Enterprise

Sheffield Yoga Centre – Coaching Client

14 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

I would highly recommend Marina Larios as a business coach and mentor for a small enterprise, such as ourselves, Sheffield Yoga Centre. Her approach and support has been invaluable in taking forward some of my ideas and developing a short and medium term strategy from…

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Yee Kwan Ice-cream – Mentoring Circle Participant

14 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

I first met Marina in 2010 when I first set up my business, she led and facilitated a group of female entrepreneurs which I was part of. Marina has helped inspire and empower me to become the business owner I am today. I had little…

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Valb Training – Mentoring Circle Participant

14 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

I have known Marina for several years now and I am a beneficiary of Inova Mentoring Circles. I joined a Mentoring Circle in 2008 after being made redundant from my job. Marina was the facilitator and supported me with my decision to move into self…

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E-KITour

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

E-KIT aims to launch a transnational training program devoted to European rural tourism providers. It is a “Tourism e–Kit”, an online marketing program which can help SMEs of tourism sector to achieve more effective operation through online presence and communication. Nowadays entry to the digital…

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FREE – Female Rural Enterprise Empowerment

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The main objective of the FREE  project is to assist women from rural areas in 5 partner countries (Iceland, UK, Lithuania, Croatia and Bulgaria) to become successful entrepreneurs with a focus on small business development. The main target group is female rural entrepreneurs with a…

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Gamify your Teaching

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The main aim of the Gamify Your Teaching project is to support professional development of vocational competences of teachers and trainers of entrepreneurship and to enhance ICT teaching through an innovative pedagogy and approach to teaching with the use of gamification. To achieve this aim, the project…

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EntrInnO

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The EntrInnO project aims to promote entrepreneurship through gaming, thereby making it accessible and fun to young EU citizens.  EntrInnO is a project funded by the European Commission for addressing the need for optimising the development of entrepreneurship and innovation in Europe. Its main focus…

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EMPOWER

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The European Commission has funded the EMPOWER project to support women across Europe who have suffered or are vulnerable to violence, abuse and trafficking; to improve employability and entrepreneurship skills. Studies have reported that 1 in 4 women across Europe experience domestic violence over their…

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I-BIS

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The IBIS programme is specifically focused on driving innovation in brand new start-ups. It is an initiative of the European Commission to develop a pan-European approach to growing start up businesses. Inspired by the previous European Business Growth Catalyst (EBGC), IBIS has been developed to support the…

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GLOBAL-SPIN

3 August 2017    By Carolyn Usher

The objective of GLOBAL-SPIN is to promote effective internationalisation strategies in Academic Spin-Offs. GLOBAL-SPIN aims to increase the competitiveness of European Academic Spin-Offs by supporting these organisation to deal effectively with the challenges of markets' globalisation. We plan to support entrepreneurs in the decision making…

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