Twinfield en UtrechtInc gaan startende bedrijven ondersteunen bij het voeren van hun administratie. Twinfield, de grootste aanbieder van online boekhouden in Europa, vindt het belangrijk dat jonge ondernemers de kracht van het ondernemen in de cloud begrijpen. […]Lees verder
What’s a Startup Weekend like? For 54 hours, I decided to report from the battleground, the beautiful city of Utrecht. The theme of this year, ‘Open Source’, is a jury bonus when the attendees present their startups.
First of all, if you don’t know the difference between running an actual startup and creating a ‘startup’ at Startup Weekend, I suggest you read this excellent blogpost. I try to give you an idea of what a Startup Weekend really feels like in this article. Most of all, a weekend like this is one of the few opportunities in the Netherlands to develop an idea with professional help.
After the opening speech everyone who wanted could pitch their ideas. Right after that, it was voting time. And then the craziness unfolded immediately. It went from sitting there like a good boy or girl, to a chaos I haven’t seen in a while (the good kind of chaos, that is). But what exactly brought all these people here? Time to dive in the chaos.
Rik Stapelbroek, a Small Business & Retail Management student, got here to meet people and find a programmer for his idea. “This is a good environment to find people with the right mindset”, he said. […]Lees verder