The CIPI Foundation is a no-profit organization legally established as an independent private foundation in Brussels, Belgium. It has been co-founded in 2007 by the CIPI asbl - an Italian interest group and network - that transferred its web of knowledge, experience and assets, and by Paolo Raffone who has generously contributed to its establishment and functioning.
The Foundation's by-laws declare a statement of purpose of bringing accurate and accessible information and knowledge on cutting-edge European and global issues. However, within the scope of its by-laws it can engage in commercial activities provided that it abides to its no-profit status.
The CIPI Foundation is the legal owner of the web portals www.cipi-network.org and www.webeehive.com - the collective intelligence network.
In addition, the Foundation manages multi-language educational, training and coaching courses, and is the publisher of books, periodic reports and papers, and a collection of e-book texts.