Category Archives: Entrepreneur

EEF stimulating evolution of entrepreneurship in Europe

Yesterday, European Entrepreneurship Foundation celebrated its 8th anniversary at Demola Budapest. I remember, a few years ago on First Mondays, the key themes were new ventures and successful investments. Yesterday, I saw experienced entrepreneurs talking about exits and their next … Continue reading

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5 Lessons Learned, Travelling with an Entrepreneur

One way to get to know one is to travel with one. I recently went on a trip to Berlin with my life mentor, Peter Zaboji, president of European Entrepreneurship Foundation. I’m a frequent traveler, but I did learn a few lessons from this … Continue reading

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Oldest Companies on Earth

Would it sound strange to you if we compared life expectancy of humans Vs companies? Because if we did, you’d be surprised how immaturely companies die – and I’m talking about the Fortune 500 category here. With life expectancy of … Continue reading

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How to turn an unfulfilled wish into 1 million downloads – The travelling intrapreneur

During my recent startup tour in Athens, Greece, I bumped into Dimitris and Manos, a duo of serial entrepreneurs. In this post, I’m hunting the secret of what it takes to reach 1 million downloads for a mobile app. Do you … Continue reading

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The “we ended up doing it ourselves” mentality. Render.st & The Travelling Intrapreneur

I’ve met this startup of 3 entrepreneurs while on my startup tour in Bucharest. I heard that they built a service that “renders good looking streets and buildings” !? – I have to see this!

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The travelling intrapreneur: Solitaire being a lonely game is not fair. They changed the status quo. Solitaire Arena by Mavenhut

While on my latest startup tour in Bucharest, I’ve met the Mavenhut folks who famously got a hundred thousand users within 3 months by launching a social solitaire (?) game. I couldn’t wait to see them in person.

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Napkin Series: Hardware as a Single Point of Failure? Not really …

Looking at the root cause of several cloud outages, it’s neither power outage, nor hardware crash. Not even natural disaster. We made hardware, disks, network, cooling, power, even data centers redundant and we arrived at the next challenge: the software. … Continue reading

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