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NKVK joins be.connected

Blog April 17, 2018

Our second umbrella, be.connected, announces today the launch of its second network: De Nederlandse Kamer van Koophandel voor België en Luxemburg (Dutch Chamber of Commerce for Belgium & Luxembourg) is joining the platform. From today, its members will have access to dozens of business opportunities posted on the platform, to more than 5300 companies from […]

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MBA students from the University of Amsterdam visit TIAO

Blog April 11, 2018

Last Friday 6th, the TIAO team received a very special visit at our offices in Brussels: a group of master students from the University of Amsterdam, Msc. Business Administration. During their visit, organised by the Study Association Sefa from the Economics & Business faculty, the students were able to learn from a growing start-up in […]

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What is a moderator?

Blog March 30, 2018

People like to do business with people they know, like and trust: this was the rationale in which COBCOE Connects ( was conceived: a business matchmaking platform for members of British chambers anywhere in the world. But, which is the element that guarantees trust at any level within the platform? The figure of the moderator. […]

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What is a success story?

Blog March 10, 2018

At COBCOE Connects we use different words to describe certain facts or situations involving the platform. In this case, we’d like to describe what we call “Success Story”. Let’s first define it: “success story” is composed of two words: – “Success”: is when we achieve what we are pursuing. – “Story”: the narration of a […]

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Starting to export with TIAO developed platforms COBCOE Connects and be.connected

Blog March 5, 2018

Starting to export should not be seen as a tough and risky path, but the beginning of a new era of business development in your company or business. Challenges do exist though. For example, it might be hard to find a new supplier to trust or an importer or distributor to help you to introduce […]

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COBCOE Connects Moderator’s Interview: Tony Silver

Blog February 13, 2018

Welcome to our new blog section: Moderator’s Interview! In this section, we will be able to discover more about the role of the moderators on COBCOE Connects/be.connected and, particularly, about their functions and visions on the platform. It doesn’t exist a better way to start with the section than interviewing Tony Silver, moderator for the […]

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The Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) launches COBCOE Connects

Blog February 7, 2018

The official launch of COBCOE Connects at the Franco-British Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FBCCI) has taken place this morning, during the SME breakfast organized by the chamber in Paris. The event was hosted by Catherine Le Yaouanc, general manager of the chamber and moderator for COBCOE Connects, with a demonstration presentation by Nicolas Mathieu, […]

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First steps on TIAO developed platform

Blog February 2, 2018

Welcome to Business Matchmaking Platform! Fill your personal and company profile, so that other members easily find you on the search engine. The more information you provide, the easier it will be for other members to find you and start developing business opportunities. Post your first opportunity. “Opportunity” allows you to promote your products or services […]

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TIAO developed platform COBCOE Connects community workshop

Blog November 15, 2017

On November 9th and 10th of November the first TIAO developed platform COBCOE Connects community workshop took place at the premises of BECI (Brussels Enterprises Commerce and Industry). Moderators, partners and the COBCOE Connects team had the possibility to share experiences and success stories and discuss future updates of the platform, including the introduction of […]

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