Swiss Mobile Basecamp #1 - startupolic
First mobile base camp took place on Wednesday at Swisscom office. Around 100 people, from which a good 80% were working in startups, attended the event. Morten Grauballe explained the story and challenges faced by his company, Red Bend. An interesting point was when he discussed about standards and recommended not to reinvent the wheel. Standards have the advantages to allow for a conversation, create market categories, foster competition, allow to reuse some technology. He also warned entrepreneurs: not everything is a platform (as lot of founders talk about their product as such). Another worthful quote was that ” software is universal, people no”, supporting that team is everything! Martin Tannerfors from Kumquat Labs talked about his start-up experience oversea (in the Bay area) and in Europe. He described 5 personal observations about Bay area, as “don’ts”, that is… don’t: ...
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