Seed investors know that the chance of success is limited and that the survival rate of startups is limited.
Seed investors dare to invest because of their American approach. They take care of good and fast information. Between the American approach and the European is a philosophical divide.
When someone with an American approach invests in an early-stage startup, he accepts that the risk of failure is high.
He accepts that of his portfolio, the majority will fail. But by taking much risk he is convinced that a small percentage of its investments makes this amply. These are the new Instagrams, Ubers and Twitters. Read More
half of world’s hospitalizations are due to water-related diseases
One of the millennium targets requires that an additional 1,5 billion people gain access to some form of improved water supply by 2015.
We have a global water challenge. In many countries, millions of poor people must walk hours a day to get water. Or they pay exorbitant prices to private water vendors. And often water quality is poor. Inadequate sanitation makes matters worse. As much as 60% of the world illness is water-related. Read More