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Female Founders Series: Frau Stock from Smicies

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Carola Antonia Stock (Smicies) is our featured interviewee. (Photo courtesy of C. A. Stock)
Carola Antonia Stock (Smicies) is our featured interviewee. (Photo courtesy of C. A. Stock)

We continue our series of Q&A’s highlighting female entrepreneurs. Today’s interview is with Carola Antonia Stock, co-founder of the local company Smicies, which aims to change the way we snack.

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Changes to The Leipzig Glocal website

in Community/Start up
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!
LeipGlo makes changes periodically to improve for you - and for us too!

We look a bit different now. Let us know if you dig it.

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Riding the red dragon: German startups in Shanghai

in #TechTavern/Glocal/Start up
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, China, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots, with China itself being in Top 10.
DC-Hub sends German startups to Shanghai, to gain Chinese expertise in one of the world's main startup hotspots.

Germany is sending startup founders to Shanghai four weeks at a time, to learn Chinese business culture and approaches to innovation and versatility. The DC-Hub accelerator program is developed between Shanghai and Leipzig, with Basislager Coworking as local partner.

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Open letter to Leipzig Mayor: problem hiring foreigners

in Business/My Leipzig/Society
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)
Leipzig city center. (Photo: maeshelle west-davies)

“Years ago, we dismissed these experiences as isolated cases; however, we now have to admit that integrating qualified foreigners into the German labor market is undermined and sometimes even torpedoed by public authorities and lack of regulations.”

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New Year’s resolution: finding a new job

in Business/Jobs/Leipzig/Leipzig tips
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.
Finding a new job or career could be within your reach as the new year comes.

Being in a crappy employment situation can easily deteriorate your health. If that’s your case, finding a new job ought to be your New Year’s resolution. If you happen to be a STEM professional, this article is especially relevant for you, on how to land the right job without having to move from the Leipzig area.

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Café Oink: carving one’s cozy vegan nook

in Business/Food/My Leipzig

“When I came to Leipzig five years ago for university, I immediately fell in love with the city… in order not to have to leave in search of a ‘proper’ job after finishing my studies, I decided to take matters into my own hands; I dug out my old dream of starting a café.”

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