There’s the Oscars and then there’s the Vtripper Award. Yes, I kid you not. Well, maybe I do, a little. But our very own version of the world’s greatest awards has its own place in tech startup history.
We are thrilled about the new countless opportunities given to Computer Science graduates in Greece. This past week, we went to the University of Crete to speak to the Computer Science Department (CSD) students about scale-up tech entrepreneurship.
As far as lean marketing strategy goes, you can probably not get farther away from the whole concept than Super Bowl commercials. They are very antithesis of everything about lean.
Hustle. Fail. Hustle some more. Fail. Borrow money from your favorite aunt. Hustle. Fail. Repeat the process until you’re stuck with no funding and crippling debt.
Whenever people ask me about startup successes my answer is always simple: product development efficiency.
World War for Entrepreneurship. A grand title I know. Perhaps I even risk exaggerating a little. But please, hear me out first.
Extreme careerism. Defined as “the policy or practice of advancing one’s career often at the cost of one’s integrity,” is the single most destructive force in business, and I may argue, society in general.
To be yourself, or not to be yourself. Which is more helpful in helping you succeed, both professionally and personally?
Inspiration. It’s a funny old thing. One minute you have it, the next it escapes you. One thing is certain though, it is always closer to home than you think.
Going global. You simply have to take the plunge. Make a leap of faith. Or in the words of Nike, Just Do it. Whatever the slogan, the sentiment is the same.