How to Build a Global Center of Innovation Excellence in Salzburg, Austria

Pascal's View

I recently joined the Advisory Board to Gerhard Blechinger , the Rector of the FachHochschule Salzburg, (the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences) and became a guest lecturer on Entrepreneurship at the University.

Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Creative Problem Solving (CPS) Creativity and Self-Expression Inspirational Jack's Notebook Public Speaking Alf Red Austria Creativity Follow the Weasel Germany Innovation“Creativity is Not a Muse, it’s a Choice.” ” Gregg Fraley Yes, that’s my quote, and what this post is all about today. I’m writing this piece to co-publish on a cool new blog called Follow the Weasel.

Small Business Spotlight of the Week: Stinglight Photography

crowdSPRING Blog

If you live near Villach, Austria, we’re happy to introduce this week’s Small Business Spotlight, Stinglight Photography , to you. There comes a time in everyone’s life where it seems like everyone they know gets married. That time in my life is now.

Austrian Entrepreneurs Visit Austin

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News A group of technology entrepreneurs from Austria visited Austin this week as part of a U.S. State Department International Visitors Leadership program. They had meetings with entrepreneurs, government officials and others at Capital Factory, City Hall, TechRanch and other locations around town. Alexa Wesner, the U.S. Ambassador […] The post Austrian Entrepreneurs Visit Austin appeared first on SiliconHills. Austin

Why English Isn't Enough

Babbling VC

My experience with over 20 years in Germany now is that no matter how well someone speaks English, when it comes to the hard things, they prefer German when in the DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region.

The State Department Meets the Lean Startup – Hacking For Diplomacy

Steve Blank

Army veterans and mid-career MBAs hailing not just from the United States but from countries including Saudi Arabia, India, France, Israel and Austria. The academic year is in full swing at Stanford and already we’re deep into our new Hacking for Diplomacy course.

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The State Department Meets the Lean Startup – Hacking For Diplomacy

Steve Blank

Army veterans and mid-career MBAs hailing not just from the United States but from countries including Saudi Arabia, India, France, Israel and Austria. The academic year is in full swing at Stanford and already we’re deep into our new Hacking for Diplomacy course.

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Product Knowledge And Savvy Salesmanship Not Enough When Selling Internationally; Overcoming Cultural Differences Is Essential

YoungUpstarts

In countries such as Germany, Austria and Switzerland, being on time shows you are serious, committed and that the relationship with your buyer is important. By Martin Limbeck, “ NO is Short for Next Opportunity: How Top Sales Professionals Think “.

HBS Entrepreneurs Founded the Most Startup Unicorns of Any MBA Program

View from Seed

As a second-year Harvard Business School student and NextView Ventures MBA Associate, constantly keeping up-to-date with the start-up world, I have heard some skepticism about the ability of MBAs to found top companies.

Why English Isn't Enough

Babbling VC

My experience with over 20 years in Germany now is that no matter how well someone speaks English, when it comes to the hard things, they prefer German when in the DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland) region. As I've had to answer this question so many times at this point, I thought I'd just save myself the time in the future and make a blogpost out of it. If you are going to apply to work for us at Liquid Labs, you have to speak German.

The Case For A Five Hour Workday

YoungUpstarts

Germany’s NPR station interviewed me that same week, and dozens of articles flooded Germany, Austria, Switzerland, India, the UK, and Canada within a week.

It May Be An Open Book, But The EU Ain’t On The Best-Seller List

YoungUpstarts

in the European Union, ranging from less than 5% in Slovenia to more than 20% in Estonia, Austria, the Czech Republic and Germany.”.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

On the road again: This month, TNW Europe is in Istanbul, Dublin, Tel Aviv and Vienna

The Next Web

The week after it’s time for the Pioneers Festival in Vienna (Austria), a young startup and technology event put on by START Europe that looks mighty promising.

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Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

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VC Adventure

We managed to ride into both Austria and Italy on the day’s ride as well, which was pretty neat. A brief foray into Austria.

Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more)

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Saturday, April 17, 2010 Sneak preview, KISSmetrics (and more) Hear the CEO of KISSmetrics give a sneak preview of what hell be presenting at the Startup Lessons Learned conference on April 23 (were less than a week away!):

500 Startups unveils its Fall 2012 accelerator lineup: More international and more sh*t founders say

The Next Web

Startups in this class come from far and away, including Argentina, Austria, Australia, Brazil, Croatia, Denmark, India, Japan, Italy, Latvia & Estonia, Spain, and Taiwan. 500 Startups has announced the 33 newest companies joining its accelerator program this Fall.

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VC Adventure

We managed to ride into both Austria and Italy on the day’s ride as well, which was pretty neat. A brief foray into Austria.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

12 Questions: Meet Bojan Bundalo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

crowdSPRING Blog

Inspiring nature and its position on the roads between Austria and Italy in north-west, and Greece and Turkey in south-east (German, Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman culture), made this area rich in various influences, specially in fields of art and design.

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Invest in Israel Newsletter September 2010 Edition

VC Cafe

TaKaDu, founded in 2009, has launched its service with some of the world’s leading water utilities, including Thames Water in the UK, Wiener Wasserwerke in Austria, Sydney Water and Yarra Valley Water in Australia, Evides Waterbedrijf in the Netherlands, Hagihon in Israel and others.

Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance

Duct Tape Marketing

You can find more information on country-specific guidelines to brush up on documentation: Austria – Telecommunications Act of 2003. Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit Flickr.

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The Power of Defaults in Conversion Optimization

ConversionXL

As Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein have reported in Nudge, “In Germany, which uses an opt-in system, only 12 percent of the citizens gave their consent, whereas in Austria, nearly everyone (99 percent) did.”. Defaults are powerful, often deceivingly so.