Entries by Nicolai Wadstrom

AI is going to change everything

We are on the brink of a major disruption, which we think might be bigger than the industrial revolution. At BootstrapLabs we are focusing heavily on a major shift that is impacting almost every sector: Artificial Intelligence – AI. AI has reached an inflection point, where it can now be applied to quickly drive efficient returns, and in our […]

Applied AI: eHealth & the human genome

At the recent TED conference, Riccardo Sabatini, spoke about the amazing potential from our recent understanding of the entire human genome. He wheeled 175 huge books with over 260 thousand pages, each  filled with A, G, T and Cs, containing the entire DNA of Craig Venter. Predicting (and preventing) health issues. He turned the page and read a sequence […]

Applied AI: DIY self driving car

The First Person to Hack the iPhone Built a Self-Driving Car. In His Garage. Using Artificial Intelligence software and consumer-grade cameras – that have become good enough to allow a clever tinkerer to create a low-cost self-driving system for just about any car. That tinkerer and hacker is George Hotz. The technology he is building represents an […]

The Unicorn Factory: De/Coding and Leveraging Silicon Valley – Event with BootstrapLabs in Stockholm, Sweden

Nicolai Wadstrom, Founder and CEO of BootstrapLabs and Magnus Bergman, Venture Investment Partner at BootstrapLabs will share with Swedish entrepreneurs, local angels and the SUP46 community their journey and best tips on how to become the next unicorn! Attendees will also receive valuable insights and learn how companies like Prezi scale from a small office […]

AngelList Syndicates 1-0-1

As most you know I have been an early supporter of what Naval and his team is doing with AngelList, I think AngelList is disrupting the whole angel and early-stage Venture Capital landscape, and thus we are also an investor in AngelList. Because I get a lot of questions about how AngelList works in general and about […]

Prezi raises $57M growth equity round, BootstrapLabs portfolio follow-on funding pass $90M

Our portfolio company Prezi, that has been eating away at Microsoft’s Powerpoint and Apple’s Keynote market shares for the last few years, is poised to become a far more mainstream product than some might have previously thought. It’s making two major announcements today. The company announced this week on stage at Slush in Helsinki — that it has […]