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Princess Astrid of Belgium Visits Austin, San Antonio and Other Texas Cities on an Economic Mission


Her Royal Highness Princess Astrid of Belgium is visiting Texas this week on an economic trade mission. Austin San Antonio

This Early Decision Will Have the Single-Biggest Impact on Your Business

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5000 conference how she shaped the future of her company, New Belgium Brewing, before it even produced its first pint of beer

How a Husband-And-Wife Brewery Outlasted the Founders' Marriage

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Kim Jordan, co-founder of the New Belgium Brewing Company, describes to Inc.

Spotify Launched in Austria Today, Rumored To Launch In Belgium, Switzerland This Week


After launching in Austria today, as per the latest reports, Spotify is planning its launch in Belgium and Switzerland this week. Guess it was the launch in the US that was holding back Spotify’s expansion in the rest of Europe. We haven’t had confirmed news regarding this expansion but things have been pretty favorable for us to believe it.

Amazing TNT Belgium Launch

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12 Questions: Meet Raoul Camion (Belgium)

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Raoul lives and works in Vielsalm, Belgium. What is the design industry like in the Belgium? Please tell us about yourself. Mac or PC?

DOOM THURSDAY: Battering Ram by SardoniS - There is a lot more.

Mark Birch

DOOM THURSDAY: Battering Ram by SardoniS - There is a lot more to Belgium than beer, waffles, and the headquarters of the EU. Well, maybe that is not their thing, but Belgium doom band SardoniS has been putting out some decent albums. SardoniS Battering Ram doom metal metal new album BelgiumThere is stoner doom metal.

Vivino Raises $25M On A Round Led By Moet Hennessey’s CEO


The Danish wine discovery company Vivino closes $25M Series B round, says Venturebeat.

Employee-Owned Companies: Good for Business, Not So Hot for Film

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

But the owners of New Belgium Brewing, Namasté Solar, and DPR Construction wouldn''t have it any other way.

How to Sell Out in Style

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So when Ecover, a Belgium-based maker of green cleaning products, acquired Method in September, Ryan and Lowry celebrated in their own way.

Curiosity, Confidence and Fearlessness Shaped Fashion Icon Diane von Furstenberg’s Life


By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News As a little girl in Brussels, Belgium, Diane von Furstenberg did not know what she wanted to do when she grew up but she wanted to be a woman of independence who could pay her own bills and drive her own bus. Austin

Joining The B Team

Seth Levine's VC Adventure

For a long time I’ve been fascinated by the intersection between entrepreneurship and social change. BtheChange.

10 Storytelling Festivals You Must Attend in 2016


We are storytelling animals. Looking at the hundreds of thousands of years of storytelling history, we can see how storytelling has evolved. F.A.T.E.

'Why I Stopped Giving It Away'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Dries Buytaert created Drupal, the platform on which millions of websites are now based, while still a student in his native Belgium.

#OWS: one insider's view on how banking lost its way (and what to do next)

Fred Destin

Early incidents that I was a witness to included the Kingdom of Belgium, that tried to reduce its debt exposure with some funky FX structures and ended up with major leveraged position on Sterling right at the time when Soros decided to attack the currency. I spent the first years of my career in derivatives. But I never looked back.

Why Entrepreneurship Needs Immigrants

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Originally from Belgium, Vandebroek is chief technology officer and president of the innovation group at Xerox. It's not. in 1998 to 24.2%

Top 5 Tech Predictions for 2025

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Futurists and smart thinkers weigh in on the technology that will change how you'll do business. The verdict? The future looks bright.

Make Money & Make the World Better (& What it Has to Do With Your Brain)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

When you do something altruistic, your brain releases a squirt of the neurotransmitter Dopamine, and you feel good. As you give, you receive.

How A Dorm Room Side Project Became The Web's Hottest Operating System

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Dries Buytaert thought maybe a dozen people would ever use his software. Buytaert graduated in 2007. It’s appeared on the Inc. million.)

Spam Laws, Email Marketing, and Compliance

Duct Tape Marketing

Belgium – Etat des lieux en juillet 2003, July 4, 2003. photo credit Flickr. CAN-SPAM Act. But these guidelines don’t stop at the U.S.

Shoestring Marketing Budget? Get Your Customers to Do It For You

Up and Running

In Belgium, you had to dance a happy jig to get your free cola. Get social to generate awareness. Finding more followers. Boosting sales.

