Menu

April 19, 2017

I almost quit MavenHut 6 months after starting it

April 11, 2017

What’s it like to start a company?

January 3, 2017

Best Startup/Business Books I’ve read in 2016

April 20, 2017

Online services and tools I pay for

I was going last week through my “spring cleaning” of things I use online. I’m not talking about the business tools, but the services and tools I use, for my own, personal benefit. So I thought it might be interesting for you to read an article about all the things I can vouch for since […]

Read More

April 9, 2017

RebelBio mentoring in Cork, Ireland

For the next 3-4 months I’ll mostly be in Cork, Ireland, where I’m mentoring the teams for RebelBio, a BioTech accelerator that SOSV has created here about 4 years ago. SOSV is, as some of you may know, the investor in MavenHut and our partner there since 2012. I will actually act as an “entrepreneur […]

Read More

April 3, 2017

Book review: Alex Ferguson – My Autobiography

I’ve been surprised by how much I enjoyed this book. Alex Ferguson managed Manchester United, arguably one of the biggest football clubs in the world, for almost 30 years. His view of management, especially people management, since he worked with multiple generations of footballers, is extremely insightful. I now have a better understanding of how […]

Read More

March 18, 2017

Entrepreneurial Europe vs. Asia and US

Asia’s response to Uber’s global ambitions—unlike Europe’s—was primarily entrepreneurial. from The Upstarts: How Uber, Airbnb, and the Killer Companies of the New Silicon Valley Are Changing the World I think this is the difference between Europe and Asia (in this case) and USA: we, Europeans, put much more focus on help from legislation and institutions, […]

Read More

September 2, 2016

Books I Read in the Last 3 Months

This was initially a small list, part of this article. It got longer, so I created a new article, specifically for it. Following are some of the books I’ve read in the last 3-4 months or so. Altered Carbon – Richard Morgan – a “noir like” SciFi detective book What I Talk About When I […]

Read More

August 31, 2016

Experimenting

I’ve always read a lot since I was about 5 and I learned how to read. The thing is, building MavenHut took a lot of time and I’ve stopped reading as much as I used to. So I decided recently to read more. Reading books gives me a lot of ideas. And the worst thing […]

Read More