The Weekly Roundup July 18 - 22

News from the Network

This week on the Roundup: a call for help, trade numbers, video marketing, scaling, scientific advances, awards, strategic meetings, parties, setting goals, renewables, international successes, protocols, business secrets, milestone achievements, and more!

But first, a job opportuity:

IPBN member Aspire technology is hiring a RAN Optimisation Expert – 5G/4G in Lisbon!

We highly recommend checking out the IPBN JOB BOARD with new and exciting opportunities posted daily from within our network. 

IPBN Algarve committee member Mark McSorley, General Manager at the Magnolia Hotel at Quinta do Lago is trying to help out one of his team members who unfortunately lost her home during the fire. What's more, they lost clothes, electric scooters, EV panels, furniture, and more. Her friends already started a gofund me page, and we are all trying to spread the word and hopefully be able to raise enough money for her to replace what she lost.

IPBN Partner aicep Portugal Global posted that "strong trade and investment links exist between Ireland and Portugal. The value of two-way trade in goods between Ireland and Portugal is over €1.2 billion, and total trade (goods and services) at present is over €2.7 billion, with a growth of 26% YoY." We would like to think that on a small scale, we and all of our members have contributed to this growth.

IPBN member Overcast HQ posted 10 Benefits of Video Marketing for Small Business. Check it out here. 

IPBN member Salmon Software Ltd wants you to discover more about how Caldic’s adoption of Salmon Treasurer helped the business to standardize processes and grow with scale, freeing up its treasury function to become a strategic part of the business.

IPBN member Emma Olohan posted that in recent years, science has been taking major steps to fight cancer, with significant advances that have improved the treatment of the disease and patient quality of life. To learn more and be inspired about Longevity, join them this September in Dublin at the Longevity Summit.

IPBN member The Magnolia Hotel is happy to announce, that they are nominated for a Food and Travel (UK) award under the International Hotel of the Year category! Vote for them here!

IPBN Partner Invest Porto announces its official opening of 42 Porto with the ambition to be “the best technology school in the country.”

IPBN member StrongStep posted that last Friday, their team gathered for the 2nd strategic meeting of the year. With the summer holidays just around the corner, they took a look back at the 1st semester and planned the next steps for 2022!

IPBN member Ageas Seguros' Party is back, to be with the People, the local Mediators, and their Customers. The first party took place in Leiria, at the end of last week, with a strong cultural and sustainability aspect.

IPBN member Saltwater Consulting posted a few ideas around goal setting.

IPBN member KRA Renewables is growing and are excited to introduce you to the newest members of our renewable energy and  solar engineering teams here.

IPBN member Global Shares shared their top ten tips to help your make sure your global ESPP is an international success.

IPBN member BRIDGE IN says remote work is here to stay. It is time for companies to embrace this revolution and build a recruitment strategy that looks at international talent.

IPBN member Pink Room said that yesterday, they celebrated a new protocol with the Coimbra Business School | ISCAC. They consider that collaborating with academic institutions, such as the CBS, is part of their responsibilities. Pink Room's goal is to increase cooperation between both institutions by bringing them closer to the industry, sharing knowledge, and easing the transition of students from academia to the market.

IPBN member Teresa Taveira at Craftable Software warns us to allow for opportunities. The secret to a functional business is having a team that enjoys what they do and likes to learn and share knowledge on the way. If they are not experts on the subject, you will see how quickly they will become one!

IPBN member Blevins Franks shared a link to the proposed budget for 2022 in Portugal which was finally released in April. It does not include major tax reforms, though short-term capital gains would be taxed as income. The tax benefits of the returning residents’ regime will continue.

IPBN member Aspire Technology's acquisition will enable NEC to take on larger radio access network (RAN) projects and provide it with a team of experts who can deliver meaningful automation to network operators, according to Yogarajah Gopikrishna, the head of NEC’s Global Open RAN Centre of Excellence.

IPBN member Joana Glória announced that the Lagos Digital Nomad Community has reached 5000 members! "Thank you to our partners who have invested in Lagos Digital Nomads, and to all the Digital Nomads and Remote Workers who are part of this Community in Lagos!"

IPBN member Xotigo is already looking forward to showcasing the powerful capabilities of the Xotigo Sales Management suite for automotive suppliers at IAA TRANSPORTATION. Hope to see you there!

IPBN member John Paul Prior said that "before Covid hit, one of our most successful events at the store was our Musicmaker Dublin ‘Beer & Gear’ nights. Delighted to get these evenings going again this summer in association with Stone Barrel Brewing Company LTD."