General

My (blog’s) elevator pitch

In an attempt to start blogging more frequently I watched a recording of Michael Hyatt’s webinar “Blog Faster and Blog Smarter“.  Today I’ve started reading a challenge called “31 Days to Build a Better Blog“. The first challenge is to write an elevator pitch for your blog (or actually what I’m [...]





General

Hidden iOS gestures

I’ve discovered some really handy time-saving hidden gestures in iOS: Swipe down in mail to minimize the compose window Swipe left or right to delete digits in the calculator Tap and hold the “123” button to type one symbol Tap-tap-swipe for one handed zooming in Google Maps For more from where these came from please [...]



General

How to say ‘no’

At some point in your career you will have more requests coming your way than you possibly can handle. Having three meetings at the same time at different locations is physically impossible and in such cases I find it relatively easy to say no. At other times it is more difficult. I just listened to a great podcast on this topic with [...]


Entrepreneurship

Series A funding advice

When two of the VCs I’m following refer to a blogpost at the same time it must be a good read. It’s a post about raising a series A for a fintech startup eShares and it contains some valuable advice generally applicable to the fundraising process as well as a copy of the pitch deck.  The investors who won’t invest will [...]


Entrepreneurship

How to define Startup and Scaleup