Anna Maske (Germany/Architecture) and Nina Savič (Slovenia/Architecture)

Anna Maske thinks it is extremely important to support young entrepreneurs and perceives this exchange as an investment into the future, not only for the New Entrepreneur Nina, but also for her own business. The two entrepreneurs intend to stay in close contact in order to conduct small projects together. Weiterlesen …

Dr. Rüdiger Krüger (Germany/Education and Training Services) and Javier Orki González Expósito (Spain/Sustainable Tourism)

Dr. Rüdiger Krüger is the director of the Volkshochschule Reckenberg-Ems gGmbH, a further education institution in Germany that offers a broad variety of education and training services, including various educational trips abroad. Mr. Krüger was eager to participate in the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme, because he wanted to profit from a new entrepreneur’s innovative and fresh ideas for his business and was interested in establishing a long-lasting business cooperation.
Javier González has a travel agency in Tenerife, which offers sustainable tourism activities. During his stay in Germany, he got firsthand advice from Dr. Krüger on the quality management and the leading of an internationally operating institution. He further gained insights into almost all of the Volkshochschule’s activities and best practices by collaborating and exchanging knowledge with the employees of each company department. Weiterlesen …

Simon Becker (Germany/Graphic Design) and Tiago Araújo (Portugal/Illustration, Animation and Fine Arts)

Both entrepreneurs have greatly benefitted from the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs programme. Simon Becker was not only able to meet the young and dedicated entrepreneur Tiago Araújo who had new ideas for his company, but also profited from the exchange of personal views and skillsets as well as the widening of work perspectives. To him and his team, the collaboration with an entrepreneur from a different specialization in their sector and from a different European country was very pleasant and valuable. Overall, they have managed to make this relationship successful in spite of the challenges they faced due to COVID-19. Weiterlesen …

Victoria Gosling (Germany/Publishing) and Salwa Benaissa (Czech Republic/Publishing)

Victoria Gosling: “I’ve been a HE for nearly a decade now. I joined the EYE Programme on the recommendation of a friend and fellow entrepreneur, and I haven’t looked back. Each exchange is unique and I gain something different from each one. When Salwa got in touch with me and told me about her project, I knew I wanted to get involved.” Weiterlesen …

Victoria Carreras (Spain/Co-Working) and Enelin Mitt (Estonia/Tourism)

Victoria Carreras: “Although this time our exchange was shorter than usual and desired, it was a great experience to have Enelin with us for those weeks. The energy that she has transmitted to us with her young experience, her security and enthusiasm in her projects. These are the values that reinforce our knowledge and create bonds in our community.” Weiterlesen …

Tina Krajnc (Slovenia/Wood Industry) and Orestis Angouridakis (Greece/Wood Industry)

Tina Krajnc: “I am fully satisfied with the choice made to operate as a HE for a committed and reliable person as Orestis is. It gave me a unique opportunity to enhance my communication and soft skills by supporting Orestis and passing my knowledge on to him – something that I now consider as a very rewarding experience. At the same time, while supporting Orestis in performing his daily activities, I was lucky enough to further improve my skills in assessing diverse wood processing methods as well as strengthen my networking, managerial and marketing knowledge in this field.” Weiterlesen …

Victoria Gosling (Germany/Publishing) and Lieke Kessels (Netherlands/Publishing)

Victoria Gosling (HE) valued the impact the relationship had on The Reader as very satisfying and positive, as all of the set objectives were met during the stay and Lieke (NE) showed a high level of commitment to her work for The Reader Berlin. Victoria was able to gain useful knowledge in the field of PR and marketing through this collaboration. Due to the excellent working relationship both entrepreneurs had, the two intend to stay in contact and hope to develop the Lieke’s business through future cooperation with the possibility of subcontracting. Weiterlesen …

Manca Bitenc (Slovenia/Restaurant) and Marta Demin (Croatia/Crafts and Arts)

Manca Bitenc (HE): “The restaurant I manage in Ljubljana is considered by many as one of the best vegetarian restaurants in Slovenia. The vision at the basis of such success is simple: I try to follow my principles I live and share my interests, knowledge and entrepreneurial experience with newcomers. It thus came as a very natural process to share my knowledge and entrepreneurial enthusiasm with such a passionate person as Marta. We had a really good time together.” Weiterlesen …

Mitja Bitenc (Slovenia/Restaurant and Catering) and Milan Demin (Croatia/Crafts and furniture)

Mitja Bitenc (HE): “I started my own restaurant business back in 2008. Since then I matured a valuable experience in the sector. I was happy to share my knowledge with Milan since I know how important is to have the right persons around you when you start as a new entrepreneur. Milan is passionate about his work and is able to share his passion for ecology and wood working/carpentry. I wish him good luck for his activity and I am sure that we will soon meet again for a new collaboration in the framework of our respective businesses.” Weiterlesen …