Category Archives: Startup

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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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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Check up your SaaS business or business idea in 10 mins

What’s this? Many of us believe in regular checkups to keep an up-to-date awareness of our health status. Checkups also give us a chance to consult a doctor about lifestyle and longer-term things. Year on year, doctors learn more and more about … Continue reading

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Business Model Generation with LEGO

A picture tells a thousand words. A LEGO model tells a thousand pictures and metaphors. LEGO SERIOUSPLAY turns planning meetings and workshops into a fun exercise and shifts participants into a “flow” state that we only experience while we play, … Continue reading

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Why startups love the Cloud?

Startups are born into the Cloud era and they feel as comfortable with it as my 3-yr old with the touch screen. What’s the psychology behind this other than evolution and the cool behavior of generation X/Y folks?

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