Bart van Raalte is Technology Principal at Merapar (merapar.com), which focusses on creating software solutions and architectures for their clients. Merapar is based in The Netherlands, Poland, France and the UK. We talk about how using services from AWS (Amazon Web Services) can dramatically reduce startup costs and creating Proof-of-Concepts. The huge deal being that […]
Sytse Sijbrandij is the CEO at Gitlab, software that aims to make it easier for developers and engineers to build and deploy software. They have integrated Continuous Integration and Deployment into their already existing code repository software to give users one place where they can work on their software. We talked about how Gitlab got […]
Koen The is CEO at Lendahand, a crowdinvesting platform geared towards investing in companies in emerging markets. The platform provides a fast and easy way for entrepeneurs in these markets to set a goal they want to raise, and fund their idea. All about their challenges and the way they help improve the world in […]
Daniëlle Koeken is the founder of qlinker (www.qlinker.nl), the first fully digital housing company in The Netherlands. Started as a startup by housing company Mitros in Utrecht it aims to provide social housing completely through digital channels like chat and Whatsapp. Being the first of it’s kind comes with a lot of challenges but also […]
Bob van Luijt (www.bob.wtf) is the founder at SeMI (www.semi.network/), and together with his team he is creating a decentralised knowledge graph called Weaviate. They are trying to be an open alternative to existing knowledge graphs made by Google and Amazon. Enjoyed this podcast? You will also like the one with VMC.ai.
Ali Niknam is the founder of Bunq, the first fully digital bank of the Netherlands. In this podcast we discussed all the challenges that were faced by Ali and his team in creating and starting a tech company in one of the most regulated sectors in the world. Other topics in this podcast are cryptocurrency, […]
Browsing YouTube in my downtime I came across a video with Christian von Koenigsegg. Von Koenigsegg, founder and CEO of Koenigsegg, builds some of the craziest, beautiful, high-performance cars in the world. As someone with an interest in leadership, the video was fascinating for multiple reasons described below. What kind of leadership lessons can we […]
Jochem Verheul is the CEO and co-founder of VMC, an innovative platform based on blockchain technology used in multiple projects. Their goal is to create a platform where mobility providers can connect to and use, for example for payments but also for ride information. We also talk about blockchain in general, and the confusion and […]