This is the philosophy behind Great Simians and why I love apes, not a detailed description of the company Great Simians. That can be found on our site greatsimians.com How it started It actually started many years ago. I needed a handle online and since I loved apes I chosed Silverback, or to be honest, … Continue reading What about all these apes and what does Great Simians mean?
Congratulations to a great IPO Zendesk, but also to Singapore based Zopim that got $10.9M in shares in the $30M acquisition I do not regularly write about IPOs and companies that go public, but as a long-time customer and fan to Zendesk and as they also is a, by origin, a company from Denmark it … Continue reading Zendesk IPO a success
Try not! Do, or do not. There is no try!
I will be blunt, for me MVP is a glorified way to build a product that lacks both revenue-model as well as business-model. It is all about tech geeks that want to build cool stuff. An inside-out approach. Some might succeed, but millions will and have failed! I have probably already pissed quite a few … Continue reading Why I do not like MVP – minimum viable product
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I have been wrong, very wrong. And I am extremely happy about it! For two days I have been at the Startup Asia 2014 conference here in Singapore. I had low expectations, without a reason I must admit, and in so many ways I am positively surprised. < h3>The Startups There where a huge bunch … Continue reading Startup Asia 2014
Think if a product could tell you to avoid things that your body reacts bad to or if you want to know what triggers your anger, or to identify things and places that makes you happy. That is all something that Heartware can help with. Heartware is an impressive product, even though still in early … Continue reading Heartware – makes your life better
If you are a startup and in Asia do come and pitch Great Simians at the Investor Speed-dating at Startup Asia on Thursday, both me and Carl will be there and we sincerely look forward in meeting a lot of startups and great fellow entrepreneurs. For more info on the event, visit the event page … Continue reading Great Simians at Startup Asia
Last year pivot was the buzzword no 1. Startups who came to the conclusion that they where on the wrong track simply change their business model to do something else. Now I start to see people around the web that tries to build an image of pivot to be something else. Something that has been … Continue reading Don’t glorify the word Pivot