#Entrepreuneurship

Luca Salzano
Luca Salzano
Co-Founder & CMO @Novertur
May 16, 2014

Maybe You Are an Entrepreneur, You Just Don’t Accept It Yet – My Career Curveball

"All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." I like this famous quote of Samuel Beckett. I know it has probably been used a billion times in millions of contexts, but it is the kind of quotes that are really inspiring. Talking about #careercurveballs is a little bit like emphasizing on Beckett's quote [...]

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Haridimos Spinthakis
Haridimos Spinthakis
Executive Director @TEDxHeraklion
October 29, 2013

New-age entrepreneurship in the European South: The next big thing?

Something interesting is taking place in the Mediterranean start up scene. In a supposedly doom economic landscape, companies of high risk -and high potential return on investment- can be found in all of the different time zones and seas. New-age ventures coming out of the Southern Europe economies (Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain) are proliferating […]

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Luca Salzano
Luca Salzano
Co-Founder & CMO @Novertur
May 8, 2013

Founders Must Turn Into Salesmen

I had a marketing teacher famous for his unforgettable lines. Professor Kostecki (that’s his name) will always stay in my memory for explaining the use of “Business Advocacy” instead of “Lobbying” comparing it to saying that one person is “horizontally challenged” instead of “fat”. But Professor Kostecki was also inspiring for the very simple but […]

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Luca Salzano
Luca Salzano
Co-Founder & CMO @Novertur
July 25, 2012

The quest for sustainable business models

Two weeks ago, Henrik Dillman, CEO of the information brokers’ start-up Mancx, revealed the difference between American entrepreneurship and European investors’ requirements regarding business models. In an interview for FastCompany , the entrepreneur justified Mancx’s relocation in San Francisco praising the US entrepreneurship’s spirit. However, this enthusiasm was moderated by the acknowledgement that defining upstream […]

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