In August 2016 the RYE Connect project signed up with another associate parter from Oulu, Finland. Business Kitchen is an open meeting and learning environment meant for identifying, co-creating and seizing business opportunities and is established by Universities of Oulu. It offers space, events, networks and services to facilitate ideas and to turn them into new business.
Malou Media has been very successful making commercials, websites and animations since they started their company in Greenland. Behind the company are brothers Mark and Martin Madsen. They both grew up in Nuuk, and moved to Denmark in 2000. They moved back to Greenland to start Malou Media in November 2014. One of the reasons they have moved back to Nuuk is that they wanted to spend more time with their grandparents. Martin got the idea during a summer stay with his grandpare
RYE Connect has had a busy few months visiting schools and colleges across Northern Ireland to deliver RYE Connect Pre-Start Workshops. Schools and colleges eager to get involved included Omagh High School, Limavady High School, St Mary's Limavady, St Comhghalls College Lisnaskea, Dean Maguirc College Carrickmore and South West College. The workshops began by addressing the perceived barriers the young people had about starting a business in Northern Ireland today. Everything