Appy days in London

Tuesday 29 January Had a great week meeting and seeing lots of people in the startup community in London. Using Airbnb to secure a small appartment in Shoreditch I was well positioned to move around by foot, taxi, bus and underground.  The Bulgarian cleaning lady handed me the key and for three days the place […]

Lessons learned at the Webexpo 2.0 SF 2011

Spotdog’s Oane Hettema and I spent last week in San Francisco at the W2E (Webexpo 2.0). There we enjoyed the great atmosphere of O’Reilly’s web conference in Moscone West. The conference covers many subjects in three days ranging from hardcore coding, user experience (UX) design, advanced webmarketing techniques, startup lessons and funding, and general trends […]

Seedcamp Berlin 2011

Last week I participated as a mentor for Seedcamp Berlin which was held on Thursday 14 april. Most notably the level of startups seems to be improving. The latest insights for startups could be heard mentioned by founders all the time which is a good indication people understand the startup context better and better.