Startups, companies, partnerships or temporary organisations designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model are abundant in our big cities today. One year ago we wrote on this blog about tech startups in Stockholm, and in June this year we wrote an article about the Swedish startup scene in the Incubator Magazine. Today… Continue reading What does it cost to run a startup?
Last week Facebook bought WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock. WhatsApp Inc. was incorporated in California in the summer 2009, which makes the company less than five years old. It has hardly left the start-up phase. The transaction is the largest purchase of a company backed by venture capitalists ever and the deal… Continue reading How Start-up Valuation Works
The power of clearly defined place management and talent attraction strategies. For the third year, WIRED Magazine´s European edition have visited the continent’s start-up hubs to identify the ten tech cities you need to know about. Their conclusion: Europe is on a roll and Stockholm, Sweden is in the midst of it. The Stockholm start-up… Continue reading Stockholm–The Tech Start-up Paradise
Mike Southon and Cris West are the guys behind the Beermat concept and as everything is done on Cobra Beermat’s Lord Karan Bilimoria the founder of Cobra Beer is of cause endorsing their work cool work. Basically they suggest keeping everything short as possible and never large in print than a Cobra Beermat. Start in… Continue reading Business on a Beermat – this is how you build successful founding teams and get going