Revolutionise the Dreaded Conference Call

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

it’s sooooo long and boring and half the time you can’t even hear Belgium!” – Source. Dreading that meeting? Then make a call. At 10am (GMT) on Thursday the 16 th July 2015 Jeroen Dijsselbloem, Dutch leader of the Eurozone confirmed a bail out for financially unstable Greece. I can’t stand it when I have to be on a conference call….it’s

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World


Inspired by Riots. Entrepreneurs as Outcasts. According to Whitehill, entrepreneurs are “viewed as outcasts in Greece.” These attitudes are widespread.

New speakers + Ignite + streaming locations

Startup Lessons Learned

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 is just around the corner: May 23, 2011 in SF. You have just under a week to get general admission tickets before prices go up. A lot of people missed the early bird rates and wrote to me about it. Don't be late, buy your ticket now. We've also added a number of extremely discounted tickets for full-time students.

Swedish Payments Provider Klarna raises €90 Million for acquisition of SOFORT


SOFORT plugs into e-commerce shops and solutions for Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Italy, Belgium, Poland, and the UK.

6 Tips To Help Entrepreneurs Win And Grow A Strong Customer Base


Michailidis told a story of how he reached out to the CEO of a large grocery chain at his home in Belgium. “I Why so challenging?

Founder Institute doubles down on Europe, now runs 10 startup accelerator programs continent-wide

The Next Web

Applications to the newly launched programs are now open, in addition to applications for long-established programs in Berlin, Paris, Belgium, and Amsterdam. The Founder Institute , the early-stage startup accelerator that aims to ‘globalize Silicon Valley’, is doubling down on Europe big time. Image credit: Ralph Orlowski / Getty Images.

A Beer Drinker's View of the Venture Industry

Genuine VC

A Red Hook IPA didn’t taste like a Sam Adams Lager or the Belgium-style ale at your local brewpub – all of which were very different than a Bud Light. A Red Hook IPA didn’t taste like a Sam Adams Lager or the Belgium-style ale at your local brewpub – all of which were very different than a Bud Light.

Fast-growing Estonian EdTech DreamApply Targets Finland


I went to Belgium to practice my French and to learn about Belgian culture, but I also learned more about Estonian culture and myself. Commercialized since 2011 in Latvia and Estonia, Dreamapply found its niche and has swept across the continent ever since. Beyond figures, the original idea remains unchanged. “I

Northern France leverages their location for entrepreneurs


Editor''s note: Our trip to Northern France was paid for by Nord France Invest. First when you arrive and second when you leave”. The second step?

Holvi to open in 19 European countries, staff acquisitions in three


As of yesterday, Austria will be joined by 18 other countries. Or all of those?

OWA Beer – From Europe And Japan, With Love.


How did a brewer of Japanese origin end up making beer in Belgium of all places? “It was all a little bit strange.”

Augmented Reality Glasses for Firefighters – a firefighter’s initial impression

Jeff Hilimire

” Maybe they have different Standards of Practice in Belgium, but I doubt it. Here is what he had to say: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~.

'Made in the USA' Gets a Makeover

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Now at 30 employees and growing, Made Movement has a client roster that includes New Belgium Brewing and Seventh Generation. manufacturing.

EURO: how short-term politicking is threatening our continent

Fred Destin

The excellent Roger Ehrenberger is angry (" Geting Real "); so am I. The EURO was the result of a great political project taken too far.

Born to Win? Thank Your Big Sister

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New research suggests birth order may determine how you tackle goals. Does that mean one sibling will come out on top? Mom and Dad aren't taking sides.

What Greek Startups Can Teach the World


Whitehill “saw a real resurgence of people in Greece who realize entrepreneurship is the way out of the [economic] challenges they were having.”

Tallinn, Gothenburg Represented At Seedcamp London


Carambla , Ghent, Belgium – Develops apps to help parking owners and cities drive traffic to available off-street parkings. Maily , Brussels, Belgium - Your kid’s first email. I find it interesting to follow what Seedcamp and the other big European accelerators are doing. You're able to modify existing templates, or build your own.

7 Traits of True Leaders

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Control is a mirage. The most effective leaders right now--men and women--are those who embrace traits once considered feminine: Empathy. Humility.

10 Companies Want To Show You The Money


by Pabla Ayala, cofounder of pFunk Media Is your holiday gift-giving list becoming longer and pricier than your current wallet can handle? Fiverr®.