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New Tech Press turns 5

Mar 5th, 2014 | By

This month we turn the page on the first five years of New Tech Press, the media and content laboratory of Footwasher Media. With little promotion this site has garnered thousands of subscribers, tested and experimented with multiple platforms and media and helped Footwasher Media establish a unique philosophy of communication.  Managing Editor Joe Basques sits down with Editorial Director Lou Covey to talk about what has been accomplished and what the plans are for the future.

 NTP looks back

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Netherlands’ Brabant Region a one-stop shop for expansion, research

Apr 6th, 2012 | By

Part two of an investigative series on European entrepreneurialism
By Lou Covey, editorial director
New Tech Press

In the previous report, we looked at opportunities in Poland as they continue the process of entering the European Union.  This report goes west where the hub of EU entrepreneurism lies, The Brabant Province.

The Brabant province straddles the border of Belgium and the Netherlands.  To the south it reaches into the Belgian capital city of Brussels the home of IMEC, arguably the leading nanotech research center in the world.  To the north it comprises most of the Dutch southern communities and the …



Interview with BOM Financial Investments

Apr 6th, 2012 | By

The Brabant province straddles the border of Belgium and the Netherlands. To the south it reaches into the Belgian capital city of Brussels the home of IMEC, arguably the leading nanotech research center in the world. To the north it comprises most of the Dutch southern communities and the home of the High Tech Campus in Eindhoven.

New Tech Press sat down with representatives from the northern province Marcel de Haan, Director of Strategic Acquisition and Bodo DeWit, senior project manager, to talk about the one-stop-shop for technology companies looking to expand into Europe.

 

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Poland a bright spot in EU fiscal woes

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

Recently, bad economic news has been almost a daily occurrence out of the European Union, but there are occasional bright spots that miss the regular news cycle.  Poland seems to be one of them.

Poland is due to become an official member of the Euro Zone in January 2012 and is obliged, under the terms of the Treaty of Accession 2003, to replace its current currency, the Zloty, with the Euro, however, the country may adopt the Euro no earlier than 2019.  That’s probably good news for Polish start ups that seem to be able to find plenty of government …