Blog Post + Podcast Episode – Part 2 Last week I published the first part of my conversation with Tomás McKenna recorded in December 2019. Tomás is a former post-doc colleague of mine who left our lab 1,5 years ago to create his own company – Mother – which is developing Virtual Reality (VR)-based approaches… Read More “What kind of company should we be and do we all agree on that?” – Interview with Tomás McKenna (part 2)
Interview with Tomás McKenna, former KI post-doc, who left academia to create his own company. … Read More “You need to have this crazy idea that you believe enough to put your whole career on it” – Interview with Tomás McKenna
For the longest time, I would never think of myself as anything close to an entrepreneur. It’s way too scary, it must be for people who have a perfect business plan ready to go, have investors,… In other words: not me. And I’d probably never be one either, because how does one get from “me-not-an-entrepreneur” to “me-entrepreneur”?… Read More Co-up lab – envisioning yourself as an entrepreneur, or should I use another word?
Ulf Orrenius is now the CEO of a small start-up company with six employees trying to develop new technological solutions for the refinement of biofertilizers which are of better environmental sustainability. After being a technical specialist at the large international company Bombardier for nearly 18 years, his new job deals with a totally different area and tasks.… Read More “Life is a box of new things to be learned”
In my last post on applying for PhD defense at KI I mentioned Trygghetsstiftelsen, and how they can help with finding jobs after you finish your government-related-employment (in this case: PhD). Now that I have actually defended, I had a meeting with them and let me just say: I couldn’t be more impressed!… Read More Trygghetsstiftelsen: Safe when your employment ends
Saturday last week, I attended the Startup Day 2015 at Münchenbryggeriet, Stockholm. This is an annual entreprenurial event, arranged by Stockholm School of Entrepreneurship, gathering around a thousand entrepreneurs and those interested in entrepreneurship. During the event, several talks and investor pitching sessions were held. Those attending the talks had the opportunity to listen to entrepreneurs… Read More Getting inspired at the Startup Day 2015