Monthly Archives: May 2013

Toadsquare: A “LinkedIn for artists” from Prague Paris at the beginning of the 20th century. The heart of intellectual and artistic life was beating in the Montparnasse neighbourhood. Referred to as les Années Folles (the crazy years); artists flocked to the neighbourhood’s studios and cafes to connect with one another and discuss the latest trends. With today’s ultra-connected society, one would… Read more »

Lessons Learned, Czech Banks Thrive

International Herald Tribune Stable and profitable are not adjectives often used recently to describe the state of Europe’s banks. In the Czech Republic, however, a rigorous and unified financial market supervision system — and lessons learned from banking troubles a decade ago — have laid the foundations for a healthy sector. “The industry is in… Read more »