An event by EntrepreneurCountry Global gathered one hundred attendees from the Maltese business community for a thought-provoking roundtable on Digital Identity Management at the Malta Stock Exchange on Tuesday afternoon. One proposal raised was that if a Digital Identity Management law-package was adopted, Malta could become a suitable test-market for its wider application.
Malta's economy has diversified substantially in the past 30 years, but an increasingly digital economy needs efficient IT solutions in place. That's why tech giant Microsoft has teamed up with the Government of Malta to strengthen the island's IT sector.
The Maltese start-up THATSpace is the brainchild of Eman Mifsud who found it particularly hard to access a decent working space while finishing his master's studies. After connecting with his two business partners, this problem developed into an idea that eventually turned into a fully-fledged start-up company for converting idle space into offices on demand.
Malcolm Ross has been in the consultancy business since 1972, advising C-Level executives of giant mobile-telecom operators as well as start-ups. Today he acts as a Senior Adviser to Malta-based Ariadne Capital. MaltaProfile met with Malcolm to talk about consultancy, business models and Malta as a start-up location.