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Be creative at Poligon

Do you want to improve yourself? Want to make some new connections? Do you need some new ideas? The answer is Poligon! It is an incredible community for networking and self-employed people! Click on the link to find out more!

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A Freestyle Interpretation of Money

The Blockchain Academy wrote about the meaning of Money.

What is money?

Well, the question is one that needs much more than just a small reflection in order to be answered conveniently. But for the sake of easiness and simplicity, let’s try -humbly- to squeeze things down to under 300 words. Here we go!

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Marco Houwen

Blockchain and DAO inspired – interview with Marco Houwen

The modern world has experienced an outburst of blockchain events recently. The hyping popularity of this technology has provided rich ground for fostering new business models and applications of it. The challenge that all ideators seem to face sooner or later is how to implement their ideas on the canvas of governmental and legal aspects.  LSBC has met with one of the experts in the area of the blockchainMarco Houwen, one of the leaders of Infrachain.

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Hidden Champions

Hidden champions in the modern world

Hidden champions are relatively small (often S&MEs), but worldwide successful market-leading companies,.which are not widely known to the public. Their prosperity is explained by niche and often..technological orientation, innovative culture,.customer-centered philosophy, commitment to excellence in their area of operations. In addition, the know-how and expertise of such companies are implicit. This provides for their unique nature of success and, respectively, name.

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These are the most inclusive economies in the world

Slow growth and rising inequality have reached a tipping point in many of the world’s advanced economies. The World Economic Forum’s  Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017lays out strategies for cutting the current vicious cycle of stagnation and polarisation of income and opportunities.

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The euro’s decade in Slovenian wallets

1 January 2017 marked the 10th anniversary of Slovenia adopting the euro and 15 years since the adoption of euro banknotes and coins.

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Slovenia’s economy expands

Slovenia’s economy expanded at an annual rate of 2.7% in the second quarter of the year, while working days and seasonally adjusted growth was 1.9%, show the first estimates from the Statistics Office. The overall added value of the Slovenian economy was up by 2.9%.

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Slovenia’s exports up 4.5% in the first half of the year

Slovenia’s merchandise exports rose 4.5% year-on-year in the January-June period, with imports expanding by 1.8% in the same period, the Statistics Office said in a preliminary release on Tuesday.

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Luxembourg breaks records for new office space occupancy

The amount of office space in Luxembourg reached a record high during the first half of 2016. Within six months, the amount of new offices occupied reached nearly 122,000 m², with Kirchberg seeing the most movement with 32 percent of new occupations of offices.

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Slovenia ranks 20th in Social Progress Index

Slovenia has placed 20th in the latest Social Progress Index (SPI) rankings among the 133 participating countries, which puts it in the first place among the Central and Southeast European countries. In the basic human needs category Slovenia placed 15th(with a score of 93.75), while it placed 23rd in the foundations of well-being category (83.13) and 20th in the opportunity category (75.92).

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