Pitch That Won 2 Million

Pitch That Won 2 Million

The tech startup launched their crowdfunding campaign to the public on a Friday. On Monday, only four days into the campaign, the ultimate amount of $2.2 million was reached. The size and speed of the investment constitute an absolute Dutch record.

How to collect 2 million in a week with a pitch? Goods Sharing Platform Peerby did it. This is how.

The Dutch online sharing platform Peerby organized a crowdfunding campaign. Their dream? 1.5 million euro’s for international expansion. The result: more than 2 million euro’s. Within a week.

What we learned from the pitch strategy by Peerby. Read More

10 tips for a good conversation

10 tips for a good conversation

A good conversation is like a miniskirt; short enough to retain interest, but long enough to cover the subject

What is the secret of a good conversation? We give you 10 tips. Why?

Every day, we talk with customers, friends and colleagues.

At home, at work and in the pub. And still most of us are not very good at it.

 

In this TED talk, radio host Celeste Headlee gives you 10 practical tips.

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Lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy

NY-Sandy-flood

NY-Sandy-flood

Sandy was actually predicted by the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (UK), a week before it arrived.

But, in the wake of superstorm Sandy, much of New York City was plunged into darkness.

What can we learn from this big flooding in New York? Read More