Secondary school girls’ interest in digital careers in Malta

Part of the Women in Digital initiative of eSkills Malta Foundation and in follow-up to the 2020 Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta and its recommendations, we is currently undertaking a survey of perceptions among secondary school students and educators on the attractiveness and pursuit of digital careers by girls Read more about Secondary school girls’ interest in digital careers in Malta[…]

The Million Dollar Idea 2021

Ascend Consulting is glad to once again support The Million Dollar Idea startup competition organised by the ICT Students’ Association representing all students at the University of Malta and the Malta College of Arts, Science and Technology. Anamaria Magri Pantea will be one of the judges, joining a great team of other judges and mentors Read more about The Million Dollar Idea 2021[…]

Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector

In follow up to the Analysis of the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector in Malta carried out earlier this year, and part of the “Women in ICT Events” initiative sponsored by eSkills Malta Foundation, Ascend Consulting has organised in November 2020 a series of webinars focused on practical insights & guidance on how to Read more about Series of webinars: Bridging the Gender Gap in the Digital Sector[…]

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[…]

EU Call for tenders on Blockchain & DLT

The European Commission has launched on 21st July 2017 a call for proposals to set-up a European expertise hub on Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. A budget of up to EUR 500,000 is available to support over a 2 years period the creation of a European Blockchain Observatory and Forum and its specific work in: Read more about EU Call for tenders on Blockchain & DLT[…]

“She Started It” film screening

Following the discussion about various actions needed to stimulate women web entrepreneurship that took place at the Startup Europe Week 2017 Malta event we organised earlier this year, we are pleased to announce that one of the first activities in this sense will be the screening of the film “She Started It”. This will take Read more about “She Started It” film screening[…]

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[…]