Personal observations in the Internet Era
Science Magazine picks their Scientific Breakthroughs of the Year for 2013, from growing miniature organs to the big/small world of the human microbiome to transparent brains.
My favorite from the list? CRISPRs, a genetic engineering tool that might change the way we study and manipulate genetics.
Did your favorite scientific breakthrough of the year make the list?
See on Scoop.it - Knowmads, Infocology of the futureInstead of trying to educate more scientists or engineers to drive innovation, we should focus on turning out agile thinkers, says Michael Brooks
The ability to process, synthesise and communicate information efficiently is the…
Slush just started! Meeting up with the Mighty Eagle of Angry Birds. @pvesterbacka @instrumentchamp (på/i Slush 2013)
Touchdown Helsinki! #slush13 @instrumentchamp bit.ly/instrumentchamp2
Time to read..precious moments
(This is part 1 in a multi-part series. If you enjoy this, you may also enjoy Part 2.)
So you want to start a startup? Great. You are here:
Unfortunately, unlike the path our hero takes from left to right, there’s no formula for how you’re going to get to the princess. By definition,…
Popular event with Tor Grønsund and Elance about #LeanStartup and #onlinework
Random guy in Stockholm subway: “How are your RedWings in september?” - Questions you get when buying quality boots=)
Something to read for everyone that are raising funds, will raise funds for a tech startup in the future or maybe working in the VC Industry.
In the shift from high cost of startup to low cost of startup, a shift can also be seen from traditional VC firms providing risk capital like Greylock, to brand VCs like Accel Partners, to funding platforms like Kickstarter and Angellist. Both the technical and financial aspects are important trends that will affect the lives of tech entrepreneurs years ahead.
Do traditional VCs need to adapt to the new platforms, and do they have the ability to change their business model with everything from deal flow, deal size, exit strategies and many more aspects of running a VC firm?
For startups, the new platforms is a great addition to the funding landscape where more alternatives can increase the likelihood of funding for great teams/opportunities and better the terms for the founders.
Do you have any experience with new funding platforms like Kickstarter or Angellist?