Code Club UK celebrates its first birthday, invites the whole world to the party

The Next Web

The first Code Club World communities will be in Luxembourg and Kiev and will be run by web developer Patrick Welfringer and TA Venture Director and IDCEE conference organizer Viktoriya Tigipko. Earlier this year, British chip design company ARM said it would support and fund up to 1,000 more after school coding clubs across the UK.


Why you should pay attention to these 8 emerging tech hubs

The Next Web

Dubbed by Forbes as the most inventive city in the world due to its “patent intensity”, Eindhoven is a hotbed for hardware design and high-tech innovation. Perhaps we’ll be looking to Bangkok, Rio de Janeiro, Luxembourg, Toronto, Auckland, Beirut or Lagos? This post originally appeared on the TransferWise blog. TransferWise is the clever new way to transfer money between countries, from the people the people who built Skype and PayPal.


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Generate and Transformify: Umbrella Solutions to Help Businesses Hire Top Talent Worldwide

Transformify - Recruiting

To provide a solution to the business, Transformify Recruitment CRM and Generate have designed an end-to-end solution that tremendously cuts the costs and mitigates the risks associated with relocating employees to new countries. London, 18.08.2018. Transformify Recruitment CRM and Generate FS have joined forces to help employers hire top talent worldwide.


Q&A with Mangrove VC partner Michael Jackson: “You don’t build code at a party”

The Next Web

One of the biggest names behind Luxembourg-based Mangrove is Michael Jackson. I have a belief that companies need talent and the value creation is probably within larger companies, a company like SAP, which has tens of thousands of engineers, software designers and so on in Germany and if they had spread themselves across 10,000 startups maybe it would never have existed. Like many top VC firms, Mangrove Capital has been increasing its focus on Berlin this past year.


#OWS: one insider's view on how banking lost its way (and what to do next)

Fred Destin

The drift was starting: I remember being part of designing and implemented a new type of tax-deductible tier I financing for Deutsche Bank using an obscure Luxembourg-issued quasi equity instrument. Want to buy some Luxembourg bank exposure coupled with a barrier option on a given foreign exchange pair ? I spent the first years of my career in derivatives. I made it Executive Director at Goldman Sachs before I decided to pack it in.