Entries by Nicolai Wadstrom

BootstrapSummit event in San Francisco, with Foxconn executives, SVB and more!

There is definitely a renaissance in the hardware industry and a slew of incubators, accelerators, crowdfunding platforms and large corporates are jumping in to help, connected hardware startups face the additional challenge beyond building software… One big hurdle for the Hardware 2.0 revolution is to build a global supply chain from a 5-person startup to […]

BootstrapLabs around the world

In the past few weeks, the BootstrapLabs team have been speaking at various events around the world, some highlights: Arabnet Digital Summit (Dubai) Benjamin Levy shared the BootstrapLabs story and spoke about how startups in emerging markets are creating grass-roots empowerment for the future of our global economy at Arabnet Digital Summit. Interesting #accelerator panel […]

Make it work, Make it right, Make it scale

Besides launching startups, I have been a software developer for all of my adult life (and more) – likely also something that made me an entrepreneur over 20 years ago. There is one key thing that I applied for the past 15+ years in software development, and that is the core principals of XP (Extreme Programming, […]

Founders: The only thing that really matters…

I have been telling the entrepreneurs that I meet daily through my work at BootstrapLabs and various panels and keynotes that I do, that I am looking for two things at the core of every founder that I work with: Passion Meaning The first one might be easier to grasp; simply follow your passion, if you […]

2nd Annual RocketSpace Open Innovation Summit

We have 10 Guest passes @ 75% ticket discount.  An awesome deal for under $150! http://openinnovationsummit2013.eventbrite.com/?discount=bootstrapCIP 2nd Annual RocketSpace Open Innovation Summit  You are invited to join an exclusive gathering of futurists, thought leaders, and change makers in corporate innovation for a two day interactive summit. This event is designed for innovation practioners, investment managers, […]

Amongst Hedgehogs and Foxes

Inspired by Andrew Chen’s blog post yesterday and as Isaiah Berlin wrote in “The Hedgehog and the Fox“, in a world where a fox means that you know many little things, and a Hedgehog knows one big thing. Being a Startup Entrepreneur you need to be a Hedgehog with a Fox’s tail, as you need to know the one […]

Startups Exits Event on the 17th Jan, 2013

Join us and corporate development principals and successful entrepreneurs for a special evening event on the topic of Startup Exits. Hear stories from entrepreneurs who’ve sold their companies; how they did it, what they learned and what they would do differently next time. Meet M&A leaders from some of the most active acquirers in the […]

New features for Audiodraft Music Library

Fresh from Audiodraft: We just published our first update from many to come for Audiodraft Music Library. It now allows two new uses – 1) you can request customization for the tracks easily directly from the composer and 2) you are able to bid for the price for a specific license. Both of these are […]

Scandinavian Startup Night at RocketSpace

We know it is last minute, but join us and meet founders of your favorite Scandinavian startups, among others Prezi CEO/Founder Peter Arvai, and hear them reflect on their journey to the Valley. The event is at Rocket Space, what BootstrapLabs and many of our startups call home in San Francisco. Learn how the Scandinavian mindset plays […]