Hitchhiking is great for business

Hitchwiki at Ouisharefest Paris 2014

Hitchhiking is often considered a dangerous activity, something for people without money: not something people associate with business. My personal experience is quite different because hitchhiking was my road to Damascus, no pun intended. I didn’t make any money from hitchhiking but instead I learned languages, sales, grit and built the biggest online resource for hitchhikers. […]

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London, B2B Pay, Brexit, Vegan SEO

It’s time for some another blog post. I’ll just dump some thoughts in here. Don’t expect a structured piece. (Note to self: Do more of these over the coming months.) In two weeks from now I’ll be in London. Again. More interesting stuff this time. It’ll be Techstars demo day Fintech Week in London for […]

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Accelerating B2B Pay with Nordea Bank

We’re now 3 weeks into the Nordea Bank accelerator program organized by Nestholma. I met Neil more than 9 years ago in Wellington, New Zealand. Back then we had a little business idea that actually worked quite well. A bit too well in fact, and I wasn’t yet able to handle all the traffic that […]

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Gratisbankrekening.com en b2bpay.co

Gratis Bankrekening in Nederland? Met Gratisbankrekening.com ben ik bezig om een overzicht te creëren van gratis bankrekeningen, credit cards en andere manieren om veel goedkoper financiële zaken te kunnen regelen. Zoals bijvoorbeeld geld versturen naar het buitenland – of ontvangen van. De Rabobank rekent zich bijvoorbeeld 10€ voor het ontvangen van 1 penny uit Engeland. Uiteindelijk […]

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19 ways to get traction: a short list

1. Viral marketing 2. Public Relations 3. Unconventional PR 4. Search Engine Marketing 5. Social and display advertising 6. Offline advertising 7. SEO 8. Content Marketing 9. Email marketing 10. Engineering as marketing 11. Targeting blogs 12. Business development 13. Sales 14. Affiliate programs 15. Existing platforms 16. Trade shows 17. Offline events 18. Speaking […]

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P2PValue London Scholarship Application

I scheduled this for posting 2 months in the future. I think it’s nice reusable content and publishing it online is the best way to find it back. I just think it’s not nice to publish it even before it’s actually been decided upon. Scholarship application for the 16-17th March 2015 p2pvalue.eu event in London. ** […]

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Inbox Zero

Sticking to a #Zeroinbox inbox in Gmail has positively changed my life. My rules: If you can handle an email now in 2 minutes or less, read it, do it now and archive it. If you don’t actually want these types of email: unsubscribe, create a filter to not get it in your inbox or […]

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Public Institutions Should Use Free Licenses

On Sat, Nov 8, 2014 at 2:14 PM, wrote: > I had the chance yesterday to talk with folks at SAWBO. Basically as I > understand it, their project is governed by university conditions for > funding, which require the proprietary conditions Ben indicated in his > email. Ok, that’s clear. I hope UIUC will […]

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