“I am an entrepreneur” … “I am a co-founder” … “I have a startup“… I loved to say these words. I loved to secretely and modestly brag about my status. I loved to described my idea and being admired for having the balls to making the jump. Oh yes, I loved it! Let’s be honest,…

The tech startup industry is booming; with more and more startups being created daily by wannabe entrepreneurs and unicorn creators, the need for having your employees surrounding you in an office is getting old-fashioned. The office setting is under pressure, with remote video calls, outsourcing, and workers in coffee bars on the rise, is it…

[This article originally appeared on Gild Collective Blog] Let me preface everything by saying I used to be very much in the same mindset that most men and many women are still in. That of, “Women don’t have that much of a disadvantage; they should just work a little harder. It’s not worth worrying about.” After…

I am a geek (or developer if you like) with entrepreneurial drive. I founded 3 startups, one of them which went through an international accelerator. This  experience allowed me to personally observe roughly 40 young startups in their life cycle. Observing the good and bad things they did. Most of them are zombies by now but some did a great…

I sometimes get asked what is the best way to approach certain situations when starting a startup. A few days ago, I was talking with a good friend of mine whose brother has been thinking of forming his own startup. The conversation naturally turned around to my own experiences in starting a business. One of the questions was…

It is quite common to read how startup entrepreneurs fall in easy to avoid mistakes, but why is that so? Is there really a way to avoid making these? We grouped the most common ones and shared some thoughts on these.      Startup entrepreneurs face tough decisions and challenges about their business activities constantly. They are required…

The startup ecosystem is booming. Every couple of weeks we read how startups of questionable value get investments of millions of dollars, while others struggle to survive. Together with the incredible need to match dissatisfaction at work and the ability to build a sustainable business, with entrepreneurship we have seen a side trend that has been taking…

How I learnt about what it means to be entrepreneur and the consequences of leaving a stable job.   I have always had this irrational need to try something new. I get bored easily and also easily distracted by new things. I have deep interest for and like to learn new things. If I don’t…