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!

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.

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.

In July 2015, back with new content and media company

After few years of working with media, time to create my own

What makes You itch? Inspirational video about Education by Alan Watts

Video that inspired me to think about my future and studies (in Denmark) and getting better education.

How AirBnB started (short video)

I like inspiring stories. This time about AirBnB.

5 Lessons on Business Startup Success

No one ever said starting a business was easy. In fact, most successful entrepreneurs will tell you that establishing your own business will take years of hard work, and quite possibly end in failure. However, those same successful people have sage advice for those brave enough to do it anyway. The challenges are significant, but the rewards can be incredible.

Mentoring in Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects

As developer of Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) projects I found this video useful to bookmark it in my blog. Mentoring: We’re Doing It Wrong by Leslie Hawthorn from conference about Open Source Software.

Start Now. No funding needed [inspirational #video]

Inspirational video how to think big, but start small.

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