europe Week 2017[…]

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![…]

ERDF SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme

This is the fifth 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 € 1,000,000, with indicative annual thresholds of €200,000. MAXIMUM GRANT of €4,000, PART-FINANCING up to 80% of the eligible costs. TARGET GROUP: Micro, Small and Medium-sized Read more about ERDF SME Consultancy Services Grant Scheme[…]

ERDF Internationalisation Grant Scheme

This is the fourth ERDF scheme for SMEs launched this year by the Parliamentary Secretariat for the EU Presidency 2017 and EU Funds. This Scheme is managed through an open rolling call with the first cut-off date set for 31st January 2017. Grants shall be awarded to eligible applications scoring at least 50% of the selection Read more about ERDF Internationalisation Grant Scheme[…]