Category: Startups

Air Force, Amorana And Investing In Startups

How do sex toys and the Air Force relate to each other? I’m doing Air Force Service for a couple of days. And in the evening, I headed over to the Amorana office for their annual General Assembly. I took the opportunity to talk a bit about how I started investing in startups at the ...

Having An Office VS No Office

We’ve decided that Switzerland will become DFINITY’s next hub after our office in Silicon Valley. We plan to hire as many as 40 people over the next couple of years. Time to look for an office! Jan, Robert and I went looking for a suitable space today in and around Zurich. I took the occasion ...

The Most Elegant Way To Exchange Contact Info

I met Nikola Stojanow, a co-founder of Aeternity, yesterday at the Crypto Valley Conference. While talking about Aeternity is super interesting, one thing that captured my attention was how we exchanged contact info. I think he cracked the problem of how inconvenient it is to exchange contact info in a very elegant way on contactcover.com. ...

Cédric Meets Cédric

Cédric Bollag runs a video project called “Global Tech Box” and we sat down a couple months ago to discuss living with 64 things and building startups. Dive in to see what we discussed! Video Transcription Hey guys, a quick intro: this is a video that I shot some months ago with another Cédric. He ...

The Future Of Personal Investing?

After arriving in LA, I met with my friend Ron who’s working on ‘Round’ (www.investround.com). Round is an app that brings the investment experience that you would usually only get if you are able to invest tens of millions of dollars, to investors of any size. Dive in to see how they leverage technology to ...

Time To Focus, Focus, Focus

While I’m incredibly grateful for the variety of projects I get to interact with and learn from, it’s time to double down. I’ve immensely enjoyed learning from various projects in parallel but I’ve now realized that I need to minimalize the things that are on my mind. Going forward, I’m focusing on DFINITY. A revolutionary ...

What is DFINITY And How I Got Into Crypto

In today’s episode, I talk about how I got involved in crypto by letting someone use my laptop for Bitcoin mining. I also explain what the blockchain is, it’s use cases and how DFINITY is revolutionizing this field. Video Transcript There are probably a million different ways to answer the question “What is DFINITY?” The ...

Meeting Other Young Entrepreneurs In Bali

This Entrepreneur’s Organization trip to Bali was truly one of a kind. We stayed at a five-story bamboo treehouse, explored Ubud and had a number of intense sessions. Only two and a half days but it felt like a full week of unforgettable experiences! Video Transcript So this place is absolutely fascinating. The first thing ...

Content Marketing Fundamentals

Today’s episode is about content marketing. My friend Jordan and I explored how to organically build an audience and what tools to use. Video Transcript Time to start the day with some workouts. We just finished our squats. Time for push-ups. Two hundred and eleven. Enough with the fun stuff. Time to shoot some videos. ...

Q&A Video: How To Decide Which Startup To Invest In

In this episode, I answer some of your questions from previous posts. You’ll find out how I decide which startup to invest in, my tips for sticking to your daily routine and more. Hope you enjoy and looking forward to your comments! Video Transcript Back at the airport, getting ready to go through security and ...

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