4 perspectives for 2023

It might be a bit late for 2023 prophecies, since the year has already started. Nevertheless I wanted to share a few thoughts about what interesting things, I think - and to a large extend hope - we will see starting to materialize in the year ahead as part of growing trends, and what the… Continue reading 4 perspectives for 2023

4 personal learnings from 2022

2022 is behind us. As a person always interested in learning from experience, now is the time to look back and reflect a bit on what the past year provided that can be carried forward and hopefully put to good use in 2023 and beyond. There are many ways to do this, and I have… Continue reading 4 personal learnings from 2022

Moving aside

The other day I met a startup founder, who had been struggling getting his business of the ground as a business for the past couple of years. Despite claiming the ambition of millions of users worldwide, he had only reached a couple of thousand within the first couple of years. While there is always reason… Continue reading Moving aside

Silent opportunities

Preventing something from happening is without any doubt one of the biggest opportunities in healthcare - and perhaps especially digital healthcare. Trying to keep people from developing a medical condition that requires cost medical care is a really good idea for everybody concerned. And given the nature of prevention - and thus lack of physical… Continue reading Silent opportunities

Unleashing impact

A couple of weeks ago I ventured a bit into unknown territory, when I attended the Green Impact Summit in Copenhagen. I wanted to get a firsthand view of what's going on within the world of impact startups and get a sense of how it's progressing from being a lot of great and interesting ideas… Continue reading Unleashing impact

The new reality

Currently it’s not for the fainhearted to follow the developments on the worlds stock exchanges. 15 years of bull market has been replaced by an ugly bear which seems to send anything with an incling of tech down, down, DOWN in the market. Well, it pretty much sends everything down to an extend where it… Continue reading The new reality

What excites you?

What intrigues you the most? Going after the same things everybody else is going after? Or going counter and look in places that most other people have abandoned? I am all for the latter. While I recognize that there are indeed major trends out there and obvious opportunities, I personally find those that run counter… Continue reading What excites you?

Helping university research count

It is always a pleasure when you have the opportunity to go out and share some of the experiences and learnings, you have had, to an audience who need the insights in order to improve their odds of turning ideas into successful startups. I had such an opportunity the other day, when I visited the… Continue reading Helping university research count