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    Episode 23: Bix Jacobse

    First aired: Tuesday, 9 February 2016 at 18.00 hours

    Bix Jacobse is director of Groningen Internet Exchange (GIE). "Most people don't the world behind the internet know," he says.

    An alderman knew in 2000 the internet to get higher on the agenda Groningen. "He saw opportunity so far to get an American company to have a major global cable Groningen countries."

    And around it emerged activity, such as a data center. "Some of our functions we performed have become obsolete with time, but our mission is also to ensure that the IT business is in the land region."

    Start-ups come with it. "I am delighted to see that young people are not left on the sidelines." GIE supported young entrepreneurs also Internet services. "PayLogic is a common example."

    Coming Soon startup ambassador Neelie Kroes also to Groningen. "I regret that so much focus is on Amsterdam's happening here too much. And we know each other here, so we help each other. That's the benefit of a compact city. "

    After Groningen Internet Exchange also followed a clearing house in Rotterdam. Jacobse is also director here. "The city asked me to help," said Jacobse.

    This year he also organizes the Holland Web Week. "Groningen is happening in the field of online business than in Eindhoven."

    Website: www.gn-ix.net
    Twitter: Bix Jacobse

    About this program:

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