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Choose Preparedness That Comes from Passion

In our new ‘Guide to Investing’ blog series, we’re taking you through seven steps of startup investing. In this sixth blog, find out how to pick a startup to invest in. The prepared startup It’s well known that investors like passionate founders. You can figure… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Tobias Seikel

Tobias Siekel is a Managing Partner at Hanse Ventures, a key institution for digital startups. He’s in charge of operational management, business development and the overall project management with the portfolio firms. He’s also a mentor at Next Media Accelerator and feels privileged to work with young and… Read more

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Ferry Tillekens

We had a chat with Ferry Tillekens, the Community Manager at YES!Delft The Hague, who is attracted to the startup world because of its diversity and versatility. Find out how he thinks he can influence the startup ecosystem in the Netherlands, what’s his mission at… Read more

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Keep Learning and Experimenting

In our new ‘Guide to Investing‘ blog series, we’re taking you through seven steps of startup investing. As a startup investor, you should start by investing small amounts, building your portfolio slowly and being patient. Practice makes perfect, so don’t forget to keep learning and… Read more

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German Startup Changemakers: Thomas Promny

We talked to Thomas Promny, the CEO of Velvet Ventures GmbH and an internet entrepreneur focused on B2B event businesses. He started his first company at the age of 18 and quickly embraced a learning-by-doing attitude. Find out what are his plans for the upcoming months and… Read more

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Dutch Startup Changemakers: Phuong Do

We interviewed Phuong Do, a serial entrepreneur and founder of many companies in tech, design and product. She’s also the Global Head at Startupbootcamp, where her mission is to empower hundreds of startups and scale-ups by helping them to find growth opportunities that can scale… Read more

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Overestimating Yourself and the Startup

In our new ‘Guide to Investing’ blog series, we’re taking you through seven steps of startup investing. People who have successfully invested in real estate, bonds, and equity often think they will be successful at investing in startups. However, it’s an inherently different thing. Find out why… Read more