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Opening the books on Portugal
PE Probe is a website that aggregates relevant information about Portugal’s economy and finances in English. It showcases statistics, events and documents issued by top organisations across the country. Created by the nonprofit entity Portugal Economy Probe, the website serves as a display window for the country’s assets.
Why it matters
The project is backed by renowned institutions such as the Portuguese Banking Association and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation. The platform is a unique example of competitors getting together for the greater good of the country. What other cooperation initiatives can competing organisations explore to improve the health of their country’s markets and economy?
Have you ever said to yourself “I would pay someone to do this for me”? People lead busy lives and everyday tasks can become quite overwhelming at times.
The Spanish social network Etece tries to solve this problem by putting qualified people in touch with people who are searching for a helping hand. Users choose the fee they are willing to pay for any given service and if the task isn’t done properly, users can even refuse to pay. From moving, deliveries, home repairs to pet care, nearly every service can have a price tag attached to it.
City dwellers will often do anything for 5 minutes in the sun, especially if they live in a big city where buildings offer too much shade. Ray-Ban’s Bright Light application allows people to get the most out of the sun and their sunglasses by locating the spots in the city where the you can get the most rays.