My first interview showing nipple. ha ha. Go to 7min 43 seconds. From The Europas Awards held by TechCrunch in London. Although Everplaces is in closed beta and not doing press, there is a snippet of info about it here. Thanks to the wonderful @romylondon for this excellent video of TheEuropas: You can see the full story on http://daretoask.tumblr.com/ Credit to Redg Snodgrass, @redgsnodgrass,...
RULES FOR BUILDING STRONG TEAMS
I am totally passionate about building team culture. I like to think of it as building a tribe. I believe it is our strongest competitive asset as a startup, so it’s a core skill CEOs need to acquire. Sadly, many CEO’s actions are driven by their own ego and need for recognition, which is often counter productive for the company. To clarify, all CEO are driven by a need to...
Most app downloads are in the weekend
When should you release your app? Perhaps in the weekend if you want high download figures. According to this chart at least… While the the Android marketplace and Apple’s App Store may have different user bases, both Distimo and Google show that the busiest time for app downloads is the weekend. The most popular time for users to download Android apps is Sunday at 9:00 pm. ...
HOW ENTREPRENEURS THINK DIFFERENTLY
Why can entrepreneurs achieve big results with little ressources? And why can they do stuff faster than much larger companies? It’s because entrepreneurs think differently… Big corps and business school teach us to achieve success by setting goal. You set the goal. Then you work to achieve it in a linear fashion. Entrepreneurs think totally different. We think; this is the...
Winning the talent war
Attracting talent is the key challenge for any company. All other results stem from this. Brilliant products, service and concepts are created by brilliant people, so you are who you hire. Here’s an interesting info graphic on the talent war between some of the giants. Top Prospect (who did the analysis) broke it down into a ratio to compare how many new people were hired for each...