Entries by Nicolai Wadstrom

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 […]

BootstrapLabs Welcomes Jeff Hoffman on its Advisory Board

San Francisco, California — Silicon Valley-based BootstrapLabs, a global accelerator for foreign technology startups, today announced that Jeff Hoffman, Founding team member of the Priceline.com group of companies and serial global technology entrepreneur, has joined its Advisory Board. Over the past 2 years, Jeff has spent the majority of his time supporting entrepreneurs and small […]

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, […]

We are excited to announce BootstrapAccelerator Korea!

December 3, 2013, Seoul, Korea and San Francisco, California — Silicon Valley-based BootstrapLabs, a global accelerator for foreign entrepreneurs and Seoul-based Coolidge Corner Investment (CCVC), a technology venture firm with $22M under management, today announce the formation of BootstrapAccelerator Korea, a Seoul-based 6 month accelerator program specifically designed to assist young and promising korean technology […]