Photography

Close to home

We’ve been exploring nature in the Den Bosch region and another really nice area is the nature reserve with an old railway bridge “de Moerputten”. The combination of the bridge, together with the swamp area, which reminded me of hotter and more humid places than the Netherlands (holiday!) made it special. As you can see [...]




Innovation

The evolution of phone calls

This weekend I’ve experience the evolution of phone calls… Whatsapp calling. Although I’ve placed numerous VoIP calls (Skype, SIP etc) before, I believe Whatsapp is changing the game dramatically. With over 800 million users as of this month, no additional installs and a feature that just works it’s a matter of [...]




Entrepreneurship

Final selection day debrief

We did it again! After months of screening and selecting the best of the best and an intense couple of days, together with our 150+ mentor pool, we selected the 11 best high tech startups of the world for the second program of Startupbootcamp HighTechXL. The feedback from the selected startups today ranged from “absolutely amazing [...]




Inspirational

Choice and happiness

I’ve been thinking about happiness a lot lately. Everybody is looking for the ‘secret’ to happiness. There is no secret and there is no single answer. So everyone needs to find it’s own road to happiness. Choice and happiness In general we believe that the more choice, the more freedom we have. But choice also has [...]


Entrepreneurship

How to define Startup and Scaleup