Meet our partners for JADE Spring Meeting 2016!

Main Sponsor

SimonKucher_Logo_CMYK_20130612 Simon-Kucher & Partners Strategy & Marketing Consultants
Simon-Kucher & Partners is a global consulting firm specializing in TopLine Power®, which encompasses strategy, marketing, pricing, and sales. Founded in 1985, the company now has 860 professionals in 30 offices worldwide. Our practice is built on evidence-based, practical strategies for profit improvement via the top line. Simon-Kucher & Partners is regarded as the world’s leading pricing advisor and thought leader. Simon-Kucher’s co-founder Prof. Hermann Simon invented the term ‘Hidden Champions’.
With 2014 sales of EUR 11.8 billion, Covestro is among the world’s largest polymer companies. Business activities are focused on the manufacture of high-tech polymer materials and the development of innovative solutions for products used in many areas of daily life. The main segments served are the automotive, electrical and electronics, construction and sports and leisure industries. Covestro, formerly Bayer MaterialScience, has 30 production sites worldwide and employs approximately 15,700 people (calculated as full-time equivalents) at the end of September 2015.

Supporting Sponsor

Uniplaces is building the global, trusted brand for student accommodation. The online marketplace offers a unique service for students, provides an easy way for students to book their accommodation entirely online. Uniplaces wants students to feel safe when booking and it understands the value of good accommodation providers. We are committed to empower mobility and initiated a few social campaigns; The first Living the Dream Scholarship Program, The Best Erasmus City Award, The Uniplaces Students Academy and The Uniplaces Guarantee.
Pitch Bootcamp 
Pitch Bootcamp is a 2-day programme that joins students and recent-grads with great companies. During these 2 days, 40 youngsters meet 20 companies and capitalize their talent into building great careers. Pitch Bootcamp has already 45 editions between Portugal, Spain and Mozambique and Belarus and will be in more 15 other countries in 2016. It has managed to create 1500+ jobs and empowered 5500+ youngsters by connecting them with great experienced professionals from different business areas. It is rapidly becoming the world’s most impactful career accelerator due to its model based on connecting youngsters with well established, experienced professionals. During the 3 years in which Pitch Bootcamp has existed it has managed to connect participants with more than 650 companies (Microsoft, Google, Deloitte, KPMG, Redbull, Bosch, Ericsson, Cisco). It is an international programme that aims to contribute locally to young talent empowerment and connecting youngsters with great career aspirations with inspiring companies and professionals.

Media Partner

The European Sting 
The European Sting is the new online, Brussels based, European media that was born to bring a different critical and truly independent angle to European News and Affairs. The Sting is giving every day the fierce fight for a better and stronger European Union through constructive criticism and unique insights. We are treating daily in a unique way European Politics, Economics, Foreign Affairs, Business and ICT Agenda. We are committed to bridge the gap between Brussels and the EU member states by freely voicing the views of every European citizen. Tired of reading the basics? Visit and be part of the Hive that disrupts European Media.


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