Lots of people approach me about finding “technical co-founders” “a few great engineers” for their companies. It’s not easy to hire at the moment, much less so in London where the banks and successful Seedcamp startups eat away all the talent (or so). Where to advertise for and find engineers? I usually say “good luck” […]
Category Archives: Entrepreneurship
The peculiarities of education startups
My colleague Carlos forwarded an article today: Most entrepreneurs in education build the wrong type of business, because entrepreneurs think of education as a quality problem. The average person thinks of it as a cost problem. Building in education does not follow an Internet company’s growth curve. Do it because you want to fix problems in […]
What if my local startup scene is lame?
I got several emails after Seedcamp Ljubljana from entrepreneurs who were looking for advice and mentoring. Apart from direct advice, the most common question was “where can I get mentorship and advice in my home town?” I copy pasted this 3 times, and I think it’s a great, if not the only real way to […]
Boring, i know. Thanks a lot to Manuel Gruber for the interview – was a lot of fun. I am looking forward to the final movie.
Was mache ich überhaupt bei Seedcamp
Mit Joel abhängen und Videos drehen: Philipp Möhring (Seedcamp) im Interview: “Deutschland hat einen zu kleinen und großen Markt”
Ein Post, den ich eh schreiben wollte.
Je suis dans le news. Momentan sehe ich die folgenden Makro-Trends, ohne auf einzelnes einzugehen: Online-Offline ist ein Thema, das immer besser umgesetzt wird, wobei sich Startups auf die Nischen konzentrieren müssen, die nicht von den Big Boys wie Google und Groupon angegangen werden. Big Data in allen Bereichen wird immer wichtiger, und erlaubt noch […]
VC vs startup career – Quora blogging
As many others, I’m becoming addicted to Quora – loads of deep and good information and insights on interesting topics. Here’s my (admittedly biased) answer to the question “What’s the case for working as an associate at an early stage venture capital firm rather than a startup?” Some of the skills you develop at an early […]