“If you never actually launch it then you never have to worry about disappointing people <…> So start small and start now” – Justin Jackson, founder of Megamaker, on Startups For the Rest of Us
ProblemIn Tokyo I met a Danish guy at Startup Weekend Tokyo who told me about his friend playing a communication game with his kid. Once a week, he and his family would sit together to discuss the week’s challenges, and give each other tips on how to tackle issues. The parents did this to develop […]
Tot een aantal jaar terug zou ik mezelf omschrijven als cultuurbarbaar. Dit was deels gedreven door desinteresse: ik kon emotieloos naar een schilderij of beeldhouwwerk staren en me afvragen wat er aan het werk in kwestie nou zo mooi was. De andere reden was financieel: zodra iets cultureels geld kostte koos ik eieren voor m’n […]
Understanding the way we learn is super handy to learn more effectively in the future. Here are my 10 key learnings from the world’s most popular MOOC: Learning how to learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects. 1. There are two modes of thinking and you need both ways to learn new […]
You’re probably reading this blogpost because you’re planning to visit Japan very soon…exciting!!! What follows is an overview of my learnings and tips after having spent 3 months in the world’s most inspiring city ;-). Start at the top or just straight to: 5 must-do’s when in Tokyo Itineraries through popular neighborhoods Food Common customs […]
Let’s kick off my Problems Worth Solving challenge with an idea I tested extensively in 2017: ‘the Marktplaats for busy people’. How it all started During a random conversation with one of my friends mid 2017, my friend mentioned that she wanted to sell some of her clothing but didn’t feel like taking the trouble to […]
I once made a product nobody wanted. Physically and mentally drained and lacking another real problem to solve, I decided to get into digital consulting to pay the bills. It didn’t take me long to find out that advising other people what to do wasn’t exactly my cup of tea. I’d rather implement my own […]
During a university course of the master programme Business Information Management a couple of years ago, me and my teammates had to come up with an idea for an app. What started as a uni assignment turned into a great startup adventure. The pitch: do you hate waiting all alone for your friends to arrive […]
Average reading time 5 minutes. “WHAT?!? Did IntoTheGloss just launch its own make up brand?” is the first thing that crosses my mind when I find out about Glossier on ITG. “Why would anyone try to launch another make-up brand in this saturated market?” To say I am skeptical is an understatement. But my skepticism […]
Curious to see how mad I will become chasing Pokemons.
Kenyatta now works as campus manager at Rocketspace in SF. Most inspiring TWISTartups episode so far!
This supermarket clearly thought hard on this.
An interesting collection of quotes.
I remember 6 or 7 years ago when I still lived in Lebanon, my bed was by the window. I would wake up, greet the trees and the sky, smile, and then jump out of bed. Back then I only had access to the internet at university and my father’s company.
– Ghinwa from Lebanon
Even when on holiday, the first thing I check is the availability of internet access at the hotel…:(
I really can’t accept a life without home delivery services and online meal ordering. Its miserable :^(
– Jingwen from China
A project by Jeroen van Loon
The world of coffee can be a tough cookie for non-coffee drinking people.
Lost in translation.
For those who’ve always wanted to spray paint graffiti but never dared to: this is it ;-).
KOVR´s jackets and bags are made from nickel, copper, and polyester, and block every in- and outgoing signal, making it impossible to access personal information. The jackets include a special front pocket for when you want to be reached by phone.
Available by the end of this year for an expected retail price of 500 euro per jacket.
This is genius.
It gets better and better.
Personal favorites at 2:38 and 3:41.
Bill Gross, founder of Idealab @ TED
One to remember.
Interesting TED talk
by Travis himself.