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The Scandis are coming – here’s what they can teach you

By Hallvard Barbogen, Senior Content Executive.

Nordic start-ups are now making their mark on London. Norway has even opened an innovation embassy in Old Street to help Norwegians get to Silicon Roundabout and beyond. 849 more words

Business Innovation

The "Thrill" of the Launch

Urban Engines just announced the introduction of useful new features in our commuter app, driven by some pretty groundbreaking technology we’ve developed. Rather than self-indulgently subjecting readers to a post launch post mortem, I’ve self-indulgently written a parody about product launches in general. 456 more words


An Engineer's View from the Startup Trenches

What life as a software engineer has taught me about the business of startups

Charting the pulse of a startup company is generally the job of an organization’s executive leadership, sales, and marketing. 1,522 more words


Three Simple Plans for Start-Ups

The following is a follow-up post to Three Sorry Excuses for Startups, in which I contended that being a startup is no excuse for bad communication, poor planning, or a lack of solid product foundation. 1,302 more words


Do You Have Practical Courage?

Nobody makes Hollywood movies about characters that don’t have courage.  The warrior who goes to great lengths to put himself or herself on the line for his or her brother-in-arms.   712 more words


Three Sorry Excuses for Startups

A few weeks back I wrote about how big companies need to cut startups some slack on their “should haves,” because with limited resources, startups are brutally prioritizing their “must-haves.” 1,476 more words


Stop Selling. Right Now.

Stereotypical salespeople are always selling. They’re aggressive; they never take no for an answer; they are always supposed to be closing.

But your best salespeople know when to stop selling: 955 more words