8 videos from pitch session at Startup Slalom + Startup Wise Guys B2B hackathon (Riga, Latvia; August 2017)

I am very often asked to give some advice about startups and freelance, even if I do not consider myself as start-up expert at all, but at TechHub Riga events. Somehow I learned to ask nasty questions about business model(s) and cash flow, research and “did you Google it?” with “there is an app for that already” and so on… Here are idea pitch where you can learn, find answers and mistakes on how to pitch idea!

I will speak at WordPress Latvia Meetup (August 2017)

It took long, but finally, I am back in Latvia for some time and also will do something useful, like speak at WordPress Latvia Meetup next week. I am doing full-time freelance since 2008 and only from 2012, I started turning it into entrepreneurial business. It’s fun and bumpy ride and worth to take. I’ll share also some parts of this ride.

Luxury lifestyle… on Social Media

Discovery of the day: video “People Get A Private Jet For A Day”. So You wanna post like Kylie and Kendall. There are companies who are giving free rides to YouTubers, just to attract new clients. I like the idea as marketer. Because, if plane is not flying it cost money, but if it can …

Let’s start vlog! [2017-W01 / 001]

In the end of 2014 I said that I want to make videoblogs. I never did in English. So, let’s start vlog! Back in June 2016, I said that I’ll restart my vlogging. Only then I didn’t know that I’ll return to Denmark and will start study again. Better later than never. And… video monetization is switched OFF!

My Christmas 2016

Since teenage years, I never was big fan of Christmas, but this year I loved Christmas Eve with sister’s family. Maybe, because I am becoming older and Grinch inside me is fading away… This is, probably, reason why this year there are almost no photos from event.

I am painting like in kindergarten (reverse time-lapse video)

While discussing our exam in Innovation and Entrepreneurship with my group, there was painting workshop at same place in school. We joined as part of our creative thinking process.

Testing GoPro video modes: flat vs. Gopro ( + ProTune)

Testing GoPro video modes for next nightlife videos. Small comparison of flat vs. Gopro and how well work with ProTune afterwards.

BarMix Vejle (2016-11-18)

Some pictures from Bar Mix in Vejle. Good parties doesn’t require reason.

5 Affordable Places To Cycle

This list is the 5 affordable places you can cycle. They are all places that are beautiful and adventurous. These places will have you wanting to visit them all, and more than once. The most important thing is to go and have a great time!

Shooting stars in Aarhus, Denmark (student party video)

After spending 3 weeks in Denmark, with few classmates we established nice tradition to go out on Tuesdays and sometimes on weekend. Last weekend, on Friday, we went to local bar/club in Vejle, Denmark. Spending 90 minutes there, we went to Aarhus. I was amazed how many students there were are out in the streets during Friday’s night.

ReStart with video content (Vlog 20160612)

Restarting or starting video blog again. Small explanation why I quit without even started.

Latvian Startup association’s launch event (photo gallery) – #STARTinLATVIA +video

On March 9th I visited Latvian Startup association’s launch event in TechHub Riga. I guess that was one of first bigger events I visited after returning from Odense.

When NOT to publish selfies

Today I found good answer to selfie posters. When NOT to publish selfies / images / posts online?

Your bookshelf should be a reflection of all the people whose work you admire

“Your bookshelf should be a reflection of all the people whose work you admire – which, in a sense, creates a “mood board” of who and what you ultimately want to create and become yourself “by Nicolas Cole

Happy Easter! (2016)

This is how look our Easter eggs this year. Made by my mother and brother in Latvia.

Happy birthday, Paulius!

Birthday of Paulius in one and half minute. Paulius was my flatmate in Odensē.

Riga’s Town Hall Square at night

After wonderful day in city, on the way back to home, Riga’s Town Hall Square at nigh.

Valentine’s day spot in Riga, Latvia (Timelapse video)

My Valentine’s day spot in Riga. On Kipsala with view to Riga Old town. Small timelapse video.

Copy.com discontinued

Sorry to see go copy.com, which I used many years. I was one of first users. First they downsized bonuses (as I was expecting that anyway). I already uninstalled my desktop application…

Essential Steps to Fail-Proof Your Startup (guest post)

Possessing a personal initiative for establishing and running a small business is a trait that should be nurtured and developed. One of the key elements of this process is learning how to behave when you find yourself in dire financial straits. Many business owners, especially younger ones, give up after an initial failure and never make a new go in the startup field. This is why we have prepared some steps that should help every new startup launcher cope with failing.


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