Insects on the Menu – Entomophagy in Prague

Jiskra loves to experiment with food and began cooking with insects five years ago. The lunch menu was much more extensive than the average insect tasting with mealworms, crickets, grasshoppers and cockroaches on offer. You could eat a three-course cricket meal with crickets in the soup as well as the typically-Czech fried cheese but also covered in chocolate as dessert…

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Creating A Startup Across Oceans And Time Differences

Ece Ergüney is the co-founder of two startups together with her business partner, Milan Hnátek. Their inspiring story shows that motivation is all you need to succeed: they drafted a business plan while they lived on opposite sides of the world and took a unique approach to launching two businesses almost simultaneously. Read the full…

ENTOVIEW WITH EDIBLE BUG SHOP

Skye Blackburn is an entomologist and food scientist living in Australia. She is dedicated to educating people about insects and other invertebrates in a way that is fun and interactive. She is also the owner of Edible Bug Shop and a world leader in edible insect farming techniques, developing edible insect products and educating the general public about…

ENTOVIEW WITH AGRIPROTEIN

AgriProtein is leading a new nutrient recycling industry to deal with the urgent need for new sustainable sources of protein. The man behind AgriProtein, Jason Drew, established the company in 2008 and plans to start a revolution in sustainable animal protein by 2020. http://www.ediblebugfarm.com/blog/entoview-with-agriprotein/

ENTOVIEW WITH BUGSOLUTELY

Not many of us can say that we played a significant part in the start of an idea or concept that shapes the way the world works. Even for those in the right place at the right time, such as for the web innovators of Silicon Valley in the 90s, the next leap forward is…

Age Shouldn’t Matter: Story of Successful Student’s Startup

“Having a challenge and doing new things that no one has ever done before motivates me,” says Vojtech Stehno, the owner and CFO at Foreigners.cz. Together with Andrea Teichmannova they started the company in 2009 when they were both 23-year-old students at the University of Hradec Kralove. http://www.youth-time.eu/articles/age-shouldn-t-matter-story-of-successful-student-s-startup?highlight=WyJvbGVuYSIsImthZ3VpIiwib2xlbmEga2FndWkiXQ==

Ukraine 2014 – Life During Crisis

It was volunteers who did the most at the protest, but politicians were necessary too, especially to help get people out of jail. The politicians also offered the protesters organization and helped them raise their demands. But although some politicians tried, “politicians couldn’t lead the revolution.”

French wine events offer a choice of wax celebrities or sushi

Wine company Dvě Deci is having two events. The most accessible is a French wine tasting at newly opened waxworks Musée Grévin on Celená Street. The May 21 event, just the fourth in the new space, will have wines selected by master sommelier and Dvě Deci cofounder Jean Michel Deluc, who has recommended wines to people ranging…

Gallery: Yoka Sola takes a personal touch to lingerie

French fashion designer Yoka Sola came to Prague seeking to fill a gap in the Czech Republic’s lingerie industry. “I always wanted to create something new, and the idea was to offer something that you couldn’t find in the Czech market: colorful sexy lingerie,” Sola says. Her aim is to offer her clients a personalized…