Julie Meyer has achieved more in her lifetime than most people can even dream of – so she started her own country
So this is where it’s at. Malta. While a bitterly easterly wind refrigerates our mutual home city of London, I finally track Julie Meyer down to the tiny island nation in the southern Mediterranean Sea. It’s early February when we speak and I’d assumed she’d be in the Alps. “Oh no! I’m originally from California, I don’t like to be cold,” she says. “Here, I can go out without any nylons on. It was 20 degrees yesterday. I’ll do anything for this kind of weather.”
Jazz is one of those genres that will never really go away. And now that we’re approaching the hundred year anniversary since the roaring 20s, there seems to have an even bigger revival of the sound, with various jazz-inspired artists and jazz-centric venues sprouting up around Malta. Here are seven of the best…read more on lovinmalta.com
In the run up to Dialogue‘s interview with global business pioneer Julie Meyer, she discusses the strategic importance of Malta – the tiny Mediterranean island from which she is connecting tech startups with big capital.
If you’re visiting Malta for the first time you’ll probably be pleasantly surprised by its relative affordability. From transport, to cocktails, to a brand new nationality – we’ve put a price on everything.
Just so that you are well-prepared ahead of your holiday, here’s a list of what money will get you at various different price points… read more on lovinmalta.com
Testimonials from FTE 2017 UK
"I cannot find enough praise for Julie’s fantastic FTE Investor Summit as well as the Pre-Summit agenda. Not only ground-breaking top-tier content and cutting-edge idea exchange, but also a chance to discover the beauty, history, and dynamism of gorgeous Malta. Malta’s future is as an Innovator’s Utopia, not least due to the rare combination of EU membership and tax advantage."
Premala Matthen – Founder, Premala Matthen Art Advisory
"This conference was immensely valuable. The conference did a great job of showcasing all that Malta has to offer, I was impressed with the opportunity for networking between tech companies, investors, and entrepreneurs. I’ve got a lot to follow up on when I get home."
Richard Parris – Chairman & CEO, Intercede
"Well done, Julie and the team—it was a truly global event within the capital of the Mediterranean. It is inspiring to see what can be achieved with such a rich tapestry of talent centered in one place and built around the entrepreneur. This was the genesis of a movement and a vibe that will inspire others to pursue excellence."
"The summit is an entrepreneur’s dream which offers the opportunity to discover tomorrow’s next big ideas and technologies. Furthermore, it brings me back fondly to the time I was 15 when I stayed a month with a Maltese family, which allowed me to rediscover the island in a different light."
Florence Angles – Head of Risk Management, REYL & Cie Ltd
"I thought the FTE conference was of real value. High caliber attendees and well organized. Julie Meyer and her team do a great service to Malta and the entrepreneurial community as a whole."
Aylon Morley – CIO, Wentworth Hall Family Office
"FTE Summit fused the rich historical and diplomatic legacy of Malta with new thinking, bringing together a global cohort of entrepreneurs, investors, thinkers into what is set to become one of the important annual events of the European venture ecosystem. Look out for FTE 2018!"
Anastasia Andrianova – Co-Founder, Apiro Capital
"The summit brought together global leaders in investment and digital transformative businesses in the delightful environment of Malta and is the most productive event I have attended in a very long time, if not ever."
Michael Moszynski – CEO, LONDON Advertising
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